Chocolate in all forms is a widely loved sweet. It has, however, gotten a bad reputation in the world of beauty. Many people believe that eating chocolate can make their skin oily and thus more prone to acne. Yet many beauty treatments utilize chocolate, which can benefit the skin and make it more beautiful.
2. Chocolate has skin softening properties, probably as it contains cocoa butter.
3. It is used to smoothen out wrinkles due to the anti-oxidant properties.
4. The anti-oxidant properties prevent the free radicals from causing damage to the skin’s elastin, other protein and collagen.
5. It has a nourishing effect on the skin.
Eat Chocolate for Glowing Skin
Eating chocolate occasionally can prove very beneficial to your skin. Apart from anti-oxidants, chocolate is packed with essential minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium and manganese. They are all essential for keeping your skin supple and youthful.
Exfoliating Chocolate Scrub
Take a small bowl and mix 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon cornmeal, 1/2 teaspoon powdered oatmeal and 1/4 teaspoon sugar in it. Add milk to form a thick and smooth paste. Also, add a few drops of wheat germ essential oil to the mixture.Clean your skin and start massaging in gentle circular movements all over face and neck. Massage till the sugar melts and mixture begins to flake off. Wash your face with warm water and then with ice cold water.
Chocolaty Honey Scrub
Chocolaty Honey Scrub softens the dry skin instantly. Please mark this scrub is only suitable for people with dry skin. If you have oily skin, it is not meant for your skin at all.Take 10 grams of pure cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon of honey, 5 grams of sugar and 2 tablespoons of Almond oil. Mix all these ingredients thoroughly until you get a smooth paste. Apply this mix to your face and neck and lightly massage with your finger tips for 1 to 2 minutes. In the end rinse with warm water, the result is soft, smooth and supple skin just in one application.