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She Tested Avocado Oil In 9 Different Ways And Here Is What She Found

She Tested Avocado Oil In 9 Different Ways And Here Is What She Found

She Tested Avocado Oil In 9 Different Ways And Here Is What She Found

Avocado oil has recently become a product that is being promoted for personal care. With all of the research that has been showing the benefits of avocado lately, it is not surprising that avocado oil is showing up on all sorts of blogs for health and beauty. Avocado is packed with healthy fats, nutritious vitamins, and important fatty acids, and supposedly, avocado oil retains all of these benefits.

She Tested Avocado Oil In 9 Different Ways And Here Is What She Found

After seeing so many rave reviews about avocado oil, Birmabb decided to give it a try. She found several different applications for avocado oil and tested them. Here are 9 different ways that she experimented with avocado oil:

Lotion
Birmabb was a little unsure of rubbing her body with oil, but avocado oil actually turned out to be a great moisturizer. Just a tiny amount of oil left her legs and arms feeling moisturized all day. The only issue with using avocado oil as a lotion was that it took it a while to sink into a skin. It was a fun experiment that will become a part of her daily routine.

Shaving Oil
She recently had a friend suggest to try avocado oil instead. She reveals that her legs definitely felt nice and smooth afterward, it was definitely a little tricky. The oil tended to stick to a razor blades, so Birmabb ended up spending quite a bit of time cleaning up the razor as she shaved.

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Lip Balm
The dry winter weather has been making her lips feel extremely chapped lately, so Birmabb tried making a natural lip scrub. “I just combined equal parts sugar and avocado oil and gently massaged my lips with it”, said Birmabb. This was a great way to exfoliate dry skin on her lips that definitely ended up feeling soft and moisturized afterward.

Makeup Remover
After wearing makeup all day, it can be hard to remove it. Birmabb tried using avocado oil as a way of removing eye makeup. While it definitely did a great job of removing her mascara and eyeliner, she ended up breaking out the next day. This might only work well if you have dry skin.

Scar Lightening
A few months ago, Birmabb skinned her elbow in a nasty fall. After hearing about all of the antioxidants in avocado oil, she thought it might possibly help to prevent a scar from forming. Each day for two weeks, she rubbed a small amount of avocado oil into her scar. Birmabb describes the result with these words: “It definitely looks lighter than it did before, so I think I will continue this treatment”.

Cuticle Oil
Being outdoors in the cold lately has made her cuticles and nails look dry and cracked lately. Birmabb used avocado oil during her usual manicure routine to pamper nails a bit. The moisturizing qualities of avocado oil made her nails look shiny and healthy.

READ ALSO: DIY: Lavish Your Hair With This Avocado Mask

Eye Cream
Birmabb was a bit worried that putting oil anywhere on her face would cause a breakout, but she was determined to try out avocado oil as an eye cream. She only used a very small amount underneath her eyes right before bed. It did help to lighten her undereye bags.

Exfoliating Scrub
After the success using avocado oil as a lip balm and scrub, Birmabb decided to try it out on the rest of her body. The moisturizing properties of avocado oil worked great in a scrub, leaving her knees and elbows feeling soft instead of scaly.

Hair Conditioner
Birmabb’s hair is naturally thick and curly, so she is always on the lookout for new ways to moisturize and strengthen her curls. Birmabb dampened her hair with warm water before combing a thin coat of avocado oil through her curls. After letting it sit for about 15 minutes, she washed it out and styled her hair as usual. “My curls were moisturized and not frizzy, but they did not look greasy. I will definitely be adding avocado oil to my haircare routine too”.

This experiment shows that avocado oil has many benefits. Try the oil and tell us about your experience.

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Bacon And Eggs Baked In Avocado

Bacon And Eggs Baked In Avocado

How about adding a crunch and texture to the soft and warm avocado? Here is a brilliant idea for a Sunday brunch!  Bacon and eggs baked in avocado! It sounds too good to be true, but the better part is you don’t need much neither time nor material, so give it a try, belive me, you won´t regret!

bacon an egg in avocado

 All you need:

  • 1 slice bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 large avocadoes
  • 4 large eggs
  • Salt and pepper
  • aluminum foil for the pan

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 400 F. Cook the bacon and reserve. In a loaf pan or a small casserole pan, use crumpled foil to create a stable base for the avocado halves. Slice the avocado and remove the pit, then spoon out about 2 tablespoons of the avocado flesh where the pit was to make the hollow large enough for the egg. Then skim a thin layer off the surface up to the rim formed by the skin.
  • Set the avocado halves in the pan on the aluminum foil, scrunching the foil to hold them level. Crack each egg and carefully slip into the avocado half. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then bake for 25-30 minutes, until the whites are completely cooked and the yolk is at the desired level of firmness. Transfer to serving plates and sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
  • Serve immediately

 

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5 Healthy Recipe With Avocado

5 Healthy Recipe With Avocado

Avocado…more than Guacamole!

Avocados are actually classified as a fruit, are rich in monounsaturated fat that is easily burned for energy. Personally, I eat a whole avocado virtually every day, which I usually put in my salad, but here are some ideas on how to use avocado in a more creative way than any salad or the famous (and delicious) guacamole.

Zucchini and Avocado soup with cucumber salsa an antioxidant-

packed appetizer

Avocado zucchini soup

Ingredients

3 cups chopped zucchini
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions, divided
1 (14-ounce) can vegetable broth
1 1/4 cups diced seeded peeled cucumber
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
3/4 cup diced peeled avocado
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Preparation

Combine zucchini, 1/4 cup green onions, and broth in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Remove from heat; and let cool for 30 minutes.
While zucchini mixture cools, combine remaining 1/4 cup green onions, cucumber, cilantro, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl; toss well. Cover and chill.
Place remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, zucchini mixture, avocado, buttermilk, and cumin in a blender, and process until mixture is smooth. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Pour soup into bowls, and top with cucumber salsa.

Shrimp and Avocado California-style sushi easy to roll

Avocado sushi

Ingredients

1 cup of sushi rice (If you want a boost of fiber, switch to brown rice)
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon mirin
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 sheets nori, top 1/4 cut off and discarded
2 teaspoons store-bought wasabi
1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp (16 pieces), halved lengthwise
1 avocado, sliced
1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into thin strips
Preparation

Cook the rice per the package directions. Meanwhile, combine the vinegar, mirin, honey, and salt in a small bowl. When the rice is cooked, stir in the vinegar mixture and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.
Working one at a time, place a nori sheet on the work surface. Starting at the edge closest to you, spread the bottom half with a slightly rounded 1/3 cup of the rice. Spread 1/4 teaspoon of the wasabi in a straight line across the center of the rice. Top with 4 of the shrimp halves laid end to end, 1/8 of the avocado, and 1/8 of the cucumber. Using a sushi mat, fold the end of the nori nearest you over the filling and roll. Repeat with the remaining ingredients. Cut each roll into 6 pieces to serve.

Avocado and Tomato Herbed Morning Glory Tacos

Avocado Taco

Ingredients

4 6-inch corn tortillas, warmed
2 wedges laughing cow light garlic and herb cheese
1/2 cup organic valley 100% egg whites
4 fresh basil leaves
1 plum tomato, sliced
1/2 cup avocado, sliced

Preparation

In a pan coated lightly with cooking spray, scramble the egg whites with the basil leaves. Warm the tortillas, then spread evenly with Laughing Cow cheese and top each with scrambled egg whites, sliced plum tomato and sliced avocado

Mango- pineapple and avocado sunny look Salsa

Mango Avocado

Ingredients

1 mango
1 Hass avocado
1/3 fresh pineapple
1/4red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Chop the mango into 1/4″ to 1/2″ pieces. Chop the avocado into 1/2″ cubes. Chop the pineapple into 1/4″ to 1/2″ pieces. Finely chop the onion.
Combine the mango, avocado, pineapple, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and salt in a bowl. Serve with the tortilla chips.

Amazingly delicious Avocado Breakfast Muffin

Avocado muffin

Ingredients

1/2 ripe avocado, mashed
1 whole wheat or multigrain English muffin, split and toasted
1 egg
1 slice Canadian bacon or extra-thin sliced deli ham
0,5 slice reduced-fat Colby-jack cheese

Preparation
Spread the avocado over the bottom half of the muffin. Place on a plate; set aside.
Heat a small nonstick skillet coated with butter-flavored cooking spray over medium heat. Crack the egg into the skillet and cook for minutes, or until the egg white is solid. Gently slide a spatula under the egg to break the yolk, using the spatula to keep the yolk beneath the white.
Place the bacon and cheese over the egg; cook for 2 minutes, or until the cheese melts. Slide the egg mixture onto the muffin with avocado. Top with the remaining muffin half.