If you’re an avocado lover, know that you’re doing some real good to your skin in addition to your body. Did you know that avocados contain monounsaturated fats that keep the top layer of your skin soft and smooth? You’d be surprised but these fruits are a source of over twenty vitamins as well as minerals. If you wish to know how avocados help your skin, scroll down…
A rich source of Vitamin C
 

A rich source of Vitamin C

Not many know but avocados are a great source of Vitamin C—a nutrient that’s crucial in creating collagen and elastin, which are proteins necessary in keeping the skin supple and taut. Moreover, the antioxidants in this fruit help detoxify the body and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Give your skin the goodness of Vitamin E
 

Give your skin the goodness of Vitamin E

We bet you didn’t know that avocados are also a source of Vitamin E. This means that they have the power to reduce the effects of UVA and UVB radiation because they contains antioxidants that can neutralise the effects of free radicals that are caused by UV radiation.

Your source of biotin
 

Your source of biotin

Avocados also give you about 2 and 6 micrograms of biotin—a B Complex Vitamin that is crucial for nourished skin. You will notice how without adequate biotin in your body, your skin often turns dry and flaky.

How to give your skin a dose of avocado?
 

How to give your skin a dose of avocado?

This winter give your skin the goodness of avocado by way of the Dove Nourishing Secrets Invigorating Ritual Body Lotion. This lotion is the perfect combination of avocado oil and calendula extract. While avocado pulp restores the skin’s natural barrier, calendula plant contains fatty acids that give you smooth and soft skin while hydrating it gently.