Chocolate, especially the dark chocolate, is rich with antioxidants. In addition, it contains vitamins and minerals good for the skin. Chocolate and cocoa powder, also, make excellent scrubs that can be easily prepared at home.
Chocolate Face Scrub
This chocolate scrub not only cleans, but also smoothes and softens the skin. Melt a few pieces of chocolate. Add half a tablespoon of salt and stir. Let it cool slightly and then apply on pre-cleansed face. After two minutes rinse with warm water.
Chocolate Mask for Dry and Sensitive Skin
This scrub exfoliates and nourishes the skin. Mix a teaspoon of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder and a tablespoon of melted chocolate. Apply on clean face and neck. Wait 2 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Chocolate Mask for Oily and Combination Skin
Mix a teaspoon of buttermilk, 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder and half a tablespoon of melted chocolate. Apply on clean face. Wait 3 minutes and rinse with warm water.