Apart from tasting heavenly and improving the mood, chocolate face masks, when applied to the skin has a host of benefits. From deeply moisturising the skin, to keeping wrinkles at bay and adding a nourishing glow to the skin, chocolate does it all. Prepare a decadent treat for your skin at home with these DIY nourishing dark chocolate face masks recipes.
Chocolate and honey
This one is a thoroughly moisturising mask that will also add a glow to the skin. Melt some dark chocolate squares and pour it into a cup till it’s one quarter full. Add 1 tsp of honey into it and a few drops of lemon juice into it. Mix into a smooth paste and apply all over your face and neck area. Let it sit for 15 minutes and massage it onto the face in gentle circular motions. Rinse well with warm water.
Chocolate and clay
This chocolate mask saps extra oil away while moisturising the skin from within. In half a cup of dark, melted chocolate add 2 tbsp of Fuller’s earth. Mix well and let it cool for a while. Apply the warm mix on your face, and wash when dry.