Here is a cocoa recipe thats great for giving your skin a stimulating boost:
Cocoa Caffeine Skin Refresher
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 tsp honey
1 tblsp cooled filtered coffee or 1 tsp coffee beans soaked in 1 tblsp boiling water
1/2 a mashed avocado, banana or cucumber or you can use 2 tblsp yogurt or whipped cream
Mix together well and apply to your skin in gentle circular motions before leaving on for approx 5 minutes.
Rinse off with warm water.
You can also find Cocoa butter products like Palmers Cocoa butter and Vitamin E cream on Amazon
There are also other oils you can use for moisturizing including:
- Shea butter
- Mango butter
- Extra virgin Coconut oil
- Argan oil
By adding beeswax to these and other ingredients you can make a custom moisturizing cream or lotion specifically for your skin type.
Make a simple cocoa scrub mask with yogurt, cocoa, brown sugar and olive oil. Rub onto skin and body for a gentle cocoa for skin scrub mask. Read more about recipes and ingredients for homemade skin care masks, serums, moisturizers and their benefits in Natural Homemade Facemasks And Skincare Recipes