What To Do With Your Avocado After It's Gone Brown AF

I'm away in Mexico, visiting my longtime friend Rose who's getting married in a few days. She lives in a wonderful city in the mountains called Monterrey.

After a 10k hike into the Chipinque Parque Ecological Reserve, I came back hot, sweaty and dying to wash my jet lagged hair, only to find that I had forgotten my holy grail for clean, smooth, non-frizzy hair (our Hair Smoothie) so I had to compromise!

I figured that when I Rome (ooops, I mean Meh-ic-o) do what the Romans, errr... Mexicans do, so I whipped up this Hair Conditioning Masque with a fresh picked avocado and banana which I had leftover from breakfast.

  1. Mash equal parts avocado and banana
  2. Blend in  a few tablespoons of coconut milk. Use a blender if you have one so the consistency is more smooth.
  3. Massage into your scalp and work through your ends.
  4. Wrap your hair in a towel and let it sit in your hair for 15 minutes (or longer!) if you have the time.
  5. Wash normally, working the avo-nana mixture into your ends and actively massaging your scalp. 
  6. While still in the shower, gently comb or brush through very thoroughly making sure you've got any lingering pieces of avocado!
  7. If possible, towel and air dry, giving your hair a break by letting it dry naturally. 
  8. Now bask in the glow of your luscious locks.
  9. Be less afraid of buying avocados in bulk b'cuz now you've got a way to use them up when they go brown.
A bonus is that avos and bananas work wonders on your hair and face. Doing this can even help soothe sunburns, too. 
I highly recommend you try this easy peasy, super effective recipe too, even if you're not on vacation BUT I recommend showering afterward unless walking around smelling like a guacamole smoothie is your thing.

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