Avocados contain a high amount of proteins and unsaturated fats both of which are very beneficial for the skin. It is high in a substance called sterolin, which studies have shown to facilitate the softening of the skin and to reduce the incidence of age spots.
It is also rich in antioxidants, making it useful for healing sun-damaged skin. Antioxidants like vitamins A, D and E in avocado cause the skin to be more supple, and are thus particularly good for dry or aged skin.
Ylang Ylang has a sweet floral smell. It is known to be an aphrodisiac, as well as an antidepressant.