Unusual Uses for Avocados By Angela Haupt May 31, 2013 | 2:57 p.m. EDT + More Avocados make guacamole, yes. But that’s far from the whole story. Next » 1 of 12 (iStockPhoto) Turn them into breakfast or dessert; toss them into macaroni or blend them into ice cream. Or smear some onto your face or into your hair – that’s right, avocados have beauty purposes, too. Consider these unusual uses for the popular fruit: Next: Health benefits.