Banana face packs are very common. You might have heard about including banana in almost everything. Like while making hair masks or even making skin masks. Do you know, that DNA of the banana is 50% related with humans DNA? Yes, bananas are like our half brothers. It is because of this that banana have so many beauty tips that can heal many problems related with us or our body.
For example, they are loaded with fiber both soluble as well as insoluble, which can help in proper digestion and keep you full. It is also the powerhouse of nutrients like it has loads of vitamins, minerals, calcium, manganese, folate, iron, niacin, magnesium, riboflavin and B6, which helps in keeping the body functioning properly. It is also in low salt content which can help in controlling the high blood pressure. It is also good for people who are suffering from anemia, because of its high iron content. So here, are some banana face packs that you can use or make at home to get blemish free skin.
Banana have nutrients that are very essential for your skin. They also contain a very significant amount of vitamin C and B6, which can play vital role in maintaining the elasticity and integrity in the skin.
In addition, the presence of large amount of antioxidants as well as manganese in it can help in protecting the body from damage that is caused by the oxygen free radicals which also lead to premature aging of your skin.
So one of the major benefit from banana is that it can give younger looking skin. Banana also havealmost 75 percent water in it by weight. Thus banana can also help to hydrate the skin and prevent it from drying and peeling.
Here are some of the benefits of banana for the skin care:
Banana is considered as a very great as well as amazing natural moisturizer for your beautiful skin. The presence of Vitamin A in it can help to restore the lost moisture and also repair the dull, damaged and dry skin. To moisturize instantly dry as well as dull skin, you can mash a banana and then apply it on the face. Then try to leave it for 20 to 25 minutes and then by washing it away with lukewarm water. You can see the instant effect to have a soft as well as supple skin. If you are having extremely dry as well, as flaky skin, you can add honey to the above face mask. This banana and honey face mask can help to get rid of the skin pigmentation.
Another face mask to get a moisturized skin is, just mash half of a banana and mix it with one tablespoon of yogurt and one teaspoon of vitamin E oil. Then apply this pack generously on your face and wash it after 30 minutes.
Just mash half a banana and then mix it with one tablespoon of sandalwood powder / paste and 1/2 teaspoon of honey. Let it stay on the face for 20 to 25 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. This mask is also very beneficial for the oily skin as sandalwood can help to clean the excess of sebum and oil from the skin while the banana can help to keep it properly moisturized.
You can also mash a ripe banana and mix it with two to three tablespoon of lemon juice. Leave the mixture on for 25 minutes. This mask is pretty full in vitamin C which can help to get rid of dullness and help in the reduction of the spots and the blemishes.
3Banana skin scrub
Just take a mashed banana and add one tablespoon of sugar in it mixing it well. Apply the mixture on the skin and rub it in a circular motion. Bananas can help to moisturize dry skin while the sugar granules can help to get rid of the dead skin.
Even you can mash a banana; and in it add two to three tablespoon of oats, one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of milk. Apply the paste on the face and leave it on for at least five minutes, then while rubbing it slowly on the skin. Wash the mask off with some cold water. In case, if you are having an extreme dry skin, then you can substitute the milk with some fresh cream.
Another process is to take half a banana, one tablespoon of coconut milk, two tablespoon of uncooked rice, blend them together to get an amazing thick paste. Now, gently massage it on the face, wash it off with cold water after some time.
If you want to make a body scrub, then mash couple of bananas with four to five strawberries using blender. Mix at least three tablespoons of sugar and you can use it as a body scrub while taking a bath.
The presence of many nutrients in the banana can help to fight the wrinkles and keep the skin look more youthful. For an anti-aging banana face mask which is loaded with vitamins A & E, first mash some avocado together with a banana. Leave the paste on the skin for 25 minutes and rinse. Your skin will feel soft as well as youthful. The presence of vitamin E in the avocados is combined with many nutrients in the bananas that can help to fight the free radicals and repair the damaged skin cells.
Another easy face mask that can help to fight the effect of aging is to by mashing 1/4 of banana until it is creamy and add one teaspoon of rose water in it. Apply the paste on face as well as the neck and wash it off after half an hour.
The amazing property of moisturization among the bananas can be used to get rid of the cracked heels. You just need to mash the pulp of two bananas and apply the pulp on your clean, dry feet. Then leave the paste on for about ten minutes and rinse the feet properly. The banana pulp can help to penetrate deep in the dry, cracked skin and create a very soft as well as supple feet.
Just mash half of the banana and apply it around your puffy eyes. Let the paste sit for about 15 to 20 minutes and rinse it with cold water. The puffiness can vanish instantly. The potassium in the banana can help to draw out excess fluid from under the skin and reduce the swelling immediately.
If you want, you can apply the banana peel instead of the mashed banana. This tip can also be used, whenever you are applying any face pack.