Bananas are a fruit that can be found year-round almost everywhere, even more so in tropical climates. Besides it’s many healthy benefits for your body, it also is beneficial for your skin. It has large amounts of vitamin C and B6, which play a vital role in improving the structural integrity and elasticity of the skin.
On top of this, bananas can protect our skin from the affects of free radicals, because it is a natural moisturizer, adds a shine and luminosity to the face, it is an excellent at exfoliating, and helps to diminish puffy eyes. If you want to give your facial skin all of these outstanding benefits, then keep on reading and try these three face masks:
1. Hydrating mask: This is very easy to prepare and will provide immediate results. As soon as you peel back the mask you will feel your skin more hydrated and flexible. To make it, mash up one banana with a fork and apply it evenly to your entire face, and leave on for 20 to 30 minutes. If your skin is very dry, add a teaspoon of honey to the mashed banana and mix well.
2. Anti-aging mask: For this mask you will need to mix a mashed banana with mashed avocado. Combine both of them together and let sit for a few minutes. Apply evenly on your face and leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse off. The vitamin E from the avocado along with the nutrients found in the banana will fight the free radicals and repair any damage. This facemask will leave your skin feeling younger and radiant.
3. Anti-acne mask: For this treatment, you will need to use this fruits peel, so if you ate a banana make sure that you don’t throw the peel away. It is best to use a peel of a banana that is very ripe. Rub the peel on your face for about 10 minutes, using the inside of the peel. Once the peel is black, use another piece. After the treatment, don’t wash your face but leave the pasty feeling on your face for a few hours. It will take a few days to see the results.