3 Types Of Banana Peel Masks And Their Benefits June 24, 2016

If fresh and flawless skin is what you want, then you should be doing two things. One, ditch all those commercial makeup products. Two, embrace bananas.

The reason for the former is obvious; commercial makeup products contain chemicals which would do more harm than good to your skin. And the reason for the latter – banana offers numerous health benefits. Its peel offers multiple skin benefits too. It makes the skin whiter, acne free and blemish free, softer, younger and radiant.

Have you ever wondered what makes banana peel facial such a revolutionary skin treatment? Read and find out for yourself!

1. Banana Peel For Acne:

It is essential to understand that poly-phenols are active acne fighters. One method of fighting back acne is simply rubbing the inner part of a banana peel for face. However, making an anti-acne banana peel face mask increases the effectiveness of banana peel as an acne fighter remedy.

Ingredients:

  • Banana peel
  • Rose water
  • Glycering
  • Sugar
  • Fuller’s earth

How To Make?

  1. Use a spoon to dig into the banana peel.
  2. Take out all the inner/whiter pulp of the banana peel (including the attached fibers)
  3. Place them in a bowl and add rose water to them.
  4. Make a fine paste of the whiter part of banana peel and rose water.
  5. Add glycerin and sugar particles to the paste and mix well.
  6. Add fullers’ earth to the mixture. Add more rose water to it (if required).
  7. Mix well to make a paste.
  8. Apply on face and leave to dry for 30 minutes.
  9. Rinse with lukewarm water.

Benefits:

  1. This amazing banana peel mask works like magic on acne and acne marks. Poly-phenols become more active due to the presence of glycerin and fullers earth in the mask. They reduce the redness caused due to acne bumps and glycerin nourishes the inflammated, cracked and uneven skin caused due to acne outbreak.
  1. Rose water provides relief from pain caused due to acne. It reduces the inflammatory pain with its amazing cooling property.
  1. Fullers’ earth works like a wonder wand and reduces the appearance of black acne spots that are left behind on the skin after an acne outbreak.
  1. Sugar particles offer mild exfoliation and help in removing black heads, sebum and white heads. Trapped sebum and dirt is the major cause that leads to acne formation. Sugar particles help in keeping the pores clean of dirt and sebum. As a result, acne formation is reduced.
  1. This is an ideal remedy for all skin types except sensitive skin.

[ Read: Steps To Use Banana Peel To Treat Acne ]

2. Banana Peel Mask For Anti-Ageing:

Banana peel is a rich source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are free radical foes and they have the power to drive free radicals out of the human skin and body. Free radicals lead to premature ageing and result in wrinkles, age spots and fine lines.

Ingredients:

  • Banana peel
  • Lemon juice
  • Rose water

How To Make?

  1. Use a spoon scoop to work out the inner side of banana peel.
  2. Place the collected pulp of the banana peels in a bowl.
  3. Add few drops of lemon juice and rose water to the bowl.
  4. Beat all the ingredients well to make a fine paste.
  5. Apply on face and leave for 15 minutes.
  6. Rinse with tap water.
  7. Use every alternate day to get best results.

Benefits:

  1. This amazing banana peel face mask is loaded with the goodness of antioxidants. Antioxidants reduce the formation and presence of free radicals in the skin. This helps in reducing dullness and dryness automatically. It also triggers the collagen formation that helps in skin tightening. Hence, wrinkles and fine lines gradually fade away.
  1. Vitamin C works like a skin charmer and further repairs age spots present on skin.
  1. All in all, this miraculous banana peel face mask heals the skin of all ageing signs naturally.

[ Read: Benefits Of Banana Peels ]

3. Banana Peel Mask For Sun Protection:

Banana peel is rich in lutein. Lutein is a natural sunscreen agent that shields the skin against sun damage.

Ingredients:

  • Banana peel
  • Curd
  • Water

How To Make?

  1. Use a spoon to collect the pulp from the banana peel and place it in a bowl.
  2. Mix curd and water with it to make a fine paste.
  3. Apply on face and neck for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse with tap water.
  5. Use every day before you step out in the sun.

Benefits:

  1. Lutein in banana peel repairs the skin and protects it from sun damage. It hampers the over secretion of melanin. Hence, it clears pigmentation caused due to sun damage.
  1. It also heals dryness and flaky skin caused due to sun damage by restoring the skin’s elasticity.
  1. Curd intensifies the repairing process of skin against sun damage. It nourishes the skin and cures excessive dryness.

[ Read: Banana Peel For Treating Mosquito Bites ]

All the above-listed banana peel face masks and their benefits are revolutionary ways of skin transformation. How do you rate the efficacy of banana peel as a sunscreen, anti-ageing remedy and acne killer? Share with us!

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