Banana is packed with many powerful nutrients that make it extraordinary beauty fix. we can formulate effective banana face masks that can help in resolving various skin problems, such as combating wrinkles, removing pimples, skin brightening and many more. Everyone knows that eating banana is good for health but you can apply it also on your skin as a natural face mask. Here is a run down on 4 face masks that can be made by using banana as the main ingredient
Banana Face Mask to lighten skin:
This natural face mask is good for fading away dark spots, removing blemishes and brightening dull skin. This is made up of following three powerful ingredients to hydrate, lighten and brighten your skin. Take a banana, some honey and lemon juice. Mash the ripe banana with a spoon or a fork in a bowl till it forms a smooth lump free pulp. Add 1 tsp. of honey and 1 tsp. of lemon juice and mix the ingredients thoroughly. Wash your face with mild soap and use a soft towel to pat it dry. Rub the mask into your face, using your clean fingers. If needed apply a second coat to make the ingredients penetrate deep into skin pores. Wait for 10-15 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water without using any soap this time. You will cheer up seeing your glowing face. Voila!
Banana Face Mask to treat Acne and Pimples:
Are you worried about pimples and acne? This chemical-free mask with natural ingredients, namely, turmeric and baking soda acts to fight acne/pimples, decreases blemishes and helps in getting a glowing face. Turmeric is an ancient time dried root herb and baking soda works as an effective cleanser and exfoliant. To prepare this face mask you will need a banana, a pinch of turmeric powder and a tad bit of baking soda. Take a ripe banana in a clean container and mash it with a spoon or a fork in a bowl till it forms a smooth lump free pulp. Add 1/2 tsp. of baking soda and 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder and mix the ingredients thoroughly. If you feel the mixture is too thick to apply, add a little water to adjust the consistency as per your liking. Wash your face with mild soap and use a soft towel to pat it dry. Apply the mask onto your face using a make-up brush, as otherwise, the turmeric can leave yellow stains on fingers. The baking soda may sting slightly, but you don’t need to get alarmed.Let the mask sit on your face for 10-15 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water without using any soap this time. Pat your face dry and apply a moisturizer of your choice to prevent your sebaceous glands to go overdrive and produce an excess of oils to make up for lack of the oils.
Banana face mask to treat wrinkles
Some people call bananas as painless, inexpensive natural Botox, and they rightly do so! Bananas are packed with potent nutrients to remarkably diminish the appearance of wrinkles, and make your skin look younger and radiant. To fortify this face mask’s wrinkles fighting properties, we will add two other wrinkle-busting natural ingredients. Get hold of a banana, yogurt and orange juice. Take a ripe banana and mash it with a spoon or a fork in a bowl till it forms a smooth lump free pulp. Add 1 tsp. of thick yogurt and 1 tsp. of orange juice and mix the ingredients thoroughly. If you feel the mixture is too thick to apply, add a few drops of orange juice to give it a runny consistency. Wash your face with a bar of mild soap and use a soft towel to pat it dry. Apply the mask onto your face, using your clean fingers and massage it thoroughly onto your face for a minute. Apply a second thick coat onto your face and let it sit on your face for 15 minutes to allow the mask to work its magic! Rinse your face with cold water to wash away the mask’s ingredients and to tighten your skin pores. Apply a good moisturizer of your choice to hydrate your skin. Voila! You will be surprised by your glow and suppleness on your skin.
Honey-banana face pack to intensely moisturize dry skin
This is a hassle-free face pack that does not require too many ingredients, it is suitable for all skin types and you can easily moisturize your skin with this face pack. Chances are you already have these ingredients in your home so no need to step out and buy a lot of things before starting with this skincare regime. Gather a banana, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of honey. To prepare this face mask, you have to peel the banana, cut it into small pieces and then mash it into a smooth paste. Then add honey and olive oil in it and mix it well until you achieve a face pack with a smooth consistency. Cleanse your face before applying this face pack. Pat dry your skin with a towel. Take a generous amount of this face pack on your face pack applicator and apply a generous amount of this face pack all over your face and keep it on for about 10 minutes and then wash it off with running tap water. This face pack will impart a subtle glow to your skin and also visibly reduce the early signs of aging.
Vitamin E enriched banana face pack to retain the youthful glow on your skin
If you want to slow down the process of aging then you must take your skin regime seriously. Skincare should be followed like a ritual to get the best results, but it does not have to come with a price tag always. You can stick to a simple skincare regime and enjoy the benefits of all these natural ingredients. Try out the vitamin E enriched face mask this season, to prepare the face pack, lay your hands on a ripe banana, 2 vitamin E capsules and a tablespoon of honey. At first, just mash the banana into a smooth paste and then pop out the contents of vitamin E capsules, add honey and mix it well until you achieve a smooth face pack. Wipe your face with micellar water and then apply a thick layer of this face pack evenly all over your face and neck with a face pack applicator and keep it on for about 20 minutes. After that, rinse it off with running tap water.
Just Humble Banana Face Pack:
Mash a ripe banana and apply it on your face and skin. Let it sit on your face for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with cold water. If you have time, massage your skin with ice cubes after this. The application of banana will make your face glow and even out the rough skin.