How To Use The Beauty Benefits of Banana Face Masks | Ashley Riley

June 28, 2017

How To Use The Beauty Benefits of Banana Face Masks


How To Use The Beauty Benefits of Banana Face Masks

Banana is not just a fruit you can add to your morning smoothie, it's also something you can add to boost your skincare routine. Bananas contain many vitamins and minerals that make perfect additions to face masks.  Potassium hydrates and moisturizes, B Vitamins protect again free radicals that cause premature aging, and Zinc helps fight acne causing germs.  These masks will help keep skin smooth and prevent unwanted discoloration, aging and acne.

Banana Face Mask for Acne

Zinc: fights acne causing germs
Lectin: destroys acne and pimple causing bacteria

1. Mash 2 tablespoons of banana into a small bowl.
2. Add 1 tablespoon of baking powder and 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice to the banana.
3. Mix all ingredients together and apply to your face using your fingers or a mini spatula.
4. Leave the mask on your face for 10 minutes then rinse with warm water.
5. Repeat up to two times per week.

Banana Face Mask for Brighter Skin

Vitamin A: heals dry skin and fades acne scars and dark spots
Potassium: hydrates and moisturizes skin

1. Mash 2 tablespoons of banana into a small bowl.
2. Add 1 tablespoon of honey to the banana.
3. Mix all ingredients together and apply to your face using your fingers or a mini spatula.
4. Leave the mask on your face for 20 minutes then rinse with warm water.
5. Repeat up to two times per week.

Banana Face Mask for Anti-Aging

B Vitamins: protects skin against free radicals that cause premature aging
Vitamin C: aids in the production of collagen
Vitamin E: protects skin from UV damage and slows down the aging process
Amino Acid: strengthens skin's connective tissues and helps maintain elasticity

1. Mash 2 tablespoons of banana into a small bowl.
2. Add 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt and 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice. 
3. Mix all ingredients together and apply to your face using your fingers or a mini spatula.
4. Leave the mask on your face for up to 30 minutes then rinse with warm water.
5. Repeat up to 3-4 times per week.

 Rich in antioxidants, phyto-chemicals and moisturization, adding banana to your skincare routine will naturally nourish and revitalize the sensitive and delicate skin on your face.  Its benefits don't stop at just face masks; add banana to your haircare routine and diet to improve overall health.
 
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