Bananas are a nutrient-rich food that can have a great impact on your overall health. They are good for your heart health, kidney health as well as digestive health. Bananas can also help you lose weight since it can keep you full for a longer time and thus reduce your appetite. Also, when it comes to table settings, there are definitely many banana decoration art ideas you can try to make since they can last longer. And there is yet one more area where you can use bananas and this is as part of your beauty routine. So, let’s check out how you can add bananas in your beauty routine.
Bananas contain vitamin A that actually helps to keep your skin moisturized. So, a simple but really good moisturizing mask consists of a finely ripe banana that you should mash and simply apply it on your face. Leave it like that for 10-15 minutes and then wash it off. You will love the results.
Face Mask For Glowing Skin
Another homemade face mask you can try it with mashed banana and lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your face and wash it off after 10 minutes. The vitamin C found in lemons will help clean the skin pores and thus give you the desired glowing look. Also, it will brighten up your complexion and will get rid of the excessive shine and oil on your skin.
Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes
The banana peel can be also used as a natural beauty product. Simply cut the peel into small pieces and rub the inner side of the peel under the eyes for 5 minutes and then wash it off. Thanks to the potassium found in bananas, the puffiness under the eyes will disappear.
Gentle Skin Scrub
Mixing a mashed banana with 1 tbsp of sugar will give you a gentle banana/sugar skin scrub. Apply it gently on your skin by using circular motions and rinse it thoroughly after a couple of minutes. Your skin will be super soft like a baby’s skin.
Cracked Heels Treatment
Say goodbye to cracked heels by mashing up two ripe bananas and applying them on your feet. Put on socks and keep your feet up for 10 minutes and then rinse it thoroughly. The result will be soft and smooth feet.
Besides using banana on your skin, you can also use it on your hair. It can serve as a natural hair conditioner. Simply mix coconut milk and mashed banana and apply it to your hair. Wash it off after 10 minutes.
Get Rid Of Dandruff
If you are having dandruff then don’t spend money on expensive shampoos that may not even give you the desired results. Instead of this, mix mashed banana with 3 tbsp honey and apply it to damp hair. Put on a shower cap and leave it like that for 15 minutes. After that rinse it thoroughly with warm water to remove the honey from your hair.
If you want strong and shiny hair, then you should definitely mix a banana and a few drops of almond oil. This will give your hair the needed vitamin A, C and E. Apply the mixture on damp hair and wash it off after 15 minutes.
These are just some of the many ways of how you can use bananas in your beauty routine. You will love the results and you will also save some money for not buying any expensive beauty products that may not give you the desired results.
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