Bananas are one of the best ingredients to be used on your skin especially during the winter season. This is the time when we all face skin issues like dullness or dryness. Bananas are packed with potassium and vitamin A which keeps the skin healthy and moisturised. 

Bananas are helpful in treating a lot of skin issues like rough and dull skin, ageing signs, and dryness among others. The best way to enjoy the amazing skin benefits of banana for your skin is by doing a banana facial. Here is an easy guide to do banana facial at home. 

Before you start this banana facial at home, make sure you cleanse your face with a facial cleanser according to your skin type. Pat dry and then follow these steps. 

Banana Face Scrub

banana face scrub

This face scrub helps you cleanse off all the dirt and dust accumulated on your skin. These dead skin layers make the skin appear dull and it is important to clear them to get back that natural glow. 

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 Tbsp Milk Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Semolina
  • 1/2 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tsp Olive Oil
  • Banana Peel

Directions:

In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well. Cut banana peel into a square and place the scrub mix on the top of it. Start scrubbing your face with this banana peel. Do it gently in a circular motion for a few minutes. Banana peel has vitamin B6 and B12, potassium, and using it for scrubbing helps in reducing acne, pimples, and blemishes. After a few minutes, wash your face with normal water. 

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Banana Massage Cream

banana massage cream

Your face needs a good massage every now and then. A face massage helps in increasing the blood circulation in the skin which furhter gives your skin a beautiful glow. 

Ingredients Required:

  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1 Tsp Honey
  • 2 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Curd

Directions:

In a blender, add all the ingredients and make a smooth paste. Now use this as a massage cream. Massage it on your face in a circular motion. 

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Banana Face Pack

Finally, the face pack helps in treating your common skin problems like dryness, dullness, and acne. 

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 Tsp Orange Peel Powder/Besan/Sandalwood Powder
  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1 Tsp Honey
  • 2 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Curd

Directions:

In a bowl, add banana, honey, lemon juice, turmeric powder and curd in a blender and make a smooth paste. Transfer this to a bowl and add sandalwood powder or besan or orange peel powder to it. Mix well and apply on your face and neck. Wash it after 20-25 minutes with normal water. 

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Benefits Of Doing Banana Facial 

banana facial benefits

  • This facial is a must for those with dry skin as it moisturises the skin well, keeps it soft and smooth.
  • Bananas have anti-inflammatory properties. Doing this banana facial will helps you treat common skin issues like acne. 
  • As bananas are packed with good amount of antioxidants, they are great to reduce the appearance of ageing signs like fine lines, wrinkles and pigmentation.  

 

We hope this banana facial works well for your skin. Do try this facial at home and share the results with us. For more such beauty stories, stay tuned!