It is a well known fact that adding a cup of fruit juice to your diet will help your have a clear complexion. Fruit facial is one of the ancient beauty treatments. It is better to use in for natural resources on you are skin than the chemicals. Already our skin is damaged with the effects of chemicals in the air, pollution, dust and bacteria, hence fruit facial is very relaxing for the skin.
In the fruit banana is very easily available fruit and is cheaper too. Banana has lot of effects on the skin which cannot be taken light. As everyone knows that bananas are rich in iron, magnesium and potassium. Intake of banana helps us in lots of way. It helps to reduce the menstrual cramps. Since it is a very easily available fruit anyone can get it at any time.
This fruit is also rich in vitamins too. Banana is a good source for vitamins like A,B and E. It works like an anti-aging agent. Fresh mashed banana facial can do wonders on your skin.
Banana is a popular fruit that is available in the market all the year round. Bananas provide a lot of health benefits as the fruit contains Vitamins A, vitamin B, Vitamin c and vitamin E along with potassium, minerals, zinc, manganese and iron. Vitamin B6 and C found in banana are essential for the skin. These vitamins help to maintain the elasticity and integrity of the skin.
The application of banana on the skin helps to hydrate the skin and prevent peeling and drying of the skin. Banana also acts as a natural moisturizer, fights wrinkles, removes dead skin and gives a glowing skin. It also helps to get rid of dark spots and blemishes. It aids in clearing the old skin and preventing the new skin from dryness.
Banana, with its rich nutrients is used as a nourishing and moisturizing natural healthy skin care ingredient. There are several face mask and face packs made by using banana. It can be used for all types of skin and used along with several other natural ingredients to make masks and face packs. It can come as a rescue on tanned skin days, or rough skin days to get a soft glowing skin instantly.
Banana is a natural moisturizer available at home. For a dry and dull skin, just mash a ripe banana and apply it on your face and neck. Leave it for 15-20 minutes, wash it with lukewarm water. You can feel the soft skin now. For an extremely dry and flaky skin, add some honey to the mashed banana. This will help to get rid of pigmentation of the skin. Another simple mask is by adding 1 tbsp yogurt, 1 tsp vitamin E oil with the mashed banana, moisturizes your skin well.
Banana is rich in vitamin C, this helps to retain the natural glow of the skin. Mash a ripe banana to this, add 1 tbsp sandalwood powder and ½ tsp honey. Mix it well and apply, leave it on the skin for 20-25 minutes and wash off. This mask is better for oily skin. The sandalwood helps to clean excessive oil from the skin and the banana moisturizes. Banana can be mixed with lemon juice to get rid of blemishes and spots.
Banana is acts like an anti-oxidants. To the banana mash add 1 tbsp sugar. Apply it on your skin and rub in circular motion. The banana moisturizes the skin, sugar granules will get rid of the dead cells. Mash banana, add 2-3 tbsp oat meal, 1 tbsp honey and 1 tbsp milk. Apply this mixture and leave it for 5 min, slowly rub it off. This is very good of extremely dry skin.
Banana is rich in nutrients which is helpful to fight wrinkle and get a youthful skin. Just mash a banana and avocados together, apply this on your skin, leave for 25 minutes and wash off. The vitamin E in avocado and nutrients in banana fights radicals and repairs damages. Yet another simple mask is by preparing a paste of nice creamy mashed banana and 1 tsp rose water. Apply this to your face and neck, leave for one hour and wash it off.
Homemade banana face packs and masks
Banana dry skin face pack
This is made by mashing the pulp of avocado and banana together. Apply it on the face after cleansing and keep it covered with a damp cloth for half an hour. Wash it off with cold water to get a soft skin.
Banana face pack for acne prone skin
Make a mask with mashed banana, little honey and some lemon juice. Apply it on the face and leave it for 20 minutes. The banana will soothe any inflammation, the lemon will wipe out the infection causing bacteria and the honey will absorb the moisture from the skin
Banana face pack for wrinkles
Banana helps in smoothing the skin and preventing wrinkles due to its intense A mask made of mashed banana, curd and little honey helps in preventing fine lines and in turn preventing occurrence of wrinkles.
Banana face pack to lighten complexion
This is a mask that will not only remove the tan on the skin but will also soften the skin and make it glow. Regular use of it will also lighten the complexion. It can be made by mixing half a mashed banana with an egg yolk, a few tsp of lime juice and one tsp of honey. Apply this on the face and let it dry before rinsing it off.
Banana oatmeal face mask for blemish free skin
Soak oatmeal in mashed banana for five minutes. Now gently scrub this paste on the face in circular motions. Leave the mask to dry and then wash it with warm water. This mask will help to clear out blackheads, open clogged pores and provide a blemish free skin.
Banana and avocado/kiwi face pack
This is a beneficial fruit facial pack for the skin. It is made by using half banana and half kiwi or half avocado mashed together with little milk. Apply it on the face and leave it for 15 minutes to dry. Wash off with warm water.
Banana and lemon and milk pack
This particular pack is good for oily skin. Mix few drops of milk, lemon juice to mashed ripe banana. Leave it on the face for 20 minutes and then wash it off.
Banana and sandalwood and honey pack
This pack is ideal for tan removal and giving the skin a glow.
Banana and Butter Face Pack
Mash a ripe banana and mix some whipped white butter or full fat milk. Apply it all over the face and keep it on for 20 minutes. Rinse off and pat dry with a towel. It is found to be an ultra-hydrating pack for dry skin.
Making use of overripe bananas
Do not throw away overripe black bananas. Mash them and add some honey and yogurt in it. A small amount of oats can be added to exfoliate the skin. Apply it on the face and neck avoiding the area around the eyes. Let it stay for 15-20 minutes before washing it away with water.