This might sound weird, but trust us. Banana can do wonders for your skin, especially if it’s prone to breakouts.
For one, banana has vitamin C which is effective in reducing post breakout spots. It’s also one of the best vitamins in reducing skin inflammation and speeding up wound healing.
It also has vitamin A that can treat your acne and help your skin repair itself.
Another interesting ingredient in this face mask is honey. This ingredient has natural antibacterial properties to fight off acne-causing microorganisms.
- 1 ripe banana
- 3 tablespoons of pure honey
- Peel the banana and use a fork to mash it up.
- Once there are no more chunks and solid pieces, mix the honey and stir carefully.
- Apply the face mask on your face and neck.
- Let it sit on your skin for 30 minutes before rinsing
Pro-tip: For easier mixing, you can warm up the honey in your microwave for a few seconds.
Facts about Bananas and skin care!
One if the best fruits at the top of the list for skin care is the Banana. It’s also extremely high in calories but its skin care capabilities are off the chart.
There are three natural sugars sucrose, fructose and glucose and they are all contained in the banana. But that’s not where the nutritional value stops.
Facts about honey and skin care!
While most people try to stay away from bees, the fact is that honey has multiple uses. These include the following health related usages: beauty, skin care and nutrition. It’s been used for hundreds of years with great success.
For medicinal purposes and specifically skin care it’s advisable to buy honey that is raw, unheated and organic. Your local health food store should have an ample supply of this type of homey.