Enriched with the goodness of calcium and fibers, banana is a fruit which is acknowledged for its innumerable health & beauty benefits. But, do you know that banana is a boon to your beauty?
When applied to your skin and hair it will help you get rid of a number of skin and hair problems.
Excellent Moisturizer And a Natural Skin Whitener:
Banana contains an amino acid called tryptophan, which is excellent for the health of skin. That apart, it is enriched with the natural oils that our skin contains and hence it can be used as an excellent moisturizer. If you want to have a fair skin tone and want quick results, then you should try using mashed banana.
How to Apply Banana Over Your Face?
Take a ripe banana and mash it till its texture turns creamy. Mix a teaspoonful of honey and a few drops of rose water to it. Apply this mixture all over your skin for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off using warm water. This will keep your skin well-moisturized, nourished and keep wrinkles at bay apart from giving you white skin tone. You can try applying this face pack to other exposed parts of your body as well.
As a Face Scrub:
You can use a banana for exfoliating your face. Mix the mashed banana with sugar and apply it all over your skin and rub. The sugar removes dead cells from the epidermis of your skin and banana will hydrate your skin.
As a Body Scrub With Strawberries:
Strawberries should be crushed to small pieces and mixed with bananas till the mass becomes smooth. Add 2 two spoonfuls of olive/almond oil and 3 teaspoons of sugar. Use this body mask only once a week to get rid of dead cells.
For Oily Skin:
If you suffer from the problem of oily skin. Worry not! Mix two spoonfuls of lemon juice with a spoonful of milk and apply this for 20 minutes over your face. Rinse off using warm water.
For Dry Skin:
If you have dry or normal skin, mixed the mashed banana with a spoonful of honey and apply this over your face for 15 minutes. Mix these ingredients thoroughly and apply it all over your face to keep your skin moisturized perfectly.
For Young Looking Skin:
Mix sandalwood powder with banana and honey in equal proportions and apply this face mask all over to get a glowing and younger looking skin.
For Dry Scalp and Natural Hair Shine:
Banana provides a natural shine to your hair. It can be used for controlling hair fall and controlling dandruff. If you suffer from the problem of dry scalp because of which your hair are falling constantly, consider applying banana.
As a Hair Conditioner:
Add coconut milk to the mashed banana (you can consider mixing crushed avocado also.) Apply this all over your hair for 20 minutes and then wash it off. Your hair will be moisturized well.
For Hair Loss:
Mix mashed banana with yoghurt and apply this face mask all over your hair scalp. Leave it for about an hour and rinse off using cold water. Regular usage will prevent the hair loss.
For Conditioning Your Hair:
Mix three spoonful of honey with mashed banana and leave this mask for about half an hour and then wash off. This is a great way to keep your hair-scalp well nourished.