Banana – A Skincare Ingredient You Should Love


Bananas are a superfood that has some of the best uses you can think of when it comes to skin care.

Bananas are a treasure chest of fiber, potassium and Vitamins A, B (folic acid), C, E and F, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and iodine.

The cool thing is that bananas are not hard to find.

Sold on bananas yet? I thought so.

Here are 2 Simple Banana Recipes for your Skin

1) Wrinkle-Free Mask

Mash 1 small banana; add 2 tbsp of fresh cream, 1 tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp oat flour. Mix it well till you get the consistency similar to that of yogurt.

Apply this concoction on your face and keep it on  for 30 minutes or so. Rinse it with water and dab rose hydrosol and let your face dry. This Wrinkle Free Mask will nourish your face, avoid early ageing and prevent untimely formation of wrinkles.

2) Skin-Glowing Mask

For this you would be needing 1/2 ripe banana, 2 tbsp. ground oats, Pinch of Nutmeg, 2 tbsp. Whole wheat flour, if need be fresh milk or cream.

Preparation: Add all the ingredients and whip them well. To get the right consistency of a soft and smooth paste, keep adding the cream..

Apply this mixture on your face for 5-10 minutes and rinse it thoroughly. Pat it dry. All the ingredients used in this facial mask have separate value and these nutrients help you with a glowing face.


“Never interrupt me when I’m eating a banana.” – Ryan Stiles

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