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Acne, Beauty, Dry skin, Face pack, Home remedies, Skin care Acne and scar treatment with banana peel

Acne and scar treatment with banana peel

By Gayathri Iyer   

Banana itself is a wonder fruit which helps the body internally with stomach ailments & discomforts; externally the fruit helps achieve smooth shiny hair & flawless skin & the peel has fantastic benefits as well. Banana is rich in antioxidants and potassium and helps soothe skin and cure acne and scars with regular use.

  1. Plain banana peel

Time: Overnight mask

Ingredients: Fresh banana peels

Procedure: Make sure to use fresh peels. Clean your face & gently scrub the peel on your skin & leave it on overnight. Wash it off in the morning. The peel helps scrub the skin as well as moisturises & soothes the skin.


  1. Banana peel + Oats

Time: 10 to 15 mins

Ingredients: 1 banana peel [fresh], half cup ground oats & half mashed banana or water to dilute.

Procedure: Grind the banana peel with oats. Use banana or water to dilute the paste & massage it on your face. Leave it on for about 10 mins, then wash off with cold water and pat it dry.

 

  1. Banana peel + Lemon juice

Time: 25 to 30 mins

Ingredients: 1 banana peel & half lemon

Procedure: Just banana peel will make a sticky paste with lemon juice. Apply the slimy paste on your face and make sure to apply 2-3 coats to make a thick layer. Leave it for about half an hour till it dries completely. You can try applying the second and third coat after the previous coat dries completely. Try to flake off the mask then wash with cold water. Do not use soap after washing with water.

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  1. Banana peel + Baking powder

Time: 10 to 15 mins maximum

Ingredients: 1 banana peel [fresh] and 1 teaspoon baking powder

Procedure: Use ground banana peel, mix it with baking powder and apply as mask on the face. Do not keep this on for long durations. Wash it off with cold water and pat it dry.

 

  1. Banana peel + Turmeric

Time: 5 to 10 mins

Ingredients: 1 banana peel and half teaspoon turmeric

Procedure: Grind the banana peel and turmeric together and apply on the face in separate coats. Scrub it off and wash with water. If the yellow tint of turmeric persists after washing, use a mild face wash.

 

  1. Banana peel + Apple cider vinegar

Time: 5 to 10 mins

Ingredients: 1 banana peel and half cup apple cider vinegar

Procedure: Mix the ingredients well. If the vinegar amount is more and it dilutes the mixture, add another mashed banana peel paste. Apply the paste on the face and keep it on for 5-10 mins. You can use this as an overnight mask as well and rinse off in the morning. Do a patch test and then put it on as an overnight mask.

 

  1. Banana peels + Honey + aloe

Time: 5 to 10 mins

Ingredients: 1 banana peel [fresh], 1-2 tea spoon honey and half cup aloe

Procedure: Mash the banana peel with honey and aloe and use it as a moisturizer on your face. Massage it well till you feel your skin soaking the mixture. Leave it on for a while. After the skin feels completely dry and stretched out, rinse it off with plain water. Pat it dry completely. Do not use soap after rinsing with water.

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