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Banana Peel: Secret To Glowing Skin And Hair

Banana peel

Banana is packed with nutritious properties like potassium, zinc, amino, iron and vitamins which makes you look and feel great from the inside. Banana peels are packed with beauty nutrients which are carbohydrate, vitamin B6, B12, antioxidants, minerals and magnesium which encourages cell regeneration, soothes, mosquitoes bite, rashes, hair growth and whiten the teeth.

A study in 2018 shows that banana peels are rich in phenolic that have strong antimicrobial and antioxidant properties associated with many health benefits. Another study carried out in 2011 reveal that banana peels have several bioactive compounds, such as polyphenols and carotenoids. We can’t forget to mention that they also contain anti-inflammatory properties. What’s there not to love?

Below are benefits and how to use banana peels for glowing skin:

Wrinkles:

Banana peels are the cheapest beauty product. The best part is, it is natural and packaged with a lot of beauty nutrients. Some people undergo surgery to remain young and beautiful but you can achieve yours naturally with banana peels. The antioxidant and vitamin C in banana peels helps reduces the appearance of wrinkles.

  • Steps
    Mix the egg yolk with banana peels
  • Apply the mixture on your face
  • Leave for 5 minutes
  • Wash your face and moisture
  • Apply 3 times in a week

Scars:

The antioxidant, potassium, fatty acid, zinc and iron in banana peels helps reduce scars. It also contains esterified fatty acids which have been incorporated into various lotions that diminish the appearance of scars.

Steps

  • Take the banana peel and apply on the scars
  • Leave for 1 hour or overnight
  • Repeat daily

Itchy Skin:

Banana peels contain histamine and lowering nutrients such as magnesium, vitamin C & E which helps relieve itchy skin. Rubbing banana peels can moisturise and neutralise itchy skin.

Steps

  • Apply the banana peel on the affected area
  • Leave it for 10-15 minutes
  • Wash off

Acne:

Banana peels contain potassium, zinc, iron, vitamins C and E which helps calms inflamed skin and reduce acne breakout. The lutein and carotenoid fight inflammation and acne breakout.

Steps

  • Rub on your face
  • Leave for 5-10 minutes
  • Rinse your skin
  • Apply twice daily

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Puffy eyes:

Banana peels also lighten dark circles. Scoop out the white fibre out of the peels Mix with Aloe Vera gel.

Skin Brightener

Banana peels help brighten and lighten your skin. It has a gentle exfoliating effect and as it dries, it draws out dirt and grease. The vitamins nourish and hydrate the skin, leaving you with fresh skin.

Ingredients

  1. 1 piece of banana peel
  2. 2 tsp of oatmeal powder
  3. 2 tsp of powdered sugar
  4. 1 tsp of raw milk

Steps

  • Mash the banana peel in a mixer grinder
  • Add the oatmeal, powder sugar and raw milk
  • Mix all ingredients
  • Apply the mixture on your skin and massage in
  • Wash off after 20/30 minutes

Moisturiser:

Banana peels are rich in potassium which helps soften, moisturise and hydrate dry skin.

Steps

  • Get a bowl and mash banana peel with your fork
  • Apply to your face; avoid your mouth and eyes
  • After 10/15 minutes, wash off your face with cold water

Oil Control:

Banana peel is a great exfoliator which helps slough off excess sebum on the skin surface.

Steps

  • Mash a ripe banana peel
  • Mix with 1 tsp of honey
  • ½ tsp of lemon
  • Apply on your face and rinse off

Wart removal:

It helps remove the wart and prevent it from developing. Simply apply the peel on the affected area and leave overnight.

Whitens Teeth:

The ripe banana peels are rich in potassium that helps remove yellow stain has a result of food consumption.

Steps

  • Cut a piece of banana peel
  • Rub on your teeth
  • After 10-15 minutes brush your teeth

Hair Health:

The antioxidant in banana peels neutralises free radical that keeps your hair strong and healthy. It also makes your hair soft and shinier.

As you use banana peels, ensure you use fresh banana peels always. At all costs, avoid non-organic bananas and do not store your banana peels in the refrigerator.

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