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This Banana Peel Face Mask Can Make Your Skin 2 Shades Fairer, Try It!

By Kumutha

If fair skin is what you are aiming for, then we suggest you stock up on those banana peels, which you don't think twice before throwing! For it is a powerhouse of skin-loving vitamins.

Banana peel contains vitamins B6 and B12. These vitamins activate the enzymes and proteins in body, which in turn improves collagen and elastin level of the skin.

Banana peel mask for skin whitening is packed to the brim with vitamin C that cleanses the skin of impurities, sloughs off dead skin layers, revealing clear skin underneath!

Besides, it works as a natural humectant, which helps skin retain its moisture, keeping it supple and smooth.

Another benefit of applying banana peel on the face is that it helps clear black spots. Being a strong source of iron, zinc and magnesium, banana peel flushes out the toxins from skin, soothes any inflammation and lightens blemishes.

Add to all that, banana contains starch that controls excess oil secretion when it is applied on face.

Now that you precisely know about the benefits of banana peel for skin, let us understand how to use it !


Banana Peel

Cut banana peel in small pieces. Rub the inner side onto your skin. When the peel turns brown, repeat it with a fresh piece. Do this for 10 minutes, before rinsing off with cold water. For noticeable difference in skin tone, repeat it every day.


Banana Peel & Oats

  • Take 1 banana peel and 2 tablespoons of oats.
  • Mix in 1 tablespoon of sugar, grind all the ingredients together until you get a gritty paste.
  • If the paste is too coarse, add little milk.
  • Scrub your skin using the mask for 10 minutes in a circular motion, rinse off with plain water.
  • This scrub will slough off the dead skin layer, making the skin bright.

Banana Peel With Lemon

  • Mash half a banana into fine paste.
  • Add a teaspoon of honey and lemon juice.
  • Mix until it combines well.
  • Apply a thin coat to your face.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes, later scrub and rinse.
  • This mask will control excess oil on skin, while improving the skin tone.

Banana Fibre With Aloe Vera

Scrape off the internal white fibre you see on the inside of a banana peel.
Add a teaspoon of aloe vera gel to it.
Mix and apply it to the area around your eyes.
After 15 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
This mask will reduce puffy eyes and remove dark circles.


Banana Peel & Baking Soda

  • Take a banana peel, grind it into a coarse paste.
  • Add a teaspoon of baking soda, and add water until you get paste-like consistency.
  • Apply a thin coat to your face.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Scrub and rinse with plain water.
  • This banana peel mask will make your skin fairer and remove black spots.

Banana & Milk Cream

Not a banana peel mask, but banana mask that hydrates skin.

  • Take half ripe banana in a bowl, using a fork, mash it into a fine pulp.
  • Add a teaspoon of milk cream and a few drops of lemon juice. Mix well.
  • Apply a thin coat of the mask.
  • Rinse after 30 minutes.
  • Apply twice a week.

Banana Peel With Rose Water

This mask works best on dark spots and blemishes.

  • Take the inside of the banana peel and rub it on the affected area in a back and forth motion for a couple of minutes. Later, take a few drops of rose water and dab it on the affected area. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then rinse it clean. Repeat thrice a week.

Banana Peel With Orange Peel

  • Take a bowl, add 2 teaspoons of banana peel paste and 1 teaspoon of orange peel powder.
  • Using yogurt, whip the ingredients together into a smooth paste.
  • Cleanse your face and apply the mask evenly.
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes, then scrub and rinse.
  • Citric acid and protein in this banana peel mask will remove tan, making your skin fair.

Banana Peel With Rice Water

  • Cut banana peel into thin strips, and rub it in a circular motion onto your face.
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes.
  • Cook rice, and keep its water separately.
  • Rinse your face with the rice water.
  • Massage your skin for 5 minutes and then rinse off the rice residue with plain water.
  • High on starch, proteins and antioxidants, this mask can light and brighten your complexion.

Banana Peel & Glycerin

Mix a teaspoon of banana peel paste with an equal amount of glycerin.
Mix and apply it to your face.
Let it soak into your skin for 15 minutes and then rinse.
Ideal for dry skin, this mask helps to hydrate and repair skin.

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