Famed as an excellent source of potassium, the banana’s health and beauty benefits
are rich and plentiful.
If you have a bunch of bananas on hand, in addition to munching on them, you can
use them to make an excellent moisturizer for your dry or cracked skin.
Bananas assist with healthy circulation and muscle function, regulate blood sugar
levels and promote healthy digestion.
Their high levels of vitamin C aid the immune system and helps to create healthy-
As a natural beauty aid, both the fruit and its peel can be applied to tighten and
moisturize skin, leaving it with a fresh glow.
You can blend lots of other foods with bananas to make effective natural skin care
treatments for pennies.
For example, you can add olive oil which works as a moisturizer and helps to
brighten your skin.
Try this simple moisturizing treatment.
Banana Olive Oil Dry Skin Moisturizing Treatment
1 Tspn Olive Oil
Mash a ripe banana until it becomes a paste that is smooth enough to apply to your face or hands.
For added moisturizing, add in a teaspoon of olive oil before applying to dry or parched skin.
Let the paste soak in for about ten minutes.
Then rinse off and pat dry.
Got the hang of it! Now try another banana beauty blend on your face.
Banana Yogurt Honey Oatmeal Mask
Bananas, yogurt, honey and oatmeal are not just for breakfast anymore.
These natural ingredients work together to tighten and moisturize your skin.
• Plain yogurt is a terrific moisturizer and soothes tired skin.
• Honey soothes, softens, and moisturizes dry skin.
• Rolled Oats soothe irritated skin and is an excellent exfoliant.
• ½ Ripe Banana, Mashed
• 2 Tbspns Plain, Uncooked Rolled Oats
• ½ Cup Plain Yogurt
• 2 Tbspns Honey
Combine the ingredients in a glass bowl.
Apply the mixture to your face.
Relax and allow the yummy nutrients to seep in and do their magic.
Leave on for 10-15 minutes.
Rinse and repeat on another day soon.
Your face will love you for it!
Of course, if you get hungry you can munch on it too!
Have you used bananas to make your own natural beauty treatments?
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