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How Banana Face Masks Can Treat Skin Problems?

Updated on July 22, 2017
Banana face masks can treat skin problems
Banana face masks can treat skin problems | Source

Bananas are natural power pack of essential vitamins and nutrients which make it an excellent beauty fix for various skin problems. They are inexpensive and easily available. They are packed with Vitamin A, B, E and potassium. Bananas face masks even out rough skin, reduce blemishes and dark spots, moisturise skin, combats free radical impairment and delay aging.

Here are 4 best banana facial packs for face you can try to treat skin ailments.

  • Skin lightening with Banana

Bananas contain Vitamin B which is a good source to delay aging and lighten skin. Take a ripe banana and mash it properly in a bowl. You can use spoon or mixer blender to perform this task. Add honey and lemon juice to it and mix everything well. Apply this face pack on a cleaned face. Massage it for a while and let it sit on your face for 15 minutes. Wash off your face with lukewarm water. You may like seeing your face all glowing and smooth.

Banana pulp is very sticky and can easily drip down on your clothes, so wear something old that you can afford if it get spoil.

  • Banana on face for acne and pimples

Banana when applied with turmeric and baking soda, these 3 ingredients together fights acne, pimples, reduce blemishes, clean face properly and give a long lasting glow.

Take a ripe banana and mash it till its pulp is lump free. Add a pinch of baking soda, and a pinch of turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Make sure consistency of this paste won’t be too thick. You can add some water if it’s thick. Apply this paste on a cleaned face with a brush.

Turmeric powder tends to leave yellow stains on skin; using brush will protect your fingertips. Let this mask sit on your face for 15 minutes. Baking soda in banana mask can be a little discomfort but it’s not alarming.

Wash off your face with lukewarm water and apply a moisturizer. You can use this mask once in a week. Baking soda acts as an exfoliator and it is suggested to exfoliate your skin once a week only.

Consider massaging your face with ice cubes after washing the mask off your face. Ice cubes will close any opened skin pores and protect you from dirt and pollution to enter into your skin. You can also splash cold water on your face as an alternate to ice.

Banana to treat skin tan
Banana to treat skin tan | Source
  • Banana face mask to treat wrinkles

Bananas are the most inexpensive way to diminish wrinkles and work like a natural Botox on your skin. Bananas make your skin look younger and make it radiant.

Take a banana and mash it well. Add one tablespoon of yogurt and one tablespoon of orange juice in it. Orange juice is rich with Vitamin C which helps in reducing fine lines. Yogurt reduces appearance of large pores and tightens them. Apply this face pack on a cleaned face and let it dry for 15 minutes. Wash your face with cold water by gently massaging and see the magic.

It is suggested to apply a moisturizer after washing.

This mask tends to drop on the flooring while applying, it will be great if you apply it by standing near to sink. While removing it, it may get stickier at some places instead of scratching it away, try massaging it.

If you have dry skin, you can also add olive oil to this face mask.

  • Banana face pack for tan removal

Take a ripe banana and mash it well. Mix one teaspoon of sandalwood powder and half tea spoon of honey. Apply this face pack on a cleaned face and let it sit for 15 minutes till it dry. Wash off your face with cold water.

This face mask will remove tan from your face and leave it supple and glowing.

The above mentioned banana face packs are used to treat four different skin problems for oily as well as dry skin. You can use them regularly to get their maximum benefit. They are easy to use but the only thing that you need to take care of is to mash them well.

No one will like banana lumps sticking in their hair. So, be little careful and enjoy the benefits of banana face masks for your skin problem.


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