You can use a banana as an all-natural, homemade facial mask that moisturizes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer.Bananas protect our skin from free radicals and therefore delay the aging process. Below you can see some recipes that you can use.
- Mash up a medium-sized ripe banana into a smooth paste, then gently apply it to your face and neck. Let it set for 10 to 20 minutes, then rinse it off with cold water. The application of banana will make your face glow and even out the rough skin.
- Another popular mask recipe calls for 1/4 cup plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, and 1 medium banana. Mix all the ingrediants, then aply it to your face. Wait for 15 – 20 minutes and wash you face.
- For another mask take a ripe banana and mash it with a spoon or a fork in a bowl till it forms a smooth lump free pulp. Add 1 tsp. of honey and 1 tsp. of lemon juice and mix the ingredients thoroughly. Wash your face with a mild soap and use a soft towel to pat it dry. Rub the mask into your face, using your clean fingers. If needed apply a second coat to make the ingredients penetrate deep into skin pores. Wait for 10-15 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water without using any soap this time. You will cheer up seeing your glowing face.