Saturday, 28 June 2014

Banana Face mask for Glowing and Youthful Skin

Hi Beauties,

Here comes another facial recipes, for young glow looking skin with items available at our fridge.
Banana is rich  powerful anti-oxidants, photochemical and moisture, banana will nourish and revitalize dry skin as well as smoothen rough aging skin. If you have acne-pron oliy skin, you can use bananas topically for oil control and to reduce further breakouts.

+ Potassium Hydrates and moisturizes dehydrated skin

+ B-vitamins Protect against free radicals that cause oxidation stress and premature aging.

+ Vitamin A Heals dry withered skin. Fades acne scars and dark spots. Smoothens out aging skin.

+ Zinc Fights acne causing germs.

+ Vitamin C Necessary for the production of collagen. Fights off free radicals. For skin oil control.

+ Vitamin E Protects skin from UV damage. Slows down the process of aging. Fights free radical damage to skin cells.

+ Lectin Destroy bacteria that cause acne and pimples.

+ Amino Acid Nourishes skin. Strengthens connective tissue and helps maintain skin elasticity and strength.

Top 5 benefits of banana for skin

1. Skin Moisturizer. Rich in potassium and moisture, banana hydrates and moisturizes dry skin, making it soft and supple. If your skin is peeling and dry, simply apply a banana face mask on your face. Get a small bowl, mash up a ripe banana with the back of your fork and apply to your face, avoiding the area around your eye and mouth. Rinse with cold water after 10 to 15 minutes and enjoy the soft feel of your skin!

2. Oil control. If you've got oily greasy skin, use a simple banana face mask with lemon juice and honey. Banana is a great exfoliator which helps slough off excess sebum on skin surface. It also contains and contains moisture, potassium and vitamins e and c which all promote clear glowing skin. Mash a ripe banana with the back of a fork and combine 1 tablespoon of raw honey and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice to make an amazing face mask. Rinse off with a wet cloth or cold water.

3. Anti aging. Bananas, also known as Nature's botox contain super wrinkle fighting nutrients that helps fade age spots and prevent fine lines and wrinkles from forming. Coupled with other wrinkle busting kitchen ingredients, you can gently nourish, exfoliate and protect mature skin. Slather on a thick coat of a powerful anti aging banana face mask containing one mashed banana, 1 teaspoon orange juice and 1 teaspoon thick yogurt.

4. Treat Acne. Banana and banana peels re excellent homemade remedies for treating acne and pimples. You can directly apply the inside of a banana peel onto your acne to reduce inflammation and destroy bacteria. Also use a face mask with mashed banana, honey and turmeric to brighten skin, reduce acne and moisturize your skin. Wash off with cold water and pat your face dry. Remember to be consistent to see results.

5. Lighten dark spots. Whether it's acne scars, tiny moles, age spots or just dark spots which make your face dull, you can reduce them and even out general skin discolorations applying mashed banana onto your face at least twice a week.

Banana Face Pack for Dry Skin/ Anti Aging

Intense moisturization in Banana helps in smoothing skin and prevent wrinkles adding yogurt to have similar properties like Banana which helps to prevent fine lines
Banana - 1/2 masked
Yogurt - 1 Tsp
Honey - 1 Tsp
Apply this pack on face and neck and leave for 10 minutes; rinse thoroughly.

Banana Face Pack for Skin Lightning

This mask will soften your skin, make your skin t glow, remove tan. Regular use of this mask lighten your skin
Banana - 1/2 mashed
Egg - Egg white
Lemon Juice - 1/2 Tsp
Honey - 1 Tsp
Mix all ingredients together apply the mask on the skin, rinse it after 15 mins

Banana Mask for blemish free skin

This mask will help clear out blackheads and unclog pores and provide you blemish free skin.

Banana - 1/2 mashed
Oat - 2 tsp (Powdered)
Gently scrub this pack on your face in circular motions, wash it off with warm water once it dries

Banana Mask for Acne Skin

The antiseptic properties of lemon will help weed out any infection causing bacteria in the skin while the banana will soothe any inflammation. Honey will help absorb moisture from the skin and leave your skin soft but not excessively oily
Banana - 1/2 mashed
Lemon Juice - 1 Tsp
Honey - 1 Tsp
Mix this well and apply it on cleansed skin. Leave for twenty minutes and wash it off after that.