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Banana – A Natural Skin care treatment
Bananas are the highest calorie fruit you could purchase at the market. It has the best uses for skin care. Because bananas are easy to find they are easy to use as a beauty product. Bananas should be an essential part of our skin care regime because of the benefits it provides us.
Bananas are a good source of fiber, potassium and Vitamin C; these are good for our skin. It has helped cure some of the most fatal diseases like heart disease, problems with kidney stones and some types of cancer. Bananas strengthen our muscles and help maintain our blood pressure level. Having a banana a day can help you immensely because it contains eight amino acids which our body cannot produce on its own.
You can also find a good amount of magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, iodine as well as Vitamins like A, B (folic acid), E and F. These are very good for your health. Bananas are a treasure chest with other nutrients like vitamin B6, fiber, minerals which are a great source of energy. This fruit helps with PMS problems as it contain a large amount of serotonin. Bananas are nutritious for new born babies because they are easily digested.
Recipes for your Skin
Mash 1 small banana; add 2 tbsp of fresh cream, 1 tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp oat flour. Mix it well till you get the consistency similar to that of yogurt.
Apply this mixture to your face and keep it on for 30 minutes. Rinse with water and dab rose hydrosol and allow your face dry. This Wrinkle Free Mask will nourish your face, avoid early ageing and prevent untimely formation of wrinkles.
Skin Glowing Facial Mask would help in creating a radiant look for you. For this you would be needing 1/2 ripe banana, 2 tbsp. ground oats, Pinch of Nutmeg, 2 tbsp. Whole wheat flour, if need be fresh milk or cream.
Preparation: Combine all the ingredients and whip them well. To get the right consistency of a soft and smooth paste, keep adding the cream.
Apply this mixture on your face for 5-10 minutes and rinse it thoroughly. Pat it dry. All the ingredients used in this facial mask have separate value and these nutrients help you with a glowing face.
Warning: Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to any listed ingredient.