Banana face mask
Banana is not only a sweet and beloved fruit, it is also a wonderful cosmetic product that can transform your skin to unrecognizable things in just one month of regular use.
What is the use of a banana for the face?
Banana - an exotic fruit, which contains many useful substances that have a beneficial effect on the skin condition of the face. Using a face banana, you can make the skin:
- is lighter;
- is cleaner.
Thanks to its rich composition, the banana increases the cells' ability to regenerate, which leads to the elimination of age spots and freckles. The collagenous framework is renewed, which increases the skin turgor and makes it much younger. And also the work of the sebaceous glands is normalized( skin dryness and oily shine are eliminated), quick healing of acne and prevention of new ones occur.
These are the properties of a banana mask for the face. It so gently affects the skin that it can be used at least every day.
Rules for applying facial masks
To use masks for home cooking brought high efficiency, you must adhere to some simple rules. Namely:
- Always use only fresh products;
- Always use only clean and dry kitchen implements to prepare the mask;
- Before applying a banana mask, it is mandatory to cleanse the face from decorative cosmetics and other types of contaminants;
- Applying home cosmetic means follows easy movements on massage lines;
- Average exposure time of the mask is 20 to 30 minutes;
- It is recommended to remove the remains of the mask from your face with a damp cloth or cotton swab dipped in warm water.
Very important point, if the recipe indicates that the ingredients should be heated, do not do this on high heat and do not heat them over 40 C. As at higher temperatures all natural products begin to lose their useful properties.
Banana Mask Recipes
Banana Face Mask can be prepared from a variety of ingredients. Their selection is carried out taking into account what kind of cosmetic problem is present.
If you have a fat type of skin and permanently on the forehead and chin appears greasy shine, then you need to use a banana mask made from:
- lemon juice;
- of honey bee.
Banana before cooking the mask should be grated on a fine grater to make a banana gruel. After that, take only 1 tablespoon chopped banana and combine with the same amount of lemon juice( the juice must necessarily be freshly squeezed) and slightly warmed honey.
The resulting mixture must be mixed so that the result is a uniform mass, and applied to the skin of the face with a uniform layer. After 15 minutes, remove the leftover mask from the skin.
Also with the excessive work of the sebaceous glands it will be useful to use a mask based on banana and egg white. For its preparation you need to take half a banana, one raw egg white and lemon juice( literally one tablespoon).All ingredients must be placed in one container and turned into a single mass with a blender. Apply the mask followed by light massaging movements, rinse after a quarter of an hour. A mask for a banana face for dry skin
If you have a dry type of skin that is accompanied by cracks and peeling, a banana mask should be made on the basis of emollient ingredients. Different oils can play their role( olive and creamy) and sour-milk products( sour cream, cream, yogurt, cottage cheese, etc.).
For example, prepare a moisturizing and nourishing mask as follows: take half of the ripe banana, grate it on a fine grater and mix with one tablespoon of fatty sour cream and a teaspoon of olive oil. Spread the resulting mixture over the face and leave it for about half an hour. And then wash with warm water and treat the skin with a nutritious cream.
You can also rub a banana on a grater and mix it with one tablespoon of honey( it must be pre-melted).And then add to the resulting composition a couple drops of pomegranate juice or orange. The exposure time is 30 minutes.
If you have a problem skin and have various kinds of inflammation, you can use this mask. Take two egg yolks( raw), grind them with grated ½ banana and ½ apples and add a teaspoon of olive oil.
Achieve a homogeneous consistency by constant stirring and add to the resulting composition wheat flour so that the mass has a consistency that is easy to apply. This mask should be kept for 20 minutes.
Rejuvenating banana mask for the face helps to increase the elasticity and elasticity of the skin. And prepare it as follows:
- take one ripe banana and chop it to a puree state;
- combine the crushed banana with honey( 2 tablespoons) and fat cream( 1 tablespoon);
- with a mixer whip the composition and apply to the skin of the face;
- rinse after half an hour.
In the presence of the first signs of aging, you can prepare a mask by chopping one banana and mixing it with a teaspoon of an oil solution of vitamin A, a tablespoon of honey and the same amount of lemon juice. It is applied to the skin of the face and left to act for a quarter of an hour.
In case you want to get rid of age spots and freckles, you will need a whitening face mask, which can also be prepared according to various recipes.
You can rub a banana on a grater and mix it with one tablespoon of milk. Milk in this case should be home-made and of high quality. Shop milk for these purposes will not work, as the effectiveness of the mask will be greatly reduced.
Banana puree is applied to the skin of the face and left to act for a quarter of an hour, and then removed by means of a cotton ball moistened in water.
You can also mix a grated banana with lemon juice and chopped parsley. However, this compound should be kept on the skin for a maximum of 10 minutes, after which the mask should be washed off and it is advisable to use warm milk for this.
The facial mask of a banana based on aspirin and sorrel also has a clarifying effect. To make it, you need to grate the grated banana( or grind it using a blender), grind a small bunch of sorrel and crush 2 pills of acetylsalicylic acid. After the prepared ingredients are combined in one container, mix thoroughly and apply to the skin of the face for 20 minutes.
By the way, this mask also perfectly fights with pimples. Therefore, if you have problems on the skin in the form of acne and acne, you can also use it at home.
These simple recipes for cooking banana mask you can use at home. Experiment and you will definitely find your mask, which will allow you to keep the beauty of your skin for many years to come!