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Go Bananas With These Homemade Masks For Shiny Hair & Beautiful Skin

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  Jun 4, 2021
Banana Beauty DIYs

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Grab a snack and take a seat, because it’s time to have a serious talk about the superfood that is gaining steam in the beauty world and legit needs your attention RN. That’s right: good ol’ bananas are as satisfying for our skin and hair as they are for our stomach. Bananas are high in vitamin E which makes them a great moisturising agent. Plus, they also contain high amounts of antioxidants which help increase the skin’s elasticity and curb the signs of aging. 

Although banana-infused skincare has been ruling over the last couple of years. However, most of them skew towards the expensive side. So, if you are looking for inexpensive ways to incorporate it into your beauty regimen, scroll ahead for DIYs that will give your brighter skin and soft, smooth hair.

These Banana Beauty Recipes Will Give You The Most Gorgeous Skin And Hair

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Collagen Boosting Mask

You’ll Need:

  • Banana
  • Organic honey
  • Freshly-squeezed orange juice 

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add 1 fully ripe banana and mash it until there are no lumps.

Step 2: Next, add 2 tablespoons of organic honey along with 2 teaspoons of freshly squeezed orange juice. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly until the consistency feels smooth. Apply this onto your face, and let it sit for at least 15 minutes before rinsing it off with slightly cold water.

 

To Even Out Skin Tone

 

You’ll Need:

  • Aloe Vera Gel
  • Almond Oil
  • Banana

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl, take a ripe banana and start mashing it with a fork until there are no lumps.

Step 2: Next, add 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed aloe vera gel. Stir the two ingredients until they’re properly blended.

Step 3: Then add 3 teaspoons of almond oil and mix thoroughly. Apply the paste onto cleansed skin. Let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.

Also Read: Health Benefits Of Bananas

To Get Rid Of Split Ends

 

You’ll need:

  • Banana
  • Lemon
  • Yogurt
  • Rosewater

Method:

Step 1: Take a banana and mash it in a small bowl. 

Step 2: Add 1 tablespoon of lemon, 2 tablespoons of yogurt, and 1 tablespoon of rose water to the bowl. Apply to your hair and leave for about 30 minutes before rinsing it off with shampoo. Use this mask at least once a week for best results.

 

For Soft, Smooth Locks

You’ll need:

  • Bananas
  • Cold milk
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Method: 

Step 1: To a bowl, add 2 ripe bananas, ¼ cup of cold milk, and 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Blend all the ingredients until there are no lumps. Add more milk if it seems too thick. 

Step 2: Apply it all over the hair and slap on a shower cap. Leave it on for around 30 mins. Next, rinse with a gentle sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner. 

 

For Glowing Skin

You’ll need:

  • Banana
  • Besan
  • Lemon juice
  • Turmeric

Method:

Step 1: Mash half a ripe banana with a fork. Add a tablespoon of honey along with 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder.

Step 2: Next, add 1 tablespoon of besan and mix the ingredients. Apply this paste on your face, let sit for 15 minutes and rinse it off.

If you are not into DIYs, we recommend using the MyGlamm Youthfull Hydrating Moisturising Gel With Water Bank Technology it cools and hydrates the skin and is super lightweight with a gel-like consistency. 

BRB, gonna try these banana DIYs right TF now!

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