This Banana and Honey Face Mask for all Skin Types is for normal, dry, oily, and mature skin types.
Should you feel any irritation, immediately rinse the mask off and follow with several splashes of cool water.
Make each mask fresh, do not store!
This Banana and Honey face mask for all skin types is perfect for all times of the year
- Cut 1/4 ripe banana
- Use dry instant powdered milk
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- Mash together to a paste consistency
- Apply mask to clean skin
- Leave on for 30 minutes
- Wash off with luke warm water
Facts about Bananas and skin care!
One if the best fruits at the top of the list for skin care is the Banana. It’s also extremely high in calories but its skin care capabilities are off the chart.
There are three natural sugars sucrose, fructose and glucose and they are all contained in the banana. But that’s not where the nutritional value stops.
Have you ever been told to eat a banana to keep from developing muscle cramps?
That’s where potassium comes into play. However, it’s also a great source of fiber as well as Vitamin C which has fabulous antioxidant properties.
If we ate just one banana per day, our bodies would be rich in the eight amino acids. Plus we’d have the nutritional capabilities to ward off such problems as kidney stones, cancer, and heart disease.
Bananas are also loaded with a magnificent supply of minerals including magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, and iodine. Now mix those with Vitamin A, Vitamin B (folic acid), Vitamin E, and Vitamin F and you can understand why this fruit is important in the overall health of your skin.
Facts about honey and skin care!
While most people try to stay away from bees, the fact is that honey has multiple uses. These include the following health related usages: beauty, skin care and nutrition. It’s been used for hundreds of years with great success.
For medicinal purposes and specifically skin care it’s advisable to buy honey that is raw, unheated and organic. Your local health food store should have an ample supply of this type of homey.
What does raw honey possess which makes it so beneficial?
Here are some more honey facts that are interesting. It’s loaded with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and antioxidants. The antibacterial properties associated with raw honey help increase the recovery time from infections, wounds, and most notably acne. Free radicals are neutralized because of its antioxidant properties.
But skin hydration is of paramount importance. When coupled with bananas they provide a facial mask that provides a great blend of nutrients as well as hydration. The benefit to you is that your skin soaks up the moisture and keeps its soft, supple and elastic appearance.
Have you ever used honey on babies or chapped lips?
Because it’s also an anti-irritant, honey is a great addition for sensitive skin and baby products.
Make sure you visit our “1 Minute Beauty Tip” about caring for chapped lips where you can learn some other uses of raw honey!
Facts about dry milk!
But milk may be one of the most important foods your skin can benefit from because it’s loaded with lactic acid. Lactic acid helps improve the appearance, texture, and hydration level of one’s skin.
So what is Lactic Acid and why is it important?
Lactic acid is known to help exfoliate the skin. It also improves the skin’s overall texture by hydrating, removing dead surface cells and positively impacting collagen growth. This banana and honey face mask for all skin types will leave you with beautifully hydrated skin!