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The Banana peel, which is often thrown away, could be extremely beneficial for your beauty needs. We are already aware of the fact that bananas are loaded with nutrients, natural sugars and antioxidants; hence it is a fruit that should be a part of your daily diet.

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However, if you are ready to go that extra mile, you can also use bananas for delectable skincare and hair-care recipes which would take care of a gamut of beauty problems! But did you know that even the banana peel, which we often throw away, could be extremely beneficial for our beauty needs? The use of bananas is well-known but the knowledge about the use of banana peels is not so widespread. Wondering about the unusual uses of banana peels? Here are a few:

Lighten acne scar:

If you have been suffering from acne for quite sometime, try out this banana peel trick. A ripe organic banana has to be cut into small pieces and then, the peel has to be removed. The size of the banana peels is now convenient and you can easily use them as your natural acne pads. Rub the inside part of the banana peel on the affected zone till the peel turns brownish in color. Repeat this practice thrice a day and it will help in soothing the skin and also doing away with acne in due course.

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Put an end to pimples:

If you want to keep pimples at bay, just make sure that you massage your face and body with banana peels everyday for five minutes. If you do it regularly, you will see considerable difference in a month.

puffy eyes

Palliate puffy eyes and lighten dark circles:

If you want to relieve tired and puffy eyes, collect the internal white fibers present in the inside of an organic banana by scraping a spoon along the surface. Now mix the fibers and pure aloe vera gel to form a smooth paste. Apply the paste around the eyes and relax for fifteen minutes. Wash it off with cool water. While aloe vera soothes and moisturizes, the potassium content of banana peels helps to do away with dark circles, under-eye bags and puffiness.

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Wipe out the wrinkles:

Prepare a nourishing anti-aging face mask by mixing, organic banana peel and egg yolk together. Now, apply this mask on cleansed face and wait for ten minutes Or simply rub the inside of the banana peel on your face, before going to bed and rinse with plain water in the morning. Done regularly, this face mask is known to be effective in ironing out the creases on the skin surface!

Whiten your teeth:

If you are sick and tired of that ugly and stubborn yellowish stain on your teeth, try rubbing banana peel daily on your teeth. Do it for one minute everyday for at least a week and your teeth starts sparkling with a whitish glow.

Heal bruises

One of the simple remedy to heal bruises is to rub banana peel over them. If you are rubbing them, you can simple tape it overnight. You can even rub banana paste over bruises.

Brighten complexion

Banana peels is enriched with various minerals and vitamins that is needed by the skin. Rubbing the entire face with organic banana peel can help to restore the glow on your face and also gives whitening affects. Rubbing banana peel continuously for a month can help you to get a fair complexion.

Removal of warts

It is believed that applying banana peel to a wart overnight can help reduce them. Keep applying till they completely go away.

WRITTEN BY: UGOCHI OBIAJUNWA

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