Banana peels are extremely rich in vitamins A, B, C, D, E and also contains iron, potassium, manganese and zinc. Theses minerals are great for the skin, reduce skin inflammation and improve the skin texture and tone. Banana peels can be effectively used for controlling acne and using it properly ensures that the acne will not come back.
Here Are 5 Simple Steps For Using Banana Peels For Acne
Step 1: Wash The Face
Before starting the therapy, one must wash the face well with a face wash to remove all impurities and grime. Do not scrub the face hard, or it will increase inflammation around the pimples.
Step 2: Select A Banana Peel
Select a nicely ripe banana. It should neither be green, nor overripe, just perfect to be eaten. Peel the banana and keep the outer covering and leave aside the banana.Cut a small portion of the peel and its ready for use.
Step 3: Rub It On The Skin
Rub the peel from the white portion on the inflamed areas of the skin. Rub it for 10 mins under the white flesh turns brown and then discard it. Take another piece of the peel and start rubbing.
Step 4: Leave It On The Skin
After rubbing the peel, do not wash the face immediately. Wait for at least 20 minutes. It is best to be left overnight. The nutrients of the peel should get well absorbed into the skin to start their work of eradicating infection and reducing the inflammation.Wash the face after a while and pat dry. Moisturizing should not be done on the pimple prone areas.
Step 5: Repeat For A Week
Following this therapy for a week will show the results. The pimples gradually fade away day by day and almost disappear by 4-5 days. This regime should be continued for 7 days to control the recurrence of the pimples. This can be done at least once a day and can be repeated up to three times a day for quicker results. Stop this therapy if the skin shows adverse reactions.
After 5-6 days the skin turns smooth and soft like before and the pimples are nowhere to be seen!