9 Surprising Banana Benefits For Hair And Skin

9 Surprising Banana Benefits Homemade banana skincare beauty treatment mask. Jar of aromatic body butter, fresh ripe yellow fruit, preparing yummy skin product. Soft focus.; Shutterstock ID 1114394747

Bananas contain a high level of antioxidants and are loaded with many nutrients like vitamin A, zinc, and manganese, which are anti-inflammatory. 

For frizzy and dry hairs

If you suffer from frizziness, dryness, and split ends then this banana home remedy is for you. Simply mash one ripe banana and apply it to your hair. Let it sit for around an hour and then wash with warm water.

For Whiten Teeth

banana peels can also be used to help whiten teeth. Cut off a piece of the peel and gently rub the inner part over your teeth for a couple of minutes. 

For brighten skin

Rubbing a banana peel on your face to brighten skin and reduce wrinkles, and putting a banana peel on closed eyes to reduce puffiness.

For cracked heels

The moisturizing benefits of bananas are also great for treating dry, cracked heels. Mash two ripe bananas and apply to clean, dry feet. Leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse feet with lukewarm water. 

For Acne

Bananas have anti-inflammatory properties which reduce the appearance and redness of acne. There’s been some success treating acne blemishes by gently rubbing the affected area with the inside of a banana peel for a few minutes, rinsing with cool water