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Uses of Banana Peel for Skin

Bananas are super fruits as they are power packed with essential nutrients which benefits the skin, hair and overall health of a person. While the banana peels which we discard after consuming the banana is no less. It has anti microbial and anti inflammatory properties and goodness of vitamin A, C and E. These peels have super whitening and hydrating properties due to which it finds use in many skin disorders. Keep reading to know Uses of Banana Peel for Skin.

Uses of Banana Peel for Skin

  • Pick any ripe banana which has a good amount of black spots on it. Peel it off and separate the peel. Clean the peel softly with water to remove any wax, dirt and impurities and use it immediately on the skin.

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Banana Peel for Sparkling Teeth

Nobody likes to be the “Yellow yellow Dirty Fellow!” White teeth actually compliment your look especially your smile and boosts your confidence too. So here is a simple remedy to help your whiten your teeth. Everyday massage your teeth with a banana peel for about two minutes or so until the inner part of the peel gets used up totally. The enzymes in the peel reduces the yellowish tinge on the teeth and you get your sparkle back.

Banana Peel for Dark Underarms

Banana peel is rich in vitamin C and Vitamin E. If a banana peel is used to massage underarms every day, it can brighten up the complexion of the underarms. Any whitening scrub would do the same but strip off the moisture of the skin while a banana peel would brighten up the underarm area without over drying the skin.

Banana Peel to Treat Acne and Pimples

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Acne and pimples are not just the problem of sensitive skinned beauties but it bothers others too and does not even give respite to mature skin. In order to treat acne one has to rub the inner part of the peel on the breakouts very lightly for some time. If done continuously it would first address the redness of the pimple. The anti septic properties of banana peel would not only heal the pimple but also prevent more acne from erupting.

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Banana Peel to Treat Scars

Scars are the biggest enemy of beauty of a person as everyone desires o have a problem free flawless skin. Dark spots and blemishes happen easily due to acne, rashes but even after the acne dries out the spots remain on the skin. Banana peel if massaged on these blemishes can fight those ugly marks and remove them completely.

Banana Peel to Treat Insect Bites

Whether it’s a mosquito bite or a bug bite the skin feels itchy and red. Banana peel has anti inflammatory properties which can soothe the area and give relief from the itchy sensation. Simply use the inner part of the banana  peel to cover up the area and press it lightly against the skin till the itchy sensation fades away.

Banana Peel to Fight Lines and Wrinkles

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We know how beautifully banana masks can hydrate the skin and replace professional treatments like botox etc. Next time before booking an appointment for a super costly anti-aging facial think twice. A banana peel can naturally add years of youthfulness to your skin. With regular application the fine lines would start diminishing too. On clean skin massage the soft inner part of the peel and wash off with plain water.

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Banana Peel as Remedy for Dry Skin

Banana peel is the ultimate moisturizer for super dry skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Besides professional treatment rub a banana peel on the affected area regularly several times a day to get healed. The vitamins and natural oils of the peel would nourish and rejuvenate the skin.

That all girls! Hope you liked these points and will incorporate them in your daily life too 🙂 Thank you !

About Juthika

Juthika is a beauty addict and homemaker. As a freelance blogger she juggles between her work and her grown up daughter. She loves travelling and learning new things every day. Besides her love for eye make up, she is a sucker for good interiors and cooking. Indian sari is her style statement with minimal jewellery and contrasting accessories


  1. Never knew the peel would also be of help. Will surely try all these!?

  2. I never know banana peels can remove scars and treat pimples so well. Thanks for sharing these informations Juthika. I’ll try this tomorrow morning after breakfast 😀

  3. its really unique thing which now i know that

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