Monday, 10 October 2016


Give your skin a boost with this at home banana and honey face mask recipe.
Ingredients: 1 banana, 1 tablespoon of honey, ½ teaspoon lemon
Skin benefits:
Bananas are high in potassium which helps hydrate your skin. Vitamin A helps with acne, dark spots and blemishes, whilst vitamins E and B reduce wrinkles.
Honey is full of anti-oxidants which aid the anti-aging process, and helps moisturise your skin. Honey is also has natural antibacterial properties making it great for treating acne.
Like honey, lemon juice also contains antibacterial properties which can help prevent break outs. Additionally, lemon juice helps brighten and tighten the skin.
How to make it:
Step 1 - Cut up the banana into small pieces and place in a bowl
Step 2 - Add one tablespoon of honey, and 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice (this can be fresh lemon juice or from a bottle)
Step 3 - Using the back of a fork, mash the mixer together until it forms a paste
Step 4 - Apply a thick and even layer of the mixture to your face and leave for 15 mins
Step 5 - Wash off with warm water and pat face dry
Step 6 - Make sure you moisturise after as the lemon juice can dry out the skin


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