Banana & Honey Homemade Facemask with Lemon Juice

Following on from my homemade recipe yesterday I’ve found one that has bananas, honey and a touch of lemon.

As we know bananas are great for the skin, as they are rich in vitamins A, B and E. This mask is perfect for post sun skin care, or a tired and dull complexion.

Ingredients:
1 banana
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup of Quaker Oats rolled oats (optional)

Benefits Of The Ingredients:
Banana – Rich in vitamins A, B and E, bananas are a great natural anti-aging ingredient Vitamin A increases cell turnover while Vitamin E soothes and moisturizes. Acids from the banana also exfoliate dead skin.
Honey – A natural antibacterial, great for acne-prone skin. Honey – The antibacterial properties in honey benefit acne-prone skin by reducing breakouts and healing current flair ups. Also a natural humectant meaning it locks in necessary hydration.
Lemon – A natural astringent that tightens pores and brightens the complexion (because lemons are packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants).Also an ingredient commonly used to even out skin tone, good for minimizing the appearance of acne scarring.
Oatmeal – A natural, gentle exfoliator. It also soothes a variety of itchy skin conditions like eczema and insect bites by relieving dryness. Overall, great to brighten dull or sensitive skin.

Directions:
In a bowl, mash up the banana until it’s smooth.

Add in 1 TSP of honey and 1 TSP of fresh lemon juice. Mix together, apply to clean skin.

Keep it on for 15-20 minutes, rinse off with a hot towel and feel the results

*If you choose to add oatmeal for more soothing properties, mix in 1/4 cup of rolled oats and let them soak in the mixture for a good 10 minutes before applying to the skin.

Enjoy and let me know what you think about this

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