01/6Here's how you can use a banana peel to tackle acne

Here's how you can use a banana peel to tackle acne

Sometimes the best remedy to treat a bad case of acne is a good old natural way. Natural remedies are more affordable and good for your skin. Most of the time you'll find you already have the items you need to tackle skin issues. One of those items is banana peel as it is packed with antioxidants like lutein that helps protect against skin damage. It has a powerful effect when it comes to treating acne and can be used in so many ways. If you've tried everything else and nothing is working, here are few ways you can use banana peel to treat acne.


02/6Turmeric and banana

Turmeric and banana

If you have a bad case of acne, this is the treatment you need. For this mixture, blend a tablespoon worth of mashed banana peel with turmeric. Make sure to blend this combination well. Apply the mix on your face and massage it in circular motions. Leave it on for 15 minutes. The reason this blend works well is that for one, turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties, as well as antibacterial properties. The banana peel also helps to soothe the skin and tackle the bacteria that causes acne. Apply this blend on your skin at least once a day.


03/6Banana peel

Banana peel

All you need is a minute of your time to achieve glowing skin. The first step is to wash your face thoroughly, preferably with a cleanser. After you dry your face, take abanana peel and rub the inside of it all over your face for at least 10 minutes. Then chill out for 20 minutes and make some tea before you rinse the peel off your face. Do this process at least once a day to achieve the best results. One of the reasons this fruit's peel is so beneficial is because it contains fatty acid and antioxidants, which helps to give your skin's health a boost. It also helps to reduce redness and soothe your skin.


04/6Oats and banana peel

Oats and banana peel

Combine three tablespoons of sugar with half a cup of oatmeal and one banana peel. Make sure to blend this mixture well. Next, apply it on your skin in gentle circular motions. Don't be too aggressive when rubbing it on your face. Wash it all off your face after 10 minutes. This treatment acts as a scrub and helps to exfoliate your skin and provide nourishment. Apply this blend once every day.


05/6Lemon juice and banana peel

Lemon juice and banana peel

Mash a banana peel and mix it with a tablespoon of lemon juice. Next, dip a cotton pad into the mixture and apply it on the affected areas of your skin. Keep the treatment on for about 15 minutes. Wash it off with warm water. Because lemons are naturally acidic, it works to kill the bacteria that causes acne. Over time it could also help get rid of acne scars.


06/6Baking powder and banana peel

Baking powder and banana peel

In a bowl mix a small amount of banana peel (approximately a tablespoon's worth) with half a tablespoon of baking powder. The baking powder is used often in face masks as it helps to unclog pores and remove toxins. Combine these ingredients into a smooth paste before you apply it on your face. Leave this treatment on your face for two minutes. Wash it off with warm water and then pat dry. Together, these ingredients help exfoliate your skin to reduce redness and treat acne.