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6 Banana Face Mask Ideas for All Skin Types

6 Banana Face Mask Ideas for All Skin Types

Today everyone wants to have a healthy and beautiful face. For this, many people use various cosmetic products such as facewash, creams and even surgery treatments to look beautiful. But, many face masks are also a great way to get young and glowing skin. There are many types of face masks that can be used for the face. In this article, we are going to discuss the advantages of applying banana face masks. Also, we will tell you about 6 different types of banana face mask that are not only effective but you can also prepare them easily at your home.


Banana face mask benefits may include —

(a) Glowing Skin:

Banana plays a vital role in health as well as it can also used to enhance the glow of your skin. The antioxidants present in bananas work like skin detoxifiers and help to remove toxic pollutants and dead skin cells. It also provides essential nutrients to your face, which can result in a glowing and beautiful facial skin. (SEE ALSO: 6 Nutrients Necessary for Glowing Skin)

In addition to this, bananas also contain vitamin C, which helps to enhance the face.

(b) Pimples and Acne:

Banana face pack can also be beneficial for the individuals with acne problem. Bananas are believed to act as an anti—acne, which may help in avoiding stubborn pimples of the face. Bananas also contain an element called zinc, which is known to treat acne. (SEE ALSO: Forehead Wrinkles: How to Get Rid of Forehead Wrinkles?)

(c) Anti-Aging:

Banana fruit is also known to protect against aging—effect. The anti—aging properties present in banana help to keep your face young. In addition, vitamin C found in it also acts as an anti—aging. Vitamin C also helps to reduce fine lines and reduces the symptoms of aging on the face due to harmful sun rays. Along with using banana as a face mask, its intake can also be beneficial for the skin. (SEE ALSO: 10 Best Anti-Aging Foods For Younger Looking Skin)

(d) Moisturize:

Bananas are also used to moisturize skin. Bananas are rich in many healthful antioxidants which work to moisturize skin by giving it essential nutrients. It is believed to moisturize scalp as well as face. However, not much scientific research has been done on this regard, due to which it is not clear which element works to moisturize the skin.


1. Banana and Honey Face Mask:

Material Required:

How to Use:

  • Add oats to a blender and make a thin paste. Now take banana and mash it well.
  • Now take both ingredients in a bowl and add honey. Mix them well.
  • Now apply this mixture on your face with light hands.
  • After the banana face mask gets dry, wash the face with lukewarm water.


The anti—aging properties of bananas can help to keep your skin youthful and shiny. At the same time, the antibacterial properties present in honey can be helpful in preventing pimples.

According to a research of the National Center for Biotechnology Information, honey has also been considered beneficial for acne. In this report, an improvement was observed in those who used honey on the affected areas for about 12 weeks to treat acne. Honey is also helps to fight against infections and moisturize your skin. (SEE ALSO: 12 DIY Tomato Face Packs That You Can Prepare at Home)

Oats works to deeply cleanse the skin due to the presence of saponin compound. It have also been found beneficial in relaxing the face and moisturizing skin. This face mask can be by the people with dry, oily and mixed skin.

2. Yogurt and Banana Face Mask:

Material Required:

  • 1 teaspoon of banana paste
  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice

How to Use:

  • Mix all the ingredients well together.
  • As soon as the remedy is ready, apply it on the face with light hands.
  • After drying, wash the face with lukewarm water.


The face mask made with banana and yogurt can be used to get glowing and young skin. We have already mentioned the benefits of banana. At the same time, lactobacillus prebiotics present in yogurt helps to keep the skin youthful by keeping the face away from wrinkles. Cucumber present in this face mask shows soothing and moisturizing effects due to its rich content of vitamin A, vitamin C and other antioxidants. In addition to this, the anti—inflammatory properties found in cucumber may help to relieve inflammation from acne. Cucumber can also helps to reduce the pain of sunburn and clean the dirt on the skin. (SEE ALSO: 10 Best Lemon Face Packs for Fairer Skin)

3. Banana and Butter Face Mask:

Material Required:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon of butter or cream
  • Rose water (as required)

How to Use:

  • Take banana and make a thin paste.
  • Now add butter and rose water.
  • Mix all the ingredients well together.
  • After the mixture is ready, apply it on your entire face.
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water after 30 minutes.


The face mask prepared with banana and butter can work like ultra—hydrating for the individuals with dry skin. The anti—acne and anti—aging properties of banana will help to keep your face young and protect against acne. On the other hand, the fat present in butter works to moisturize the face and help in relieving dry skin problem. Milk cream is also known to remove the dryness of face as well as to make the skin shiny. At the same time, rose water can help to heal skin deterioration caused by UV rays. This face mask should only be used by the people with dry skin. (SEE ALSO: Top 10 Foods for Dull and Dry Hair)

4. Banana and Lemon Face Mask:

Material Required:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of water
  • A spoonful of honey

How to Use:

  • Take banana and blend in a blender.
  • Take it out in a bowl and add honey, lemon and water.
  • Mix all the ingredients well together.
  • After the paste is ready, apply it on the face with light hands.
  • Once it gets dry, wash with normal water.


Banana and lemon face mask can be beneficial to improve facial complexion. Both banana and lemon contain vitamin C, which work to cleanse the complexion by reducing facial pigments. Also, the vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E present in the banana can act like a skin lightener on the face. At the same time, banana fruit can also be used to remove wrinkles. Vitamin C found in lemon acts as an anti—aging and prevents oxidative stress, which can causes skin aging. In addition, vitamin C also can prevent photo—aging effect. People with mixed and oily skin tone can use this face mask. (SEE ALSO: 9 Best Skin Tightening Face Mask for Loose Skin)

5. Banana and Vitamin-E Face Mask:

Material Required:

  • 2 teaspoon of fresh banana paste
  • 2 vitamin E tablets or a few drops of oil
  • Honey (optional)

How to Use:

  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix all the ingredients well together and make a thin paste.
  • After the mixture is ready, apply it on the face with light hands.
  • Wash with lukewarm water after about 20 minutes.


We have already discussed how beneficial banana and honey are for the face. Both ingredients help to contribute significantly to moisturizing the skin, keeping it young and protecting from acne and pimples.

At the same time, vitamin E is known to keep the skin healthy. It can help to reduce skin problems such as psoriasis, dryness and atopic dermatitis. According to a scientific study conducted on animals and humans, the antioxidants present in it can work to protect skin from sunburn, skin aging and inflammatory diseases. People with all skin types can use this face mask. (SEE ALSO: Jojoba Oil Benefits for Skin and Hair)

6. Banana and Turmeric Face Mask:

Material Required:

  • 1 teaspoon of banana paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

How to Use:

  • Mix all the ingredients well together and prepare the mixture.
  • After the paste is ready, apply it on entire face with light hands.
  • Leave it on for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water.


As we have already discussed that banana and honey help to reduce pimples, keep skin young and moisturized. At the same time, due to dust, soil and pollution, the brightness of skin starts to fade continuously. Also, there is a risk of having skin infections. In this case, turmeric can prove beneficial for the skin.

The curcumin element present in turmeric may help to protect against the risk of skin cancer and other infections. Turmeric also helps in fighting the bad bacteria on skin. At the same time, turmeric contains an element called niacin, which acts as an antioxidant. It can work to cleanse the face by fixing hyperpigmentation.

People with all skin types can take the advantage of this banana face mask. But, some people may be allergic to turmeric. So it is advisable to do a patch test once before using it. (SEE ALSO: Loose Skin Tightening : Effective Home Remedies For Loose Skin)


The above mentioned DIY banana face masks will surely help to make your skin glowing and beautiful. But, it is recommended to do a patch test before applying face mask on the skin. If you have any question or suggestion, leave in comment box below.


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