Yes, you read that right, no typos there. Those banana peels you throw away without a second thought actually offer a whole lot of beauty benefits. We know this will require a lot of convincing, but that’s what we’re here for!
The most common fruit found in every Indian house, banana is a rich source of nutrients and carbohydrates. It is high in vitamins B6, B12, magnesium and potassium, all of which are quite beneficial for your overall body. But do you want to know how and for what these peels can be used? We’ll tell you right away!
Who knew you can get sparkling white teeth using a banana peel? Rub the inside of a banana peel directly on your teeth every day for about a minute. In a week you will notice whiter and less stained teeth. The high levels of potassium, magnesium and manganese helps remove stains from teeth.
Treat acne and acne scars
Spotted a nasty pimple on your face, banana peel to the rescue! Rich in antioxidants, banana peels combat acne as well as lighten acne scars. Cut a small piece of banana peel and rub the inside on cleansed skin, concentrating on the affected area. Leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash.
Reduce dark circles and puffy eyes
If you want to relieve tired and puffy eyes as well as reduce dark circles, here’s a banana peel hack you will wish you knew sooner. Using a spoon, scrape out the white fibrous insides from the banana skin and mix it with some aloe gel. Mix the two and apply on your under eye area every day for a few days to see the difference.