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Published on August 4th, 2017 | by Rima J Pundir

All About Bananas

Give shopping a break, and blitz some beauty treatments in your home kitchen with bananas!

Why Bananas? They are rich source of potassium, vitamin A, B, C and E, and natural oils that give bananas their wonderfully emollient properties! For more plus-plus, know that bananas contain tryptophan, a rich amino acid known to be extremely beneficial for hair and skin. While there are many products you can buy, begin with a beauty treatment, whipped up at home!

Banana-Egg Pack

What you need: ripe bananas (2 for long hair, 1 for short), 2tbsp honey, 1tsp almond or olive oil and 1 egg yolk.

Directions:

  1. Blitz all the ingredients to make a smooth paste (add more bananas if need be to fully coat hair)
  2. Moisten your hair with a little warm water (damp, not dripping) and apply the paste to your hair.
  3. Cover with a shower cap to ensure the pack penetrates deep into the roots.
  4. After 30 minutes, shampoo and condition as you normally would.

Banana-Besan Mask

What you need: 1 banana, peeled and mashed, 4tbsp besan, 1 egg, beaten.

Directions:

  1. Blend besan and banana until it turns to a paste. Add the beaten egg. Paste should be thick and not too runny.
  2. Apply the mixture to your face and neck.
  3. After 15 minutes, rinse with cold water.

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Just Herbs Apricot Sparkle Invigorating Skin Radiance Scrub : A specially formulated cream enriched with pure expressed oil of apricot kernels to unmask your true complexion by the gentle mechanical buffing action of Persian walnut shell grains , sloughing away dry , dead and flaky skin while stimulating cellular regeneration and allowing smoother and lively skin to surface. It helps dissolve the sebum build up to unclog the pores and to liven up dull skin. It effectively smoothes the rough patches of skin and even softens the hardened skin on the elbows and creates an even color tone to smoothen, purify and beautify complexion. CLICK HERE to view product

The Nature’s Co Coffee Face Scrub : Exfoliates skin; Removes the upper, dead layer of skin; Anti-microbial & antioxidant; Gives a healthy and instant glow. Pamper the coffee lover in you with our invigorating Coffee Face Scrub. It is full of anti-microbial and antioxidant properties that sloughs dead skin, boosts circulation and imparts an instant radiant glow. Wet your face and neck, massage using light circular motions. Rinse off and pat skin dry. Can be used daily. Go ahead and get addicted! CLICK HERE to view product

SaND Sugar Trap : With Brown Sugar, this sweet scrub is the perfect exfoliator for those who crave moisture or just have a sweet tooth! Once you get scrubbing you allow your skin to absorb the Apricot Oil that not only fights skin problems but also leaves your skin glowing. We’ve also added the perfect mix of butters’the Mango Butter helps in removal of dead skin and Shea Butter locks in the moisture! For the cherry on top, this scrub contains Almond Oil to protect your glow from all that sun you love to soak up! CLICK HERE to view product

 

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