8 Unusual Beauty Uses for Bananas

Updated: Jul 19

This tasty tropical fruit has a bunch of unexpected uses beyond being totally self contained healthy snack! Facts are that bananas and their peels contain many beauty rich vitamins like A, B, C and E; minerals as iron, zinc and potassium; and amino acids and antioxidants which are terrific for your hair and skin as well as tasks around our home. So read on as I reveal a bunch of unusual uses for these yellow wonders. Ready...Set...Repurpose!

TEETH WHITENER

Remove the stringy stuff from inside of the peel and rub on your teeth. The potassium and magnesium help you brighten your pearly whites.


BYE BYE BOTOX

Bananas contain vitamin E which is kown to reduce the appearance of fine lines and help prevent age spots from forming . Mash up a medium ripe banana to make a smooth mask. Apply to neck ‘n face and leave on for 10-20 minutes. Rinse with cold water.


PUFFY EYE DEPUFFER

Got puffy eyes well reach for a banana! The potassium in them helps to counter salt that can cause fluid to build under our eyes. Mash a banana in a small bowl and place on your puffy part...And FYI: according to some medical pros simply eating one can reduce ‘em…so grab a bunch & start munching or mashing!


POLISH SILVER

Remove the stringy stuff and rub silver with inside of the skin. Polish with soft cloth or paper towel. It's fruity acids help remove tarnish on your silver jewelry and silverware. TIP: test a small inconspicuous area just to insure it's 'real silver' and that it doesn't stain!


SHINE SHOES

Remove the stringy stuff ‘n rub your shoes then take a soft cloth or paper towel to buff…It’s the potassium and natural oils within this yellow gem which restores the shine…And whodathunk potassium is found in shoe polish which will cost ya more doula!


SHINE ‘N DUST HOUSE PLANTS

Remove the stringy stuff to remove the dust and other yuk that’s on your leafy houseplants. The potassium and natural oils once again make them shiny!


ITCH ‘N CUT SOOTHER/HEALER

They’ve got antibacterial properties so rub the peels on bites to soothe them and on skin scrapes to help heal them!


SPLINTER REMOVER

Use tape and cover a splinter with the peel. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. The enzymes will help shift & dislodge it making it easier to remove.


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