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DIY Cruelty-Free Banana Face Mask

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Posted October 14, 2010 by peta2 staff

I ? bananas. I use them in everythingsmoothies, cereals, peanut butter sankies, oatmeal … and now I’ve found a way to incorporate them into my beauty routine!


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Did you know: Bananas are rich in potassium, Vitamin A, B, C and E, and natural oils. Bananas also contain tryptophan, a rich amino acid that works wonders for your skin (and hair).

Banana Mask Recipe (great for acne-prone skin)

What you’ll need:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon agave (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

Mash the banana and combine it with the agave (optional) and lemon juice until it’s creamy. Spread the mixture all over your face and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes before rinsing off.

Give this fantastic fruity facial a whirl, and lemme know how it goes by commenting below.

Just keepin’ it real,
Sunny


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  • 1398 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    LOVE THIS.
    I tried it and my skin feels and looks so much better 😀
    Thanks for the awesome recipe <3

  • 1475 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    can u use a lime instead of a lemon?

  • 1485 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    can u use lime juice insteadd?

  • 1550 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I use plain old green tea as a toner every morning.After washing your face, with a cotton pad pat the (cold) tea onto your face and let dry. You don’t need to wash it off, it’s only water and tea leaves, just apply a tad of moisturizer. And all you have to do is store it in a jar in your fridge :)

  • 1718 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    that sounds pretty interesting. I make an advocado one that works a treat

  • Nia

    1718 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I TRIED IT.
    :)
    It’s quick, easy, and best of all, cruelty-free! My skin felt so much better and it wasn’t as oily after the facial.
    I also reccomended it to my friends!
    😀
    Thanks for sharing!

  • 1719 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Im so ganna try this.

  • 1719 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I only like bananas in smoothies so this could be a good way for me to use them!

    Can you eat this if you have any left over?

  • 1719 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    LOVE IT 😀
    I use bananas in EVERYTHING as well :)

  • Nia

    1719 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I also use Mary Kay because they don’t test on animals.
    But this seems interesting, I think I’m gonna have to try it.
    :)

  • 1719 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    My brother is a cosmetologist, and he extremely recommended this facial!! Good recipe! thanks!

  • 1719 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    So what will this do for your skin?

  • 1720 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I use mary kay face products
    they are cruelty free

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