How To... Clear Up Your Complexion

Give your skin a a jolt of energy with B vitamins and smooth honey. This face mask will be sure to calm and clean your skin just in time for those bright spring days.

Banana lemon honey face mask

Spring clean your face with our rejuvenating banana honey face mask. The vitamins in bananas are known to improve complexion and even smooth wrinkles when applied directly to the skin. Eating bananas is also a great way to beautify as the vitamins C and B6, manganese and water improve your complexion from the inside out.

While the banana helps nourish the skin, the honey absorbs and retains moisture, hydrating the skin and enhancing your natural glow. Lastly, a touch of lemon juice exfoliates the skin, reducing the appearance of scars and acne… yes please!

Not into DIY?

Try one of our favorite products by Juara Skincare that you can simply purchase and receive the same benefits: The Avocado Banana Moisture Mask. Avocado helps nourish while banana helps maintain a healthy level of moisture.

What you will need:

  • Small bowl
  • Measuring spoon
  • Metal spoon for mashing and mixing

Beauty ingredients:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 10 drops lemon juice

Directions:

Cut or tear the banana into small pieces and place in your mixing bowl. Mash the bananas with a metal spoon.

Banana lemon honey face mask

Add the honey and lemon juice and mix well.

Banana lemon honey face mask

Apply mask to entire face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse with a warm washcloth.

Banana lemon honey face mask

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Comments on "Beauty DIY: Make a banana honey face mask"

jane March 19, 2014 | 8:12 AM

this is very good facial mask...

Nomasonto January 15, 2014 | 1:26 PM

I am going to try it tomorrow.

rachel December 13, 2013 | 4:30 PM

Wow, I just did this, minus the lemon and it seriously was amazing!! I have little wrinkles in between my eyebrows from furrowing them all the time - they are gone. no joke! Great mask!

SheKnows June 10, 2013 | 9:16 AM

You do not have to use lemon juice, but doing so will help improve the affects of the mask by reducing oil and shine for those with overly oily skin. It is also great for fighting acne.

Suz June 05, 2013 | 2:45 PM

I know this probably won't keep very long but if you make enough for two applications on a consecutive days, for example, so basically overnight, will that keep okay?

Martisa June 01, 2013 | 5:31 AM

Its best to use lemon juice from a lemon instead of the bottled kind! Lemon juice is great for many things including fading scars, helps with acne, softens the skin, and the list goes on! The lemon juice is very important!

Kathryn February 25, 2013 | 7:12 PM

How long do you leave the mask on for?

Laura January 27, 2013 | 10:51 AM

Do we have to use lemon juice?

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