Skincare Ingredients: Bananas

banana for skin health

Why Banana’s are Great for Skin

Great for: If you have oily skin and are prone to breakouts, get ready to put your favorite go-to fruit snack on your face.

How it works: Bananas contain potassium which locks in moisture, while also being high in zinc and lectin which destroy the bacteria associated with zits and breakouts. Bananas help regulate oil production while still providing a nourishing moisturizing treatment for the deeper levels of your skin. A 2000 study found high amounts of anti-oxidants in bananas. 

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Sources:
  • High content of dopamine, a strong antioxidant, in Cavendish banana. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10725161
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