Did you know that you can treat your pimple/acne using a simple banana peel?


Let’s take a look at the many properties that make banana peel such an effective treatment.

  • They are rich in anti-oxidants that fight the germs that cause acne.
  • The banana peel’s anti-inflammatory properties cool and soothe irritated skin, reducing the chance for breakouts.
  • They contain various enzymes that hydrate skin, healing scars and blemishes and preventing new acne from forming.
  • Banana peel moisturizes skin, keeping it smooth and supple.
  • Banana peel contains plenty of vitamin E, which clears up blemishes and prevents wrinkles.
  • Banana peel contains vitamins A, B, C, and E, all of which contribute to healthy skin.
  • Banana peel contains zinc, manganese, and iron, which calm inflamed skin and prevent future breakouts by reducing irritation.
  • Banana peel is an excellent source of the anti-oxidant lutein.
  • Banana peels are excellent for exfoliating and removing toxins from pores.
  • Banana peels are naturally anti-septic, so they prevent the bacterial infections that cause acne.
  • Banana peels contain starch that helps dry out excess oil that could clog pores and cause breakouts.

You’re about to learn to treat acne using the banana peel alone and in combination with other natural ingredients that benefit skin.

Banana Peel

  • Wash your skin with cool water and a mild cleanser and pat dry with a clean towel.
  • Eat a banana and cut the peel into small pieces.
  • Massage skin with the inside of the banana peel for 10 minutes.
  • Whenever a piece turns brown, discard it and start with a fresh piece.
  • Wait 20 minutes for skin to absorb nutrients.
  • Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  • Repeat process 2-3 times a day.
  • You can also massage and then leave the actual peel on the skin for 20 minutes.

Banana Peel with Honey

Honey is antibacterial and it moisturizes skin.


  • Mash a banana peel into paste.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon banana peel with ½ tablespoon raw honey.
  • Use a cotton ball to massage this mixture into affected skin in circular motion.
  • Leave on 15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
  • Apply oil-free moisturizer.
  • Repeat daily.

Banana Peel with Oats

Oatmeal is great for exfoliating skin.


  • In a blender, mix 1 banana peel with ½ cup oatmeal and 3 tablespoons sugar until smooth and pasty.
  • Massage the paste into affected skin and leave on 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water and pat dry.
  • Apply oil-free moisturizer.
  • Repeat daily to get rid of acne.

Banana Peel with Baking Powder

Baking powder removes toxins from the pores.


  • Mash a banana peel until it is pasty.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon banana peel paste with ½ tablespoon baking powder and enough water to make a fine paste.
  • With a cotton ball, massage paste into skin using circular motions.
  • Leave on 2 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  • Apply oil-free moisturizer
  • Repeat daily.