Episode 2 of the HHJ Kitchen Finds Series. Today our focus is on BANANAS. Yes! Bananas! Sweet, sweet bananas.
Bananas are seriously such an amazing fruit. They provide various health benefits and are fortified with vitamins such as zinc, iron, manganese and potassium. They are very good instant energizers and help to lower cholesterol. They are used to combat stomach ulcers. One great thing about bananas is that it can be used to either gain or lose weight. They can be used to do opposite things depended on how they are used. Smokers can also use bananas to recover from nicotine addiction. And banana mixtures are great for hangovers.
The benefits of bananas do not end in the body. This miracle fruit is used for beauty treatments. Banana face masks are known to promote younger looking, glowing skin. Bananas have good moisturizing benefits that they are used to treat dry, cracked heels. They are used in many foot treatments.
How amazing are BANANAS!
Hey, let me end there and get back to hair. How are bananas beneficial for my hair?
Besides the fact that bananas keep the body healthy and healthy hair thrives in a healthy body, bananas can be used in a number of D-I-Y hair packs. Bananas are rich in potassium, carbohydrates, natural oils and vitamins which leave the hair super soft and healthy at the same time, promoting hair elasticity and preventing split ends and breakage. After doing a banana a banana treatment expect to have amazing shine. (Bananas make me used the word “amazing” too much.) Bananas are awesome deep conditioners with moisturizing benefits.
BANANA DEEP CONDITIONER
1 ripe banana
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp honey
Mash all ingredients together in a bowl until smooth. Apply to damp hair, scalp and ends. Cover hair with a plastic cap. Let it sit for 10-25 minutes. Rinse with warm water and proceed to wash
- For Hair Loss- Bananas and Raw Yoghurt should do the trick. At least, twice in a month.
- For Shine and Health – Banana, Olive oil and Egg mixture is recommended at most once a month.
- To keep hair soft- Bananas, avocado and coconut milk works wonders
- For Damaged Hair- Banana and almond oil.
Be sure to completely mash or blend all ingredients into a smooth paste. You wouldn’t want to be stuck with chucks of banana in your hair.
Good thing about D-I-Y is the recipes are unlimited. Make yours and let me know in the comments below.
Stay Awesome (and amazing….. of course.)!!!!!!!