I Tried TikTok’s Banana Pores and skin Hack For Darkish Circles

By Dark Circles Free / November 16, 2021

Interestingly, actual banana skin does have one good benefit. According to Dr Karan Raj, a TikTok influencer and doctor working in the NHS, it’s great for treating itchy insect bites. “If you’ve got a bug bite, try the humble banana,” he says in a video. “Press the inside, fleshy bit of a banana peel against the itchy area. This relieves itching because banana peel contains salicylic acid: a compound which reduces inflammation; the same compound is found in aspirin.” He adds: “It also contains natural oils and antioxidants like vitamin E, which help to reduce histamine release.” Vitamin E is also a great moisturising ingredient often found in rich face creams and body lotions.

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