Instead of throwing out your banana peel after your morning smoothie, Svendsen recommends saving your peels to rub on dry itchy heels. Much like the banana itself, the inside of the peel is rich in amino acids and a variety of vitamins (A, B, C, and E) all of which are commonly found in hydrating skincare products. Svendsen suggests rubbing the banana peel on dry heels every day for one week for baby-soft skin.

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