It turns out banana peels can be used for more than slowing down your opponents in Mario Kart. Hailed as one of the single greatest cures for a bad Sunday morning hangover, the potassium-filled, nutrient-rich fruit is a staple fruit in most kitchens. But did you know the peel packs just as much of a life punch as the actual fruit itself? Wise Bread found the peel can be crucial in removing splinters, fighting off acne and even shining your favourite shoes, among other helpful uses. Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @ YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram .