Papaya, a delicious fruits is available throughout the year. If you like papaya for its taste then love it for its several health benefits. Like other fruits, it is not only the inner part of papaya that is in use but other parts also. Papaya contains an enzyme known as papain, which restores numerous health benefits to your skin, health and hair.
Papain is helpful in digesting proteins. Other than papain, papaya is an antioxidant agent rich in carotenes, vitamin C, flavonoids, folate, pantothenic acid, and minerals like potassium, & magnesium. With all these nutrients, the pulp of papaya has found a right place in the production of many facial creams, lotions and shampoos. If you can’t trust anything other than papain in creams and lotions then the best way to use it is by using it at home in your own style. Therefore, down here are mentioned 7 ways to use papaya on your skin.
7 Ways To Use Form Papaya Mask For Your Skin
Papaya With Honey
One medium piece of papaya, one teaspoon of honey
Take one medium piece of papaya and mash it thoroughly. Add one teaspoon of honey in the mashed papaya. Now mix well for some time. Apply uniformly on your face once you get a smooth paste. Let the paste remain on your face for 20 minutes. This much time is enough for your skin to absorb all the necessary elements from the mask. When you rinse your face after 20 minutes, you will see an instant healthy skin with glow. This mask is well suited for people having dry to normal skin. Use in alternative days to gain a glowing, smooth and scar free skin.
Papaya With Lime Juice
A chunk of papaya, 10-12 drops of lemon juice
Mash a chunk of papaya into a fine paste. Use either churner or blender to achieve that. If not then, use your hands or fork. Once it becomes all smooth, add 10 to 12 drops of fresh lemon juice. Make an even coating on your face and wait for 20 minutes to let it air dry. After 20 minutes, when it becomes dry, wash off with lukewarm water.
Adding lemon juice to papaya enhances the efficiency of papaya. It also exfoliates the skin and makes it smoother with a rejuvenating glow. After continuous usage, you will notice reduction in scars and marks. To gain these results, use twice a week.
Papaya And Tomato
Sufficient pulp, a medium papaya piece
Mash a piece of papaya in a blender and mix with tomato pulp. Mix thoroughly to make a fine paste. After applying, wait for 20 minutes to let it dry and cause skin absorb essential components from it. Rinse afterwards with plain water. Papaya when mixed with tomato and used on the face regularly makes a pack effective enough to lighten the skin and spots on the skin without taking much of time. The combination is well preferred for oily skin.
Papaya And Avocado
One piece of avocado, one piece of papaya
Add a piece of papaya and a piece of avocado on a churner and blend until it becomes a smooth paste. Now form a uniform coating on the face and allow it to dry for some 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water once it dries. The face will add glow on your face.
Papaya And Banana
Take the quantity, depending upon your face size but take both in equal amount.
This fruitilicious face pack suits dry skin type better. As both are slippery and soft fruits, therefore they add softness and glow to the skin. Take equal amount of banana and papaya and mash to make a smooth and fine paste. After mashing, it will become pulpy and you will be able to feel the softness on your hand. Now spread evenly on our face in a circular motion. Let it air dry for some 20 minutes. Wash afterwards. Regularly applying twice or thrice a week will bestow your skin natural softness and glow.
Papaya And Sandalwood Powder
One medium size piece of papaya, one teaspoon of sandalwood powder, two tablespoon of water
Make this facial mask by adding one medium piece of papaya with one teaspoon of sandalwood powder. Add water to turn it into a paste. Once it becomes smooth, apply evenly on your face. Wait for 20 minutes to let the essential components from the paste get absorbed into the skin. Rinse your face afterwards. This remedy is for improving skin tone and add a glow.
Papaya And Aloe Vera
Adequate amount of papaya pulp, one teaspoon of fresh Aloe Vera gel
Mash the papaya first as after adding Aloe Vera gel, it will become more difficult to make a fine paste. Add Aloe Vera then. Mix these two well before applying. Apply all over the face in circular motion. Keep it for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water afterwards. This is a great remedy for people having rough patches and dryness on skin. This face mask will hydrate the skin and will cure the skin rashes in sensitive skin.