Papaya is one of the best fruit for our skin care. Generally, Papaya has many health benefits. Papaya has rich sources of antioxidant nutrients such as Vitamin C, carotenes, flavonoids, Vitamin B, A, E , folate , pantothenic acid, magnesium and fiber that reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, lowering blood pressure and improving wound healing and hair care.
When it comes to skin care, it has many skin care benefits too.
Papaya has an enzyme called papain and it’s rich of Vitamin C, A ,E, B that helps in skin whitening, removal of dead skin cells, generation of new cells, reduction of unwanted hair, exfoliation and reduction of dark spots & scars.
Papaya contains Papain enzyme in maximum amount that’s the biggest reason behind skin lightening & whitening.
If you want a healthy,flawless and fair skin then you should definitely eat papaya daily.
Externally, you can use a papaya soaps that are easily available in the market. Papaya soaps are safe for our skin and helps in skin lightening & whitening, reduction of dark spots , freckles and scars.
You can also make a papaya face pack/mask as a home remedy.
For this , you can try the following simple & easy papaya home remedies:-
1) Papaya, Aloe Vera and Vitamin-E Oil Face Mask
- 1 cup unripe papaya.
- 2 teaspoons Vitamin E oil.
- 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel.
- Blend all ingredients together into a paste and apply it to your face.
- Massage gently onto the skin and leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash-off your face.
This face mask/pack will moisturizes your skin, will reduce blemishes, dark spots & freckles and will improve your skin tone.
2) Papaya As A Skin Toner
- 2 teaspoons papaya vinegar.
- 1/4 cup rose water.
- 4 teaspoons lavender water.
- Mix the ingredients together and use this toner twice daily.
This will help to cleanse your skin, remove dirt and dead skin cells and make your skin smooth & clear.
3) Raw Papaya Paste
You can also apply a raw papaya paste on face and leave it for 20 minutes. Raw papaya paste helps to reduce the pimples, acne bacteria and blemishes.
4) Papaya, honey and Rice Flour Mask
You can mix the papaya pulps, honey and rice flour together. Apply this mask to face for 20 minutes and then wash off your face. This mask will reduce old dead skin cells, blemishes, wrinkles and will help in skin lightening.
5) Papaya Pulp, Yogurt, Honey, Lemon Juice And Egg White Face Pack
Apply the thick mixture of papaya, yogurt, honey, lemon juice and egg white on face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. This will remove your sun tanning or sun burns and will make your skin tone better.