Papaya is a healthy and versatile fruit filled with powerful enzymes and phytochemicals that are good for the skin. Papain nutrient in papaya – has skin-lightening properties and can reduce the visibility of blemishes and acne scars. It is a rich source of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that keep the body’s systems in optimal health. Applying papaya topically to the skin in the form of face packs are beneficial which will soften your skin, leaving it smooth and supple.
Lightening Face Mask for Acne
Papaya, Honey, and Lemon Face Mask
Looking for ways to get rid of pimple and acne scars? Then this face mask is ideal for you. Papaya, honey, and lemon all contain antibacterial properties that will kill off acne-causing bacteria from the skin. Papaya also has a deep-cleansing action that will push out all the gunk from clogged pores.
Directions: Blend or mash up the soft ripe papaya into a puree and add the honey and lemon juice and mix well. Apply the face mask onto your clean face and leave it for 15 minutes until dry. Using warm water gently loosen the face mask and rinse off with cold water.
Hydrates and Lightens Pre-mature Wrinkles
Papaya, Cucumber, and Banana Face Mask
WIth this unique face mask get rid of those pesky premature wrinkles and dark spots too. Papaya is good for reducing pigmentation, cucumber will soothe sunburned and inflamed skin, and banana will hydrate and soften rough skin.
Directions: Peel and blend all ingredients in a blender until you get a smooth puree. Slather the mixture onto your face, avoiding the areas around the eyes and mouth. Leave it for about 15 minutes. Once dried, first use warm water to loosen the face mask. Then wash with cold water.
Skin Lightening and Tightening Pores
Papaya and Egg White Face Mask
The fruit acids and enzymes in papaya help lighten skin while the egg white helps tighten pores, giving you a flawless look.
Directions: Peel the papaya and blend it into a smooth puree. In a small mixing bowl, whisk an egg white until it turns frothy. Add the papaya to the egg white and mix well. Apply the mixture onto your face. Leave it for 15 minutes. Gently scrub with warm water to loosen the face mask. Rinse with cold water to close pores.