Papaya, also called the ‘fruit of the angels’, is rich in vitamins A, C and E, and has antioxidant properties. It hydrates your skin, keeps it soft and removes acne, blemishes, dark spots and other similar problems.
It also contains alpha hydroxy acids that naturally exfoliate the skin and help maintain youthful skin, thanks to their anti-aging properties.The enzyme papain in papaya is also beneficial for gently removing dead skin cells.
Honey provides an unmatched moisturizing effect. Being a natural humectant, it helps retain moisture to keep your skin hydrated. It is also an antimicrobial and will fight off bacteria that cause acne.
Lemon juice is loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants that rejuvenate your skin. It promotes skin lightening, reduces excess oil, combats acne and makes your skin soft and smooth.
All in all, this papaya face mask will hydrate your skin, improve your skin tone and reduce wrinkles, blemishes, acne, age spots and skin discoloration.
How to make a papaya face mask for beautiful skin
Things you will need:
- 1/4 ripe papaya
- A bowl
- A knife
- A blender
- Measuring spoons
Chop 1/4 papaya into pieces. Put in a blender. Add 1 tablespoon of honey. Add 1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Blend the mixture until you get a fine paste.
- Wash your face and apply the papaya face mask on your face and neck.
- Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes.
- Rinse it off with lukewarm water.