Figs contain a high amount of Vitamin C (13) which helps to lighten and even out the skin tone. Not just the flesh, the peels of figs too contain active enzyme which act as an exfoliator to clear the dead cell debris from the skin. Figs have amazing moisturizing properties as they contain around 3/4 cups of water. It is often used as a moisturizer on the skin to restore its suppleness. The enzymes present in figs will remove the dead skin cells and the sugar will mildly polish the skin.
To make paste:
Take a few fresh figs and process them in a mixer with 1 tablespoon of yogurt to make a fine paste.
To make scrub:
Mix 1 tablespoon of sugar and 2 tablespoon of fresh orange juice (you can also use a drop or 2 of doTERRA wild orange essential oil) with 2 tablespoon fig paste and a few drops of olive oil. You can use this scrub on both your face and body weekly to get smooth and soft skin. The enzymes present in figs will remove the dead skin cells and the sugar will mildly polish the skin.