Papaya having a delicious flavor is a rich source of antioxidant nutrients such as carotenes, vitamin C, flavonoids, B vitamins, minerals potassium and magnesium and fiber. Papaya also contains papain , an enzyme that offers a variety of health benefits. That is why Papaya is known as “the fruit of the angels”.
Beauty tips with papaya
(1) Papaya mask against acne
The exfoliating properties of the papaya help clean clogged pores that become pimples and blackheads. Papaya is also good for healing skin infections so prevents pimples become infected. To use it you can shred a piece of papaya pulp and apply it as a mask over your face. Left for 5 minutes and wash. Another option is to eat the pulp and shell spend the pulp side of the face. Left for 5 minutes and washed.
(2) Papaya mask to nourish the skin
Papaya contains vitamin A, an essential for healthy skin vitamin. You can make a mask with a piece of pulp pureed papaya and add a tablespoon of honey. The honey is moisturizing and also has several nutritive substances to the skin. The mask It gets all over your face and leave about 10 minutes. It is washed with cold water. This mask can be repeated once a week.
(3) Papaya skin lightening
Papaya is a common ingredient in creams for skin whitening . Its lightening properties are due to papain, which helps renew the skin and fade age spots and freckles. Papaya is also good to give it a more even tone to the so skin look more youthful.
To clarify the skin with papaya few pieces of papaya are put in blender and liquefy. Mashed papaya on areas that you want to whiten and leave for 10 minutes sets. Repeat this three times a week. The results begin to be seen in a month.
(4) Papaya skin to soften heels
Papaya can be a good solution for that hard and dry skin is done in heels as you relax either reading a book, watching TV, goal barefoot in a large bowl. Take a few pieces of papaya in the bowl and crush with the feet. When it is made a puree let up and put your heels and stay for about 20 minutes. Then wash the feet. Repeat three times a week to get the desired results. This is a effective home remedy for hard and cracked heels.
(5) To remove wrinkles around the lips
To banish those wrinkles that make around the lips papaya pulp can be put around the mouth and leave it for 10 minutes. The exfoliating properties of papaya remove dead skin cells and reveal new healthier skin. Repeat two or three times a week. The results are beginning to see in a month.
(6) Papaya to combat cellulite
The properties of the papaya to repair skin make a good home remedy for cellulite. To make a scrub for cellulite 1 slice of papaya pureed and 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar stirring. When you are bathing, skin areas where you have cellulite massage with papaya mixture in circular motion for about 5 or 10 minutes. Then wash. Repeated three times a week.
You can also attack cellulite from the inside including papaya in your daily diet. Try some natural remedies for cellulite.
(7) Papaya hair shampoo
Papaya has benefits not only for the skin but also hair. For example, the papaya is used shampoo to fight dandruff . In addition, the papaya can also remove the residue left by the hair products so that our hair is more manageable, soft and shiny.
To make a hair shampoo with papaya, mix half cup of mashed papaya pulp with 1/4 cup plain yogurt (unflavored). Stir well. Combing the hair and moistened. Apply the mixture all over the hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for 10 minutes. Then wash your hair.
(8) Papaya Soap
In the Philippines people make papaya soap that has gained much popularity because they say it leaves the skin radiant.
Another option is to make your own papaya soap using a glycerin soap base and adding a few tablespoons of papaya juice. If you make this soap it should be refrigerated for not spoil.
(9) Papaya face wash
Another way to receive the benefits for skin that massage in a circular motion on the face with papaya pulp. Do it for 30 seconds and rinsed with water. You must use a moisturizer afterwards. It can be done about twice a week to keep skin smooth and healthy.