Papaya is a nutritious fruit. It has numerous health benefits. Besides, it is also used as a beauty ingredient in several skin treatments. It contains an enzyme, papain, which is known to aid in digestion (when consumed) and also nourishes the skin (when topically applied). It makes a great face pack along with other ingredients for blemishes and spot on the skin. Papaya also has other benefits on skin. It acts as an exfoliant as it helps to clear dead cells from the skin. Papain enzyme imparts anti-ageing properties to it. Therefore, papaya acts as an anti ageing agent. Furthermore, it rejuvenates the skin and makes it look youthful. With so many benefits, papaya is truly an all-rounder.
We Bring Here The Recipes Of Papaya Face Packs For Different Skin Types:
1. Papaya Face Pack For Dry Skin
Papaya face pack helps to bring back the lost shine on the dry skin. Here are the ingredients that you need to prepare papaya face pack for dry skin – Honey, aloe vera, rose water and papaya pulp. Remove the skin of aloe vera and take the gel. Mix it with papaya pulp and other ingredients. Apply the mixture all over the skin with the help of spatula. Keep it of 10 to 15 minutes. And then wash off with water. Honey moisturizes the skin while rose water and papaya works to improve the glow.
2. Papaya Face Pack For Oily Skin
This papaya face pack can be easily prepared at home in no time. You just need papaya pulp and fuller earth (multani mitti) to prepare it. Mix equal quantity of papaya pulp and fuller earth (multani mitti) and apply the mixture on the skin. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash off the skin, wipe off and apply moisturizer. It is a must try face pack for oily skin as it helps to absorb extra oil from the skin while making it soft and supple.
3. Papaya Face Pack For Sensitive Skin
Sensitive skin is the skin type which is most difficult to maintain and care. Therefore, the papaya pack for sensitive skin is also unique. You need to use unripe papaya for sensitive skin as it contains less amount of papain. You can use it along with aloevera gel or rose water. Apply the mixture on the skin. Let it dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Then wash off with cold water.
4. Papaya Pack For Ageing Skin
Ageing skin needs utmost care. Wrinkles, blemishes and age spots are the common problems of ageing skin. Papaya comes to rescue all this skin problems. You can easily prepare papaya pack at home. You need to get the following ingredients: 2 tablespoons, papaya, 1 tablespoon honey, and ½ of sandalwood powder. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl to form an even paste. Apply the mixture on the skin and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Then wash off with cold water.
5. Papaya Pack For Skin Pigmentation
Pigmentation is common skin problem. It may occur due to several reasons like pollution, lack of nutrition, and hormonal imbalance. You can prepare papaya pack at home which effectively works against pigmentation. Take enough quantity of ripe papaya pieces and 10 to 12 drops of lemon juice. Mix them to form a uniform paste and apply the mixture on the skin. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash off with water.