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5 Benefits of papaya for skin

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 2:38
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Papaya isn’t just one of the major discoveries by Christopher Columbus, but a darling if you are looking to bring back your youthful flawless skin. Papaya contains many ingredients considered significant not only in skin care, but for overall healthy you It is rich in Vitamin C,A & E, enzyme papain, magnesium, potassium and pathogenic acid which are crucial in promoting the wellness of your body both on the inside and the outside. Here are the major papaya’s benefits for skin.

1. Brighten skin

Papain enzyme contains natural bleaching properties which clean your skin and remove dead skin thus giving you a brighter softer complexion. Further, it is known to have exfoliating properties which makes it one of the best natural exfoliator for skin as mentioned in.Daily use of papaya ensures that all dark dead cells and layers are peeled off your skin to reveal the inner bright layers. Further, it helps in eliminating wrinkles or pigmentation, thus preventing premature aging.

2. Skin hydration

Papaya has the highest water content compared to any tropical fruit. The huge water content is mainly contained on the pulp of a ripe papaya thus take raw papaya to hydrate your skin. You can also use it as face mask. Simply blend ripe papaya and mix with some raw honey then apply on your face then rinse off after 10-15 minutes. Also, papaya can be blended with other high water content tropical fruits like water melon or cucumbers. For best results, incorporate this drink on your daily diet.

3. Facial cleanser

How much do you spend on a facial cleanser? Save money with this amazing tropical fruit. Any skin problem ranging from blemishes, wrinkles, pimples, dry skin tone or cow’s feet can be removed using papaya. The papain enzyme has antioxidant properties that make papaya an excellent facial cleanser. As pointed out in these enzymes work by accelerating shedding of dead skin, thus restoring the smooth even-tone skin. Further, the vitamin C contained In papaya fights off free-radicals thus preventing damage to elastin on your skin. As a facial cleanser, papaya is known to open up pores on the skin to prevent clogged pores which is a main cause of acne mainly for oily skin as pointed out in

4. Healing cuts and burns

If you are dealing with wounds that seem to be taking forever to heal, then explore the healing power of papaya to recover faster. The papain enzyme promotes quick healing by reducing chances of bacterial infection on a wound. Further, with its hydrating effect, the papaya provides a cool environment on your skin which is necessary for faster healing. To get best results, put a flesh of papaya on the fresh cuts or burns. Also, potassium and magnesium contained in the papaya boosts your immunity thus keeping you strength to fight opportunistic diseases that might result from having a wound.

5. Helps fight aging

Want to remain young forever? Well the secret is out The vitamin A contained in papaya helps to get rid of dead skin cells thus keeping your skin soft. Also, the hydroxyl acids ensures that dead skin cells are dissolved before being removed to prevent any signs of aging like wrinkles or fine lines. After removal of dead skin cells, the vitamin C helps rejuvenate the skin thus revealing the inner, youthful skin.


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