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Papaya Extract: Whiten Your Skin at Home (How To)


Have you ever used a papaya as a remedy for skin whitening?

Well there are people who use papaya extract to whiten the skin and most of them are women. There are saying that papaya can actually whiten your skin, but are these sayings true?

We will prove that with this article. But before we talk about the extract, let us talk about the fruit itself.

So what is a Papaya?

Obviously this is a fruit that has a lot of benefits especially to skin. You can a benefit from the outside and from the inside.

How? Papaya is packed with different vitamins and antioxidants which is good to prevent against infections and diseases.

Papaya extract is derived directly from its fruit, but the most preferred extract is the green papaya can make the most of the fruits benefit. Well if would think, a green papaya doesn’t taste that good. That is why most people preferred to buy products that have the extract of the fruits which also give the same benefits.

So how does papaya whiten the skin?

You can notice that most whitening soap contain a papaya extract in them. Mainly, a papaya contains different elements that can apply to skin to make rejuvenate the skin.

Papaya contains enzyme that benefits the skin, this is also an active ingredients that can be found almost on all whitening products and is mainly use for skin whitening. The enzyme that the papaya has is called papain, it is also used to soften and lighten the skin. Papaya extract is also known for dramatically improving tone and texture of skin.

My Homemade Facial Mask for Skin Whitening

3 tablespoons of blended papaya
1/3 cup oatmeal
1 tablespoon honey

Step by Step:

  1. Mix together all of the ingredients.
  2. Spread mask all over your face and leave on for 10 minutes.
  3. Then, rinse off the mask with warm homemade water.
  4. That’s it! Simple but brings excellent results my skin.

Benefits of Papaya

• Papaya actually helps in removing dead skin cells and breaks down the inactive protein and this because of its Vitamin A and Papain.

• Are you familiar with the benefits of Apple? Well papaya actually contains more carotene when compared to the apple and guava. Also, this fruit is that that expensive at all.

• Direct application and eating can help your skin to be smoother, more supple and soft.

• Papaya is also very helpful to prevent dehydration because it has a low sodium quality which results in very little retention of water.

Facts about Papaya

Point 1)

Are you aware that the peel of papaya also has other benefit? It helps in treating and reducing the signs of aging.

How? Keep the peeling of the papaya after you’ve eaten it.

Rub it to your face and let it stay for 5 minutes and wash it with cold water. You can actually see the results after a regular use of this.

There are elements of papaya where it offers anti-aging properties and this is also the same reason why papaya is an acidic fruit.

This is also a reason for you not to apply this for more times because it can result to dryness or irritation to sensitive skin.

Point 2)

Do you have a dark spot in your face? Papaya can actually useful for treating dark spots.

If you mashed the fruit with or without milk, it can help you remove the dark spot and gives you more even skin tone.

Point 3)

If you are experiencing dry skin, you can mashed this fruit and combine it with a honey or milk cream and apply it on your face. This makes your skin more hydrated.

Be sure that you have applied it 20 minutes before washing it off.

How about for skin tightening?

This fruit can also be useful, just mashed it again and mix it with honey and rice-flour for 20minutes. If you want the best result it is recommended to do these three times a week.

I have my homemade recipe that I make every week. Is quick and easy to make.

To have a better skin, it is important to take care of your health too. Your health can also have impact on your skin, if you are getting the right nutrients that your body need then more likely your skin will also improve together with your whole body.

There are fruits that can help in improving or whitening your skin but keep in mind that this may take a while before seeing the result.

Try my recipe and leave a comment with your results.


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