Give some TLC to your skin with this 4-step DIY papaya facial

Say goodbye to dry and dull skin with this papaya facial that you can do at home. It will hydrate your skin and give it a natural glow.
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Dull and dry skin troubling you? Try this DIY papaya facial.
Team Health Shots Published: 30 Aug 2022, 11:53 am IST
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Whenever we talk about face packs for skincare, papaya is one fruit that always comes to mind. Papaya is very beneficial for our body as well as our skin. Papaya does not only treat health problems related to the stomach but it can also give a natural and long-lasting glow. So here is how to do papaya facial at home.

Why is papaya good for our skin?

The nutrients found in papaya help in reducing wrinkles as well as controlling acne. According to the National Library of Medicine, papaya is considered beneficial for removing scars and blemishes, because papaya is rich in antioxidants, due to which the signs of aging on the face are not visible early.

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Papaya is good for removing scars from your skin. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Now, let us tell you how to do papaya facial at home:

1. Cleansing

The first step of any facial is cleansing. This step removes all the dust, dirt and oil from the skin, and the skin products are able to work well.

For cleansing, take a spoonful of curd or milk in a bowl and apply it to your face. Wash your face with cold water after 10 minutes of cleansing. Apart from this, you can also use rose water.

2. Scrubbing

Scrubbing is the second step of this facial, due to which deep cleaning of the skin is done along with removing the dirt present in the skin. Scrubbing with papaya cleanses your skin internally.

For scrubbing, take a spoonful of mashed papaya in a bowl. Now, add a spoonful of ground oats or rice flour in it. In the end, prepare the mixture by adding a spoonful of honey. Scrub the mixture gently on your face for 2-3 minutes. Finally, wash your face with cold water and see the difference.

Scrub away your skin problems with this papaya facial. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

3. Massage

The third step for papaya facial is massage, which activates all the cells of the face and helps in giving a natural glow to the face. Massaging your skin with papaya helps you get rid of the dead skin cells. Along with this, it also helps you to get relief from many skin problems.

For papaya massage cream, take 2 spoons of mashed papaya in a bowl. Now, add 1 teaspoon aloe vera gel and 1 teaspoon honey to it. Finally, prepare the mixture by adding a few drops of lemon juice. Now, gently massage your face with this mixture, with gentle hands, for 5-10 minutes. Finally, wash your face with cold water.

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Go for a natural glow up with this papaya facial! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4. Face pack

The fourth and the last step of the facial is a face pack or face mask due to which the skin is healed, and the skin gets a natural glow. With papaya face packs, you get relief from many skin problems and your skin remains healthy for a long time.

To make papaya face pack, take 2 tablespoons of mashed papaya in a bowl. Now, add 1 tsp sandalwood powder and 1 tsp multani mitti to it. In the end, prepare the mixture by adding 2 spoons of curd. Now, apply it on your face and neck and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. After drying the face pack, wash the face with cold water and feel the glow!

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