Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Secret To Smooth Skin is Papaya!

Ever since I was little my mom has kept papaya in the house. She has it for breakfast most mornings and undoubtedly in my eyes has the most gorgeous skin. I'm not sure how much of a role consuming papaya has on how smooth your skin is but when I read an article recently on papaya masks it made me wonder.

Papaya is an exotic summer fruit that contains enzymes called papain, which help soften and revitalize the skin. Its a gentle exfoliant that removes dead skin which in turn makes wrinkles less noticeable.


Try this homemade Papaya Smoothing Mask.
What you will need
- 1 ripe papaya
Directions
- Peel and remove seeds from papaya
- Chop into small pieces
- Place papaya in blender and puree until smooth
- Apply puree to clean face
- Relax for approx 15 mins then rinse off with warm water
- moisturize as normal
Keeps for
2 days if stored in fridge.
(recipe courtesy of Woman's World Magazine)

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April on July 20, 2010 at 2:11 PM said...

YUM!!! I would be licking it off my face!! :o)

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