papaya
Haven’t we all heard of papaya facials and face packs over an over again when it comes to beauty? Know the reason why? Well Papaya is one unique fruit, it contains an enzyme called papain which is responsible for most of the wonderful benefits that the fruit has to offer. From health to beauty, papaya is truly a gift from above! Apart from a healthy digestive system, it is also responsible for anti-ageing, skin repairing, exfoliation and wound healing. So in short, papaya makes you glow inside and out!

Eat it, drink it, apply it! Either way it works wonders for a healthy skin and body!

The secret beauty nutrient in papaya is papain, an enzyme that has skin-lightening properties and can reduce the visibility of blemishes and acne scars. Applying papaya topically to skin will soften your skin, leaving it smooth and supple.

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Below are benefits of nutrients found in a pulpy papaya:

Vitamin A
This particular vitamin heals dry and flaky skin. It also reduces the visibility of acne scars and dark spots making the aging skin all smooth, soft and supple.

Vitamin C
Boosts collagen production promoting skin elasticity and firmness.

Papain
Promotes skin regeneration. It contains anti-inflammatory properties that heal conditions such as acne, rosacea, and eczema. Papain also exfoliates and lightens skin tones and decreases pigmentation.

Alpha hydroxy acids
Exfoliate skin by breaking down the connection between dead cells.

Potassium
Hydrates and moisturizes dry and damaged skin.