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Get Glowing: 6 DIY Recipes Using Papaya That Will Solve All Your Hair & Skin Woes

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  Jun 9, 2021
Beauty DIYs Using Papaya

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Love eating papaya? Well, your skin is going to love it even more. This vitamin-rich miracle worker is superb when it comes to combating our beauty woes? It’s packed with glow-enhancing properties and even has the ability to help lighten scars, fight dullness and nourish dry and dehydrated strands.

Intrigued? We don’t blame you! To help you reap the benefit of this beauty powerhouse, we’re listing down the papaya-infused DIYs you need to try ASAP.

Papaya DIYs For Glossy Hair And Glowy Skin

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To Seal Split Ends

 

You’ll Need:

  • Papaya
  • Yogurt

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add 4 tablespoons of mashed papaya with 2 tablespoons of yogurt.

Step 2: Mix the ingredients until the consistency seems fine. Apply this mask to your hair, slap on a shower cap, and leave it on for around 25-30 minutes. Then, rinse and shampoo as usual.

Also Read: Health Benefits Of Bananas

For Glossy Strands

 

You’ll Need:

  • Banana
  • Papaya

Method:

Step 1: Take one ripe banana and equal parts of papaya in a bowl. Mash the two ingredients together until the mixture is free of lumps. 

Step 2: Apply this mixture to your hair. Leave the mask on for around 45 minutes or until the mask is dry. Wash off with cool water and a mild sulfate-free shampoo.

To Tighten Skin

 

You’ll need:

  • Ripe papaya pieces
  • One egg white

Method:

Step 1: In a bowl, mash ½ a cup of banana pieces and set aside.

Step 2: Whisk the egg white until it becomes fluffy in a separate bowl.

Step 3: Then add in the papaya paste and fold the papaya gently until the consistency seems fine. Apply the mixture to your face and neck. Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes, or till the mask is dry. Repeat this process once a week. 

To Brighten Dull Complexion

 

You’ll need:

  • Ripe papaya
  • Lemon juice

Method:

Step 1: Mash half a cup of papaya and mix in 1 tablespoon of freshly-squeezed lemon juice to it. Mix well. Apply this pack to your face and keep it on for 10 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.

To Remove Sun Tan

 

You’ll need:

  • Tomato pulp
  • Papaya cubes

Method:

Step 1: Mash 4 cubes of ripe papaya and mix it with the pulp of 1 small tomato.

Step2: Mix the ingredients until you achieve a smooth paste. Apply the mixture to the affected areas. Let it sit for 20 minutes, or till the paste has dried. Then, wash it off with cold water.

For Plump-Looking Skin

 

You Will Need:

  • Papaya pieces
  • Cucumber
  • Ripe banana pieces

Method:

Step 1: In a blender, add ¼ a cup each of papaya and banana pieces.

Step 2: Cut the cucumber into small pieces and add half of it to the blender. Blend the ingredients together to get a smooth paste. Apply this to your face and neck. Let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water first, and follow with a final rinse with cold water.

 

If you are not into DIYs, we recommend using the MyGlamm Youthfull Hydrating Moisturising Gel With Water Bank Technology it cools and hydrates the skin and is super lightweight with a gel-like consistency.

These Papaya DIYs will take care of all your beauty woes!

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