This DIY scrub is a simple, effective alternative to the costly, chemical-laden skincare products you buy at the drug store.
Papayas are a very rich source of antioxidants, essential for skin health. Rich in alpha hydroxy acids, they offer excellent anti-aging properties, while the fruit enzymes assist in new cell regeneration. Papaya seeds, often discarded, also have wonderful antiseptic properties, making them an excellent natural scrub. The next time you are enjoying this tropical fruit, remember to keep the seeds to make this incredibly simple and delightful age- fighting and skin- brightening treatment.
How to Make a Papaya Face Scrub
- 2 tablespoons papaya seeds
- 1 tablespoon papaya fruit
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Place all the ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend, to grind the seeds and make a puree. Makes 1 treatment.
- To use: Massage gently onto skin to exfoliate. Leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water. For maximum freshness and potency, please use immediately.