Papaya Facial at Home for Glowing Skin |Easy Steps

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Facial at home is the best way to keep your skin soft, glowing, and clean from within. Growing pollution, stress, workload, oil buildup, extra makeup, and toxins are taking a toll on our skin. An excellent facial leaves skin smooth and radiant.

papaya facial at home

There are so many commercial options available in the market for you to buy but What’s best when you can get one in the comfort of your home? For instance, you can use various fruits from your kitchen to give yourself a spa at home. One such fruit is papaya, which is tasty, loaded with nutrients, great for healthy, beautiful skin, and easily available. So, try this fruity papaya facial at home with very easy steps and ingredients right from your pantry.

Benefits of a Facial

  • Moisturizes the skin.
  • Reduces acne and blemishes.
  • Reverses any visible signs of aging
  • Further improves skin tone and texture.
  • Above all, It brings back dull and congested skin to life.

Check out the steps below:

Cleansing – It is the very first step in the facial routine. Cleansing the face removes the dirt, and impurities, and gives a clean slate to start with.

Steam – Steam is the second step in the facial process where we give wet heat to your face, so that it opens the pores of the skin, removing all the impurities trapped inside the pores thereby deeply cleansing the face. Also, It is relaxing and helps soften up blackheads and whiteheads,

Scrub – It’s the process of removing dead skin cells from the outermost layer of your skin, leaving your skin super smooth and radiant. Exfoliation removes the dead skin, triggering cell renewal in the lower layers of your skin.

Massage – Massaging your face releases tension, boosts blood circulation by flushing oxygen to your skin, stimulates collagen production, reduces puffiness and inflammation, and tones the muscles thereby lifting the skin and increasing the absorption of natural skincare products.

Face pack – The application of face masks, and serums on the skin gives time for deep enrichment of nutrients, and antioxidants which naturally brighten the skin, soothe any skin inflammations, and keep skin healthy, young, and glowing.

Moisturize – Moisturizing your face after a face pack is undoubtedly an essential step since it locks in moisture and keeps the skin’s protective barrier intact.

Papaya for facial at Home

Papaya is one such fruit that is not only known for its taste but also for its versatility. It’s well known for its tremendous skin and health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, Carotenoids, and flavinoids like b- carotene, Zeaxanthin, and lutein Moreover, it’s a good source of Vit. A Vit C, papain, and aHa’s. It’s great for removing dead skin cells and dissolves inactive proteins and dead skin cells. It naturally detoxifies the skin and has skin-lightening properties that help clear blemishes and pigmentation.

Ingredients required for Papaya facial at home

  • Papaya puree ( Cut the papaya into cubes, grind in a blender and your puree is ready)
  • Curd
  • Honey
  • Castor Sugar
  • Milk Cream
  • Lemon juice
  • Fuller’s Earth
  • Essential oil ( optional )

Steps for Papaya Facial at Home

papaya facial at home

Cleansing– First of all wash your face with lukewarm water. Take 1 Tsp papaya puree, to this add 1 tsp Curd. Gently massage for 2-3 mins, and wipe off your face with cotton dibbed in rose water.

Steam– Now, add boiling water to a bowl, and add 2- 3 drops of essential oil to the water, (this step is optional). Create a teepee over your head….. lol !! Cover your head and shoulders with a towel, and keep your face about one foot from the steam. Close your eyes and relax for five minutes.

Scrub – Take 1 Tsp Papaya puree and castor sugar. Mix and start scrubbing very gently for about five minutes. Gently rub around the delicate areas i.e under the eyes.

Massage- Take some papaya puree, to this add lavender essential oil and milk cream ( malai). Use gentle pressure to massage the face—likewise, massage under the eyes and alongside the neck. Gently press fingers above the brows. Keep Massaging for five minutes.

Face Mask– Take a Tsp of Papaya Puree and a tsp of fuller’s earth, and add honey to make a paste. Suppose you have oily skin and add Lemon juice to it. Keep it on for 15-20 mins, meanwhile cover your eyes with two cucumber slices. Wash off with cold water, to seal the open pores.

Face Moisturizer- Take 1 Tsp of papaya puree, add 1 tsp aloe vera gel, a few drops of sweet almond oil, and a capsule of Vit E. Blend together and gently massage all over your face. This moisturizer works great as a night cream, dab a small amount and keep it overnight.

Benefits of Papaya facial

Papaya deep cleanses and enhances blood circulation by detoxifying the skin. The B- Carotene, and enzymes present in papaya not only help in improving skin texture but also complexion. In addition to this, it helps clear pigmentation and blackheads. the protein-dissolving enzyme Papain along with Vit A and AHA reduces inflammation and dissolves inactive keratin proteins, in other words, removes dead skin cells. The antioxidants present in papaya help fight free radical damage, reversing any signs of aging and reducing fine lines and wrinkles.


Do not toss the papaya peel in the garbage, you can use the peel to cleanse your skin. gently rub the peel over your face and leave it for about five to ten minutes.

Doing this facial once a month is sufficient to cleanse your skin deeply. However, to reap the best of facials at home, try taking the facial at night or late eve since it allows more time to absorb all the nutrition. If you happen to take this facial in the daytime do not forget to apply sunscreen after you moisturize your skin.

Always apply sunscreen before stepping out in the sun.

So, these are a few benefits of this facial. Papaya, when consumed, has plenty of other health benefits, in addition to the beauty mentioned above. To sum up, getting a facial does not always have to be a salon trip. I am sure you will definitely take some time off and treat yourself to this Papaya facial at home. Do let me know your suggestions and any queries related to this in the comment section below, If you liked the post then Please Subscribe and share because Sharing is Caring!!

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