7 Benefits Of Papaya For Skin: Dermatologist Guide

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 09/02/17

Papaya is one the best fruit for incorporating in your skin care regime because it has an enzyme called papain that is responsible for skin whitening, reducing unwanted hair, exfoliating dead skin, repairing ageing skin etc. This papain enzyme is present in maximum concentration just under the peel of unripe papaya. Therefore, for the maximum benefit of papaya for your skin use the peel rather than the pulp of this fruit. Besides papain, papaya is a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, pantothenic acid, folate, magnesium and potassium. In this article, I have discussed in details the 7 benefits of papaya for skin along with the recipes. So, read on!


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1. Papaya for skin whitening

Papaya has a potent skin lightening action owing to its exfoliating action and direct skin lightening effect of enzyme papain. For recipes, read this article, How To Use Papaya For Skin Whitening-Know From Dermatologist. You can use this papaya aloe vera gel, for reaping the skin whitening and anti-aging benefits of these two wonderful natural ingredients.

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