True Natural Beauty comes from within...

True Natural Beauty comes from within...
Welcome, to my natural bath / beauty and clean eating blog, where nature is our pantry....take a few quiet moments to enjoy free recipes and tutorials using natural ingredients. Have questions about recipes or where to find these ingredients? Put your question in the comment box and I will be happy to answer .............Anna

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Fresh Papaya Face Masks

It's Papaya time! Summer and papaya just go together. The sweet scent, the bright color, shouts summer's natural goodness !

Papaya is popular in spas around the world and for good reason. Rich in vitamins C and E and 
enzymes (papain and bromelain protein dissolving enzymes found naturally in papaya) that gently exfoliate and help smooth the skin, papaya is a first class natural facial ingredient.
Make your own mask at home and save money.  I've listed a few different ways you can use papaya in a natural face mask. My favorite is just plain papaya!

 How To:  Mask #1
You can make it simple by peeling, de-seeding and cutting up your fresh papaya, and putting it in your blender or food processor until a smooth, paste type consistency.
Apply to face and neck, leave on for 10 -15 mins. It dries fairly quick. Rinse first with warm water then finish with a refreshing cool splash.  You can use a soft wash cloth to take this off or just rinse.

Mask #2
Mix papaya in blender with warmed honey and oatmeal, leave on 10 -15 mins. Rinse.

Mask #3
Mash or blend ripened papaya.
 Add  honey and yogurt to papaya. Blend well.
To lighten and brighten skin you can add some lemon juice. Though papaya itself is a natural lightener.
To calm, hydrate, nourish and refresh add homemade rosewater.

Morgan and her papaya love.

Thank You Susan (from Essential for featuring this post on 
Living Green Tuesdays!
This post linked with:
Like a mustard seed blog
A Humble Bumble
Growing Home blog
Watch Out Martha!
Living Green Tuesdays Link up
                                                Gingerly Made: Show and Tell blog hop


Kirppu said...

You have so many easy and wonderful skin care recipes that I don´t know when I have time to try all of them :)

Doreen... said...

Oh Anna, you're doing a great job. In recent weeks, you've made ​​so many beautiful things. Unfortunately I had no time for the blog. But you will be faithful in the future. :)
Did you receive my mail?

Anna from Natures Home Spa said...

Kirppu, thank you, I try to make easy recipes because that is what I like to use myself! Thanks for stopping by again, I always like seeing your name pop up in comments! take care, Anna

Anna from Natures Home Spa said...

Doreen, I am glad you left a comment, I checked my email and there you were! Yea! I just sent you an email friend!
Take care, Anna

Unknown said...

These look incredibly wonderful-- one do you keep from licking your own face though? :-)

Thanks for sharing on our Healthy Tuesdays Blog Hop, I hope you will join us again next week!
Kerry from Country Living On A Hill

Anna from Natures Home Spa said...

Ok Kerry, you caught me! ha!
And you're welcome about the Healthy Tues. blog hop!

Unknown said...

Thank you for joining in Living Green Tuesday last week! Just wanted to let you know that this post was one of the features this week! It will be shared on the Essential Traditions Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

Anna from Natures Home Spa said...

Thanks Susan, wow, that's great! I really love Essential, lots of great info over there!

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