Who doesn’t like a young, flawless skin? I bet none. Every lady feels more confident and beautiful when her skin looks and feels healthy, clear, and beautiful skin. Unfortunately for some of us, this has been a struggle, you’ve tried everything but nothing seems to work.
You may have spent a lot of money on expensive commercial skincare products that claim to produce perfect results within a few days of use. Unfortunately, you have not been able to see the results you expected. It is time to try a homemade face mask.
Please stop wasting your hard-earned money on ineffective commercial skincare brands. Home remedies are quite effective, inexpensive, and are natural. You can make this face mask with the ingredients well known to you right from your kitchen pantry.
This face mask works, it has worked for me and I believe it will work for you too. This mask helps to clear skin pigmentation, dark spots, and brighten your face.
It is suitable for all ages and all skin types. You may feel a little discomfort or tingle on your skin after applying the mask. That is normal and should disappear in a few minutes. But if the irritation continues for more than five minutes, please wash it off.
Is papaya and potato face mask beneficial for your skin?
Both papaya and potato are suitable for your skin. When both are combined, they can help nourish and protect your skin from degeneration.
Here are the health benefits of papaya and potato for your skin.
Antioxidants and antibacterial properties
Papaya has high contents of vitamins A and C, which act as antioxidants. They help to fight free radicals, boost the collagen levels and improves your skin’s elasticity. It reduces wrinkles and delays signs of premature aging. It helps to purify the skin and fight infections.
Papaya has high levels of the enzyme papain, which can help reduce inflammation, cleanse, and unclog the skin pores. This helps to reduce acne and clear damaged dry skin. It also promotes the quick healing of wounds on the skin surface.
The active compounds in papaya contain skin lightening properties, which help to lighten the skin and reduce dark spots or skin pigmentations.
Papaya contains anti-inflammatory compounds that help to reduce inflammation caused by acne. It also enhances the quick healing of wounds and scars.
The enzyme catecholase found in raw potato juice helps to lighten and brighten the dark spots on the skin. It may also help to remove dark under-eye circles.
Raw potatoes contain anti-inflammatory properties that help to fight inflammation and reduce acne on the skin surface.
Potato juice has skin tightening properties, which helps to tighten the skin and reduce sagging or wrinkles on the surface.
Vitamin c and pectin
Vitamin c and pectin in lime skin activates the production of collagen, which helps to improve your skin’s elasticity and prevent wrinkles.
Lime rind has some anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce swelling on the skin.
How to make homemade papaya and potato face mask.
1 small raw potato chopped
¼ cup peeled and chopped papaya
1 tbsp grated fresh lime rind
1. Puree the potato and the papaya until smooth.
2. Add the lime rind and blend well to combine.
3. Transfer the blended mixture into a clean container.
4. Wash your face and neck using warm water to open your skin pores.
5. Apply the mask on your face and around your neck. Let it stay on for 15-20 minutes or until dry.
6. Wash off the mask using lukewarm, then rinse your face with cold water. Pat dry your skin with a clean, soft towel. You can apply a moisturizer if you like.
How often should you apply this homemade papaya and potato face mask?
For a start, apply the mask daily for at least one week, preferably before going to bed. After that, use it two to three times a week.
Please do not overdo it; too much can cause damage to your skin.
How long should you store the mask?
You can store the puréed mask in a clean, sealed container in the refrigerator. It can stay fresh for 3-5 days.