Papayas! Starting with a super beta-carotene kick, this ‘angel fruit’ is choc-a-bloc with phytochemicals and enzymes, alpha and beta hydroxy acids, Vitamin A and C, and Potassium. This fruit helps in healing dry flaky skin, boosts collagen production and even moisturizes your skin.The papaya’s secret ingredient papain, is an enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties that lightens the skin, fades blemishes and scars. It’s a gentle exfoliator as it dissolves inactive protein and dead cells on the top layer of your skin.
Call it papaya, pawpaw, papaw, papita or pepe- this fruit is an angel for your skin.
Guest blogger, Toscha of BLACKSwan beauty blog writes for mySkin! She quotes, “The last few months I’ve held a “cooking” class for tweens. Instead of filling our bellies, we are ‘feeding our skin’ with some pretty amazing remedies from Gena Surphlis, creator of COOKING COSMETIC.” Read on.