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How to Make a Papaya Facial Mask

How to Make A Homemade Papaya Facial Mask

Stress is an inevitable part of the busy, fast-paced world we live in. It weighs on us and shows in our faces.

One of the best ways to deal with stress is to stretch back with your favorite magazine, maybe a glass of wine or hot coco, and relax with a fantastic eco-spa treatment: a facial.

There are many fantastic facials on the market you can purchase, but there are plenty of facial masks you can make from the comfort of your home!

One of our favorite facials from the Eco-Spa at Blue Osa is a homemade papaya facial.

How to Make a Homemade Papaya Facial MaskPapaya is an excellent source of vitamins C and A, potassium, magnesium and fiber, making it a powerful antioxidant with numerous health and wellness benefits. But did you know that papaya is also an excellent beauty ingredient for glowing skin?

Papaya has exfoliating, whitening and even healing properties. These properties are what makes papaya a natural beauty enhancer.

As an exfoliate, it helps remove dead and damaged skin, which exposes fresh new glowing skin. It also helps in evening out skin color by reducing brown spots caused by sun exposure.

And lastly, papaya is also used in wound care, including burn wounds, due to its antibacterial and wound healing capabilities.

If you can’t make it all the way to Blue Osa Spa, then you can try creating your own homemade papaya facial mask in the meantime. This natural eco-beauty recipe for glowing skin is something you can make using common ingredients found at home.

Here are a couple of papaya masks for different skin types:

How to Make a Homemade Papaya Facial Mask For Dull Skin

From The Eco-Spa Of Blue Osa, Costa Rica

Ingredients:

3 – 5 tbsp of blended papaya
1 tbsp honey

Directions:
  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Spread the mask all over your face and leave on for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Rinse off the homemade mask with warm water (if you feel any burning sensations, immediately wash the mask off).

How to Make a Homemade Papaya Facial Mask For Aging Skin

From The Eco-Spa Of Blue Osa, Costa Rica

Ingredients:

1/2 cup mashed papaya
1 whipped egg white
1 tsp honey

Directions:
  1. Mix ingredients together in a large bowl. For additional cooling or if you have sensitive skin, add a tablespoon of plain yoghurt to your mixture.
  2. Wash your skin before applying the facial mask mixture. Apply the mask all over the face.
  3. Leave the mask on your face for approximately 10 – 15 minutes, giving the papaya enzymes time to exfoliate your skin.
  4. Rinse off with warm water first, then with cooler water, patting dry when done.

Remember to always moisturize after your facial.

We hope you enjoyed this moment of rejuvenation and relaxation from the eco-spa at Blue Osa!

Enjoy a homemade papaya facial at the Eco-Spa at Blue Osa

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How To Make A Homemade Facial Mask

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