Powerful Papaya! - Curl Cure

Powerful Papaya!

While you may or may not enjoy the taste of papaya, you should be aware of the numerous ways it can help your health and immunity. Nature provides certain fruits and vegetables that nourish you from within and aid in the treatment of certain common health issues. One such fruit is papaya, which has numerous health benefits whether eaten raw, ripe, or cooked. One small papaya contains approximately 300% of the daily value for the immune-boosting vitamin C. It is also high in beta-carotene and antioxidants, which protect your body from free radical damage and improve the health of your skin and hair.  Papaya contains of a powerful enzyme that secretes collagen, that is an important component of the skin that keeps it healthy and supple. Collagen helps to reduce wrinkles and keep the skin hydrated. Other antioxidants in papaya work as an anti-aging and moisturizing agent by inhibiting free radical production. Packed with goodness and umpteen benefits, papaya is the cure to most of your hair woes - be it hair fall, dandruff, or damaged hair. 

Let’s dive into the benefits of papaya for your skin and hair:

  • For hair:
  1. Adds shine to your hair: Cuticle strengthening is one of the prominent benefits of papaya. Cuticles are the outermost layer of the hair shaft and keeping them healthy is important for adding shine to your hair. Papaya makes sure to nourish them and adds an enviable shine to your strands.
  2. Manages production of sebum: Papaya benefits for hair also include the production of sebum. Sebum is your body’s natural oil, and sebum production keeps your hair conditioned and hydrated. Papaya helps to regulate sebum that nourishes, strengthens, and protects your hair.
  3. Controls dandruff: One of the primary causes of dandruff is a fungal infection. And papaya’s antifungal properties help control and prevent dandruff, itchy scalp, dryness, flaking and more. Moreover, papaya is made of components that heal concerns such as breakage, split ends, and hair loss.
  • For skin:
  1. Moisturizes and nourishes your skin: Can papaya and products containing it help with skin dryness? Sure! Among the many skin benefits of papaya juice, deep moisturizing and nourishment should not be overlooked. Products containing papaya may transform dry and flaky skin into soft, hydrated, and glowing skin due to vitamins A and E.
  2. Deep cleanses skin: Papaya also helps to clean the pores and brighten the skin. It also improves skin tone by penetrating the skin's inner layers and thoroughly removing dirt and excess oil discharges.
  3. Lightens dark spots and treats tan:  Papaya can also help lighten skin spots and remove tan. The enzyme papain can be used to treat darkened skin patches such as acne scars or dark elbows and knees.
  4. Fights acne: Papaya fruit can be used to treat blemishes, pimples, acne, and blackheads. Skin products containing papaya reduce inflammation, gently exfoliate skin, and unclog pores thanks to papain and chymopapain enzymes. They can also remove dead skin cells and buildup to aid in the prevention of acne in its early stages.

Well now that you know the benefits let’s look at the products containing papaya from our range:

1. Fruit mask- made with various fruits like gooseberry, orange, papaya, pomegranate that each add different benefits packed in one jar. It truly a jar of healthy ingredients that your skin will enjoy. The mask heals your skin, is rich in antioxidants and moisturize dry skin leaving a soft glow on your face. 

https://www.curlcure.in/productirani/fruit-mask-100-natural-fruit-based-face-mask 

2. Mask it away for dry/oily/combination skin: This mask is truly made for all skin types, and we believe you will find your mask match here! This purifying anti-blemish mask is specifically curated for dry skin with the nourishing yet clearing benefits from Pomegranate, tomato, Papaya, aloe vera and more to fade away dark spots and blemishes effectively. It gently scrubs dead skin out, evens your skin texture and makes it soft, supple, and plump. The ingredients may vary but they do the job effectively. The natural blend sucks out dirt and pollution making it a perfect weekend mask therapy. 

Combination skin: https://www.curlcure.in/product/copy-of-combination-skin-face-cleanser-100-natural-do-it-yourself 

Oily skin: https://www.curlcure.in/productirani/mask-it-away-for-oily-skin-100-natural-face-mask-1

Dry skin: https://www.curlcure.in/product/mask-it-away-for-dry-skin-100-natural-face-mask

We highly recommend identifying your skin type before purchasing any mask or products that may/may not suit your skin. While you figure that out you can make these DIY mask at home and start seeing the benefits papaya offers!

  • DIY mask for Hair: 

To deep condition: Take 2 tablespoons of papaya pulp,  1 banana that is ripe,1 tbsp of olive oil and honey each. Mash the ripe banana, avocado and blend it with the olive oil and honey until it forms a smooth paste. Apply the solution to your scalp and hair. Allow it to sit for about 20 minutes before wrapping it in a warm towel to maximize its effects. Use a gentle shampoo and conditioner to remove it. To achieve the desired results, repeat this process twice a month.

  • DIY mask for skin: 

To hydrate and nourish: Mix ½ a cup of mashed ripe papaya with a tablespoon of honey, and two tablespoons of fresh milk. Apply the paste on your face and neck, and let it dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and follow up with face serum and moisturizer.

We hope these ingredient glossary blogs have been helping you out in buying the correct products for your concerns! If you don’t know what we are talking about, check out our section- ‘INGREDIENT GLOSSARY’ to read more on all the ingredients we use in our products! Try out these DIY masks while you relax and add them to your wish list.

Happy curling! 

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