Tropical fruits are delicious to eat, but they’ve also been catapulted to the forefront of the beauty industry, thanks to their many health-supporting nutrients, including: enzymes, antioxidants, phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals, and so much more. Papaya is one such fruit. It helps to improve both your bodily functions and outside appearance with its hearty helping of carotenoids and vitamin C. Here is a list of papaya-based products to boost you beauty arsenal.
For Exfoliation – Kiehl’s Papaya Facial Scrub ($28) uses actual fruit pieces to gently exfoliate your skin, leaving it reinvigorated, clean, and silky smooth. Most skin types will see instant benefits, though it works best on normal-to-oily and oily skin.
For Your Face – The sun and sea can really stress out your skin. Alba Botanica’s Hawaiian Moisture Cream Jasmine & Vitamin E($15) blend of papaya, vitamin E, jasmine, jojoba, and so much more bathes your face with the hydration it needs, without the grease factor.
For Your Body – Cleansing is a daily necessity, and Mario Badescu’s A.H.A Botanical Body Soap, ($8) soothes sensitive skin and irritation, while leaving your body velvety smooth and smelling sweet.
For Hydration – Fall will be here before you know it, and this body butter will make the transition easy. The Body Shop’s Limited Edition Papaya Body Butter ($20) keeps your skin hydrated throughout tricky seasonal changes.
What’s your favorite? Leave a comment below.
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