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Homemade Papaya Face Mask with Hydrating Effect

You think only dry skin needs moisturizing, don’t you? It’s a big mistake. Any skin needs moisture because our face at every turn is under the external environment: dryness, dampness, sunlight, wind, cold, summer heat. Because of these reasons skin moisture balance always fluctuates. Usually we drink less liquid than we need. Eventually, our skin loses moisture and is aging faster.

Humidification is required for all skin types without exception. There are many ways to restore the water balance of the skin. You can visit beauty salon twice a week and do a variety of skin care procedures. It will be good for your skin. Unfortunately, we don’t have always sufficient time to do this and let say that unconventional beauty treatments are rather expensive.

You can do moisturizing mask by yourself two or three times a week and you will have glowing face with perfect skin like after visiting beauty salon.

One of these masks is homemade papaya face mask.

Papaya Face Mask Benefits

  • Papaya long been used for the production of creams for face and body.
  • It whitens the skin, nourishes it, moisturizes it and helps to get rid of old skin cells.

If you want to learn more about the wonderful properties of papaya read the article about the benefits of papaya for women.

Moisturizing Papaya Mask Recipe


  • 1 Tbsp of papaya puree
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp of glycerol (glycerin)

Wash papaya. Cut it in half and remove the seeds. Remove pulp by the spoon and mash into a puree.


Wash the egg and separate the white from the yolk.

Measure equal parts of glycerin and water (1:1).

Stir mashed papaya, egg yolk and a teaspoon of the mixture of glycerin.


Wash your face.Wet towel in the water (as hot as your skin can tolerate), but don’t get burned. Put a towel on your face and hold until it cools down. Do that three times. Such procedure will open the pores of the skin and will do mask working more effective.

Apply the mask onto your face and relax for 20 minutes.


Rinse the mixture with cool water. Apply to the face your favorite moisturizer.