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Get clear, even toned skin with raw papaya

Want to get rid of scars on your face? Here's a remedy that can work wonders.

Written by Pavitra Sampath |Published : September 2, 2015 1:46 PM IST

Scars on your face can be quite unsightly and in some cases may even affect you emotionally. But whatever the reason for that scar, know that there is a simple natural remedy that can help lighten them and heal the area. Here's how raw papaya can help you get rid of scars on your face.

How it works

Papaya has a very potent component called papain that is very effective in getting rid of scars. Not only does it have anti-inflammatory properties, but it also helps lighten scars by reducing the amount of melanin in the area (melanin is the skin pigment that makes the area a scar forms darker than the rest of your skin). You may also like to read how raw papaya can help you get rid of unwanted hair.

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How to use this remedy

  • Peel and wash a small piece of raw papaya (the amount depends on the area you want to apply it on).
  • Crush the piece and extract its juice.
  • Apply the juice on your face, and leave it on for about 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with warm water.

How often should you use this remedy

Applying the juice of raw papaya on your face once a day can help lighten your scars.

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