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Benefits of Pawpaw Fruit for Your Skin and Hair

According to Healthline, papaya is more than just a delicious fruit. Pawpaw is a source of nutrients with several health advantages. Papaya intake can benefit your skin and hair in the following ways:

1. Hair conditioning: The vitamin A in papaya can have good effects on hair by assisting your scalp to make sebum which nourishes, strengthens, and protects your hair. You can make a papaya hair conditioning mask by mixing ripe papaya, coconut oil, and honey. Use the mask to damp hair and allow it to sit for 30 to 40 minutes. Then rinse, shampoo, and condition your hair as you used to do.

2. Hair growth: Compounds in papaya, including lycopene, showed a powerful hair growth stimulating activity.

3. Wrinkle reduction: Papaya is packed in antioxidants, like lycopene, that may protect against the visible signs of aging. A study pointed out that much of the skin damage and wrinkling that happen with aging can be attributed to too much free radical activity. According to a later study, these antioxidants may assist fight free radical damage which may help your skin remain smooth and youthful.

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