Acne - Apply a mask using the fleshy side of a green papaya skin. Eating papaya supports the treatment internally by improving digestive health.
Dandruff - Shampoo hair with diluted papaya vinegar mixed with lemon juice and leave on for 20 minutes, then rinse. Papaya hair shampoos are also available at health food stores.
Rough skin - Native Americans rub rough skin with the fleshy side of the skin from a ripe papaya.
Sun spots - Apply the fleshy side of the skin from a green papaya to the spots. Papaya vinegar can also be applied.
Wrinkles - Old skin cells make wrinkles deeper. Use a papaya powder face mask to reduce old dead skin cells and make the skin smoother. Apply the fleshy side of the skin from a green papaya.
Caution: In rare cases and with long-term application, highly concentrated papaya could cause sensitivity and skin irritation.
Source: Papaya: The Healing Fruit, by Harald W.Tietze.