Our skin is comprised of several different types of cells and each one has a specific function. Melanocytes are the cells responsible for skin tanning process. The melanocytes make use of the amino acids tyrosine to produce the melanin. The melanin leaves the melanocytes and travels up to the epidermis and reacts with the UVA and UVB, this chemical reaction will form the darkening pigmentation in skin. The papaya is the best of home remedies for tanning. Here are some ways to make use of papaya and avoid skin tanning.
Papaya Face Pack With Honey
Mash a large piece of papaya and add a teaspoon full of honey, mix the pack well and apply this pack on the face and tanned area for about 20-30 minutes and then rinse the areas with cold water and pat it dry. You can see the immediate results from this remedy.
Papaya With Lemon Juice
Apart from removing the tanning effect, the remedy will also ward off the marks on your face. Make use of this pack to remove the tanning. Mash a large piece of papaya and squeeze the juice of half a lemon and apply this pack on your skin. Wash off the skin after 20 minutes, the lemon acts as good bleach and the papaya nourishes your skin from internally.
Papaya With Tomato
The tomatoes are natural SPF contents that would save your skin from tanning and also from the harnesses of the UV radiation. Take a good ripened tomato and mash it along with a piece of papaya and apply the pack on your face. Let the pack sit for about 30 minutes and then wash your face with cold water and pat it dry to have a healthy glowing and de-tanned skin. Above all the papaya with honey pack is considered to be the best of all the packs.