5 beauty treatments that use just one ingredient

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papaya half
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2. Papaya

Papaya is a superfruit rich in vitamin C, folate, potassium, vitamins A, E, and K, magnesium, and fiber, as well as antioxidants. It has wonderful moisturizing and purifying qualities for both skin and hair. Mash up 1/4 papaya (take out the seeds first) and use it either as a hair or facial mask. For the former, leave 15-25 minutes, then wash and condition hair as usual. For the latter, let sit 10-15 minutes, then rinse off.

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