Papaya Hair Mask For Shine & Highlights

2014-08-26 11:51:50

Papaya Hair Mask For Shine & Highlights

Add shine and naturally lighten your hair with this wonder fruit.

papaya hair mask
Nicknamed "Fruit of the Angels" by Christopher Columbus, this Central American wonder food is known for its low sodium and Vitamin A qualities. Papaya provides a plethora of benefits for both hair and skin. It exfoliates, provides shine, and naturally lightens. Browse through our Recipes Collection for more amazing DIY hair masks.  

What You'll Need

  • 1 Papaya
  • Honey
  • Olive oil
  • Blender


  1. Mix a papaya with honey and olive oil in a blender until the papaya is thoroughly blended into a puree.
  2. Apply thoroughly to your hair and allow it to penetrate for an hour.
  3. Rinse out with warm water and lather for a little bit while rinsing out.  

If DIY isn't for you,

  • Circle of Friends Maya Papaya Leave-In Conditioner - This adds incredible shine and moisture to dull, dry hair. Read reviews here
  • Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Smoothing Conditioner - The champion detangler, known for having tons of slip while eliminating frizz. Read reviews here
  • Freeman Papaya and Mango 3-Minute Conditioner - In addition to papaya, this is packed with mango, hydrating hair and repairing breakage. Oh, and it's 3 bucks! Leave a review here
  • Ouidad Superfruit Renewal Clarifying Cream Shampoo - A gentle cleanser that is loaded with acids of other super fruits like acai, blueberry, cranberry, pomegranate, and of course--papaya. Leave a review here