Keep your fig scraps or tops for a quick and easy facial. Figs have a special enzyme that can dissolve proteins which is why they sometimes make your tongue tingle (unripe figs have more of the enzyme).
They can help clear away dead skin cells on skin with gentle surface exfoliation -- plus they can balance excess oil and clear acne!
Rub a fresh fig slice or top in circular motion on your face, using the seeds for extra exfoliation if you can. You can also mash figs into a paste, adding agave or yogurt if needed, top with granola