Papaya Extract

INCI: Carica Papaya Fruit Extract

Origin: Carica Papaya Extract is an extract of the fruit of the papaya, Carica papaya, Caricaceae



Function: Helps to remove dead cells from the stratum corneum, clearing, tightening, antibacterial, protective



Applications: Impure skin, prevent skin ageing



Features: Papaya extract improves skin firmness, cleans it and has antibacterial properties. In addition, it contains antioxidants that prevent skin ageing


Usage: Cleansing, Care


Papayas are growing in all tropical regions of the world. Their extract has a purifying and detoxifying effect. In addition to vitamins A and C and Beata carotene they contain the proteolytic enzyme papain, which supports the absorption of active ingredients through the skin. The enzyme protects the plant against pests and is build of over 200 amino acids.

The unsaturated fatty acids in the nuclei also have a positive effect on the cell metabolism. The papaya extract wards off cell damaging free radicals and contains antioxidants that prevent skin ageing. It also helps to fight wrinkles by strengthening the skin\'s elasticity and through its regenerating properties it helps to improve the skin\'s appearance. The high vitamin C content of papaya supports collagen production, which creates the basis for a firm skin.

In medicine, the papaya extract is used to support the enzymatic digestion and for cleaning wounds. In addition, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant effects are known.

It helps to shed dead skin cells, so they can not clog pores. This is particularly important in relation to acne. The active ingredients of papaya ensure that the top layer of skin is smoothed, so that wrinkles will flatten out.

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