How Good is Papaya for Your Skin?

Posted by Martha Lucas PH.D., L.Ac. on May 10th 2023

How Good is Papaya for Your Skin?

Papaya enzyme, also known as papain, is an enzyme found in the papaya fruit that has several beneficial properties for the skin. Here are some of the ways in which papaya enzyme can be good for the skin:

  1. Exfoliation: Papain is a natural exfoliant that can help to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. This can help to brighten and smooth the skin's texture, leaving it looking fresher and more youthful.
  2. Anti-inflammatory: Papain has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to reduce redness and irritation in the skin. This makes it useful for people with sensitive or acne-prone skin.
  3. Hydration: Papaya enzyme can also help to hydrate the skin by increasing the water content of the outermost layer of skin. This can help to improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  4. Anti-aging: Papaya enzyme contains antioxidants, which can help to protect the skin against damage from free radicals. This can help to slow down the aging process and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Overall, papaya enzyme can be a beneficial ingredient in skincare products helping to exfoliate, hydrate, and protect the skin. That's why you will love our new Papaya Enzyme Cleanser for Sensitive Skin and enjoy our INTRODUCTORY PRICE THROUGH MAY. People already love the results of the papaya fruit extract in our Reishi Collagen Mask. They say:

"Shocked! I was absolutely shocked at how this mask made my skin look and feel. Honestly, I was expecting a mask to dry my skin like every other one I've tried. But not in this case. LOVE it!"

"How much younger do I look? I don't know but people are noticing how nice my skin looks!"


Learn more about the development of our natural skin care line in this little video with Dr. Martha.


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