Carica Papaya Fruit Extract.
Origin: Papaya may represent the fusion of two or more species of Carica native to Mexico and Central America. Today it is cultivated throughout the tropical world and into the warmest parts of the subtropics.
Skin Benefits: Phytochemically, the whole plant contains enzymes (Papain), carotenoids, alkaloids, monoterpenoids, flavonoids, minerals and vitamins. Papaya is a powerhouse of nutrients. It is a rich source of these three powerful antioxidants: vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin E; the minerals, magnesium and potassium; the B vitamin pantothenic acid and folate and fiber.
Papain, helps in the natural exfoliation process of the skin cells. Papaya is rich in vitamins C and A and minerals like phosphorus, iron and magnesium. In skincare papaya helps to reduce pigmentation and enhances cellular turnover for improved skin tone and texture, while preventing clogged pores.