papaya extract

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Leave-On Exfoliant , Irritants , Plant Extracts

Extract that is the source of the enzyme papain, which theoretically can have exfoliating properties on skin, although the majority of the research was not performed on skin. Papaya can be a skin irritant on par with hydrogen peroxide (Source:  Indian Journal of Pharmacology, November-December 2012, pages 784-787).

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