Papaya, the fruit of youth is an alternative of Glycolic Acid
- Rich in vitamin C antioxidant properties, anti-free radicals and stimulating the immune system,
- α-tocopherol (vitamin E), which protects cell membranes from degradation process (lipid peroxidation),
in addition to being vasoprotective and elastic skin,
- Vitamin A which regenerates the epithelial tissues and increases the functionality of the pilosebaceous outbuildings.
All parts of the plant contain a latex that contains enzymes called cysteine-protease,
belonging to the family of chitinase class II. Among these, the main one is the papain.
Papain is from a functional point of view the fundamental constituent of papaya
In fact its keratolytic properties, regenerating collagen tissue, eutrophic, antiseptic, displayed characteristics
Fundamental for use in dermocosmetics. In particular, it can represent a valid and effective alternative to AHA (alpha-hydroxy acids),
ex glycolic acid .The papain, in fact, is regenerating the collagen tissue , is antioxidant, keratolytic, eutrophic and antiaging agent.