Organic Papaya Glycerine Extract


What does this mean?

Inci: Glycerin, Carica papaya Fruit Extract, Aqua, Citric Acid

A hydro glycerine extract of the papaya fruit that can leave the skin looking fresher and brighter.


A clear to pale yellow liquid with very slight aroma. Glycerine is used as a solvent to extract the beneficial actives from the papaya fruit.

The individual materials that make up Papaya Glycerine Extract are listed on the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng) here.


Skin Care
When used in products, it is excellent as a peeling agent to help remove dead skin cells.
This is ideal in a night cream, for example, so the skin looks renewed and fresh.
Can be added to cleansers and cleansing masks for congested skin as well as acne prone skin.
All skin types will benefit from this. Makes skin feel smoother, and look brighter and softer.
Ideal when a sun tan has started to fade and is looking brassy.
Use in exfoliating gels and scrubs. Improves the texture of dry, flaky skin
Can be used in pre moisturising gels or water based serums.
Use in everyday foot creams to help reduce hard skin.
Hair Care
Use in a hair pack when you want to clean up a congested scalp, perhaps after a weave has been in place for a long time.
Use at 3% to 6%.
It is safe to use at higher amounts but there is a possibility that the end product may feel a little sticky.
Water soluble, so cannot be used with oil only formulations.
Once opened do not leave the cap off the bottle whilst you are working and after use, squeeze some of the air out of the bottle to reduce potential oxidation and seal tightly.
Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing and direct sunlight.


Add to exfoliating gels with Jojoba Peeling Grains to gently freshen up the appearance of the skin.

Click on the links below to be directed to great recipes featuring Organic Papaya Glycerine Extract:

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21 October 2021
Louisa Q.
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I recommend this product

Lovely gentle and hydrating exfoliator

Great addition to products to give a very gentle exfoliation without any irritation or over stripping.

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