Product Rating: 4.6/5 (As per 17 Customer Reviews)
Botanical Name: Carica Papaya
Appearance: Yellow to brown colored powder. The color may vary from batch to batch.
Papaya Powder is gently refreshing with a sweet, summery fragrance. It is excellent for balancing the oiliness of the skin & working as an exfoliant on dry areas. Papaya also is often used in skincare products to give a rejuvenated look to the skin. Papaya contains Vitamin A, which helps to reveal the next layer of the skin and exposes a radiant complexion. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant with wonderful qualities that helps to smooth and soften the skin.
Recommended Usage: The maximum quantity of powdered fruit extract should not exceed 0.5% of the total product, while in tincture form the maximum amount of fruit extract must not exceed 5%. Please be aware that there may be small bits of dark particles in this extract. These particles are part of the papaya fruit that has solidified and they will dissolve in liquid.
Note: The fruit extracts possess all the nutrients and beneficial properties of the fruit, but may or may not have the aroma of the actual fruit. Fruit extracts are meant for adding nourishing properties to the formulation and not for scenting the products.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: Works wonderfully in facial masks. Unfortunately, it smells so much like old urine. Yuck! When used at small amount with the addition of Essential oils it makes for a great product.
By:Jennifer, Winchester, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Dec-2012
Rating: when first tincturing in alcohol the solution became gelatinous and had a very strong papaya smell and reminded me of cooked tomatoes a bit but upon further dilution and filtration has become a beautiful round natural fruity scent
By:Mary, Boulder, Colorado Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 10-Nov-2012
Rating: This is a great exfoliator! Added this to Australian clay mask for a little extra scrub. Works great!
By:Suzanne, Quakertown, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 10-Feb-2011
Rating: Apart from working as a good face exfoliation mask, this extract is also great in struggling with unwanted hair.
It will work only when hair is removed together with its root (waxing, etc.). I create a simple lotion with the papaya extract and apply it after the epilation. Visible hair reduce, and plus it helps greatly in preventing hair in-growth
By:Nadzeya, North York, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: It's a really good product. Highly recommend.
By:Moira, Orleans, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A little goes a long way and it dissolves easily in water. This powder also has a rather strong scent when re-hydrated, which makes it a fragrant addition to facial masks and other products. The sample/3.3 oz I got was packaged in a bag though, which I found rather inconvenient. I poured the contents into a different container.
Rating: I was shocked at how great a mask this papaya makes with just the addition of some rose water. My pores virtually disappeared! Smells pleasant, and a great price.
By:Karen, Nepean, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I nearly burst into tears when I saw such a wonderful price for this! I was dying to find a place with lots of extracts for me to use in my lotion, and now I have found one! And close to home to! No more having things shipped across the border and getting slammed with fees! Hurrah!
By:Stephanie, Cochrane, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A clay mask with a pinch of papaya extract makes miracles : your skin is toned, refreshed and renewed. If you do not want to look tired, try a papaya extract mask and you will see a great difference in your appearance.
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A great products for adding to creams and lotions. The powder is a wonderful addition to creams and lotions.
By:Trudy, Warkworth, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Great to add a little to soap - smooth texture and lovely natural colour!
By:Joni, Pointe Claire, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I am in the process of testing this Papaya Extract Powder for one of my dry facials. Let me tell you the fragrance is so yummy. And I am excited about how it is effecting my aging skin. I love it and am eager to present it to my customers in the Fall this year.
By:Dorothy, Newton, North Carolina
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 25-Jun-2006
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