complexion dimming your spirits? Without pride
or prejudice, skin dullness can affect any skin
type—dry, oily, or normal. If your skin
could use some polish, there's something we
think you should know about: papain.
you’ve never heard of papain (pronounced
puh-PAY-in), but you know its tropical food
source, papaya. Culled from young papayas for
maximum potency, papain is known for its famed
ability to, when eaten, help with stomach ailments,
aid in digestion, fight free radicals, and even
boost immune function. Some studies have even
found that, applied topically, it helps with
dark spots and freckles, as well as eczema.
is an enzyme, a substance that speeds up chemical
reactions in living organisms. Without the enzymes
that naturally exist in our bodies, some of
our most important biological functions, including
skin cell turnover, would become dangerously
slow or cease completely.
applied papain has been shown to help rejuvenate
skin by removing dull, dead cells from the surface
without harming fresh, newly uncovered cells.
This helps skin to glow radiantly the way it
find papain in DHC Washing
Powder, our unique powder cleanser that
mixes with water to create a delicate, skin-lavishing
foam. Formulated with just enough papain for
light and gentle exfoliation, along with other
beneficial botanicals such as wheat, soy, and
aloe, Washing Powder rids your skin of surface
grime, excess oil, and other impurities, resulting
in softer, smoother, brighter skin. Use it twice
daily to get back your glow.