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Doctor insights on: Likas Papaya Soap

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Is it safe to use likas papaya soap when pregnant?

Is it safe to use likas papaya soap when pregnant?

No: Papain contains latex. People who have allergies to latex should avoid using products made with papaya extract, as they could have severe reactions to it. In 2008, the fda took steps to restrict marketing of products containing papain for this reason. Additionally, latex has been suspected of triggering premature contractions in pregnant women, so it should be avoided during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How often can one safely use natural papaya soap on the face and body without it over exfoliating the skin?

How often can one safely use natural papaya soap on the face and body without it over exfoliating the skin?

Whenever you want: Whenever you want you can,It will not exfoliate your skin unless you are allergic to it and if you are allergic you will know first time you use it ...Read more

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Papaya soap clears my skin but a lot of other users have noticed their skin getting thinner and so do I. How frequent should it be used?

Papaya soap clears my skin but a lot of other users have noticed their skin getting thinner and so do I.  How frequent should it be used?

Exfoliate: Papaya is a digestive enzyme. It helps the skin by defoliating it. Over time it does thin the skin. I would say once weekly would be appropriate. Good luck ...Read more

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Is papaya soap can get rid of blemishes?

Is papaya soap can get rid of blemishes?

Get a real Rx: If you intend to treat acne, your first line of attack is something evidence based rather than a glitzy advertising-based "fruit-based" soap. Two weeks of intensive benzoyl peroxide rx. If this fails, please get with your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I use papaya soap and salicylic acid at the same time?

Can I use papaya soap and salicylic acid at the same time?

Acne?: I assume you would use it for acne? If not, though, please correct me. So, the answer is yes, but try not to use soap excessively as you may run into a situation when your facial skin is too dry. ...Read more

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Papaya soap 4 mild acne? Is it useful ? Side effect /benifits?!

Papaya soap 4 mild acne? Is it useful ? Side effect /benifits?!

Proactiv: It works great for mild acne. You likely have acne vulgaris related to hormonal changes of puberty. If it gets worse you can see a doctor for something stronger topically. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the tight, sticky and heavy feeling on my face when I use papaya soap?

How do I get rid of the tight, sticky and heavy feeling on my face when I use papaya soap?

By not using it: Facial skin is very sensitive and you may be allergic to papaya soap. Would recommend using a hypoallergenic wash with no rubbing and only rinsing your face. ...Read more