2.19.2013

Must-Try: Tatcha Enzyme Powder



"KEY FACTS

What it is:
 This creamy, water-activated enzyme powder effortlessly releases debris from skin, leaving it polished and baby soft in an instant. Optimally conditions skin to receive benefits of any treatment product used in conjunction with it.
Who it's for:
 Gentle for Dry Skin, with calming Licorice Root Extract
Classic for Normal Skin, with conditioning Pearl Extract
Deep for Active Skin, with blemish clarifying Dokudami.
History: When brewing their fabled drink, sake masters, or Toji, constantly immerse their hands in rice bran, only to have them emerge fresh, pure, cherubic. Geisha noticed this phenomenon and rely on rice bran even today to polish their skin to a luster.

KEY BENEFITS

Does not contain harsh abrasives so skin is left pure and polished, yet baby soft.

HOW TO USE

Begin with very wet hands. Dispense about a half-teaspoon and rub to create a creamy paste. Massage onto face for 1 minute avoiding eye area. Rinse and revel in your soft, smooth skin.

PROPERTIES

Japanese Rice Bran (Komenuka)—prized for its skin soothing and smoothing enzymes and gamma oryzonal, a potent anti-oxidant against UV damage; Papaya Extract—rich in Papain, a multi-tasking proteolytic enzyme favored for being an excellent exfoliator and skin softener.
HADASEI-3TM Bioactive Complex—a proprietary anti-aging complex of Green Tea Complete DNA, Okinawa Red Algae, and Japanese Rice Bran Extracts.
Non-irritating. Non-sensitizing. Dermatologist tested. Formulated without mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, sulfate detergents, parabens, PEGs, PPGs, urea, DEA, TEA or phthalates.

RETAIL INFORMATION

$65 for 60g / 2.1 oz. at select Barneys New York locations and TATCHA.com."

This is such a fantastic product, and leaves your skin feeling so soft. We highly recommend trying this product or anything else from the brand.

Their Moisture Rich Silk Cream is also one of our favorites.