Thankfully, Tatcha Polished Classic Rice Enzyme Powder is the answer to my facial deep cleaning prayers (and OCD). Suitable for normal/combination skin types, though my sensitive skin liked it just fine. This fine rice powder exfoliant transforms itself into a soothing foam that dissolves away the day’s impurities still lurking around. After cleansing your face, you pour ½ a teaspoon of powder in already wet hands, add a smidge of water and watch the magic happen. The powder turns into a paste, then into a soft foam. Using circular motions with your fingertips, scrub skin for 20 seconds and rinse to reveal noticeably softer, smoother skin. My skin may not be squeaking afterwards, but if it could it would be singing Lionel Richie’s “Hello, is it me you’re looking for? I can see it in your eyes…”. We’re talking stop-dead-in-your-tracks-smooth (think virgin skin), and a soothing, rejuvenated feel. Made with antioxidants like papaya extract, soothing Japanese rice bran, collagen replenishing pearl protein and green leaf extracts, in addition to a cleaner, fresher face, signs of aging and breakouts are also addressed.
-by Becca Mendoza
Image source: Tatcha
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