100% Pure Thanaka Powder Medium (50g)
Truly Thanaka 100% Pure Thanaka Powder Medium (50g) Our Thanaka is 100% made from genuine Myanmar Thanaka trees on small family run sustainable sources. From the wood of a small tree in Myanmar, Thanaka has been used for over 2000 years by Burmese people to protect and beautify the skin. Pulverized on a stone slab and mixed with water to form a paste, this natural cosmetic is most commonly applied topically. It is here where Thanaka begins to work it’s magic.
Including our signature Truly Thanaka bamboo packaging. You can re-use the 100% bamboo packaging box with our Thanaka eco re-fill bags, or simply use it as a keep sake box.
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Thanaka contains two active compounds, coumarin and marmesin, which account for anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-acne, and anti-aging properties. In other words, Thanaka is responsible for effectively removing dead skin cells and controlling excessive facial oil.
The regular use of Thanaka can also help decrease melanomas activity and brighten your skin’s complexion.
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How To Use
Mix 1-2 teaspoons our Thanaka Powder with 3x the amount in water until it forms a creamy paste.
Apply the cream evenly over your cleansed face. The mask will dry after 10 minutes depending on its layer thickness.
If you have a breakout that you want to spot-treat, make the paste a little thicker (use less water) so that you can get more coverage on that area. If you apply a thicker mixture, you need to leave it on longer.
The mask can easily be washed off with lukewarm water and then a splash or 2 of cold water to close your pores. We recommend keeping the Thanaka Mask on for 20min – 40min for optimal results.
Do this daily before bed as part of your daily facial cleanse. As a result, your skin will be smoother, softer and have a more even tone. If your skin if prone to acne your daily use of Thanaka powder should also result in a reduction and removal of acne.
Feel free to add a little fresh lemon juice if you want to enhance its blemish fighting properties.