Thanaka Powder Wild 250g (Natural Face/Body Hair Removal)
250g of Highest Grade, Ultra-fine Wild Thanaka bark powder in amber glass by Radiant Revolutions. Comes with detailed instructions for hair removal, sunscreen protocols and general face masks.
Discover the incredible multi-talented Burmese beauty powerhouse: Thanaka. This esteemed herb not only inhibits and eventually stops hair growth (wherever you apply it to your face or body), it also acts as a natural sunscreen and also smoothes, softens, rejuvenates and protects our skin all at the same time.
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In the local language of Burma “THANAKA” means “Elephant”, it is a giant tree, found in Burma. Thanaka powder is a soft bark powder of the Burmese Thanaka tree. Its cosmetic use goes back several thousand years to the famous Queen of Peikthano who used to mix ground Thanaka bark with water to create a facial mask paste that beautified her skin.
Thanaka contains a constellation of very unique proteins that target the hair and stop the hair follicle growing new hair, over time. Thanaka also contains two more active compounds, coumarin and marmesin, which account for its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-acne, and anti-aging properties. Thanaka effectively removes dead skin cells and controlls excessive facial oil too.
Studies have also revealed that Thanaka inhibits tryosinase, the enzyme that triggers melanin synthesis and affects skin discoloration. Therefore, the regular use of Thanaka can help decrease melanomas activity and brighten your skin’s complexion. It is used successfully throughout Burma as a natural sunscreen.