13 Sake Skincare Products for a Complexion That Glows
Sake is even more bomb than you thought! The fermented rice wine is the key to some of Japan’s most-treasured beauty secrets. Known for treating skincare problems like dullness, uneven texture, and hyperpigmentation, sake continues to wow in lines like Tatcha and SK-II. “Sake is known as an exfoliant, removing the dead cells from the top layer of your skin,” says NYC-based plastic surgeon Melissa Doft. “It also has Kojic acid in it due to the fermentation process, which decreases melanin in your skin, lightening and evening out your complexion. [Finally,] it has prolin and glutamic acid which are known to hydrate the skin.” Shop one of the 13 sake-derived beauty products below for a glow that’s beyond belief.