You know kombucha? That fizzy health drink that’s all the rage right now? Well, it’s not just a tasty beverage. Kombucha is becoming a popular skincare ingredient and for good reason. It can give you fresh, glowy and clear skin. Keeping reading to learn how kombucha works and where you can find some top skincare products with it.

Kombucha is a fermented tea that’s loaded with probiotics, and it seems that these are a skin-friendly ingredient, too. According to beauty legend, Sue Nabi, a former Lancôme and L’Oréal CEO, “Kombucha… is probably one of the most comprehensive skin beauty enhancing actives.”

Nabi is so in love with kombucha that she started a skincare line called Orveda that highlights kombucha and all of its many benefits.

But why is kombucha such a beauty favorite? For one thing, it offers anti-pollution protection thanks to its antioxidants. It also boosts your skin’s clarity and freshness, making you absolutely glow from the inside out.

What’s more, it helps to even out skin tone by “increasing rosy tones and lowering olive and dull skin tones”, says Nabi. And on top of all that, kombucha has a plumping effect, adding lift and youthfulness to dull and tired skin.

Here are two top kombucha products that are definitely worth checking out.

Fresh Black Tea Kombucha Facial Treatment Essence

Price: $68.00


This is a light lotion that offers some serious hydration, while making skin luminous and smooth.

Whal Myung Skin Elixir

Price: $58.00


This herbal blend was created back in the 1800s for a royal family in Korea. Now, these 11 fermented herbs are available in a toner to nourish skin and protect it from environmental pollution.

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