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The moment the Tatcha Rice Wash Cleanser was revealed, I was intrigued. The cleanser sounded perfect for my normal to dry skin, so I obviously had to try it out. Even though this is a universal cleanser, if you have the same skin type as I do, then keep on reading to find out…
You don’t want to miss out on all the details about this cleanser, so quickly keep reading to find out more.
- Never stripping the skin
- After using it, my skin feels clean, balanced, and nourished
- The cleanser is easy to use, and you don’t need much, so it’ll last you a long time
- Not safe to remove eye makeup
- Quite expensive
- Not many visible results from using the cleanser
After I had tried the Tatcha Deep Cleanse, I was interested in trying more products, so it was perfect timing that Trendmood Box came out with a collaboration box with Tatcha. I decided to purchase the box and was very excited for all the Tatcha goodies to arrive. I was most excited about the Tatcha Rice Wash as it sounded very promising, so it was the first product I started trying immediately.
What Is The Tatcha Rice Wash
A gently effective cream cleanser that washes daily buildup without stripping skin for a soft, luminous complexion. For centuries, Japanese women have repurposed the milky water leftover from rinsing rice for cooking to use in their beauty rituals. A rich source of vitamins A, B2, B12, and E, this byproduct softens and boosts the look of luminosity. This original cleansing ritual inspired this wash, combining Okinawa red algae and hyaluronic acid with Japanese rice powder to replenish essential moisture for clean, hydrated skin.
Best Suited For
The Tatcha Rice Wash is best suited for Dry, Combo, and Normal Skin, but it is a universal cleanser that will work for all skin types.
- pH-Neutral Amino Acid Base: This gentle base removes impurities without stripping skin of its essential oils. Unlike most pH-neutral cleansers, this formula foams into a creamy lather, leaving skin silky, smooth, and well-moisturized. This key ingredient also helps to balance the pH level of the skin, which helps the skin function properly.
- Japanese Rice Powder: Used in classical Japanese cleansing rituals, rice powder naturally softens and boosts luminosity while keeping the skin moisturized.
- Okinawa Algae Blend + Hyaluronic Acid: A special blend of Okinawa algae and hyaluronic acid captures water to help replenish skin’s natural moisture reservoir, immediately leaving skin soft, comforted, and deeply nourished. It also helps to replenish ceramides to ensure optimum skin barrier function, aiding in the reduction of future moisture loss for skin that is visibly smooth and plump with hydration.
How To Use
Begin with wet hands and a wet face. Squeeze a small amount (almond-size) into your palms and rub them together to create a creamy foam. Gently massage the face and rinse thoroughly. The Rice Wash Cleanser can be used daily.
Things To Note
The Tatcha Rice Wash is non-comedogenic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing, Dermatologist-tested, and cruelty-free. On top of that, it’s formulated without Mineral oil, synthetic fragrances, sulfate detergents, parabens, urea, DEA, TEA, or phthalates.
Where To Buy
The Tatcha Rice Wash retails for $38 and is available on the Tatcha website tatcha.com and Sephora.
Tatcha Rice Wash Review
I’ve used the Tatcha Rice Wash as a second cleanser in my double cleansing routine to wash my face one more time, as this isn’t supposed to be used to remove eye makeup. I personally do think that this is not stated properly on the website, and I’m pretty sure a lot of people will use this on the eyes too – which is quite obvious for a cleanser, so I’m definitely blaming Tatcha for not being transparent, or making this cleanser safe for the eyes too.
Other than this cleanser not being safe for the eyes, I do love it. It is a very gentle, creamy cleanser that makes your skin feel super clean, soft, and smooth after using it. I’ve never found the Tatcha Cleanser stripping to the skin, my skin felt nourished every time. However, I did notice that this cleanser is perfect for removing light makeup but not full-glam; that’s another reason why this cleanser is most effective as a second cleanser or a morning cleanser.
The Rice Wash is quite expensive, but the 120 ml will last you a long period of time as you don’t need much to cleanse your whole face. Nevertheless, I’m not quite sure if I would repurchase this cleanser. My skin feels and looks clean, so it’s definitely effective in that way, but I didn’t really see any of the other promised results. My skin looked healthy and balanced, but I don’t think it’s because of the cleanser. It may be a participant to balanced skin but definitely not the main reason, I feel like.
As this cleanser is very gentle, based on that, I would say that sensitive skin could use this cleanser, BUT the cleanser contains oils and fragrance, which both can trigger irritation and rashes, so based on that, I don’t recommend this cleanser to people with sensitive skin. Acne-prone, combination, and oily skin types would be fine with this cleanser; however, I think this might be too gentle and not do much for them.
The Tatcha Rice Wash Cleanser is a good, basic cleanser that does its job. After using it, my skin feels clean, balanced, and nourished. I’ve never experienced a stripping or tight feeling. However, due to the price, inability to use this to remove eye makeup, and not seeing many results, I don’t think I would repurchase this.
|PRODUCT NAME||The Rice Wash|
|WEIGHT||120 ml / 4.0 fl. Oz.|
AQUA/WATER/EAU, MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, PROPANEDIOL, SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE, GLYCERIN, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, SODIUM CAPROYL METHYLTAURATE, COCO-BETAINE, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, SACCHAROMYCES/CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF/CLADOSIPHON OKAMURANUS/RICE FERMENT FILTRATE*, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) POWDER, CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT, SODIUM HYALURONATE, BETAPHYCUS GELATINUM EXTRACT, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, POLYQUATERNIUM-39, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM CARBONATE, ALCOHOL.Show All Ingredients +
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Loving your recommendation list! There is so many items I want to grab this year, I’m hoping the sales are even better than last year. Great post x