FAQ

Thanaka is a paste made from ground bark of Thanaka wood. It is a distinctive feature of the culture of Myanmar, seen commonly applied to the face and sometimes the arms of women, men and children. This ancient beauty ritual has continued for over 2,000 years!

Thanaka is packed with vitamin E, which is comprised of antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, all things your skin loves! Thanaka also gives a cooling sensation and provides protection from sunburn. It is believed to help remove acne and promote smooth skin. It is also an anti-fungal. The active ingredients of thanaka are coumarin and marmesin.

Thanaka is an ancient skincare ingredient for modern skin problems: dryness, dullness, acne, sun damage, irritation and uneven tone. Royal Thanaka skincare products moisturize, nourish, and soothe dry, normal, oily, and sensitive skin.

Absolutely! Thanaka showed strong anti-inflammatory, significant antioxidation, mild tyrosinase inhibition and slight antibacterial activities. Thus, the use of the Thanaka bark in the form of a watery paste as a skin care regiment is not only safe but also beneficial to skin.

Our products are formulated and manufactured with love in North Carolina, U.S.

The Thanaka we use is responsibility sourced in Myanmar. Your every purchase helps support local Thanaka tree farmers in Myanmar!

Never! We believe in making products that are good for people and good for earth. We never use fragrance, paraben, silicon, and synthetic coloring.

Never! We do not test on animals in any country, nor do our vendors, chemists, manufacturers or formulators. Our products are completely cruelty free.