Lim and her children were just experimenting on chemical formulas in their backyard, trying to come up with an astringent
friendly to Filipino skin.
An excess of tannins leads to dry mouth, but pairing astringent
foods with fatty foods, like cheese, can help offset this feeling.
The opposition between fatty and astringent
sensations allows us to eat fatty foods more easily if we also ingest astringents
with them," he said.
line also includes four astringents
and three face and body washes for various skin types.
Though this hypoallergenic line includes makeup, outliner, blusher and powder, it's core products (a cleansing bar, a wash, pads, astringents
, pimple cream and a gel) are dedicated to blemish control.