Tony Moly released the Floria line last year. ( Btw Floria is a mixed word created by combining the Latin word “Floralia” (meaning a flower garden full of fragrant flowers) and Utopia ) Floria uses fresh flower petals as the main ingredients.
This month, they will be introducing the Whitening line of Floria. The whitening line’s main ingredient will now be the ‘KOMBUCHA’.
KOMBUCHA is a fermented tea that is often drunk for it’s medicinal purposes. It is also known as the Red Fungus Tea.
It’s from Japan in 415 AD that the name kombucha is said to have come. A Korean physician called Kombu or Kambu treated the Emperor Inyko with the tea and it took his name, “Kombu” and “cha” meaning tea. Russia has a long tradition of using a healing drink called “Tea Kvass” made from a “Japanese Mushroom”.
From Russia it spread to Prussia, Poland, Germany and Denmark but it seems to have died out during World War Two. After the war Dr Rudolph Skelnar created renewed interest in kombucha in Germany when he used it in his practice to treat cancer patients, metabolic disorders, high blood pressure and diabetes.
As the Kombucha culture digests the sugar it produces a range of organic acids like glucuronic acid, gluconic acid, lactic acid, acetic acid, butyric acid, malic acid and usnic acid; vitamins, particularly B vitamins and vitamin C; as well as amino acids, enzymes.
Not only that, it also contains Vitamin C which blocks the formation of melanin. Apart from that, it also uses white evening primrose oil due to it’s complex composition and moisturizing properties.
Other components in the ingredients such as white dandelion, white water lily, oilseed rape, are also included. White Pearls are also encapsulated which gives skin a pearl radiant finish and the pearl powder absorbs excess sebum and makes fine lines less visible.
The Floria Whitening line will be rich in Vitamins A, C, E , high in antioxidant , moisturizing , and whitening properties.
It will consist of 4 products at the moment, and i’m sure it will expand later on :
1. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Toner 플로리아 화이트닝 토너
2. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Emulsion 플로리아 화이트닝 에멀전
3. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Capsule Essence 플로리아 화이트닝 캡슐 에센스
4. Tony Moly Floria Whitening Cream 플로리아 화이트닝 크림