The secret behind SK-II's formula for beautiful, youthful-looking skin is in their signature ingredient Pitera. Derived from a unique yeast fermentation, Pitera combines vitamins, amino acids, minerals and organic acids to enhance the skin's natural rejuvenation process. A chance discovery made by a scientist 30 years ago at a Japanese sake brewery provided the inspiration for this breakthrough.
Incorporating a decidedly Eastern philosophy into its products, SK-II believes that rituals and tradition play an equally important part in the skin rejuvenation process. The SK-II ritual inspires complete devotion to those who practice it - cleaning, clearing, meditating and visualizing younger, healthier-looking skin. The result reflects a true Asian wisdom that the body and mind are one, inevitably linked spiritually and physically.