The powder formula acitvates upon contact with water when one mixes the powder on wet hands. This releases Papain, Salicylic Acid and Rice actives to smooth the skin and accerlerate cell renewal. Daily Microfoliant is also formulated with a unique skin brightening complex of Bearberry, Aspergillus, Grapefruit and Licorice. Additionally, active agents derived from Rice Bran and Rice Extract help to brighten skin tone while softening and micro-exfoliating dead cells. A super soothing blend of Green Tea, Ginkgo and Colloidal Oatmeal calms inflammation, leaving the skin extraordinarily clear and refreshed. Gentle enough to use on a daily basis.