Jar Deconstructed: Kombucha


The ancients have gifted us with the knowledge of fermentation, which has brought us beer, wine, bread, kimchi, yogurt and more.1 Kombucha is another example; this fermented drink, often created using black or green tea, according to WebMD,2 has been around for nearly 2,000 years.

Rachel Grabenhofer is the managing editor of Cosmetics & Toiletries, Skin Inc.’s sister brand for cosmetic chemists. She’s a member of the Council of Science Editors and Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and for the past several years, has led judging panels to honor the best ingredients in cosmetics.

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