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SK-II Facial Treatment Essence (Pitera Essence)

A powerful treatment essence dubbed “Miracle Water” in Asia. Each bottle contains 90% PITERA™, a natural bio ingredient cultured exclusively in Japan for SK-II. Its transformative powers on skin appearance are legendary, that a bottle is sold every 2 seconds.
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EXCLUSIVE GIFT SET: Try our award-winning Pitera Essence and receive two other must-haves in our First Experience Kit worth $99 ($131 value) or Aura Kit worth $110 ($159 value).

LIMITED TIME OFFER: SK-II presents the new Fantasista Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence in collaboration with Fantasista Utamaro. Discover our PITERA™ Story re-told through manga.


EXCLUSIVE GIFT SET: Try our award-winning Pitera Essence and receive two other must-haves in our First Experience Kit worth $99 ($131 value) or Aura Kit worth $110 ($159 value).

LIMITED TIME OFFER: SK-II presents the new Fantasista Limited Edition Facial Treatment Essence in collaboration with Fantasista Utamaro. Discover our PITERA™ Story re-told through manga.

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  • HOW TO USE
  • INGREDIENTS
  • What is it good for?

    Works on multiple skin concerns and skin types to transform skin to Crystal Clear Skin. It is the ONE almighty product you need to moisturize, soften and smoothen texture, reduce appearance of dark spots and fine lines due to dryness, enhance radiance, even the look of skin tone, make skin less oily looking and... the list goes on!

    In fact, the full efficacies of PITERA™ have not yet been uncovered and until now we continue to discover new things it can do.

    Why it Works

    Our formulation is a lightweight liquid that is quickly absorbed into skin unlike other thicker serums and essences. Each bottle contains 90% PITERA™ and since it’s observed to resemble your own skin’s Natural Moisturizing Factors (NMF), skin recognizes PITERA™ as its own, allows it all in and lets it work its magic in its pure active form.

    This iconic essence’s formula has remained essentially unchanged for almost 40 years, uniquely allowing us to witness PITERA™‘s powerful effect on skin appearance over time (in days, years, and decades) for millions of women around the world.

    What else you need to know

    Our story begins with a chance observation at a sake brewery in Japan, where a group of scientists noticed the elderly brewers had wrinkled faces but extraordinarily soft and youthful-looking hands.

    Intensive search began out of millions of yeast strains and studies were conducted on hundreds of fermentation conditions. Now every drop of PITERA™ is produced by cultivating an exclusive yeast strain under the most stringent conditions that remain SK-II’s most valuable trade secret to this day.

    A miracle like no other, PITERA™ is pure power of nature harnessed by advanced technology.

  • Application is simple. POUR about 2-3 shakes into hand, PRESS palms together and then PAT all that PITERA™ goodness all over your face. Continue to PAT PAT the essence until fully absorbed.

    Use it twice a day, after cleansing and toning. It is the treatment step before your moisturizer.

  • PITERA™ - natural bio ingredient derived from yeast fermentation that resembles your skin's Natural Moisturizing Factors; contains over 50 micro-nutrients like vitamins, minerals, amino acids and organic acids to condition skin's natural functions.

    Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate*, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Water, Sodium Benzoate, Methylparaben, Sorbic Acid. *PITERA™

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HOW TO USE

INGREDIENTS

The newest way to experience PITERA™

Try our award winning Pitera Essence and receive two complimentary must-haves

Pitera First Experience Kit

Experience the power of PITERA™ with our newest Trial Set that includes digital access to SK-II Facebook chatbot, featuring exclusive tips and tricks on how you can make the most use out of your Pitera Essence™.


$99 ($131 value)

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Pitera Aura Kit

Discover crystal clear skin with this three-step introductory skin care kit containing our iconic Facial Treatment Essence along with a best-selling brightening serum and cleanser.


$110 ($159 value)

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03/28/2020
I was a little hesitant to purchase this because of the price, but after trying and using it for a few weeks its definitely worth the money. Ive heard so many good things about SK-II so I had to try it for myself! This toner has a weightless consistency, so its exactly what I want to use daily.
I was a little hesitant to purchase this because of the price, but after trying and using it for a few weeks its definitely worth the money. Ive heard so many good things about SK-II so I had to try it for myself! This toner has a weightless consistency, so its exactly what I want to use daily.
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03/26/2020
This is the most amazing product I have purchased in a very long time. It is a true multitasker when it comes to all of the issues that I deal with having a bit older, mature skin. Im talking about everything from sunspots to wrinkles to overall texture have been improved by a twice daily sweep of this amazingly light yet effective essence. I was skeptical of trying this as I felt that improvements would be from harsher topicals or heavier moisturizers. However incorporating this after waking and before bed for about 6 months now, this barely there product is a perfect match for my combination skin. For you ladies out there who are also trying to start young w excellent skincare habits, this is an amazing product that should be part of your preventative regimen as well.
This is the most amazing product I have purchased in a very long time. It is a true multitasker when it comes to all of the issues that I deal with having a bit older, mature skin. Im talking about everything from sunspots to wrinkles to overall texture have been improved by a twice daily sweep of this amazingly light yet effective essence. I was skeptical of trying this as I felt that improvements would be from harsher topicals or heavier moisturizers. However incorporating this after waking and before bed for about 6 months now, this barely there product is a perfect match for my combination skin. For you ladies out there who are also trying to start young w excellent skincare habits, this is an amazing product that should be part of your preventative regimen as well.
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03/26/2020
I have gone through two 100 mL essence bottles and I absolutely love this. The two bottles that I had last me about a year and a half (I was using it off and on). But when I used it regularly I always noticed how radiant and clear my skin was. I had very little dark spots from acne scars. I have used this product in several months and its the one product that I true miss in my regimen as I have a lot more acne scars from a never end right with cystic acne. So I will have to purchase a new bottle and the larger one they make. My biggest gripe is the price obviously I originally bought mine while I was in Hong Kong where it is significantly cheaper. How Ive been unable to return to Asia so I guess I will have to bite the bullet and buy it here in the States.
I have gone through two 100 mL essence bottles and I absolutely love this. The two bottles that I had last me about a year and a half (I was using it off and on). But when I used it regularly I always noticed how radiant and clear my skin was. I had very little dark spots from acne scars. I have used this product in several months and its the one product that I true miss in my regimen as I have a lot more acne scars from a never end right with cystic acne. So I will have to purchase a new bottle and the larger one they make. My biggest gripe is the price obviously I originally bought mine while I was in Hong Kong where it is significantly cheaper. How Ive been unable to return to Asia so I guess I will have to bite the bullet and buy it here in the States.
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03/25/2020
I started using this when my goal was to get dewy radiant skin! I hate that this works so well! I started noticing the difference towards the half use of the bottle. Started using it as we got into winter and it gave nice dewy skin and helped with my hyper pigmentation. I honestly feel like using this changed my skin for good!!
I started using this when my goal was to get dewy radiant skin! I hate that this works so well! I started noticing the difference towards the half use of the bottle. Started using it as we got into winter and it gave nice dewy skin and helped with my hyper pigmentation. I honestly feel like using this changed my skin for good!!
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03/24/2020
I love this! It is super expensive, but I use this most days (I trade off between a longer routine and just this). It is a use alone product (after cleansing). I will repurchase when necessary!
I love this! It is super expensive, but I use this most days (I trade off between a longer routine and just this). It is a use alone product (after cleansing). I will repurchase when necessary!
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