Konjac Sponges are made from Konjac potatoes, cultivated for food in Japan & Korea. This 100% natural vegetable fibre is by nature alkaline and balances the acidity of the skins impurities and oils. The unique net like structure of the sponge gently massages the skin and stimulates blood flow and new growth of skin cells, leaving the skin extremely clean and refreshed, naturally! For over a century, the Japanese have been using the konjac vegetable as a beauty treatment for their delicate skin. No need for additional cleansers or soaps unless you really want. Should you chose to use additional cleansers or soap, you can use a fraction of your usual amount, as the sponge will generate more bubbles and spread the cleaner further than usual - which is better for your skin and better on the environment.
Konnyaku or Konjac potatoes are cultivated for food in Japan & Korea, and grows naturally in many parts of China, Korea & Japan. Frequently growing wild at very high altitude, Konjac is very pure and polutant free. The Japanese have been eating Konjac for over 1500 years. It was originally introduced to Japan as a medicine in the sixth century as it was recognized for its health giving properties way back then! It is used frequently as a thickener and jelly and Konjac is often present in noodles! Ninety seven percent of Konjac is water and three percent is Glucomannan, or dietary fiber. It is also rich in minerals and very low in calories. However, the sponges should never be put in the mouth! These are simply a few facts about the plant when used as a food, for those who are curious!
Konjac sponges are certainly of the purest and highest quality, and there's no need for extra cleansers or soaps unless you really want: if you do choose to use these you can use a fraction of your usual amount, as the sponge will generate more bubbles and spread the cleaner further than usual. Konjac sponges are: 100% Natural vegetable Fibre, 100% Biodegradable, 100% Colouring Free, Soft & Gentle and pH Balanced for naturally deep cleansing that is kind to you & the environment. Konjac contains so many natural goodies, and here are just some of them: protein, carbohydrate, iron, phosphorus, copper, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C and folic acid So, no wonder the Japanese eat it and use it on their skin!