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What is a Konjac Sponge? Suitable for even the most sensitive skin. 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! 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.
* 100% Natural Sponge
* 100% Colouring Free
* 100% Additive Free
* 100% Biodegradable
* Naturally Sustainable
* Environmentally Safe
What is Konjac?
“Amorphophallus Konjac” the Konjac potato is a perennial plant, native to Asia . But it is known as Konnyaku in Japan. It is also sometimes referred to as Devils Tongue internationally.
Konnyaku potatoes are cultivated for food in Japan & Korea, but wild forms grow naturally in Southeast Asia, China, Korea & Japan. It usually grows wild at very high altitude.
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 a totally natural food source. 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, our 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!
But, for over a century, the Japanese have been using the konjac (konnyaku) vegetable as a beauty treatment for their delicate skin.
Amorphophallus konjac is an alkaline. It contains water, protein, carbohydrate, lipids, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, copper, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, pantothenate, niacin, fatty acid, folic acid and fiber. So, no wonder the Japanese eat it and use it on their skin!