Basically, Konjac sponge is made of perennial plant native to Asia, also known as Amorphophallus Konjac. This plant contains plenty of nourishing and natural substances, such as protein, iron, copper, zinc, as well as A, E, D, B1, B12 and C vitamins. The sponges work perfectly with cleansing sensitive skin type. Additionally, this product is biodegradable and exhibits medical properties. This specific sponges are produced manually in a sterile conditions, free from any pollutants and contaminants.
As it is not hard to guess, Konjac sponges are available in different colours, properties, sizes and ingredients contributing to skin purification processes. One can distinguish the universal sponges, with French green, red or pink clay and composed of bamboo charcoal. Obviously, these are assigned to the particular skin types. Not surprisingly, one can buy also a sponge destined for babies care. Nevertheless, what is astounding in here, Konjac offers also sponges intended for pets’ care (for dogs especially.) Generally, the sponges are extremely gentle, does not create epidermis damage, irritations and does not dry out face skin.
How to cleanse face with Konjac sponge?
Konjac sponge does not only purify face but also massages skin. At the same time, all impurities and blackheads are removed from skin surface. Due to the massage, blood circulation becomes improved and blood supply is enhanced. Being of alkaline reaction, the sponges are good at adjusting to the natural pH of skin. Furthermore, the size of the sponge is comparable with the size of an adult’s hand. Fairly crucial, after drying out the sponge becomes shrunk. How to use Konjac sponge? Before each usage, it is suggested to soak the sponge with warm water. Then, with the round movements one has to massage face skin, exfoliating dead epidermis cells and improving blood circulation. Optionally, we can put on the sponge a cleansing cosmetic of one’s choice. Nevertheless, it is worth remembering that a small amount of the cleansing cosmetic is enough since the sponge significantly enhances the cosmetic’s performance. Finally, thanks to Konjac sponges we are able to perform face oiling treatment, remove face masks as well as remove make up.
Konjac sponge needs special care
Only we are responsible for the life span of Konjac sponge. Generally, the sponge has to be replaced every three months or when we notice its fracturing. It goes without saying, when notice mould or fungus on the sponge surface, we must buy a new one immediately. What is more, after each usage, it is suggested to dry the sponge out, squeeze out the excess of water and hang it somewhere with a string attached. Furthermore, it is forbidden to store the sponge in a shower cubicle or in a bathroom in general. Lastly, the sponge can be put into boiling water to eliminate cosmetic residues from the inside.