What is konjac?

Date Posted:5 August 2018 


What is konjac?

Konjac is a traditional Japanese jelly-like health food, made from calcium hydroxide or oxide calcium a type of potato called “konnyaku potato”. The konjac plant is native to Indonesia and is a kind of herbaceous perennial plant called “Amorphophallus Konjac”. Konjac potatoes are grown in Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Japan. The Japanese have been eating konjac for over 1500 years. It was originally introduced to Japan as a medicine in the sixth century and has been eaten for almost 1500 years in Japan. It is a totally natural food. 97% of konjac is water and 3% is glucomannan and is very rich in minerals. 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 acids, folic acid and dietary fibre with a total of 16 amino acids. The Japanese have used the konjac for more than a century, as a beauty treatment for their delicate skins.

 

How does KUU konjac sponge work?

The KUU Konjac sponge gently cleanses and soothes the skin by removing dirt and oil, naturally restoring the pH level of the skin. Cleansing helps to stimulate blood flow and encourage new skin cells, revitalising the complexion without damaging the skin. The KUU Konjac sponge is highly absorbent in both water and oils and is excellent for thorough cleansing of impurities. The pH level of the sponge is an alkaline and has the function to break down dirt and neautralise acidic and oily areas. After just one use you will feel the difference by cleansing with the KUU konjac sponge, your skin will feel revitalised and your skin care routine will have been transformed.

 

Producing KUU konjac sponges

The secret of producing the KUU Konjac natural facial and body cleansing sponges is to use 100% food grade konjac powder with pure water, no preservatives, no colour and no chemicals. The KUU Konjac factory is set in one of the purest areas in Korea, on Jeju Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The island produces some of the purest water in the world and this water filtered through volcanic rockland combined with the food grade konjac to produce the high quality KUU Konjac sponges. The KUU Konjac factory has been inspected and passes all the regulations for hygiene and working practices. They have conducted all the necessary tests such as microbial, pH alkalinity and composition tests to meet all UK, EU and Australian standards.

 

The Benefits of Using KUU Konjac Sponge

The KUU Konjac sponge gently cleanses and soothes the skin by removing dirt and oil, naturally restoring the pH level of the skin. Cleansing helps to stimulate blood flow and encourage new skin cells, revitalising the complexion without damaging the skin. Made from 100% natural vegetable fibre, the sponges are very soft and do not contain the chemicals, synthetics and colourings that are in many other sponges currently on the market.

Key Benefits

  • Vegan
  • Biodegradable
  • Stimulates Blood Flow
  • Cleanses and Soothes
  • No Colours or Additives
  • Suitable for all Skin Types
  • Enviromentally Sustainable
  • 100% Natural Fibre Sponge
  • No Chemicals or Preservatives
  • Perfect for Infants and Newborns
  • Encourages New Skin Cell Growth

After just one use you will feel the difference with the KUU Konjac sponge, your skin will feel revitalised and your skin care routine will have bee transformed. If you choose to use KUU Konjac sponges with your favourite cleanser the sponge will also be kind on your wallet, as you will need a much smaller amount of cleanser as the sponge will generate an increased amount of lava due to its structure. The KUU Konjac sponges are suitable for all skin types. Buy KUU Konjac sponges here.

 

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