KUU Konjac Baby Sponge for Delicate, Sensitive & Eczema Prone Skin

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This KUU Konjac baby sponge is ideal for every new baby and child. In Japan the Konjac (Konnyoku) sponge has been used on their delicate skins for over a century, and now it’s finally hit Australia!! Learn more by reading our information page What is Konjac?

The KUU Konjac baby sponge pH balanced, which means it is ideal on delicate baby skin. A new baby has still hasn't all the protection he or she needs yet, and a baby’s skin can absorb 5 times more chemicals and pollutants than ours, as adults. As the sponge can hold up to 10 times its weight in water, bath time is easy. By filling the sponge and gently squeezing over baby’s hair will make for a gentle and delicate hair shampoo. If you do choose to still use baby soap/shampoo, then please note, you will need to use far less - again much better for baby’s delicate skin, and better for the environment. In fact, the sponge was originally created for babies! Then it was discovered how great the Konjac sponge is for adults! The KUU Konjac sponge can be used on its own or with your favourite cleanser. But remember just a tiny amount goes a long way as the sponge delivers more lather than usual. Better for your skin, better for the environment and your pocket! Before use, rinse and hydrate your Konjac Sponge in warm water. Squeeze out any excess water, and gently cleanse skin. 


Key Benefits

  • 100% Natural Sponge
  • Naturally sustainable & environmentally safe
  • Free from colours, additives and preservatives
  • Perfect for children with sensitive skin or eczema
  • No nasty chemicals or toxins for delicate porous baby skin. Gently cleans without damage
  • Naturally pH balanced alkaline which neutralises any acids (oil and dirt) for deep cleansing
  1. Rinse before use and then gently massage until the sponge has absorbed the water.

  2. Use the sponge in circular motions, it can be used alone as it is naturally 8.4 pH balanced or with a small amount of cleanser if you wish.

  3. Rinse sponge after use (do not wring) and hang to dry.

  4. The sponge will harden when dry. Re-hydrate in warm water before use again.

  5. If damaged or worn (lasts 2-3 months of normal daily use) please add to your compost.



Is it suitable for anyone?

This is the beauty of the sponge, it's excellent for all skin types and especially for infants. 


Is it suitable for a newborn?

Yes, absolutely. The sponge was first developed for babies. No irritants, and no need for any other cleansing solution, shampoo or body wash for baby unless you really want! In fact even if you do decide you want to use a bath wash, you should use a smaller amount than usual as the sponge will give you more lava than expected.


How often should I use my sponge?

Every day. Make the sponge your part of your daily regime. Simply use the sponge for your morning and evening wash, 
or whenever you would wash or cleanse your face.


How long will the sponge last?

The average is about 3 months, but that depends on use and care. Hang to dry using the string attached to each sponge, rinse everytime its used and don't wring it, and then hang to dry outside of the shower cubicle, in a well ventilated area if possible. A damp environment will shorten its lifespan which allows this natural product to start to decompose!


Can I steralise the sponge?

Yes, feel free to boil the sponge for about 3-4 minutes in a pan of water. Or place in a microwave in a bowl of warm water for about 2 minutes. Ideal for beauty therapists who want to clean and steralise the sponge for their clients.


How do you use it for children's bathtime?

The KUU Konjac Baby Sponge is the sponge to choose for bathtime with the kids. No need to pour cups or jugs of water over their heads, you can gently squeeze the sponge over their hair to wet and rinse. And use the sponge to gently clean the rest of them.


Is a Konjac sponge suitable for the more mature skin?  

Absolutely! The KUU Konjac Sponge with added Red French Clay would be the ideal choice for the mature skin. The sponge will not dry out or damage the skin and will leave it feeling revitalised.


Is it any good for eczema?

Yes, the sponge is perfect for sensitive and problem skin conditions such as eczema. The KUU Sponges are free from chemicals, colourings or any other additives and therefore no irritants. We would recommend the KUU Pure Sponge for skin conditions such as eczema.


Will they help soothe my shaving rash?

You would feels the benefit of using the KUU Konjac Pure Sponge pre and post shave. Just a 30 second gentle massage of the sponge before and after shaving will help reduce the red, itchy burning sensation of a shaving rash.


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