Konjac is an herbal product that grows in parts of Asia. It’s a tuber-like part of the stem that grows underground. Konjac is famous starchy corm which is used to make a rich source of soluble dietary fiber.
What does a konjac do?
A Konjac or Glucomannan work assimilates water in the stomach and digestive tract to shape a massive fiber which helps in treating obstruction.
Secondly, it can also slow down the process of absorbing sugar and cholesterol from the gut. And, it aids in controlling sugar levels, cholesterol levels, and reduce diabetes.
What are the potential benefits of Konjac?
The Konjac is beneficial for both health and skin. The high fiber content of konjac has many health benefits. Soluble fiber helps lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels. It is beneficial for weight loss, cholesterol, and constipation.
What Is a Konjac Sponge?
The konjac sponge is a cosmetic product that is made from a natural fiber which can absorb a plenty of water, as it has a unique texture, kind of like a thick piece of rubbery felt.
How to Use a Konjac Sponge?
Konjac sponges are often dry, so become very hard to use for skin. First, soak the sponge into the water around 5 minutes, and wait until it softens so you don’t injure your skin. Splash your face with warm water, then squeeze a few drops of cleanser directly onto the sponge. Give a gentle massage on your skin in circular motions, especially on those areas that have blackheads or dry patches.
How to sanitize a konjac sponge?
The konjac sponge can be easily sanitized in 4 ways; either keep it dry in its standard form, refrigerate it after use, soak in the warm water for few minutes, or heat it in a microwave. But, always make sure to be careful while sanitizing it, as once it starts disintegrating, then you will need to buy a new one for use.
How Konjac Sponge Made?
Konjac sponges are made from the dried and ground root of the konjac, or elephant yam, that’s native to Asia.
Konjac powder is blended with calcium hydroxide, warmed, solidified and then it gets dried afterwards. The calcium yields an alkaline end product which helps in balancing an overly acidic skin ph.
Is Konjac Sponge Eco-friendly?
Yes, it is! In fact, all of our Facial and Body Sponges are Eco-friendly, 100% natural and made from the pure roots of the Konjac plant.
Is Konjac sponge beneficial for skin?
Yes, It is made from a natural alkaline plant, so it won’t hurt your skin. The konjac sponge can cleanse your skin of dirt, whiteheads, oil, blackheads, and other blemishes.