Kojic Acid can be applied to the body by first mixing the soap with a little water and working it into a lather and then rubbing it all over the body. Once on the body leave it settle for between 4-8 minutes before rinsing the soap off your body.
When applying a skin lightening soap like Kojic Acid soap to your face it is crucial that you practice a little more caution. For the face, dermatologists advise starting relatively slow to begin with and then over time build up the amount of soap you put on your face and the length of time you leave the soap on your face for.
Kojic Acid was discovered in Japan by Saito in 1907. It derives from different types of fungi, most commonly Japanese rice wine, also known as sake. However, it can also be used as a byproduct from soy sauce.
Kojic Acid is made up of an oxygen containing skeleton with several important reaction centres enabling oxidation and reduction, alkylation and acylation, and finally chelation. As a consequence of these reactions the formation of tyrosine is limited, which is an amino acid that is needed to produce melanin. Melanin is what gives our skin it's colour, the tone of which is determined by different pigments.
It is an active skin lightening ingredient and has been used for centuries in skin whitening practices. Today you can find Kojic Acid in an assortment of different skin whitening products including soaps, creams, lotions, and serums.
When mixed into a soap, Kojic Acid inhibits the production of melanin in ones skin. Melanin provides the pigment in a persons skin. It also exfoliates the skin and removes the darker, outer layers which then allows the lighter dermis layer of skin to show.
Kojic Acid Soap helps get rid of acne, remove dark spots, as well as other skin blemishes. It has also been used to treat skin diseases like melisma. Kojic Acid contains anti-bacterial properties that eliminate several types of common bacteria that cause acne such as Folliculitis.
This soap is being heralded as one of the most effective Kojic Acid skin whitening soaps on the market today. This Honeycomb Kojic Acid soap facilitates skin whitening in a fast and effective manner with its secret "Honeycomb" formula. The unique combination of honey, milk, Glutathione, and Kojic Acid allow this soap to penetrate deep below the skins epidermis to inhibit the formation of melanin. These active ingredients work harmoniously together to whiten the skin.
This soap holds a Platinum Edition label because every bar is handmade using only the highest quality ingredients. Honeycomb Kojic Acid Soap should be used no more than twice a day. For best results use Honeycomb Kojic Acid Soap with suncream if your skin is exposed to sunlight during the day. Try to avoid protracted exposure to the sun during periods of use.
Do not apply to damaged or swelled up skin areas. If you encounter any irritations after applying the product, please stop using it and consult with a medical professional. Be sure keep Kojic Acid soap in a shady place and avoid direct sun light. The ingredients include: Kojic Acid, Honey, Milk, Coconut Oil, Glutathione, Vitamin E, Vitamin B, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C.
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