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How to Care for a Konjac Sponge

Our Konjac Facial Sponge with Tourmaline is a lovely natural fibre product that can help improve the appearance of your skin through gentle exfoliation and lifting away debris. When properly cared for, it can last for 2-3 months.

Daily Care: After each use rinse your sponge and gently squeeze out excess water and hang to dry.

We recommend storing outside of the shower to avoid contamination.

Note: If you think the sponge needs more of a cleanse, add a bit of cleanser like our Gentle Foaming Cleanser; work it through and rinse under running water until water runs clear. Squeeze it out again gently (don’t wring too hard or you could damage the fibres); and finally, hang to dry.

Weekly Care: If you're putting your sponge to work and it needs a deeper cleansing, we recommend a saltwater/baking soda solution. Simply mix with warm water and soak sponge for 5 minutes. This will reduce any bacteria & molds but does not effectively sterilize the sponge. Again, rinse thoroughly until water runs clear and hang to dry.

  • 1 qt warm water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda

Last Resort: We say that this is a last resort because this may damage the sponge if not done properly. To sanitize the sponge, place a clean thoroughly WET sponge in a bowl and pour water into it, then microwave it for 1 minute while monitoring it (microwave power settings vary). Never microwave a dry or slightly damp sponge.

Carefully remove the sponge or simply leave it for few minutes until it cools off. Do not squeeze the sponge right away as it will be very hot and can cause severe burns. Once cooled off, rinse with running water and hang to dry.

The End: Once your sponge starts to disintegrate, toss it in the compost and replace it with a fresh new sponge! Rinse and repeat.

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