What is a Konjac Sponge?

It’s a sponge that’s made from the root of a konjac plant that grows in Asia, and it feels almost rubbery once it gets wet. It’s 100 percent natural and plant-based.

The Konjac Sponge has been used in Japan first as a bath sponge for newborn babies for more than 100 years because of its soft texture. It eventually is used as a favorite bath sponge for adults in Japan. Recently, the Konjac Sponge is sold as an cleansing item intended for luxury Japanese cosmetic and the Konjac Sponge's popularity has been on the rise as facial cleansing and bath sponge in China, South East Asia and Europe.

This 100% natural sponge has a soft texture making it gentle, safe and will not scratch skin while washing away dirt and oil from skin.

These root-sponges, which can be paired with your favorite cleanser, act as gentle exfoliators to help buff away dry and dead skin to reveal a softer, more radiant complexion. Other methods of exfoliating, like microbeads and electronic brushes, can be too much. This tool is really gentle, but it does a great job of exfoliating.

So how do you choose what type of Konjac sponge to use? They come in a variety of colors and those colors aren't just for aesthetics. Each color represents a different type of infusion to target various concerns.


The white konjac sponges are made of 100% pure konjac root.

Re-balance your skin’s pH level thanks to the alkaline nature of the konjac plant.

Keep your skin moisturized, clean and exfoliated.

Choose this sponge if you have great-looking skin that you are just wanting to maintain.


This sponge is created with green tea or aloe vera.

The green tea extract is naturally packed with antioxidants, which have a cell-protecting function. It has strong antioxidant benefits that protect the skin from the damaging effects of free radicals. The natural ingredient softens and plumps to improve elasticity and refresh your skin’s appearance. This is particularly suitable for those who wish to protect the skin from ageing.

The aloe vera is rich in enzymes, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. This makes the aloe vera konjac sponge especially good for dry and sensitive skin. Used regularly, the aloe vera konjac sponge helps the skin's cells to regulate their water balance. Dry skin will be a thing of the past with aloe vera konjac sponge. Wrinkles are reduced and the skin will regain its elasticity.


The colour of this konjac sponge comes from its red clay.

Keeps skin hydrated while also cleansing it of impurities, such as clogged pores and dead skin cells.

Helps repair the skin by increasing blood circulation.

Helps in reducing the appearance of many signs of aging, including wrinkles and fine lines.

Restore your skin’s suppleness while also improving its elasticity.

If you have dry skin, this red konjac sponge is for you! Dry skin happens when your skin lacks moisture and, as a side effect, your face looks dull and saggy.


This sponge is made with a combination of red and white clay.

Gentle and soothing, it softens your skin by exfoliating the layers of dead skin cells.

Helps your skin generate new cells, which will improve your overall appearance and help you get the healthy skin you’ve been wanting!

The pink clay used in this konjac sponge helps with the extremely sensitive skin by providing even more moisture

It’s the ideal konjac sponge if you have sensitive skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema, or other types of skin inflammation.


This sponge type is crafted with bamboo charcoal, which gives it it’s distinct black colour.

Protects the skin as it controls the skin’s secretion of oil and exfoliates the dead skin cells.

When used regularly, the black konjac sponge can prevent acne breakouts from happening altogether.

The best solution for acne-prone or problematic skin, the bamboo charcoal infused in the black konjac sponge reduces breakouts by getting rid of the excess sebum produced by the skin.


This sponge is created with Japonese wild mint.

The Japanese Peppermint has anti-inflammatory and disinfectant property, and is used in Japanese cosmetics to keep skin clean, fresh, healthy and radiant.

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