KUU Konjac Sponge

Used for over 1500 years in Japan, this facial sponge is deep cleansing, biodegradable, chemical free and pH balanced - way gentler than your face cloth.

  • 100% natural
  • Vegan
  • Approx 8cm Diameter when moist and 3.5cm Deep. The perfect size for the palm of your hand.
  • 30 day full satisfaction guarantee
  • Australian owned and made
  • Not tested on animals

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  • The 100% natural KUU Konjac sponge gently cleanses and soothes the skin by removing dirt and oil, naturally restoring the pH level of the skin. Cleansing helps to stimulate blood flow and encourage new skin cells, revitalising the complexion without damaging the skin.

    In Japan the Konjac (Konnyoku) sponge has been used for its medicinal properties for over 1500 years.

    Made from 100% natural vegetable fibre, the sponges are very soft and do not contain the chemicals, synthetics and colourings that are in many other sponges currently on the market.

    The beauty of the sponge is its simplicity. It is naturally alkaline to balance the acidity of the skins impurities and oils.

    Benefits include:

    • 100% Natural Fibre Sponge (enhanced with either red clay, green clay, or bamboo charcoal)
    • No Chemicals or Preservatives
    • No Colours or Additives
    • Suitable for all Skin Types
    • Stimulates Blood Flow
    • Encourages New Skin Cell Growth
    • Cleanses and Soothes
    • Enviromentally Sustainable
    • Biodegradable

    After just one use you will feel the difference with the KUU Konjac Sponge, your skin will feel revitalised and your skin care routine will have been transformed.

    The KUU Konjac Sponges are suitable for all skin types, and there are even 4 different "flavours" to choose from to get the most out of your sponge:

    1. Pure - For all skin types (even baby)
    2. Bamboo Charcoal - For acne prone, oily and problematic skin
    3. French Red Clay - For dry, sensitive and/or mature skin
    4. French Green Clay - For oily and combination skin

    Pure ("WHITE") - For all skin types (even baby)

    The Pure sponge is the all-purpose original Konjac sponge. No matter who you are, this sponge will very gently cleanse and remove grime and dead skin cells.

    The Pure Konjac sponge is even gentle enough for us to use it on our youngest family members. It's so soft that a face clean never fails to get a smile out of our 3 month old :)

    Bamboo Charcoal ("BLACK") - For acne prone, oily and problematic skin

    The Bamboo Charcoal sponge contains activated carbon & various minerals that enhance absorpsion of excess oil and dirt.

    Bamboo Charcoal is also a natural anti-oxidant and so will help fight hard-to-reach, acne causing bacteria, revitalising the complexion and tightening pores.

    French Red Clay ("RED") - For dry, sensitive and mature skin

    The Red clay sponge is loaded with Iron Oxide. This sponge deep cleanses and exfoliates the skin from the layers of dead cells and accelerates the regeneration process to leave the skin hydrated and looking radiant.

    It's soothing and wonderful for sensitive skin. We have heard reports that it may also help with the rosacea condition.

    Ideal for mature and/or dry skin that needs rejuvenating. Reduces the appearance of fine lines and broken capillaries.

    French Green Clay ("GREEN") - For oily and combination skin

    Green clay has an incredible power of absorption, is rich in minerals and fine essential oils which exfoliates, cleanses, smoothes and softens the skin, restoring vitality and glow whilst drawing oil, grease from the skin.

    This sponge contains micro-molecules that gently cleanse the pores and effectively removes impurities and toxins and stimulates blood flow, revitalising the complexion and tightening pores.

    KUU Konjac Sponge Tips

  • Customer Reviews

    Based on 52 reviews
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    A.
    Pure Sponge

    This is just so pleasant to use, and made a huge improvement from just using a face cloth with my Cloud 9 balm.

    B
    B.
    Life changing

    I love this little sponge! I've never used one before and got one as part of a sample pack and I am so happy I did! I really believe this has helped to clear up my skin, reduce pores and has made my skin softer and smoother then when I was using harsh chemicals. I don't even feel the need to exfoliate as much and it really makes your cleanser last longer as the sponge does some cleansing on its own so I don't need to use as much product.

    L
    L.
    Love my sponge

    I love this little sponge. Makes cleansing my face feel a little more luxurious

    C
    C.
    KUU Konjac Sponge - Bamboo Charcoal

    I've purchased two of these now and honestly don't know how I cleansed without one before or how I can ever go back. It distributes products evenly and easily with minimal waste while gently sloughing away blemishes, leaving my skin soft and renewed. Pretty inexpensive for something so handy.

    M
    M.
    Konjac sponge

    This feels lovely to clean my face, leaves my face feeling clean and soft. What a great natural product. Excellent

    R
    R.
    Great little boost for cleansing

    I really love my little Konjac sponge! It does the work of a washer but it a much gentler way. Sometimes it takes a bit to soften up, but it makes quick work of boosting my Cloud 9 cleanser, offering some exfoliation as well. It dries well and I like that it's so easy to clean it once a week or so... and the total bonus is that it's compostable when I get a new one every few months! You really can't go wrong with these little sponges. (P.S. My normal-ish skin is happy with the green sponge - I haven't tried other varieties to know if there's a difference or not!)

    F
    F.W.
    Konjac sponge

    The sponge is long lasting and effective with the Cloud 9 cleansing product, which is very creamy and think and leaves a protective film on the skin - the sponge seems to shift it effectively without being at all harsh on the skin.

    P
    P.D.
    Feeling Good

    My skin does feel good after using the Konjac sponge. Great for a quick and effective clean, and even better with the cleansing balm. Pat.

    C
    C.
    New Experience

    I tried the Konjac sponge after using Cloud 9 cleansing balm with a face cloth for 6 months. I already loved what the cleansing balm has done for my skin, but this Konjac sponge has taken things up a level. So much easier to use than a face cloth and nice and soft on the skin. My skin feels even better than using just a face cloth. Another great product!!

    L
    L.B.
    My little helper

    What can I say about the KUU konjac sponge? With over a month of using it, I noticed that my blackheads lessened and it made my skin so soft even when using it on its own. I really like it as an exfoliator and detoxifier, and I feel like it filters the water in some way as it doesn't dry out my skin at all. I use the red one anyway which is created for dry skin so. I've given out a few to my friends and they also noticed their blackheads lessening.

  • Directions

    While the sponge is best used with the Cloud 9 Deep Cleansing Balm (cleanse and then follow the directions below), you can just add water and use it on its own.

    • Rinse before use and then gently massage until the sponge has absorbed the water.
    • 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.
    • Rinse sponge after use (do not wring) and hang to dry.
    • The sponge will harden when dry. Re-hydrate in warm water before use again.
    • When it starts to show wear just throw it in the compost. Your sponge should last around 2 months.
    Caution: Use only as directed and if you experience irritation please discontinue use.

  • Ingredients

    100% natural
    Vegan
    Toxin Free

    The plain sponge is 100% natural vegetable fibre. The other varieties are enhanced with either red clay or bamboo charcoal - depending on your sponge choice

    Unlike many online brands, we believe in complete transparency so any ingredients list you find on our website is 100% complete. No secrets here!

    We promise that you will not find ANY these shady characters in a Happy Skincare product:

    • mineral oils
    • parabens
    • petro-chemicals
    • sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS)
    • sodium laureth sulphate (SLES)
    • sulphates
    • synthetic fragrances
    • animal derivatives
    • ingredients tested on animals
    • artificial colours
    • aluminium salts
    • bleaches e.g. benzoyl peroxide
    • harsh detergents
    • triethanolamine (TEA)
    • ... and the list goes on!
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    • NEW ZEALAND - $9.90 standard shipping for  orders. Express option available.
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    *Tracking isn't available with orders containing only ECO Minerals makeup samples or Woohoo samples because we send these via standard post in envelopes.

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    We know that finding the right skincare product is HARD. We believe in our products so much that we are putting them out there for you to judge. And we're putting our money where our mouth is.

    If you're not jumping with joy and telling everyone you know about how amazing your Happy Skincare products are, let us know within 30 days and you'll be able to return it to us for a full refund. Heck, we'll even cover the return shipping!

    In the unlikely event that one of our products doesn't work for you - or you don't like it for any reason at all - you can take comfort in knowing that we will help you out with free returns.

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