The Luna Charcoal Sponge is created in Japan using the roots of the konyakku plant, a food staple for more than 1,500 years in Asian cultures. The vegetable fibers are purified and spun into a puff that is incredibly water-retentive. When used, there is a water barrier between sponge and skin which means it cleanses without scratching or irritating. The sponge is ideal for daily use, especially for those with sensitive and acne-prone skin.
Use Instructions:Soak the sponge in warm water until it puffs up and rehydrates. The first time will take a few minutes and will lessen after each use. It will expand about 50% and be soft and squishy like sponge cake.
Charcoal Infusion: Charcoal helps to draw out daily impurities. When you exfoliate with the Luna Facial Sponge, the infused charcoal will help gently bring up the build up of dirt and toxins from your pores.
Daily Use:Soak briefly in warm water to rehydrate. To exfoliate, wet the sponge and make a small lather with your preferred cleanser. You can also use the sponge alone without any cleanser. Rub in circular motions to remove dirt from the pores without scratching the skin. Your face will love it! Rinse out completely, then press between palms to remove excess water from sponge and hang to dry.
For Face or Body: The smaller round size is ideal for facial cleansing, the larger rectangular size is ideal for the whole body.
Storage: Hang pressed sponge up to dry between uses. Replace after 3 to 6 months.
After 3 months: Sanitize the sponge or replace. If it smells funny, becomes discolored, or looks off, throw it away and do not continue using. It is a natural product and can grow mold or bacteria if not properly handled. If you see mold or bacteria growth, do not use the sponge. Some users have boiled it in water to sterilize it, or saturated it in water and microwaved for 20 seconds to sterilize. If you continue to squeeze and hang it to fully dry between uses, it could last for up to 6 months.