FAQ

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  • How much is kojic acid soap

    Varies from $10 to $20, depending on the brand.

    However, you can buy a 1.2 lbs kojic acid soap here for only $24.

  • Where can I buy authentic kojic acid soap on Amazon?
  • Where can I get kojic acid soap for dark spots and hyperpigmentation?

    This kojic acid soap is specifically formulated for dark spots and hyperpigmentation.

  • Where can i get maximum strength kojic acid soap?
  • Does walgreens sell kojic acid soap?

    Not as of the moment.

  • Where to get pure kojic acid soap

    Pure kojic acid soap by Marie France can be purchased here.

  • Where to buy kojic acid soap in stores?

    There are some brands of kojic acid soap that are available in Asian stores, however, most can be bought online.

  • Safety

  • Is kojic acid soap safe around my vagina?

    I wouldn’t suggest it as It’s kinda risky. Products containing kojic acid are most commonly used on the face and hands but can be used on all non-sensitive areas of the body.

  • Does kojic acid soap have side effects?

    Contact dermatitis is the most common side effect of kojic acid. It can manifest itself as redness, irritation, itchiness, rashes, swollen skin, or pain and discomfort.

  • Is kojic acid soap safe for skin?

    Yes, kojic acid is safe to use as long as you follow the instructions on how to use it.

  • Is kojic acid soap safe during pregnancy?

    No, I wouldn’t suggest it to someone who’s pregnant or lactating.

  • Does kojic acid soap expire?

    Kojic acid soap has a shelf life of approximately 3 years. The soap doesn’t really “expire” but it’s best by date is about 2-3 years after the manufacturing date.

  • What happens when you stop using kojic acid soap?

    Your original skin color would go back to how it was before.

  • Is kojic acid soap safe for breastfeeding?

    Although kojic acid soap is made from a natural source, I wouldn’t suggest it on pregnant or lactating women.

  • How To

  • How to get rid of dark underarms using kojic acid soap

    Can kojic soap get rid of dark underarms? The answer is….yes!

    Kojic acid soap can lighten dark underarms but it takes about 8 weeks or so to see results assuming that you’re CONSISTENT and PATIENT with it.

    But to expedite the process, please follow my instructions below.

    ****Prior to following my instructions, please make sure that your underarms are hairless. Hairy underarms won’t absorb whatever products you put in it!****

    1. Prior to using the kojic soap in your underarms, make sure that you’ve washed/scrubbed the area thoroughly using a loofah or washcloth.
    2. Leave the soap in the area for about 10-15 minutes, then wash thoroughly with cold water.
    3. Apply an underarm whitening cream (AT NIGHT). Leave this on. DO NOT wash off.
    4. Use a whitening deodorant (MORNING).

    TIPS:

    • Avoid shaving or using razors that have been used before. I prefer waxing (here’s a good DIY wax) or sugaring.

  • How to use kojic acid soap on sensitive skin?

    Only use soap 1-2 times a week. Use a natural oil afterwards.

  • How to use kojic acid soap for underarms?

    Make sure you use the soap last (after thoroughly cleansing your underarms). Leave on for maybe about 4-8 minutes and then rinse. Make sure your underarms are hairless when you use the soap in that area.

  • How to use kojic acid soap for the body?

    Make sure you use the soap last (after thoroughly cleansing your body). Leave on for maybe about 4-8 minutes and then rinse.

  • How to use kojic acid soap for the best results?

    1. Use the soap consistently.
    2. Use a konjac sponge or face towel to gently remove dead skin cells while using the soap.
    3. Stay away from the sun.
    4. Use sunscreen.

  • How to use kojic acid soap for acne?

    Use the kojic acid soap after washing your face with a mild acne cleanser. Lather the soap and thoroughly rinse with cold water. Apply a natural oil or pH-balanced moisturizer afterward.

  • How to lighten lip with kojic acid soap?

    Kojic acid should NOT be used in the lip area.

  • How long to leave kojic acid soap on the face?

    30 seconds or LESS.

  • What is kojic acid soap made of?

    Kojic acid soap is made of soap base (saponified coconut oil), kojic acid, papaya extract, and vitamins.

  • How to use kojic acid soap safely

    Use 2-3 times per week and gradually move to use once or twice a day.

  • How to spot fake kojic acid soap?

    It’s very hard so make sure that you buy from the verified supplier’s list listed here.

  • How to identify original kojic acid soap?

    Great question! Only buy from authorized resellers. See my verified list for more info.

  • How to use kojic acid soap on the body?

    Make sure you use the soap last (after thoroughly cleansing your body). Leave on for maybe about 4-8 minutes and then rinse.

  • How to use kojic acid soap?

    Use in the morning and night as your daily cleanser. Apply to damp dace lather for 2-3 minutes before rinsing thoroughly with lukewarm water. Use a konjac sponge or face towel to gently remove dead skin cells. Stay away from the sun.

  • What is in kojic acid soap?

    Kojic acid soap is made of soap base (saponified coconut oil), kojic acid, papaya extract, and vitamins.

  • What is kojic acid soap?

    Kojic’s acid primary use and benefit are to lighten visible sun damage, age spots, or scars.

  • Can you use kojic acid soap on the bikini area?

    Yes, in fact, it helps get rid of dark bikini area.

  • How to use kojic acid soap on knees?

    Wash your knees with kojic acid soap, leave it to settle for between 5-10 minutes before rinsing the soap off your knees.

  • How to use kojic acid soap on the face?

    Massage the lather on your neck and face, avoiding eyes and mouth. Wash your face for 30 seconds.

  • How often to use kojic acid soap?

    Start off by using the soap 2-3 times a week and then once or twice per day after 2 weeks.

  • Efficacy

  • Can kojic acid soap get rid of dark inner thighs?

    Kojic acid soap can get rid of dark inner thighs especially when you follow these instructions:

    Make sure that you inner thigh area is HAIRLESS prior to using the product.

    1. Always use the kojic soap in your inner thigh area AFTER cleansing/scrubbing it with a loofah or washcloth.
    2. Leave the soap in the area for about 10 minutes then wash thoroughly.
    3. Use the soap twice a day CONSISTENTLY (I cannot emphasize this enough).
    4. Use a dark inner thigh cream afterwards. Using a cream specifically made for dark inner thighs would help lighten the area faster.

    TIPS:

    • Dark inner thighs are hard to get rid of especially if you don’t have a thigh gap but if you’re CONSISTENT and PATIENT, then you’ll get rid of it.
    • Always use specific products for dark inner thighs. The same stuff that you use on your face isn’t the for your body so make sure that you’re using products that are made just for dark inner thighs.

    NOTE: if your inner thighs are really dark, it will take about 8 weeks or longer to see results assuming you follow the above instructions.

  • Why am I not seeing a difference?

    not seeing a difference

    1. “I don’t feel any tingling.” – this is because only people with sensitive skin would feel the tingling sensation. If you don’t feel it, then guess what? You have normal skin!
    2. “it’s only been three weeks” – this is a very short period of time. Give it 4 to 8 weeks to see results.

    TIP: Be consistent and patient to see results.

     

  • How long does it take kojic acid soap to work?

    You’ll likely start to see results within two weeks, but most people would see a difference after 4 to 8 weeks.

  • Does kojic acid soap remove stretch marks?

    Yes, kojic acid soap can remove stretch marks. Here’s the instructions on how to remove stretch marks using kojic acid soap:

    1. Leave the soap on the area where there’s stretch marks for about 5-10 minutes (do this consistently every day).
    2. Apply a stretch mark lotion or natural oil in the area.

    If the stretch marks are RED, this means that they’re brand new and can be easily get rid of. However, if they’re WHITE, then this means that it’s been on your skin for quite some time and it will take a little longer to get rid of it.

    However, if you’re consistent and patient, it should lessen in appearance in a few months.

  • Does kojic acid soap really work?

    Yes, it does really work naturally lighten the skin.

  • What are the benefits of kojic acid soap?

    lighten visible sun damage, age spots, or scars. This can result in an anti-aging effect on the skin.

  • How to make kojic acid soap effective?

    Use it consistently and make sure that you get pure kojic acid soap.

  • How effective is kojic acid soap?

    If soap containing kojic acid is used regularly, it may help prevent both bacterial and fungal infections on the body.

  • Is kojic acid soap permanent?

    No, the effects of kojic acid isn’t permanent. There’s no such thing as permanent effects in skincare.

  • Which is the best kojic acid soap for sensitive skin?

    As of the moment, most well-known kojic soaps are for normal skin only. However, if you have sensitive skin, then I would suggest only use the soap for about 1-2 times a week.

  • How long can I use kojic acid soap?

    You can use the soap until you achieve your desired results.

  • Can white people use kojic acid soap?

    Yes, anyone (regardless of skin color/nationality) can use the soap.

  • Can kojic acid soap remove acne scars?

    Absolutely. It works great removing acne scars and dark spots from acne scars.

  • Can kojic acid soap permanently lighten skin?

    No, kojic acid will NOT permanently lighten skin. Your skin tone will go back to its natural color once you stop using the soap. The key is to keep using the soap as maintenance (use it for about 2-3 times a week) after achieving the desired results.

  • Is kojic acid soap good for acne?

    Yes, This can help treat acne caused by bacteria in the skin. It may also lighten scars from acne that haven’t faded yet. Kojic acid also has antifungal properties.

  • How often should I use kojic acid soap?

    Start off by using the soap 2-3 times a week and then once or twice per day after 2 weeks.

  • How fast does kojic acid soap work?

    You’ll likely start to see results within two weeks. You may see greater results or faster results if you also use other products (cream, lotion) that can help even skin tone.

  • How does kojic acid soap work?

    Kojic acid works by blocking tyrosine from forming, which then prevents melanin production. Decreased melanin production may have a lightening effect on the skin.

  • Does kojic acid soap work on dark skin?

    Yes, kojic acid soap from Marie France is made specifically to lighten and even skin tone for medium to dark skin tones.

  • Does kojic acid soap lighten skin?

    Yes, it does.

  • What is the best kojic acid soap?

    It depends on your definition. What is “best” to you? Something that works fast, cheap, natural, etc…?

  • Is kojic acid soap safe and effective

    According to the reviewers, the available data suggest that the use of products containing kojic acid with a concentration of 2 percent for products left on the skin is considered safe.

  • Questions

  • Can kojic acid soap get rid of acne dark spots?

    Yes, kojic acid soap can help get rid of dark spots from acne. I personally call kojic soap “dark spot soap.”

    FYI: Most people I know who had tremendous success from using kojic acid have medium to dark skin tones.

     

  • Can kojic acid soap really lighten skin?

    Yes because it stops the formation of melanin on your skin.

  • What is a professional strength kojic acid in soap?

    A professional strength kojic acid soap is the same soap that you see in the derma office.

  • How to avoid oxidation of kojic acid soap?

    Make sure your soap is away from heat and sunlight. DO NOT leave it on the shower. Store it in a cool and dark place.

  • Is kojic acid soap good for the face?

    Yes, because it can help reduce hyperpigmentation or dark spots. Use 2-3 times per week and gradually move to use once or twice a day.

  • Can you use kojic acid soap and adapalene?

    Yes, you can but you have to be careful as adapalene can cause peeling on the skin. Too much peeling would then cause irritation.

  • Can I use kojic acid soap on my body?

    Yes. It can help even your skin tone and remove dark spots/hyperpigmentation.

  • Does kojic acid soap cause acne?

    No. In fact, it may help kill acne-causing bacteria.