Should You Use Kojic Acid If You Have Dark Spots or Hyperpigmentation?

Maybe you love being out in the sun, or you have dark spots but you have no idea why. While being outside can give you the daily dose of vitamin D you need, it can also cause dark spots to form on your skin, and as you know, these spots can be quite hard to get rid of. 

Genetics can be a factor as well. There are five main causes of discoloration and uneven skin tone. They are, of course, exposure to the sun, and then there's scarring, good old hormones, age and genetics!

But don't worry—if you didn't know about Kojic acid, we're here to tell you all about it so you can decide if it's worth trying! In our experience with skincare, we've found this Japanese beauty secret to be the best way to lighten sun spots, age spots, and discoloration.

Keep reading to find out more about what kojic acid is, what it can do for your skin, and how you can use it in your routine.

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  • Reduces Hyperpigmentation and melasma.
  • Improves texture, fades dark spots and gives you a visibly even skin tone, naturally. 
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What is Kojic Acid?

Kojic acid is a natural ingredient that comes from mushrooms. It’s a common ingredient used to make Sake but it can also be used on your skin.
It has the ability to stop your skin’s creation of melanin. Over time, this will fade skin discoloration. 

Our Kojic Acid Skin Lightening Soap

Our natural Skin Lightening Soap has been effective for visibly reducing the appearance of melasma, freckles and pigmentation. Overall, it promotes and maintains smooth, bright and more even skin!

Whereas some Japanese cultures have an interest in whitening their skin, Kojic acid can also help those who just want to even their complexion—not whiten it.
Kojic Acid has the ability to prevent the formation of tyrosine, which is an amino acid that's needed to produce melanin.

This unique ingredient not only has the ability to fight off sunspots, it also works against hyperpigmentation, breakout scars, and common signs of aging.

Is Kojic Acid Cream safe?

It’s a powerful acid but it’s not as strong as hydroquinone which is used by common over-the-counter skincare brands. While there are products out there that can be harmful to your skin, our natural cream has been thoroughly tested and vetted. 

Not only will these other products cause irritation but your skin will go right back to the way it was once you stop using the product. Instead, when you use our Kojic-infused cream, you will get rid of problem spots without changing the overall look and color of your skin. 

As with any product you try, if you experience redness that won’t go away or your skin becomes irritated, stop using the product right away.
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