kojic acid, the safe and yet highly effective alternative to hydroquinone, is a by product in the production of Koji (malted rice), for use in the manufacture of Japanese Rice wine (Sake). In cosmetics, Kojic acid is popularly known for its excellent whitening effects an antioxidant properties. It also helps fight acne effectively.
Directions: Use daily as a regular soap for the face and body.
Ingredients: Pure Kojic Acid, Sweet Orange, VCO, Glycerine, Vegetable Extracts, Vitamin C
Safety Warning: Kojic acid has a drying effect on skin. Skin irritation is the most common kojic acid side effect. Many people have noticed an increase in skin sensitivity after using kojic acid regularly. As kojic acid reduces the amount of melanin in your skin, it weakens your skin's natural defense. It is therefore important to remember to wear sunscreen with a high SPF value.