Skin in a new light!

by - July 06, 2016

It's no secret that many Filipinos prefer fair, radiant and flawless skin. That's why whitening products are among the best-selling items in supermarkets. But even if most Filipinos are into whitening, it is also important to take into careful consideration the ingredients being used in each product.

In this light, only one contains  the two powerful natural-based ingredients of Kojic Acid and high-grade virgin coconut oil: The Kojiesan Skin Lightening Soap. :)

Kojiesan has been in the market for so long and last week, I was able to attend the Kojiesan 'Bring Your Skin to Light' event and I learned so much about the different ingredients used in whitening, how effective it is on the skin and also skin myths. It was a very informative afternoon at La Creperie and I want to share it with you guys. :)

The place was filled with fellow beauty bloggers and Kojiesan lovers. :) 

There are so many ingredients for whitening and in the light of the debate as to which ingredient is best for skin lightening, it is important to look for products that are made from natural sources. Originated in Japan, Kojic Acid is a chemical compound made from organic materials that form complexes with substrates and metal ions. Kojic Acid can also be extracted as a by-product of fermentation when making Japanese rice wine & Sake. How natural is that?

That day, Cosmetic Surgeon, Dra. Lindsay Torralba explained to us the different components that can be found in whitening soaps and we all know that aside from Kojic Acid, we also have Papaya and Glutathione. As seen on the table, Kojic acid is the best choice for its all-natural source and melanin-inhibiting properties. 

Since 2007, Kojiesan has been consistently producing their Kojic Acid soap blending high-grade Kojic Acid & virgin coconut oil with effective lightening ingredients that keeps dark pigmentation from forming and inhibits the activity of tyrosinase, the enzyme that produces melanin. Melanin is the pigment responsible for the skin's darker color.

We also had Ms. Trisha Gregorio, head marketing of Kojiesan. :) 

"Whitening has always been one of the goals of most Filipinos today. Perhaps from the influence that we get from Korea and Japan or our daily exposure to teleseryes starring women with flawlessly fair skin, we see that they really look beautiful and attractive. According to research, having a whiter complexion can really boost your self-esteem. However, not all whitening products are the same and not all so-called Kojic Acid formulated soaps are as effective and safe like Kojiesan." - Trisha Gregorio

Inspired by the luminous, flawless skin of Japanese women, Beauty Elements Ventures, Inc. (BEVI) developed the Kojiesan Lightening Soap, the company's flagship product, the way Japanese traditionally formulated theirs.

Despite its massive multinational competition, Kojiesan's formulation turned out to be the key ingredient in convincing local whitening fans to become true believers. Today, it is the number one Kojic Acid soap in the Philippines. 

Finally, we had makeup artist to celebrities, Ms. RB Chanco to tell us if some things we knew about skin care is actually a fact or myth. In her list above, everything is actually a myth. She also gave us her Morning and Evening skin care routine and 10 step makeup routine. :)

Aside from Kojiesan's Kojic soap, you can also use their Cleanser + Toner. This can help clean and moisturize skin. :)

Host Janeena Chan | Dra. Torralba, Ms. Trisha and Ms. RB :)

With fellow Kojiesan soap fan, Trice :)

With many people loving Kojiesan, it is now the #1 Kojic acid soap in the Philippines! Together with it is other Kojiesan products, like Kojiesan Face Lightening Cream, Kojiesan Cleanser + Toner and Kojiesan Body Lightening Lotion - which I also love using on my legs. :)

With regular use, Kojiesan can slow down melanin production and prevent darkening of the skin. It is best for treatment to even out skin tone, erase dark spots and other forms of skin pigmentations. It also corrects skin discoloration and of course lightens skin. Kojiesan products do not contain any hydroquinone (skin bleaching agent), mercury or steroid that may cause further skin irritation like blisters, swelling and severe allergy.

Personally, I believe that if you want to whiten your skin, using Kojiesan is the best and natural way. You really don't need injectables or pills to do it for you. :) It's affordable for just Php 68 and can be easily purchased at leading supermarkets and drugstores!

And the best thing about Kojiesan is that there are no famous faces you'll spot or see on campaigns or TV ads, because with Kojiesan, we are all the IT girl. :)

So, when it comes to your skin, you are your strong advocate. Learn more and try Kojiesan and see how it should be your best choice in bringing your skin to light!

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Artsy Ava

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  1. I love the tips they gave ah and the fact that this does not just "lightens" the skin but also helps in evening out the skin tone. Personally, I use lightening products for that purpose and not intentionally to make myself whiter since I love being morena... So I'm glad that whitening wasn't their only focus. :)



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