True story: How I lightened my knees in just four weeks

As promised, here's my update post on my Kojie San experience. I've been using the Kojie San Skin Lightening Soap and Lightening Body Lotion for four weeks now. I use them together every other day and apply sunscreen afterwards if I'm leaving the house. I've used up four bars of soap already.

The results? Well. You'll see for yourself.

Here are a few notes before we get to that:

  • I've been playing tennis outdoors at least once a week (around lunch time at that), which means that I am still more tan than usual. The soap + lotion keeps me from tanning beyond a level I'm comfortable with! I prefer to keep my natural medium skin tone, since a lot of makeup shades suit me this way. If I'm too dark or too fair, the products I can use are limited, which affects my job. I want to be able to play tennis whenever I want to without having to worry about getting too tan.
  • The Kojie San soap is a powerful exfoliator. The kojic acid truly and relentlessly gets rid of dead skin cells and has a slight bleaching effect after every use. If you're using this soap, forget about using any other scrub or exfoliant! It's amazing how thorough it is. However, as readers mentioned, it can be very drying. Remember to always use a body lotion AND, if you plan to be exposed to the sun, sunscreen with at least SPF30. This is non-negotiable if you don't want to dehydrate and damage your skin.
  • You can leave the soap on your skin for at least 3-5 minutes to get a more thorough lightening effect. If you don't really care much for whitening your skin but want your elbows, armpits, knees, and heels to match your tone, you can definitely use this soap only on those areas. Leave it on for a few minutes before washing it off.

As I mentioned, I'm currently more tan than normal due to my playing outdoors so I can't show the whitening effect of Kojie San on my body. But there is one thing that lightened dramatically, one thing that's been bothering me for a while now.

My knees.

Below is a picture of me last March 24. I've been lazy about exfoliating this year so my knees have devolved into their dark state again! I mean, look at 'em. I don't care most days but when I see pictures like this I just want to rage about the unfairness of it all. I take good care of my skin but it just always darkens in some areas without provocation!

I started using Kojie San second week of April. I've used up four bars of the soap all over my body, and this is what my knees look like right now. I took these photos last Friday and did not edit them except for cropping.

Yup, the hype is real. This post is sponsored by Kojie San, which prompted me to try the brand for the first time, but after that I am hooked. I've already stocked up on more bars at home! I love that they have a three-for-73 pesos box. One soap is good for about a week of usage so it's really sulit.

So there you go. ^_^ I highly, highly recommend Kojie San's soap and body lotion if you want to get rid of dark, uneven areas in your skin. It really works! I swear by this stuff and will continue using and repurchasing them. Have you tried Kojie San? How has it worked for you?

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