Kojie San Soap Review [Must Read Guide For All]

In this post, I’ll be reviewing one of the most popular soaps- Kojie San Soap. But before I start I want you to take note of two things;

  1. it’s impossible for me to use every soap that comes my way therefore this post may seems to focus more on people’s review
  2. we all have different skin type therefore what works for others may not work for you and vice versa

Having said that let’s get started! To start with, what is koji san soap?

Kojie san soap is a skin lighmetening soap mainly for hyperpigmentation and dark spots. Just like k-brothers soap, nano soap and other facial soaps it gently exfoliates the skin when applied to give you clear, smooth, soft and healthy skin with an even skin complexion. Koji san soap is made mainly from kojic acid, a by-product from the fermentation of soy sauce, rice wine or miso.

Kojic acid is a chemical produced from different types of fungi. Kojic acid is used in beauty products to lighten the skin. It may be used to treat skin conditions, such as sun damage, scars, and age spots.


The science behind how kojic acid works as a lightening agent involves its effect on melanin production. Melanin is a naturally occurring pigment in the body that gives the eyes, hair, and skin their colour. An amino acid called tyrosine is needed to support the production of melanin. So, Kojic acid works by blocking tyrosine from forming, which then prevents melanin production. Decreased melanin production may have a lightening effect on the skin.

Over the years kojie san soap has been one of the most used facial soaps by both men and women of different nationalities despite that it is made in the Philippines. In fact, it has done a lot of wonders within the soap industry, take for example the review we got from Sandra who is from the Philippines- “I used it every 3 days on my face. Leave it on my face for a few minutes. Within about 4 months you can see my melasma fade. It’s an awesome product”

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Sandra’s review on kojie soap

Or the one from Ricky Isaac “This is my best go-to! It honestly change my skincare to the best”. But is that really it? Before we continue, I want you to quickly go through its ingredients.

Kojie San Soap Ingredients

Kojie San soap ingredients are almost 100% natural- meaning they are safe for the skin. These ingredients include Kojic Acid, Cocos Nucifera (coconut oil), Sodium hydroxide, Aqua, Xanthum Gum, Glycerine and Tea tree oil. However its key ingredients are listed below;

Key Active Ingredients

Kojic Acid: A naturally occurring ingredient that is derived from several types of fungi or a byproduct from fermenting sake, soy sauce, rice wine or miso. Kojic Acid has a long history of consumption as well as use in Japanese culture, and is considered one of the primary secrets, as well as the cornerstone of Japanese skincare tradition.
Coconut Oil: An antioxidant expelled from the fruit of the coconut, coconut oil has moisturizing properties, as well as a natural emollient. Excellent at removing waxy or inky eyeliner and mascara. Coconut oil is widely used as a natural moisturizer and works synergistically with Kojic Acid to gently brighten skin and tea tree oil to leave your skin feeling fresh.
Tea Tree Oil: Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties help combat oily, itchy, and dry skin. The anti-inflammatory effect of tea tree oil can help to soothe and relieve painful and irritated skin. It may also help to reduce redness and swelling.

Kojie San Soap Benefits

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of kojie san soap.

  1. Kojie San soap effectively treat hyperpigmentation, dark spots, acne scars, and melasma.
  2. It is an efficient lightening soap that help cleanse your skin pores and regenerate the skin to make it very refreshed, clear, supple, luminous and healthier.
  3. It is a good exfoliator that helps remove dead cells.
  4. Kojie san soap is a nice multi-function soap with an effective and strong whitening complex and also fruits acids that helps moisturizes the skin.
  5. It removes dark spots, blemishes and dark knuckes if used properly.
  6. It also restores, preserves and enhances the skin elasticity.

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Kojie San Soap Side Effects:

Although kojie san soap may seem to have little to no side effect if it matches your skin type but once it doesn’t, you’ll hate yourself. Like every other soap, it is not meant for everyone, and if used when it is not meant for you it will cause some irritations. To better understand what I’m saying take a look at this review from Ruth Kargbo

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Ruth kargbo’s review on kojie san soap

Nonetheless, below are some of the side effects of kojie san soap;

  1. It causes itching and redness on some face.
  2. It tends to make the skin extremely dry
  3. In some cases it causes more acne

Can Kojie San Soap be Used For Face?

Yes, kojie san soap can be used on the face. However, we have gotten many report that it causes irritations when used on the whole body.

Can Kojie San Soap be used on a sensitive skin?

Kojie san soap may not be used on sensitive skin.

Does Kojie San Soap Contain Hydroquinone?

No, based on the above ingredient kojie san soap does not contain hydroquinone.

Does Kojie San Soap Lightens the Skin?

Yes, kojie san soap lightens the skin complexion and gives the skin an even colour,

How To Use Kojie San Soap

  1. Rub the soap on your palm with water to form a thick lather and apply on a wet face.
  2. Massage the lather gently on the face and rinse it off.
  3. Dry your face and then apply an essential oil or serum to moisturize it.
  4. Do not use everyday to avoid excess lightening of the skin
  5. Use only at night

How Much is Kojie San Soap?

The original Kojie san soap has 4 different sizes and prices. For example, we have;

Where Can I Get the Original Kojie San Soap?

Getting the original kojie san soap can really be difficult. In fact, there is a great correlation between people’s bad reviews about it and the usage of fake products. Therefore, I recommend you get your original kojie san soap from the number one largest online market place.

Do I Recommend Kojie San Soap?

Even though we can’t take aside the side effects of Kojie san soap still remains one of the best lightening facial and body soap most especially when used along with kojie san face cream and kojie san body lotion. If you want an even complexion with less worry about skin itching then Kojie San Soap is your best bet.

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