Kojie San has an all-natural kojic acid formula that helps lighten dark spots due to acne, age spots, freckles, sun-damaged skin, and other skin pigmentation. Kojic Acid was discovered in Japan. It is a by-product of Koji, or Malted Rice, for use in the manufacture of rice wine. In cosmetics, Kojic Acid is popularly known for its excellent whitening effects and anti oxidant properties. HOW TO USE: For daily use on face and body. For optimum result, use Kojiesan Body Lightening Lotion w/ SPF25 after bathing.