People

Based in Southern California, Gaia Republic Inc. was founded by two green-minded entrepreneurs who were displeased and shocked to uncover harmful contents in many mainstream brands. With their desire for a healthier lifestyle, they decided to take matters into their own hands by bringing green innovations from farms and labs to their homes. Inspired by our founders' experiences as a veteran business owner and a retired surgeon, we create sustainable and natural innovations that deliver eco-friendly solutions for our personal care. We make more than just beauty products; they are aesthetic inspirations for our passion to care for our skin and our environment.

Ingredients

For thousands of years, Konjac, an exotic plant native to Eastern Asia, has been used in Asian cuisines and medicines for its healthy nutrients. This popular ingredient, now commonly used in food products and dietary supplements, is a powerful booster for beautiful skin because it is naturally rich in vitamins (A, E, D, B1, B2, B6, B12, and C) and minerals. And now we infuse this ancient recipe with modern technology to create a revolutionary skin cleansing tool that serves as an all-in-one solution for various skincare concerns.

Products

Dr. Sponge™ is a biodegradable skin cleansing sponge made from food-grade konjac fiber and healthy additives such as green tea and bamboo charcoal. This fair-trade and cruelty-free skincare tool delivers gentle yet effective daily cleansing for all skin types.

Performance

Originally created for babies and children, our sustainable sponges are one of the most powerful solutions when it comes to complete care of your skin. They are extremely gentle and soft. The unique “jello-like” fiber texture allows Dr. Sponge™ to smoothly glide across your skin and mildly exfoliate simultaneously, making it suitable for even the most sensitive skin. It works great at clearing pores, removing light makeup, dirt, oil, and even blackheads, leaving your skin refreshed and revitalized after each use. And continued usage leads to gradual improvement of the skin’s overall condition. Made with over 90% pure plant fiber, our earth-friendly sponges help to tone and maintain a healthy skin balance because konjac is naturally and mildly alkaline. It works to balance your skin’s acidity and pH balance. Each sponge also contains potent moisturizing ingredients with strong moisture retention abilities for long-lasting comfort and skincare benefits.

Practices

We believe in high quality and ethically made products at affordable prices, so Dr. Sponge™ is manufactured in an ISO certified facility that incorporates clean energy. All products are produced under strict policies on health, safety, and environmental regulations to ensure only the finest. In fact, our products have been tested by various consumer testing labs and have passed numerous international standards. Dr. Sponge™ is handmade, crafted in small batches, and uses premium ingredients. We practice sustainable sourcing by working with local farmers. Our philosophy is to build a brand base on the ideas of honesty, integrity, and respect. And these don’t just apply to our employees. We are proud to honor conscious business practices and are extremely lucky to work with our partners who share a similar ideology.

Promise

We want our customers to feel good and look great with simple and effective products that improve their skin and support our environment.