FAQ

WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS?

Most Yoshimomo products have a 12-18 month expiration date and should be used within 12 months of opening. You can find your product's exact expiration date and batch number on your product's package.

HOW SHOULD I STORE MY PRODUCTS?

To maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life, we recommend storing your products at room temperature, tightly sealed, away from direct light, heat, and moisture. Please do not refrigerate your products, as this may have a negative impact on the product's texture and performance.

HOW ARE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS PRESERVED?

Most Yoshimomo formulations are preserved against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, fungi and yeast with non-irritating, non-sensitizing, plant-based alternatives to traditional cosmetic preservatives that are globally accepted for use as preservatives in Certified Organic Cosmetics. Our broad-spectrum preservation system is compliant with EcoCert, European REACH regulations, the Japanese Ministry of Health & Welfare, and has been granted GRAS Status by the FDA. Our preservatives are free of Parabens, Phenoxyethanol, and formaldehyde-releasing ingredients.

ARE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS VEGAN?

Yoshimomo products are certified vegan and cruelty-free by PETA's Beauty Without Bunnies Program. Our products are completely free of animal-derived ingredients.

ARE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS TESTED ON ANIMALS?

Yoshimomo products are certified cruelty-free from all stages of product development by Leaping Bunny. We adhere to The Leaping Bunny Corporate Standard of Compassion for Animals, a voluntary pledge that cosmetic, personal care, and/or household product companies make to clear animal testing from all stages of product development. Our ingredient suppliers have made the same pledge and the result is a product guaranteed to be 100% free of animal testing.

ARE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS GLUTEN-FREE?

Some of our products (including hair care) contain wheat protein. Please check your ingredient label.

WHAT FRAGRANCES OR PERFUMES DO YOU USE IN YOUR PRODUCTS?

Our products with fragrance contain essential oils and CO2 plant extracts. No synthetic perfumes or artificial colors are used in Yoshimomo products.

I'M CURRENTLY USING A PRODUCT WITH RETINOL, CAN I USE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS?

All Yoshimomo products are safe to use with Retinol. However, we advise that you consult with your dermatologist if you have concerns about a specific product or ingredient.

CAN I USE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS WITH MY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION?

We recommend consulting with your dermatologist or qualified medical practitioner if you are currently using any topical prescription medication or antibiotic.

ARE YOSHIMOMO PRODUCTS SAFE TO USE DURING PREGNANCY?

There is no risk associated with using Yoshimomo formulations in the manner we prescribe during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. We recommend that you speak with your obstetrician or dermatologist should you have any concerns regarding your particular circumstances.

WHEN WILL I START TO SEE RESULTS?

Results vary greatly with each individual and depend on a variety of factors including skin type, skin condition, lifestyle, environment, genetics, and other skin care products used. Most people begin to see results within 2-4 weeks. Allow 4-12 weeks to achieve optimal results. Effects will increase with prolonged use.