This all natural loofah comes from the luffa plant, a relative of the sea cucumber. It is a mildly abrasive scrubber that exfoliates the skin gently and enhances surface circulation.
Caring for this sponge:
- Wash in anti-bacterial soapy warm water and allow to air dry between uses.
- Replace your loofah frequently as they can harbour bacteria.
- A clean loofah has a mild strawlike smell; any off-putting odors signify a loofah that needs to be replaced.
- Avoid using a loofah on any part of your skin with reduced sensation; although the fibers in the gourd are unlikely to scratch your skin, it’s safer to use only soft materials on areas with low sensation.