What’s Growing in Your Bath Sponge?
Have you ever looked closely at that natural bath sponge, loofah or soap sack hanging in your shower? What about those nylon ones? When’s the last time you cleaned yours? If your answer is you don’t know or you clean it every time you bathe…you might want to listen up. As we moved away from wash clothes and toward all the fancy exfoliating gloves, puffs, sacks and scrubbies, we away from important sanitation steps in keeping our bodies safe.
Moisture breeds bacteria. You use your scrubbie tool of choice in the wet shower. You store your scrubbie tool in a wet shower. Your scrubby never dries out.
Dead skin particles are sluffed off into you little scrubbie tool of choice when you use it. Those particles lodge in the nooks and crannies. Those particles join the bacteria breeding parting already established by the moist environment.
During exfoliation you rub the scrubby tool vigorously across your skin lifting the top dead layer of skin, exposing new skin and opening pores
Bacteria + Open Pores = No Bueno!
Combat bacteria and keep your favorite scrubby tool of choice by using our tips below:
Tips for Caring for Your Scrubby Tool of Choice
How To Disinfect Your Natural Loofahs
Purchase one of our replacement Loofah Soap
How to Disinfect your Sea Sponge
(Sea Sponges are naturally bacteria resistant but not bacteria proof)
How to Disinfect your Ramie or Boucle Wash Clock or Soap Sack
Purchase one of our replacements Boucle Soap Bags & Ramie Washclothes
How to Disinfect your Nylon Pouf or Soap Saver
Purchase one of our replacements Mesh Soap Saver
We’d love to hear any additional tips you have for keeping your shower scrubbies in tip top shape.
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Join me in my quest for natural alternatives in beauty and healthy living. I am passionate about my craft and strive to continuously educate myself and others on natural ways to care for ourselves and our families. I am thankful for the ability to educate others and formulate bath and body products to enhance one's overall well being.