Some people think that “all-natural” loofahs are made of sea sponge or dried coral because of their coarse, spongy consistency. But natural loofahs are actually made from a gourd in the cucumber family.
Loofahs exfoliate and cleanse skin, but they aren’t the best shower choice for everyone.
Loofahs need to be taken care of properly so they don’t become carriers of bacteria that could make you sick. They can also damage sensitive skin.
Keep reading to find out what you should know about this popular shower sponge.
Loofah sponge uses and benefits:
Loofah sponges from the luffaplant have historically been used as scrubbers. Benefits and uses of a loofah include:
->Using with soap to lather up and cleanse your skin
->Exfoliating the skin on your body and face
->Stimulating blood circulation while you shower or bathe
->Some people also swear by loofahs as household cleaning products. They can be used to scrub tiles, showers, sinks, and other hard-to-clean surfaces.