This is 100% authentic Egyptian Loofah, cultivated in Egypt. It is the ultimate substitute to other sponge types widely used.
Most sponges used for body wash are made from a combination of wood pulp (Cellulose),sodium sulphate crystals, fibers and chemical softeners.These type of sponges are not ideal from environmental respective. Also, It can release irritant substance that can be harmful to sensitive skin.
A loofah is a fibrous plant seed. The pollinated flowers grow cylindrical green fruits that eventually develop into a seed pod filled with many intertwined cellulose fibers. The outer green skin is removed to reveal the "loofah" inside.
Egyptian Loofah is the perfect 100% natural substitute to using other bath sponge.