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Loofah, The Vegetable Sponge !

Updated: Apr 12

Woman exfoliating her arm skin with a Loofah.
Exfoliating skin with Loofah.

Loofah is a vegetable plant, belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family, from which is also the Squash and Cucumbers.

Loofah seeds.
Loofah seeds

Grows particularly in tropical and sub-tropical weather countries.

World Map showing sub-tropical area in pink where grows Loofah
World Map

Image showing basket of lot of Loofahs.
Basket of Loofahs

There are two primary types :

  • Egyptian Loofah

Which is a caracterize for having resistant fibers and of high absorbency, this loofah is very soft an delicate at touch for what is recommended for skin exfoliation.

grows particularly in tropical and sub-tropical weather countries.

  • Asian Loofah

This Asian Loofah you will find in comparison to the Egyptian, its fibers are rough and less resistant to water.

Benefits of using Loofah:

Gently exfoliates skin by removing rough skin on areas such as hands, feet, knees, and elbows, this should be done in circular motion as recommended by experts for better results.

Exfoliation of skin one or two times per week its enough to keep skin healthy.

Lighten spots on the skin when used frequently on them.

Stimulates circulation, reducing cellulite and activating lymphatic drainage helping to prevent fluid accumulation under the skin.

Application of a moisturizer after exfoliation is always recommended to protect skin.

It can also be used for other tasks around the home such as washing dishes.

Loofah is:




Good for sensitive skin.

It is completely natural.


Zero waste

Can be cut at your desired sizes.

Its affordable for treating your skin.

How to care Loofah for long preservation?

Disinfect once every week by placing your Loofah in a mixture of warm water, 2 tablespoons of vinegar and 4-5 drops of Lemon Essential Oil in a bowl for at least 10 minutes.

Then rinse in cool water and hang to let dry.

Loofah the vegetable sponge is really a natural benefit provided from our earth.

Man holding Loofah in its natural with seeds.
Loofah in its natural with seeds.

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