Luffa sponge is a totally natural way to take care of your body and that, in addition, is totally sustainable. Luffa aegyptiaca is a species of luffa cultivated for its fruit. Unripe fruit is consumed as a seasonal vegetable similar to a zucchini, and in Asia it is generally grown for that purpose. Unlike immature fruit, ripe fruit is very fibrous and is used to make exfoliating bath sponges, known as vegetable sponges.
The properties of this Luffa sponge will surprise you:
- Stimulates blood circulation, of course, you will favor this if the passage on the skin is applied upwards on the legs, always towards the heart.
- Prevents and reduces cellulite. This is a direct cause of the above, since by improving circulation, the appearance of orange peel is improved.
- Reduce blackheads. The use of the luffa sponge reduces excess sebum, controlling and reducing acne and blackheads, by also doing a deep cleansing of the skin,
- Prevents the capillary cystic.
- Eliminates dead skin by exfoliating the skin and resulting in smoother, brighter and younger skin.
- Good for your skin
- 100% natural and handmade.
- 100% biodegradable, this means the generation of zero waste.
- Ideal for use with gels and soaps
- Natural scrub, both dry and wet
How to use: The luffa sponge is like any other sponge at first, so you have to wet it with warm or warm water and squeeze it a little until it softens. In the same way as other vegetable sponges such as Konjac, they are dehydrated and hard until they get wet and soften. Pour the soap or gel on it to create foam to your liking. Try not to use it in delicate areas or with damaged skin, such as on your face, neck or if you have wounds or irritated or overly sensitive skin.
You already know that it has anti-cellulite properties, so it is always advisable to improve this aspect as well as the blood circulation, so that the massages that you apply with the sponge are always towards the heart.
The duration of the luffa sponge will depend on its use and how you treat it, but in principle it would be between 3 and 6 months.