Loofahs, Mittens and Scrubber Cloths
By Jill Sterling
For years now, with my shower gel, I've been using those
scrunchy things you can buy at your local drugstore for around
$1.99, or that frequently come free with the purchase of a
I was somewhat disturbed recently to discover
that the official name for these nylon scrunchy mesh sponges is "bath pouf." That knowledge alone was enough
to prompt me to try some other alternatives.
Living in Chicago, my skin can get pretty dry in the wintertime,
especially my legs and arms. That's why scrubbing away dead skin
and getting a nice massage in the process is a nice combination.
Like a Massage
LeClaire & Bayot Sisal Mitt
Earth Therapeutics Loofahs
From the Woven Fibers of the Maguey Plant
European Soaps' Ayate Fiber Body Scrubber Cloth
If you're in search of a "bath pouf" substitute but
don't see anything here that appeals to you, check out the
extensive selection of items available from retailers online
using your favorite search engine (I found about 120 such products, grouped
into sponges, brushes, loofahs, mitts and towels).