A washcloth choice must be chosen responsibly because this item will come into contact with your skin every day. Better to buy several; for daily use and deeper cleansing.
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Synthetic washcloths, when lathering, produce more lather than natural ones. Also, they can be of different sizes, shapes, and colors. First of all, you need to pay attention to the color intensity of the material. If your skin is sensitive or prone to irritation, artificial colors can cause serious allergies.
Scouring pads made of synthetic materials do not need additional care; you need to provide conditions that will help them dry quickly after use.
Natural scouring pads
Skeletons of sea sponges are used to make gentle and useful washcloths. They gently exfoliate the skin, give abundant lather, they are often used for delicate care – washing the face and neck. It is worth noting the high price and short service life of the visible shortcomings, which does not exceed 4 months. This sponge is not recommended for those who are allergic to seaweed or seafood.
Loofah scrubber deeply cleanses the skin and improves its regeneration; unripe loofah is soft, small in size, and more suitable for washing children. Ripe, with black grains, is not suitable for people with sensitive skin but ideal for those with oily skin.
Another option is sisal and ramie washcloths. Both materials are most often combined with loofah or terry cloth; this combination allows for hard and soft body exfoliation.
Remember that all-natural washcloths have a short lifespan. Compared to their synthetic counterparts, they fail much faster. Also, pathogenic microorganisms are much more active in them.
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Sources: Today Lifestyle