Flax fibers are used to create a soft, sturdy fabric known as linen. Flax linen is one of the oldest types of fabrics, being produced for over 5000 years. Its durable fibers are perfect for exfoliating bath accessories such as Terry Pads, Soap Bags, and Towels.
Pumice is actually a mineral, not a fiber. It is made from a lightweight, volcanic rock. Pumice is most often shaped into small exfoliation tools, but can also be used in its powder form to create intensive scrubs and cleansers.
Ramie is a soft textile made from the flowering plant that shares its name. Ramie has been cultivated for use in textiles since ancient times. Ramie is even one of the three main textiles that were used in the creation of mummys in ancient Egypt. Ramie's soft, natural fibers make it perfect for exfoliation. When used in thin fibers, it makes excellent Bath Poufs and Scrub Balls. When used in thicker twine, it offers more intense exfoliation, as in these Oval Wash Pads.
Hemp is a material made from cannabis plant. This sustainable crop has been cultivated for industrial use since about the sixteenth century. Hemp material ranges from coarse, jute like twine to soft fabric similar to cotton. It is ideal for use in soft bath accessories such as Sponges, Pads, and Bath Gloves.
Loofah's are a type of vegetables from the gourd family. While they are eaten in many countries, loofahs are primarily used in bath and skin care in the United States. Loofahs are used whole, cut into sections, or even crushed into powder for use in scrubs and soaps. Loofah makes excellent tools for exfoliation, and are totally natural and biodegradable.
Sisal is a a fiber derived from a plant in the agave family. Its stiff, coarse texture is ideal for use in twine, jute, and rope. Bath Accessories made with Sisal are ideal for intense exfoliation and scrubbing. Try Sisal Scrub Balls and Wash Pads for scrubbing your feet, and other rough patches of skin.
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