A ready to use Loofah sponge or great to create home made soap crafts!
The popularity of this Guatemalan Loofah sponge for personal hygiene is due to the gentle exfoliation effect its fibers have on the skin. This natural sponge, made from the fruit of the plant Luffa aegyptiaca, has been popular for many years thanks to the mild and healthy glow it produces on the skin.
Enhanced blood circulation in the skin induced by the sponge has been credited for providing relief for rheumatism sufferers. The sponge also helps revitalize dry skin. Many environmentally conscious consumers appreciate that loofah products are biodegradable, natural, and a renewable resource.
Measurements vary from loofah to loofah: aprox 9 cm x 5 cm
Our range of items from Guatemala that are featured on this site are all produced by co-operatives from various villages.
For the most part the production of these items is undertaken by women’s groups and co-operatives to raise funds for their villages. The money earned provides much needed funds for basic necessities and also funds for small scale infrastructure projects within their communities.
All goods are ethically produced and all artisans and workers involved in every steps of the production are fairly compensated for their skills and work.