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Large and small natural loofah sponge NZ grown by The Loofah patch

Large Natural Loofah (Luffa) Sponge

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There is only a limited number of our large natural loofah until next year.

For a gentle exfoliation - In a class of their own.
24 - 32cm long approx (pictured is a large and a small loofah sponge)
  • New Zealand grown
  • Use the rope from packaging as a handle
  • Will last for months if cared for correctly
  • Loofahs are 100% plant fibre
    • Meaning they are biodegradable
    • Compostable in home compost bin or you can burn them in the fire when they're dry.
    • No harm to marine environment if fibers do go down the drain
  • No overseas shipping available for this product

Each and every loofah is unique and different in size and shape - that's the beauty of nature! Our loofah are not flattened for postage and will arrive to you light and puffy, they will puff up even more once they are wet.

Loofah Care Instructions

  • Remove packaging, you can use the marine grade rope as a handle or compost.
  • Initial use: Rinse the loofah under warm or hot water and it will puff up and soften - The loofah will soften after every use.
  • In between uses: rinse and allow to dry - This is important to prevent moulding and fibre breakdown
  • Discard and replace: Once the fibres start to break apart or if you see any black mould on the loofah.

Body Care Instructions

  • External use only
  • For sensitive skin: test on a small patch of skin first before using on whole body
  • Not recommended for use on face. 


Where do loofahs come from? Grown on a vine (not in the ocean as many people believe), the fibres are formed as the loofah fruit dries off, we carefully clean the loofah using just water (with no bleaches or chemicals) and hang to dry out in the Nelson sun. These are their natural colour. If you'd like to find our more about how loofahs are grown click here for The Loofah Patch