How to use African net sponges

Everything You Should Know About The African Net Sponge

The Beauty Industry’s Best-Kept Secret – Until Now

Chances are, you have seen videos of the remarkable African exfoliating net sponge popping up on your FYP lately. While this beauty tool may seem like the new, trendy product of the moment, it has a rich, storied history that adds to its magic.

This ancient bathing tool has been deeply ingrained in traditional African beauty culture for years. This simple yet effective product offers many benefits to enhance your bathing ritual and beauty routine. 

 Let’s learn about the wonders of this extraordinary sponge and why it’ll have you saying “Later!” to your old loofah.


 What is An African Net Sponge?

The African exfoliating net sponge, more traditionally known as the sapo sponge, is an incredible bathing tool that is as kind to your skin as it is to the environment. This durable yet gentle sponge is made of sustainably sourced, hypoallergenic nylon, and reduces waste by allowing you to use less soap. You’ll also have this net sponge for up to two years, instead of throwing out your loofah on a monthly basis.

You can use an authentic African exfoliating net to give your skin a little TLC by treating rough and dry patches, body acne, rashes, eczema, keratosis pilaris, and other skin irritating skin issues. It gently buffs away dead cells while you bathe to restore your skin’s natural radiance. 


African Net Sponge Benefits

Here are some of the top benefits of an African net sponge.

1. Gently Exfoliates for More Radiant Skin

 The intricate mesh design of the African net sponge gently exfoliates your skin, even in the most delicate areas. It effectively removes dead cells and unclogs pores to give you a deeper cleansing experience. Your skin will be noticeably smoother and supple, even after one use. Unlike other exfoliating tools and scrubs, which should only be used bi-weekly, African exfoliating nets are gentle enough on your skin to be used during your daily bathing routine.

 You will emerge from your shower feeling refreshed and rejuvenated with a healthy, radiant glow.


2. Cleans Even the Toughest-to-Reach Spots

The African net sponge is designed with an elongated shape and flexible material to help you effortlessly reach difficult-to-access areas. The stretchable material, combined with the cleverly designed shape, allows the African exfoliating net to expand up to 45”, which allows for a thorough cleansing experience that you simply cannot get with a loofah or washcloth. 

 If you struggle with back acne, this product will help you better cleanse the area – effectively eliminating acne-causing bacteria.


 3. Creates Improved Blood Circulation for Younger-Looking Skin

The superior exfoliating abilities of the African net sponge come from its design - soft knots and the unique structure within the mesh stimulate blood circulation, revitalizing your complexion and promoting a natural glow from within.

With continued use, you will notice a dramatic improvement in your skin's quality, texture, and tightness, leaving you with a more taut, youthful, radiant appearance. 


4. More Hygienic Than Your Loofah

The unique, porous structure of the African exfoliating net sponge enables quicker drying, drastically reducing the likelihood of mold or bacterial growth. It is also machine washable, giving you a more hygienic bathing experience without damp, musty tools. 

The lightweight, quick-drying nature of the sponge makes it great for travel. It’s easily compactable and dries almost immediately after use, so you can pack it up after your shower without worrying about it getting musty or moldy in your suitcase.


5. Long-Lasting and Durable

Our African net sponges are crafted from the highest-quality materials. With proper care, they can last up to two years, making them a reliable and long-lasting investment. 

Growing up, we all used loofahs and washcloths, but did you know they are typically only safe to use for approximately 30 days? This is because they stay damp for so long after use that they become a breeding ground for bacteria and mold. 

African exfoliating nets dry almost immediately after use and can be machine-washed for a deeper clean. The mesh's grid-like structure adds to its strength and durability, so it will not easily tear.


6. Reduce Waste with This Sustainable Beauty Tool

Thoughtfully crafted from sustainable materials, the African net sponge is a long-lasting option that can be used for years with proper care. You’ll no longer toss loofahs in the trash on a monthly basis when you invest in one of our durable net sponges. Additionally, the mesh helps you work a small amount of soap into a luxuriously rich lather, producing less waste over time.

 By using an authentic African exfoliating net, you can start to live a more sustainable lifestyle.  


Embrace Culture and Heritage with an Authentic African Exfoliating Net

Incorporating the African net sponge into your self-care routine brings authentic beauty magic into your home - allowing you to honor African traditions and practices, connecting to the rich cultural heritage with every use.

 Our product is ethically sourced from local, fair-trade producers in Nigeria, where it is hand-crafted using a highly durable, hypoallergenic material.


How to Use African Net Sponges for the Best Results

Using the African exfoliating net sponge is as easy as 1-2-3. The gentle cloth is suitable for women, men, and children to use. Before using your sponge for the first time, we recommend washing in hot water with a mild detergent to soften the texture.

Once your sponge is ready to use, simply:

  1. Wet the African net sponge and add a small amount of body wash or natural soap. A little goes a long way because the net helps work the soap into a rich lather.
  2. Scrub your entire body, including the hard-to-reach areas like your back, by stretching the net to expand as needed.
  3. Rinse and hang to dry for your next bathing experience.


 From Humble Beginnings to the Queen of the Beauty Scene

While the African exfoliating net sponge may seem like a new, trendy product, it has actually been used for centuries in Western Africa. With the help of social media, the African net sponge has been gaining attention as it splashed onto the beauty scene. However, this miracle product has a humble beginning – this material was initially used as a fishing net!

 Our Bellanomi African exfoliating net sponge has already sold over 150,000 units, and our customers rave about the incredible effect it has on restoring their skin’s natural radiance. We pride ourselves on the fact that our product is ethically and sustainably sourced directly from local, fair-trade producers in Nigeria. When you buy our authentic African exfoliating net sponge, you are honoring the traditions and culture of Africa.