A natural or synthetic Loofah can cause a skin infection. It has been well documented these type of bacteria have been found in a Loofah: Pseudomonas, Klebsiella, Enterococcus, Staphylococcus, and more. It is important to disinfect a Loofah and replace the Loofah often. Gently rub your skin with the Loofah — Do not rub your skin too vigorously.
How often should a natural Loofah be changed?
Expects suggest changing the natural Loofah roughly every 3-4 weeks. You can prolong the life of the natural Loofah by not leaving it in a wet, moist environment. It is best to dry out the Loofah and keep it in a dry area.
How do you disinfect a Loofah?
A Loofah can be disinfected with undiluted hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle. No need to rinse.