Frequently Asked Questions
Are sea sponges alive?
Sea sponges are living animals that live in the water, stuck to ocean floors and sea and river beds. They are known as Porifera. Poriferans are simple multi-cellular animals.
Why is my sponge yellow or brown?
When harvested, sea sponges are a dark brown to an almost black colour. However, after being processed with peroxide, the colour is bleached away and a yellow sponge is revealed.
How long does a natural sea sponge last?
Natural sea sponges last for up to 8 years because they are more resistant to abrasion than synthetic sponges.
What are natural sea sponges made of?
Natural sea sponges are living simple multi-celled creatures that are harvested and utilised as sponges, unlike synthetic polyester sponges, which are manufactured.
What are the Natural Sea Sponge Benefits?
As a natural product, natural seas sponges are biodegradable, hypoallergenic and free of chemicals, artificial by-products or toxins. They are highly absorbent, ultra-soft, and will not absorb odours like other products. In fact, they contain enzymes that inhibit mould and bacteria growth, extending their lifetime. Additionally, sea sponges contain minerals that are good for your skin including calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, zinc, and potassium.