Advice 1: How to make loofah soft

Choosing the right sponge helps to make the body more clean, well-groomed and healthy. Many of them contribute to deep cleanse pores and have a massage effect. But what if you have selected washcloth has a too aggressive effect on the skin? And whether to use it in this case?
How to make loofah soft
You will need
  • pan;
  • - boiling water.
Instruction
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The main features of the natural sponges that distinguish it from sponges and other cleaning accessories are rather rigid structure and woven design. Often washcloths are made from plants such as Luffa, sisal or ramie. The first plant is an annual herb of the gourd family. The second is the Mexican agave. Well, Rami – shrub of the nettle family, native to Asian countries.
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Such sponges may not be suitable for everyone. If you dislike strong effect on the skin natural fibers, try to soften their structure. To do this, put a sponge into a suitable size container, pour warm water, add some suds, and boil for half an hour. Then take it out, rinse and use as directed. If the sponge turned out to be not soft for you, repeat the procedure again.
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Before easing the washcloth you need to keep in mind that its specific rigidity is useful for the skin. Due to this structure, it perfectly cleanses the pores, removes dead skin cells, make the skin smooth, silky and increases the tone of the whole organism. But like all useful things, to use it. If you have delicate and sensitive skin, use a natural loofah once in a few days. Then it will not damage the skin and will not cause unpleasant irritation. And its rigid mesh structure will perform the function of the scrub.
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To rest of your skin, alternate hard loofah with loofah from sea sponges. Due to the mild natural ingredients it is no less useful to humans, does not cause allergic reactions and has a calming effect on the body. In addition, this sponge can even RUB your baby's delicate skin.
Useful advice
Do not use a hard loofah on areas of skin. It can cause even more irritation.

Advice 2: How to weave washcloth

The original washcloth, hand made, not only useful in bath day, but also decorate the interior of your bathroom. Weave it like you can with the Shuttle and without any devices, depending on what washcloth you want. In any case, you must find a hard strong thread.
How to weave washcloth
You will need
  • synthetic twine;
  • - propylene thread;
  • - fishing line;
  • - the hook on the thickness of the threads;
  • - nail;
  • - a pair of scissors.
Instruction
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Cut from the roll of synthetic thread string length of 7-8 cm strap her in the ring with any solid unit. Cut a few strands equal in length to the diameter of the future wool. Fold them in half. The ring can be hung e.g. on a nail or on the ledge back of the chair to spin it easier. But you can do it later.
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Folded double thread guide ring in place of a bend to make a loop. In this loop pull the free ends. Capturing the thread of the ring. Tighten the knot. Watch to the ends of the filament remained smooth. Similarly, attach the following thread and all the others. You should have something like "sun" with numerous rays. Thread basics can be mixed. You can make two-tone loofah, perform the base and sheath of different types of synthetic twine.
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Bend away from the ball a piece of thread with a length of 5-6 cm do Not cut it, and tie to one of the beams in place of its connection with the ring. It is necessary to mount the same way as are the rays, that is, pulling the loop and dragging it to the end of the thread and a ball. The end of the thread align with the beam.
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To braid the basis reps knots Woven in such a way in a spiral washcloth get softer than if you make a direct or oblique nodular weaving. The rays of the basics, you can twist one or in pairs. With either method, the thread from the ball guide under the next warp yarn, pull it up and repeat this operation make one revolution. The following thread will cover the first from the top, swipe down, pull up again and also make one revolution. The third thread wrap as the first, and the fourth like the second. Braid spiral until you get the desired range of diameters. Thus the free ends of the beams should be of length 5-6 cm.
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The penultimate number, follow these nodules. The thread from the tangle do not wrap around each beam, and tie it with a double knot. The ends of the tie beams in pairs. If you wound a pair of warp threads, separate them and every bond with a nearby neighboring filament pair.
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The handle can be crochet or weave. In the first case, don't cut the thread and tie a chain of air loops of the desired length. Tie the other end to the sponge to form a loop. Tie a chain on both sides of the bars without nakida or polostevichi.
Useful advice
For weaving such sponges, you can use hard natural skin. You can dissolve a clothesline or a piece of burlap.

A rectangular sponge is better to weave nodular weaving. First weave the handle, leaving the edges of the ends of the strands of such length that they can be linked in a loop, the width of which is equal to the width of the washcloth. This loop is folded in half tie the warp threads. From the left, tie the thread from the ball. Braid loofah, straight or oblique nodular weaving.
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