Makeup and Crafting Sponges

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Makeup and Crafting Sponges

Natural yellow Florida Sea Sponges from the Gulf. As small as a conch shell with a slightly raised spongy cushion. Used specifically for around the eyes and nose. One of the smallest sea sponges for detailed use.

Not only are sea sponges beautiful, they are wonderful for the application or removal of makeup. Appreciated for their soft exfoliating qualities. Combined with creamy bubbly natural handcrafted soap, sea sponges are a soft, absorbent and gentle.

These small palm size sponges are thin enough to apply cosmetic foundation around the eyes and face. They are perfect for painting intricate details, arts and crafting. Their texture is useful for applying special effects such as faux finishes, staining, pottery, ceramics and more. This is not a bathing sponge.

With so many uses, natural sponges not only hold water for washing, but they also hold paint color between their fibers allowing for fuller coverage. When using for ceramics, these small sponges contribute to smoothing while retaining the right amount of water.
For painting, and textured finishes, the softening and blending create the possibilities of expression with combinations of layers.

Natural Sea Sponges are an amazing pore-bearing creature of the sea filtering water, collecting bacteria and have a very important job fueling productivity throughout the ecosystem for many years. Praised for their natural softness and strength, harvested carefully to ensure minimal disruption, base roots are left intact creating the ability for new growth to original form healthier and bigger than before. With a life span of approximately 8 to 10 years, harvesting allows for re-generation and extended life.

As a renewable natural resource, many can rest assure while practicing more eco-friendly ways to use products and material, the sea sponge is biodegradable and do not retain bacteria when used for personal care. They are hypoallergenic and naturally exfoliating. Sea Sponges stimulate and revitalize skin, effective for skin conditions, organic and durable. Natural Sea Sponges protect delicate skin and suitable for all ages.

Cleaning Sea Sponges: Sea Sponges are naturally stiff when dry and become soft when wet. Inspect the sponge for sea particles. Natural sponges may occasionally contain small shells or coral fragments. Washing before use is recommended. Using a 1-1 ratio of water and hydrogen peroxide will clean the sponge if it becomes discolored. A few drops of tea tree essential oil in 1 cup of warm water is an effective germicide and will eliminate any odors in the sea sponge. Another method of 1 Tablespoon white vinegar and 1 cup of water will also be helpful in maintaining your sponge. Color of the sea sponge may vary within the sponge itself.

Listing is for 1 sea sponge
Length approx. 3" Width 2” Thickness range between 1/2 inch to 1”