What are natural sea sponges?

Sea sponges are actually the complex skeleton of a very small marine species which grows in colonies on the ocean floor.
 

What are they good for?

Our sea sponges can be used for just about anything. From make up application and bathing, to washing cars, horses and even painting.
 

Why are sea sponges better than synthetic sponges?

Sea sponges are a natural resource and naturally do not hold bacteria or mould. When synthetic sponges are made they are injected with Triclosan which is classified as pesticide to fight bacterias.  Also our natural sea sponges are super absorbent, last longer and foam up your product with ease.
 

What is the difference between natural and bleached sponges?

When sea sponges are harvested they are brown naturally, we lighten the sponges to give them that beautiful golden colour. The choice is yours.
 

Is it safe for my new born?

There is no better option for your new born. The Meeka baby fine silk sponge is extremely soft and extremely gentle on your new born’s skin. Use it with confidence knowing that your giving your new born the best possible bathing experience from the start.
 

Does harvesting them harm the ocean?

Sea sponges are a renewable natural resource. While harvesting, divers are careful to ensure that the base of the sponge remains intact. This puts into motion its natural reproduction. The sponge will then re-grow within a few years, often bigger and healthier then its former state.

 

Can I use a sea sponge if i have sensitive skin?

We highly recommend the silk sponges for sensitive skin. They are extremely soft and gentle on your skin.


Will they be harsh on my skin?

Absolutely not, unlike sea sponges found in the Phillipines and the Carribbean, our Mediterranean Sea Sponges are super soft and gentle and will not tear apart or rip like our competitors.
 

Why are Meeka Sea Sponges more expensive then others on the market?

It simply comes down to quality. You get what you pay for. Meeka sea sponges are superior sponges, they are individually hand picked and will outlast any other sea sponge.  We have spent months upon months researching and sourcing these amazing sponges so that we can provide only the best.
 

Why do you supply sea sponges only from the mediterranean sea?

There are many types of sea sponges sourced from many different oceans. The Mediterranean Sea has the perfect balance between salt and water temperature to produce the finest sponges from any ocean.
 

Are they awkward to hold?

Although their unique shape may suggest this it certainly is not the case.


Can i find your sea sponges in retail stores?

Yes, check our stockists tab in the menu to find one near you.