Bodecare brush bristles are treated with boiling water for 30 minutes and left to dry, this is repeated 4 times. Wash bristles before using brush with a tea tree cleansing soap. New Tea Tree Cleansing Bars coming soon!!!!
Mexican fibre or Tampico is extracted from the leaves of certain species of Agave (Agaves Sisalana, Agave Foreyodes), which grows in sub-tropical regions around the world. The fleshy leaf of the Agave plant is cut off and beaten with thick sticks so that the fibres are released. After drying the fibres in the sun, the natural colour develops which can range from green to yellowish-white and also black to brown. The material is used extensively for body brushes, nail brushes and foot brushes.
Sisal is a natural fibre derived from a type of cactus called Agaves. Bodecare Sisal is imported from Mexico. The fleshy leaf of the plant is cut off and beaten with thick sticks so that the fibres are released. After drying the fibres in the sun, the natural colour develops which can range from green to yellowish-white.
The tough fibre ropes of the coconut palm (Cocos Nusifera) beard is soaked in water for a month. In order to hasten the process of exposing the bare fibre, the ropes are beaten. After drying, the fibre is dressed and sorted. Coconut fibre is produced from commercial plantation farms in Mexico. The material is soft and not particularly elastic. Its most common use is for body brushes and brooms and can be mixed with other plant fibres.