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Old 08-02-2009, 12:23 PM
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Default shower puffs that don't fall apart?

i have started using shower puffs instead of face cloths to make shower gel last longer. However, i need recommendations for puffs that don't fall apart within a week or two! i don't think i'm overly aggressive with them, as the ones i purchased outside of the UK lasted a long time.

So far i've tried:
- Superdrug cheap puff ~93p (fell apart in three days)
- Superdrug more expensive puff ~£1.24 (starting to fall apart within 7 days)

i know there are loads i haven't tried yet, but can anyone suggest some brands? These little things add up... & i don't want to pay nearly £2 or more for something that will just fall apart like the cheap ones.

(i've tried to retie and/or mend them, but it's fairly pointless. The mesh just comes undone again in the next shower.)
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:44 PM
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How do you mean 'fall apart'?
All the shower puffs I've used have always become 'loser' after a few uses, but retain their basic form for months, if not years.
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:45 PM
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My body shop one is still as good as when i first got it (maybe 3 years ago) and i use it twice a day
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:47 PM
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Doh! I thought the title said 'Sugar puffs that don't fall apart'
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Old 08-02-2009, 1:05 PM
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How do you mean 'fall apart'?
All the shower puffs I've used have always become 'loser' after a few uses, but retain their basic form for months, if not years.
Well, the mesh just slipped out of the tie on the last two i used - once part of it came out, the entire puff became loose and eventually unraveled.

Before these last two, i had never a problem either - the puffs stayed together for a really long time. i just thought to ask since i was living in the States when i started using puffs. Only these last two (bought in UK) fell apart... maybe i just need to try a different shop?
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Old 08-02-2009, 4:05 PM
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The one that I bought from Boots a few years ago lasted ages. I now use one that I got last year in New Zealand - rather a long way for you to go and get one, I admit!!!
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Old 08-02-2009, 4:33 PM
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body shop all the way...

for total money saving i used them to clean the bath with once I am finished with them. great job they make of it too.
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My Wilkos ones are great too! And the cheapy ones my OH got in a cash n carry are good as well. Never had one fall apart on me - had them ripped apart tho - my cats love playing with them! LOL!
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Old 08-02-2009, 10:16 PM
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Tesco sometimes have them, 5 in a pack (Coral body puffs), in those £1 boxes on the end of the aisles. I bought some a few months ago and they last far longer than one I bought from Bodycare before. The best one I've had so far was in an Olay gift set but that eventually unravelled.
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Doh! I thought the title said 'Sugar puffs that don't fall apart'
can't stop laughing at that!!!!
ikea do great shower puffs, packs of 3, i think there about £1.50, ive had mine aaaaaaaaaggggggggeeeeeeesssssss
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Isntit worrying to have a puff in your shower in the firstplace:confused:
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Isntit worrying to have a puff in your shower in the firstplace:confused:
Ha! i thought about how to word this inquiry for awhile. In the US, they are sometimes even called "shower poofs"... :rolleyes:
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Old 14-02-2009, 11:02 AM
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I like the plaited ones they do in Morrisons and they seem to last ages too. Good range of colours as well: the boys have them from the camouflage range while mine is pink!
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i switched to one of the exfoliating gloves (i think i got one in a set of smellies for a present), and it works a charm and can't really fall apart in the same way...
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I like the plaited ones they do in Morrisons and they seem to last ages too. Good range of colours as well: the boys have them from the camouflage range while mine is pink!
Also thought I'd add that the other big advantage of these for teenage boys is that they can scrub their spotty backs with them very easily.
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