Scrubzz No Rinse Bathing Sponge Review for Kilimanjaro| Kilimanjaro Sunrise

Kilimanjaro Sunrise
5 min readAug 16, 2023

Embarking on the journey to conquer Kilimanjaro is an adventure that’s far from pristine. Picture this: you navigate through a lush rainforest, where the air is thick with humidity, and your sweat becomes your constant companion. As you ascend further, you transition into the arid heather/moorland region where your perspiration persists, only now accompanied by a layer of clinging dust.

After a span of multiple days immersed in this rugged terrain, it’s safe to say you won’t be feeling your freshest. That’s where our savvy advice comes in: pack along some trusty wipes and a compact towel. These little essentials will be your saving grace, allowing you to bid farewell to the day’s grime and embrace the comfort of cleanliness each night.

However, there is a fairly new product on the market that we have tried in the backcountry and were impressed. It is the Scrubzz No Rinse Bathing Sponge. In this article, we are going to give our review of how well it works.

Product Description

  • 100% Polyester
  • Contains Anti-Bacterial Ingredients (Benzyl Alcohol)
  • Dries Instantly
  • No Rinse or Sticky Residue
  • Rich & Foamy Lathery Soap
  • Perfect for Elder Care, Post-Surgery & So Much More

Scrubzz No Rinse Bathing Sponge is a unique bathing product designed to give you that clean and fresh feeling whenever and wherever you may need it! Simply put a little water on the “feather-lite” sponge, work into a lather, cleanse, and dry! No need to rinse!

1. RUB THE SCRUBZZ SPONGE TO BUILD A RICH, FOAMY LATHER.
2. SCRUB YOUR BODY FROM HEAD TO TOE!
3. TOWEL DRY — NO RINSING IS REQUIRED!

Our No Rinse Shower Sponge is hypoallergenic and PH balanced

The ingredients in the special formula ensure that your skin does not dry out or break out. Also ideal for people with sensitive skin or other allergies.

No shampoo required-simply dry your skin with a towel to dry shampoo and soap.

Hikers and Campers

Our no-rinse wipes are a travel essential for anyone going hiking or camping in places where there may not be a shower nearby.

Also an emergency staple: Make sure you’re always prepared! Our all-in-one lathering sponge can be a lifesaver in emergency situations and regions where water is scarce or not safe for use. Simply dampen the cloth to activate and easily sponge yourself clean.

Scrubzz cleansing sponge is a must in any bathing essential kit! 25 Sponge economy pack! New resealable ziploc-style bag!! Buy one now and start enjoying the convenience of Scrubzz No Rinse Wipes.

Our Review

The previous content might have been a touch excessive in its attempt to promote the product. We’ve toned down the capitalization while keeping the exclamation points…

Nonetheless, setting aside the slightly exaggerated late-night infomercial flair that the above passage might have exuded, it’s important to note that this product is actually quite impressive.

Our team put the Scrubzz No Rinse Bathing Sponge to the test during a multi-day expedition in the remote backcountry of Utah. Engaged in the challenging pursuit of navigating slot canyons-many of which contained stagnant water that necessitated swimming through-we inevitably found ourselves, by day’s end, emitting a rather unpleasant aroma.

To stay relatively clean we packed a solar shower and the Scrubzz No Rinse Bathing Sponge. After giving the Sponge a shot just once, we were hooked. It had a pleasing aroma and the effortless application won us over. All it required was a small amount of water — a far more sensible choice than tapping into our limited drinking water reserves for a shower, considering we were a distant 70 miles away from civilization. With a mere splash of water onto the center of the wipe, a foamy lather magically appeared. We wadded the sponge to ensure complete saturation, initiating the cleansing ritual.

As someone with rather sensitive skin, I was relieved to discover that it didn’t cause any discomfort whatsoever. Notably, these wipes proved remarkably durable; they remained intact even when used over beard stubble.

We recommend keeping a small towel within reach, tackling one section at a time, and promptly wiping with a dry towel to eliminate any residual traces. Following this approach, we experienced no accumulation of residue.

For four consecutive days, these wipes faithfully served us, consistently leaving our skin feeling rejuvenated and invigoratingly clean.

We haven’t tried them on Kilimanjaro yet. But we are pretty sure they will work just fine. We recommend bringing two gallon-size Ziploc bags one with a Sponge for each day and one to discard the used ones in so you can take them with you off the mountain. They are not biodegradable and should not be dropped into the composting toilets, long-drop toilets, or private toilets.

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, if you decide to take them on your Kilimanjaro Climb, let us know how they worked for you. And as with any new product try it before you head to Kilimanjaro to make sure you do not have any adverse reaction to it.

Originally published at https://kilimanjarosunrise.com on August 16, 2023.

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