Consumer Goods – Cosmetic Makeup Sponges

Facial Cleansing Sponges

Flexible Technology for a Wide Variety of Shapes, Textures, and Infusions

Facial cleansing sponges customizable for any cleanser or remover, based on any skincare need

Porex reusable facial cleansing sponges can be designed using various shapes, textures, formulations, and infusions based on your skincare need. With textures ranging from exfoliating to ultra-gentle, there is a formulation designed to meet every cleansing, removal, and skin type need. These sponges are washable and reusable for up to 6 months depending on the infusions used and frequency of use.

Infusion options include soaps and surfactants, antimicrobials, skincare additives (anti-aging, anti-acne), natural exfoliants and emollients, as well as color pigments and dyes, which can be natural or color changing.

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Options for customizing facial cleansing sponges

Key Features & Benefits

  • Made in the USA
  • Available in multiple textures and shapes – from teardrop to thin wipe.
  • Bio-based and Biodegradable options available
  • Washable and reusable for up to 6 months depending on infusion and frequency of use


Material 100% Polyurethane Foam
Cell count
(pores per inch)
100 – 250
Durometer Shore 000 – 20-80*
Recovery Time ASTM D3574 Test M <5 seconds
Tear Strength 300-1400N/m
Tensile Strength 10-60 PSI (90-425 kPa)
(Ball Rebound Test)
ASTM D 3574 Test H – 5-15%
Indentation Force
Deflection Test
Specific Deflection
(25%/65%) – 15-35/35-95 lbs**
Thickness 2-50mm
Volume Expansion 2-63.5mm
Density 5-14 lbs***
*as measured by STC-QI-GFTM SD-1000
**Support Factor – 2.6-3
***Test A – 75-130kg/m3, 4.75-8lbs/ft3
***ASTM D 3574

Geometric Options

  • Sponges
  • Thin wipes
  • 3D Shapes
  • Custom shapes
  • Varied and custom textures

Infusion Options

  • Soaps and surfactants
  • Antimicrobial
  • Skincare additives – Anti-Aging, Anti-Acne.
  • Natural exfoliants and emollients
  • Wide variety of color pigments and dyes, including natural and color changing

Assembly & Converting Options

  • Grinding
  • Molding
  • Unit and bulk packaging
Porous Laboratory Components

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