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Scrubbing the middle of your back

  1. Jul 6, 2008 #1

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    It seems I can never quite get enough scrubbing power to exfoliate the upper middle portion of my back. I have purchased a number of "back scrubbing devices" but I can never seem to make them work well enough.

    Since I live alone and have no love life, am I doomed to forever be in need of exfoliation? :eek:

    I was thinking maybe installing something like a cat scratching post on the shower wall that would allow me to rub my back up against it like a bear scatches his back on a tree. Maybe I will make millions of $$.

    Don't tell me to go to a spa, I'm not into that kind of thing.

    Anyone else have a solution?
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2008 #2
    Stand in line, guys




    (I've seen a loofa attached to a 'handled' thin towel--almost rope-like, but still a terry cloth)
     
  4. Jul 6, 2008 #3
    That actually sounds like a good idea.

    I have a fairly long scrub towel that I pullback and forth across my back, one end in each hand. Probably similar to the use of what rewebster discribed.
     
  5. Jul 6, 2008 #4

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  6. Jul 6, 2008 #5

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    I make house calls. :!!)
     
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    I suggest working on flexibility:


    Cow Pose
     
  9. Jul 6, 2008 #8

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    I've tried all of the different scrubbers, I can't get enough pressure going for them to be effective.
     
  10. Jul 6, 2008 #9
    The very best thing, though, without a doubt, is a shower mate.




    "something like a cat scratching post on the shower wall "

    have one installed and see if it works
     
  11. Jul 6, 2008 #10
    Best suggestion so far may be Danger's
     
  12. Jul 6, 2008 #11
    How would that keep you from needing exfoliation???
     
  13. Jul 6, 2008 #12

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    Because a significant other could scrub my back and wouldn't go "eeeewww, are you kidding?"
     
  14. Jul 6, 2008 #13
    ewwwwwww, are you kidding me. :yuck:
     
  15. Jul 6, 2008 #14

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  16. Jul 6, 2008 #15
    LOL, I've got an idea! Attach a large brush like you'd use to wash a car, or the type you use on horses, to your shower at mid back height.
     
  17. Jul 6, 2008 #16

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    A large piece of the scratchy side of velcro stuck to the shower wall?
     
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  19. Jul 6, 2008 #18

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    I never bother touching my back since I can't imagine it getting that dirty.
     
  20. Jul 6, 2008 #19
    well, there goes your house call, Danger
     
  21. Jul 6, 2008 #20

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