Friday, June 21, 2019

Mäntyvihta (pine bath whisk)

Wow. This was something else, a vihta (bath whisk) made of pine branches.

I've heard of juniper bath whisks, but not pine ones. Due to today's garden work, I had easy access to the green, soft upper branches from a pine tree. And made a bath whisk.

I didn't expect much, except maybe a mess and resin stains. I did get those, but what a payout! The pine needles are much heavier than birch leaves, and hitting yourself with these whisks is so nice. And not needly at all, with the new branches that I used. Wow!


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