The bug sponge scrubber looks more like an applicator, but the key to its success is the outer skin is made of a soft yet durable synthetic netting material. This bug sponge scrubber sponge scours the bugs off the paint without scratching. At first sight and touch you would think the material could easily scratch car paint. It looks and feels like a heavy-duty piece of foam. However, once immersed in soap and water it softens up nicely and does a fantastic job of removing bug splatter on paint and windshields. A big "industry secret" is that most professional car care recon specialist use this netted bug sponge as a key tool in there interior scrubbing and cleaning of seats, carpets and certain headliners.