These are AWESOME!!!! I bought my first pack the other day and honestly I hesitated because it was almost $5 for 4 sponges. These are not like normal sponges. No funky odors, cleans the cooked on gunk off anything quick and easy, and the gunk comes off the sponge easy too!!! I love these things already. And the soft side is super soft, lots of suds and even the tough scrubber side isn't that bad while dry but even better once wet.