7 Shower Habits You Need To Stop Doing Immediately!
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1. Washing Your Face
You probably always wash your face in the shower, but chances are the water temperature is a lot hotter than what you typically use on your face in the sink. Ideally, you should wait until you get out of the shower and wash your face with lukewarm water from the sink.
2. Hot Water
Most people love a steamy hot shower, but your damaging your skin by removing its natural defenses. Lukewarm is best.
3. Long Showers
Showers can be enjoyable and relaxing, but long showers dry out your skin, and since your using about two gallons per minute, you could lower your water bill by taking a shorter shower.
4. Your Loofah
Bacter love warm and wet places,and nothing in your shower is more inviting than your loofah. Instead of leaving it in the shower, wring it out and hang it up somewhere to dry.
5. Scrubbing Too Hard
You should only exfoliate your skin once a week. Over scrubbing can be hard on your skin's defense system.
6. Washing Your Hair Every Day
Washing your hair every day strips your hair of its natural oils, resulting in dry, brittle hair. Skip a day or two for healthier, shiner locks.
7. Not Washing Your Feet
Most people assume their feet are clean just from standing in the falling water of the shower, but you really should get in between your toes so that bacteria and fungus don't grow, resulting in athlete's foot. Afterwards, make sure you use a towel to thoroughly dry the skin between the toes. Otherwise the skin will split uncomfortably (a fissure) and it will smell gross!