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4 RESEARCHES TO CHANGE HOW YOU BATHE: Nigerians Won’t Like This!

https://www.essence.com/2015/01/14/you-dont-have-shower-every-day-dermatologists-say

Meanwhile, over here o , we like bathing night and day and if you don’t, you are dirty! Don’t we all just love it like that?

However, these researches are about to mess up the thoughts and possibly ”look for your trouble”. But if you are smelling , dirty, sweaty and sticky or down below is erm, somehow, just go and shower abeg.

So, let’s see what the researchers have to say about bathing!

ABOUT BATHING WITH HOT WATER

New research suggests that showering regularly – especially in hot water – might be doing your skin more harm than good. Dermatologists Dr Joshua Zeichner and Dr Ranella Hirsch claim that the notion that we need to shower daily was born more of cultural norms rather than any real health benefits. (Nigerians can relate lol)

HOW LONG SHOULD IT TAKE YOU TO BATHE

Between the steam, streaming water, and warmth, it’s tempting to spend 15, 20, even 30 minutes in the shower, but many experts say anything more than 10minutes is too much. “You shouldn’t shower for more than 5 to 10 minutes,” says Dr. Farris. “Shorter is better.” Long showers strip your skin of moisture,too. (If you no wan old)

HOW MANY TIMES SHOULD YOU BATHE A DAY

So if you‘re a two-times-a-day shower-er, you may actually be over-egging the cleanliness pudding. And even those who shower once a day (guilty as charged), this is also deemed too frequent. … As gross as it sounds (very), experts claim thatwe humans may only need to shower once or twice a week.

IS COLD SHOWER GOOD OR BAD

Refines Hair and Skin. When it comes to hair and skin, one of the most natural ways to maintain your appearance is with cold showers. Hot water has the tendency to dry out our skin, so it’s best to use cold water to tighten your cuticles and pores, which will prevent them from getting clogged.

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