Five Surprising Reasons You Should Shower Less Why Daily Showers May Be Bad for You
How often do you shower? In our hyperclean world, you would think most people would say "daily" (even if they don't). Which is why we were surprised when we
Your skin will be softer. There are two ways your skin gets hydrated: from the water and beneficial oils inside your body, and by attracting moisture in the air. As the seasons change and the air gets dryer, so can your skin. While we
It will allow your own smell to come through. We're not advocating for odor of the unpleasant kind here: No one who is passing you on the street should be able to smell you, whether it's your cologne (in which case you are wea
It preserves helpful bacteria that can boost immunity. The recent New York Times story about not showering cited interesting new research showing that,
It reduces your exposure to harmful chemicals. As gross as it sounds, the dead skin cells and oils that live on our skin are actually desirable—they're there to help protect us from undesirable bacteria, and they can make it
It may reduce eczema, rosacea, and other kinds of irritation. People with irritated skin and rashes know very well that the less they expose their skin to hot showers, the better their skin behaves. Here's another thing to conside
It's on your To-Do List! Get your friends involved too.