25 Crucial Things You Shouldn’t Do In The Shower

The average person spends about 60 hours a year in the shower. With so much time in the shower, it makes sense to do it right. Unfortunately, simple mistakes are made all the time. From how to wash your hair to when to use a facial mask, you won’t believe the things you might be doing wrong. These crucial things are not only important for staying clean but keeping you protected from infection and disease. Ready to have the record set straight? Here are 25 Crucial Things You Shouldn’t Do In The Shower.

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Don't shower every day. Scientists say showering too often dehydrates skin, irritates skin, washes away good bacteria, and could increase risk of skin infection.

Shower_headSource: https://www.today.com/health/daily-shower-may-be-bad-your-skin-docs-suggest-soak-2D79325796
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Don't scrub your scalp with your fingernails as it causes dandruff. Instead, scrub with your fingertips.

shampooSource: https://www.reddit.com/r/LifeProTips/comments/1bo0p3/lpt_when_washing_hair_scrub_scalp_with_finger/
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Don't wait too long to shower after a workout. The perspiration on your skin will cause heavy bacteria to grow which can lead to skin rashes and breakouts.

workoutSource: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/shower-after-workout
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Don't use oily products in the shower. It makes the floor too slippery, and you could slip and fall.

oilSource: http://www.businessinsider.com/things-you-need-to-stop-doing-in-the-shower-2016-10?r=UK&IR=T
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Don't leave a loofah or sponge in the shower. Make sure to rinse it out and let it dry properly, otherwise it'll be a haven for nasty bacteria to grow.

loofahSource: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/29/loofah-clean-healthy_n_5613734.html


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