Taking a shower daily is one of the most common daily practices, we all undertake. It is essential to cleanse the outer body. We all get exposed to a lot of pollution, dirt, dust, and germs that we need to shed it off from our body. In order to have a neat, clean and healthy body, we need to shower regularly if not daily. It helps to remove the bacteria build up from our body. However, just taking a shower is not enough. We need to know, how to shower correctly and avoid any mistakes. There are no strict rules to shower in a particular manner. Just being a little careful while taking a bath can help you stay healthy.
Let’s talk about the most common shower mistakes we are making, unknowingly
Bathing in extremely hot water
Taking a hot shower might make us feel relaxed. However, it has a lot of side effects too. It makes our skin dry and leads to dullness. Extreme hot water often leads to temperature variation and make us fall ill.
Not exfoliating the skin
Our skin needs proper exfoliation at least once a week. Scrubbing and moisturizing the skin to remove the dead cells is extremely important. It makes the skin glow and shines a little better.
Washing hair daily
Many of us try to wash our hair daily. Excess exposure of hair to the chemicals make our hair dull, thin and dry. It even snatches away the natural oil from them, making them look lifeless.
Using harsh and scented soap
We all love fragranced self. Thus, we keep experimenting with the new fragrance of soap. What we all do not know is, these soaps comprise of harsh chemicals which make our skin dull. Not just this, using harsh soaps make leads to pigmentation and uneven skin tone.
Wiping your body harshly with a towel
When it comes to using a towel, we often go harsh. We rub our skin and it leads to rashes on the skin. Also, our skin is quite sensitive while we come out of the shower. So, make sure you stay gentle while soaking your body.