Healthy skin tip #8: Take cooler showers

Posted on May 02, 2014 by Jennifer McKinley | 0 comments

Who doesn't love a long, luxurious, relaxing hot shower?

Surprise - your face doesn't!

Long, hot showers strip your skin of its protective oils. That makes your skin start to dry out!

It's true – standing in hot water too long is drying, not hydrating.

And when your skin is dry, it's more easily damaged.

As usual, WebMD (we love WebMD) references a medical doctor on this issue – Dr. Andrea Lynn Cambo – advising short warm showers or baths, not longer than 5 to 10 minutes.


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We suggest making face-washing separate from your shower time, giving your more delicate facial skin the TLC it deserves.

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