6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Showering Every Single Day

Showers work like coffee for some, providing the stimulation it takes to wake up and start the day. Other people use them to wind down and relax after a tough day or difficult workout. But according to dermatologist Dr. Ranella Hirsch in an article for Essence, if you shower every day, it might not be good for you. Showers disrupt natural processes that occur on your skin and in your hair and nails. They also waste clean water, which so many people in the world lack access to.
Many people shower every single day, and they probably don’t need to.
Here are six reasons why you might be better off skipping a day.

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1. Skipping showers boosts your immune system.
Showering every day washes away good bacteria that could protect you from harmful germs.

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