Russian cosmetologist Arina Kiseleva spoke about the dangers that lie in wait for those who like to take a shower.
According to her, frequent water treatments violate the protective barrier of the skin, as well as weaken the human body, the website of Radio Komsomolskaya Pravda reports.
As Kiseleva explained, during washing, the skin becomes more sensitive and easily irritated, especially in the cold season. Therefore, the doctor recommends taking a shower once a day in the evening, and also reducing the use of detergents.
“Perhaps for many, what I will say will come as a surprise, but frequent showering weakens the human body, violates the protective barrier of the dermis. Especially during the cold season. when the skin becomes more sensitive and easily irritated. Soap and warm water dissolve lipids, and friction accelerates this process,”the specialist emphasized.
She also noted that the use of a towel can also increase the negative effect, so it is better to wait until the water dries on the skin by itself.
“It is also better not to use hard washcloths that injure the skin. At the same time, they need to be changed once a month, and towels - every week,”Kiseleva summed up.