Ever thought about how long you shower for and how it affects your skin?
Glamour magazine featured our medical director as their go-to expert in their article “Some people shower for 30 minutes, others swear just 3 minutes is enough….So what do the experts say is the optimum time?” You can read it here
Is there anything wrong with a 30 minute shower, is it really sabotaging your skin routine?? According to Melissa, our medical director and resident skin expert, “keeping your shower to 10 minutes or less is the optimum length.”
“As nice as they are on a chilly day, long, hot showers can severely dry out the epidermis, stripping it of sebum and natural oils which will leave your skin dehydrated. Dry skin can exacerbate common and irritating skin conditions such as eczema.” she said.
We’ll be setting a timer from now on then….