If you shower in the morning before work, you’re usually pressed for time.????But it could be worse.????You could be showering at the wrong time altogether!????You might think that no matter what the clock says, getting squeaky clean is a good thing.????For your hygiene, yes.????For your health, not so much.????These are the best and worst times to shower, according to health experts Bustle, the New York Times and the Today Show spoke with.????First things first, it’s time to come clean.????Showering in the morning can help wake you up.????But an evening shower can help you fall asleep faster.????That’s because the warm water raises the temperature of your skin, making for a faster cool-down, which is what you want as you hit the sack.????But that’s only if your nighttime shower isn’t too long or too hot.????If it’s over 15 minutes, your body will be energized and amped up by the excessive heat.????Long sessions can also dry out your skin and piping hot showers can strip your skin of oil, causing irritation.????Back to the case for morning showers.????They help boost alertness.????Yes, you’re exposing yourself to more chances of getting the day’s filth on you, but you start the day fresh.????Besides, some people sweat during night, while others get busy.????Another reason to shower in the morning.????Speaking of exercise, health officials agree that you should always shower after a session at the gym to prevent bacteria growing in a sweaty environment.????But be careful, because multiple showers a day can strip your skin of its moisture.????One final thing from the experts, there isn’t really a wrong time to shower.????Morning, post workout, nighttime.????It’s a wash!
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