Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

1 HOURS AGO #DailyGiveaway: 5 gals saddle up in Old Navy's tall buckle boot: http://t.co/sBBSObIMwh

2 HOURS AGO Currently jammin' to @jacquieleemusic's new EP—have you heard it yet? http://t.co/ERbP5g1INt

14 HOURS AGO Really though, is there any better feeling than a fresh mani?

 

sponsored links

The great shower debate


 

So you wanna know what’s the diff between long showers, short showers, cold showers and long ones? Well, contrary to popular belief there are actually good and bad things about all of these!

Long showers vs. short showers:

Long showers aren’t necessarily bad for your health and can even make you feel rejuvenated after a long day. However, long showers aren’t great for your skin (or the environment). Our bodies produce natural oils that hold in moisture. The longer you shower, the more you strip your body of its natural moisture. For women of color, that results in “ashy” skin—basically, skin that’s dried out and flakey. A 10-minute shower is considered to be the happy medium. It’s just enough to get rid of dirt and BO, and give your cleansers time to work.

Hot showers vs. cold showers:

I LOVE a pipin’ hot shower. Hot water heats you up on cold mornings, eases muscle aches, opens up your airways and nasal passages and soothes away stress. But don’t count out cold showers! Cold showers have some pros, too. If you’re sluggish in the morning, a cold shower might be the jolt you need. Docs say keeping your showers at a lukewarm 68 degrees is your best bet: It’s good for your hair, your skin and your soul. Who knew?

BY AFIYA AUGUSTINE ON 5/8/2011 8:00:00 AM

POSTED IN ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 
What is the best way to brighten your BFF's day?



 
 

Kissing can cause cavities.

X

6 books to curl up with this season...

 

It'll be one fierce fall when you pick up our six picks from the bold new batch of Fierce Reads. CLICK HERE to check out the titles, score free chapters and more!

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links