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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Cold Showers

Turning off the heat may not sound appealing, but there are some actual health benefits to be had by taking a cold plunge on a regular basis. Have you ever taken a cold shower – a really cold showe…

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Are You TOO Clean?

You shower every day -- shampoo, suds up, rinse, wait 24 hours, and repeat. You may also wash your hands with antibacterial soaps regularly, all in the name of being hygienic, right? As it turns out, …

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Is Your Showerhead Making You Sick?

A good showerhead is supposed to deliver a satisfying jet of water. But if you have not changed or at least cleaned the showerhead in your bathroom for a long time, it could be adding a blast of bacte…

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3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Smell Good Throughout the Day

"Smells could bring a person back clearer than pictures even could." ― Anne Tyler, Breathing Lessons We all like to smell good. But sometimes, despite observing good personal hygiene, a non-pl…

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Why Good Ideas Come to Us While Showering

Our best ideas can come to us at anytime -- hiking in the woods, playing with our pets, talking with our best friend or just seconds before falling asleep or waking up. We don't always know where (or …

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Winter Showering Tips (video)

Sometimes, a nice, warm, relaxing shower is the best part of the day. But if it's winter, a long shower might not be the best idea for your skin. Learn why! Related Link: Why You Should Use Winter…

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Hair Washing 101

Shampooing isn't as simple as it seems--even though you've been doing it for years, your method may not be up to par. Watch this to learn about the optimum way to wash your locks.…

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Steal This Look: Outdoor Shower

We love this perfectly simple outdoor shower by New York architects Murdock Young. Recreate the look with the following hardware elements (and a good builder). Above L: Sugatsune 4lc Series Han…

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How Toxic Is Your Shower?

Studies have found disinfecting chemicals can be absorbed into your skin and lungs if you don't filter them out first. By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com You don't want your bathing experience to be di…

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Steam Showers: Save Water, Ease Stress

by Linda Merrill for Networx Steam showers are the modern day equivalent of the steam baths of ancient Rome and the traditional Finnish saunas.  Historically, wet steam baths have been used fo…

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