Person washing hands with soap
Person washing hands with soap
Hygiene Hazard

Is It OK to Not Wash Your Hands in the Bathroom?

We asked doctors what really happens if you don't.

clothes in a washing machine
clothes in a washing machine
Dirty Laundry

What Happens If You Don't Wash Your Bra

It gets grosser than you think.

Female feet in bathtub with rubber duckie
Female feet in bathtub with rubber duckie
Tub Troubles

4 Reasons Baths Don't Really Get You Clean

Even the bubbles won't help.

Shot of an attractive young woman smelling her armpits during her morning beauty routine
Shot of an attractive young woman smelling her armpits during her morning beauty routine
Scrub a Dub Dud

8 Reasons You Still Smell Bad After Showering

Can't shake the stink? This could be why.

black woman hair
black woman hair
Bath Basics

4 Reasons to Use a Washcloth in the Shower

Doctors weigh in on the shower staple.

white man washing face in sink
white man washing face in sink
Face Off

3 Reasons Not to Wash Your Face in the Morning

Dermatology experts tell all.

Disgusted woman smelling clothes walking in a forest
Disgusted woman smelling clothes walking in a forest
Stink City

What Happens If You Don't Shower for a Month

Doctors weigh in on ditching this hygiene habit.

Unrecognizable woman washes the foam off her feet in the shower
Unrecognizable woman washes the foam off her feet in the shower
Hygiene Routine

Do You Need to Wash Your Legs in the Shower?

A dermatologist weighs in on the controversy.

Woman in the shower
Woman in the shower
Clean Routine

4 Reasons Not to Take a Shower in the Morning

Here's what doctors have to say.

Washing machine, clothes
Washing machine, clothes
Home Hygiene

What Happens When You Don't Wash Your Towels Every Day

They're hotbeds for viruses and bacteria.

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james hamblin giving a ted talk
Sans Suds

This Doctor Hasn't Showered in Years

Here's why he thinks others should join him.

What Happens When You Don't Wash Your Sheets?
What Happens When You Don't Wash Your Sheets?
Bedroom Biohazard

What Happens When You Don't Wash Your Sheets?

Doctors weigh in on the health risks.

man washing body in shower
man washing body in shower
Hygienic Habits

5 Body Parts You're Not Washing Enough

A doctor says "dirt and grossness gets trapped."

A woman taking a shower
A woman taking a shower
Clean Clutter

6 Items You Should Never Use in the Shower

Experts say you should ban these from bathing time.

woman applying body lotion after a shower in the morning
woman applying body lotion after a shower in the morning
Shower Safety

Never Get in the Shower If You See This

The CDC is warning about this hazard.

Cropped shot of a handsome young man having a refreshing shower at home
Cropped shot of a handsome young man having a refreshing shower at home
Shower Sickness

Never Start a Shower If You Haven't Done This

The CDC's guidance is essential.

washing machine with laundry basket next to it
washing machine with laundry basket next to it
Airing Dirty Laundry

Half of Single Men Wash This Every 4 Months

It should be much more often, experts warn.

brittle nails on hands
brittle nails on hands
Nutrition Facts

This Nutrient Is Necessary for Strong Nails

An update to your diet can turn things around.

Never Do This in the Shower If You Have Curls
Never Do This in the Shower If You Have Curls
Hair Talk

Never Do This in the Shower If You Have Curls

It negatively impacts hair health and appearance.

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nail file
File Away

Always Do This Before Filing Your Nails

Skipping this step could cause breakage.