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How often should you bath?

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A_man_called_CHIOG  Male  South East London 23-May-2019 12:42 Message #4740539
How often should you bath or shower?

I read online today that a well known television presenter revealed she only twice a week and then a fellow presenter also revealed she doesnt shower daily either.
I believe it was the norm to bath once a week but these days most seem to shower every day.
Female
RAACH84  Female  Buckinghamshire 23-May-2019 13:32 Message #4740540
My mum was always telling me I'd wash all the goodness out of my hair as I shower so often.
Male
badman  Male  Suffolk 23-May-2019 14:08 Message #4740542
RAACH84. There was a program on about 20 years ago about a group of people who lived the life of Saxons for a year. No mod cons. No shampoo. Nothing that we have in todays modern world. When they returned to modern life, one womans hair was found to be 200 times stronger than when the program started.
Male
Powly  Male  West Yorkshire 23-May-2019 15:51 Message #4740546
...once a year if you need it or not ! :)
Female
Blue-Poppy  Female  East Yorkshire 23-May-2019 18:28 Message #4740556
I've been in this house since November 2015 and I can honestly say I've had three baths in this time and only then because I ached something awful after hard manual work. Just finished building a fence so am considering a FOURTH - oh dear I'll wash me'sen away. lol
Female
Blue-Poppy  Female  East Yorkshire 23-May-2019 18:28 Message #4740557
I've been in this house since November 2015 and I can honestly say I've had three baths in this time and only then because I ached something awful after hard manual work. Just finished building a fence so am considering a FOURTH - oh dear I'll wash me'sen away. lol
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 23-May-2019 18:39 Message #4740558
Having sensitive skin I find that showering every day tends to make it dry and a bit sore, as well as costing me a fortune in moisterisers. As long as you don't smell and arn't physically dirty then I don't see the problem. I've been told numerous times that to much bathing can disrupt the skins natural ph balance, leaving it more prone to infections a well as more likely to react to soaps and detergents.
Male
Hierophant  Male  East Anglia 23-May-2019 18:54 Message #4740561
I shower twice a day when I'm working, once a day when I'm not...
Male
persona_non_grata  Male  North London 24-May-2019 07:42 Message #4740571
I bath a couple of times a week, often with music and a book but I shower far too often and I'm no doubt washing all my goodness away!

I shower at least twice a day - my hair gets it too - and often three times depending on what I'm up to. occasionally four times but that's obsessive lol.
Female
RAACH84  Female  Buckinghamshire 24-May-2019 15:03 Message #4740595
Badman. I have heard that too. The natural oils in your hair would keep it cleaner and stronger but we wash it all away.
Persona non grata. If you wash all the goodness away are you now as bad as badman hehe.
Male
badman  Male  Suffolk 24-May-2019 15:28 Message #4740596
No one's as bad as me Raach. My special skill is almost a superpower. lol.
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 24-May-2019 19:03 Message #4740616
Thinking about it tcechnically I've not had a bath for years, I always shower.
Female
Judance  Female  Berkshire 24-May-2019 20:15 Message #4740621
I'm with you 'hen. I always shower once a day
Male
badman  Male  Suffolk 25-May-2019 07:18 Message #4740636
Kinda depends on what I've been doing, with who and if she wants to join me.

Male
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire 2-Jun-2019 08:22 Message #4741132
I’ve been away for a couple of weeks and could only shower. I missed my bath and sitting back having a lazy soak.
Female
Minnie-the-Minx  Female  Hertfordshire 2-Jun-2019 11:11 Message #4741139
I have a bath once a year on my birthday, whether I need it or not.
Male
MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire 16-Sep-2019 22:57 Message #4752978
I thought about having a bath today and suddenly remembered this thread. It was about the time I gad my last bath.
Female
eurostar  Female  Merseyside 16-Sep-2019 23:12 Message #4752982
I shower in morning and when I come home from work and bath before bed, I have hot flush I need to be clean lol
Female
bella111  Female  Devon 16-Sep-2019 23:52 Message #4752983
I like your pic euro.
Female
joolsy  Female  Essex 17-Sep-2019 22:44 Message #4753101
I can shower 3 times a day .i hate feelin hot and sweaty .i become bit ocd when in hospital .every time i went for pee i scrubed me hands up to the elbows scrubed me face.i just had to feel clean
Male
MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire 18-Sep-2019 06:07 Message #4753105
I like a clean lady ;) ..... that’s not to say ..... umm ....., lol.
Female
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 18-Sep-2019 13:50 Message #4753144
I have only had one bath in about 15 + years and that was at a hotel with no shower. I always shower ever day without fail - I wouldnt feel right unless I did.
When I was a kid, we only had a bath once a week & it was in an old farmhouse where the tin bath was brought in on Friday nights, infront of a big open range . Mum had the first , then dad and I was last - all in the same water.... mine was nearly cold.


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