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Is It Bad To Wash Your Face In The Shower? We Dive Into The Debate

No matter how many products you layer in your skin care routine, a good cleanser is a nonnegotiable. But the different techniques for washing your face aren’t so set in stone, which has sparked some heated conversation in the beauty space. In addition to the great double-cleanse debate, there are some people who keep their favorite cleansers in the shower, and those who stick to the sink, no matter how sopping wet they might be, which raises the question: Is it bad to wash your face in the shower?

The cons: water temperature and shower length.

First up: water temperature. Hot water can be super drying, which is why you might not want to take long, scorching hot showers to begin with. Board-certified dermatologist Nava Greenfield, M.D., of Schweiger Dermatology Group in Brooklyn, agrees: “Skin on the face is more sensitive and needs to be treated more carefully.”

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Source: mindbodygreen –Is It Bad To Wash Your Face In The Shower? We Dive Into The Debate By, Jamie Schneider

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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