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Are You a Hot or Cold Water Person? We Have Weighed Up The Health Benefits For You!

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Are You a Hot or Cold Water Person? We Have Weighed Up The Health Benefits For You!

Do you prefer a cool, refreshing shower or a steamy, hot shower? We all know that showering is necessary to maintain your health and hygiene, but did you know that the temperature of your shower water can affect the health benefits you get? We have pulled together a round-up of the health and beauty benefits commonly associated with both hot and cold water showers as well as some great tips for other shower habits which could benefit your daily routine!

Hot Water

  • Eases breathing
  • Reduces skin blemishes
  • Relaxes muscles
  • Reduces cold/flu symptoms
  • Reduces hay fever symptoms
  • Increases Oxytocin levels which eases stress and anxiety

Cold Water

  • Calms itchy skin
  • Wakes you up
  • Increase circulation
  • Reduce post-workout soreness
  • Could boost weight loss
  • Gives hair and skin a healthy glow
  • Can reduce depression
  • Tightens pores to help prevent breakouts