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Do you shower everyday?

Even if you plan to just lounge around the house all day?

by Anonymousreply 8301/27/2013

God, yes.

by Anonymousreply 101/27/2013

Not doing so is the first step towards suicide.

by Anonymousreply 201/27/2013

I like to wash everyday but I always hear from "hair gurus" that it is best to wash your hair every other day.

by Anonymousreply 301/27/2013

Now that I'm retired, I don't shower every day unless I'm planning to go outside. But I try to shower at least every other day.

by Anonymousreply 401/27/2013

Fuck no. In the wintertime, when it is very cold here, I shower every other day. Showering every day in 10 degree weather is terrifically bad for the skin, ladies. I would think you queens would know that.

by Anonymousreply 501/27/2013

I shower once every other day.

by Anonymousreply 601/27/2013


by Anonymousreply 701/27/2013

R5 Never heard of that. I know some people smell good even without showering for 5 days, by the way. I don't see what's so disgusting about abstaining from showering for extended periods as long as you don't stink and you're not filthy.

by Anonymousreply 801/27/2013

Be green! Shower once a year.

by Anonymousreply 901/27/2013


Only time I do not is when I have the flu or other illness (strep, stomach bug, etc...)

I cannot leave the house without a shower.

by Anonymousreply 1001/27/2013

[quote] Do you shower everyday?

[quote] I like to wash everyday

Oh, dear.

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 1101/27/2013


by Anonymousreply 1201/27/2013

That's tragic thing about winter, R5. I usually shower more than once a day around this time, just to warm up, and my skin is a wreck for it.

by Anonymousreply 1301/27/2013

Yes. Because if I don't, I'm gross.

Same with my hair... I can't even go outside until I wash it. I wake up with serious bed-head. There is no way I could possibly skip a day.

by Anonymousreply 1401/27/2013

I'm fat and sweat a lot. My crack is sweaty every morning when I wake up, and so are my balls. Of course I shower every day.

by Anonymousreply 1501/27/2013

You people are just NASTY

by Anonymousreply 1601/27/2013

R1, I had the exact same respone when I read the OP's post.

R5, why not just use some of the lotions from Kiehls on your skin after you shower? Whether or not one showers one HAS to moisturize during the cold weather.

by Anonymousreply 1701/27/2013

R11 Thank you for that. One of my everyday pet peeves as well!

by Anonymousreply 1801/27/2013

I'm the same as R6. If you took a poll, I'm sure it'd split 40% every day, 40% every other day, and 20% stinky.

by Anonymousreply 1901/27/2013

I would never date, let alone have sex with, someone who didn't shower every day.

by Anonymousreply 2001/27/2013

I wonder how Americans and Europeans differ on this.

by Anonymousreply 2101/27/2013

Stinky Winky

by Anonymousreply 2201/27/2013

The question is sort of clear.

If you were just going to lounge around the house all day. If you were not going to have quests over. If there no plans whatsoever to leave the comfort of your home.

Would you go without a shower?

If you're not going anywhere or going to receive callers, who gives a fuck if you have bedhead? Or a little ripe under your sack?

by Anonymousreply 2301/27/2013

"let alone have sex with"

I'm sure you already have, R20. It'll happen again too, if you're sexually active.

by Anonymousreply 2401/27/2013

Bathe every day.

by Anonymousreply 2501/27/2013

If I'm not going anywhere, no. But I never go for more than a day without a shower, unless I'm sick.

by Anonymousreply 2601/27/2013

Longest I've gone without washing is 36 hours. That's the absolute maximum. But the first thing I do when I wake up is brush my teeth.

by Anonymousreply 2701/27/2013

Even if I shower the night before, I have to shower again in the morning. I just don't feel "right" without a morning shower.

by Anonymousreply 2801/27/2013

I take three or four showers a day. But I work out twice a day and have a thing about being clean.

by Anonymousreply 2901/27/2013

Every work day. If I'm not seeing anybody or doing anything on the weekend I might skip a Saturday or a Sunday if I haven't sweated heavily. Ball caps handle the hair. I'd say I shower most days, weekends included but I don't have a mental breakdown if I skip one.

by Anonymousreply 3001/27/2013

I shower each day Monday through Friday and again on Saturday if I go to the gym. However, if I don't go to the gym on Saturday and I'm planning to stay in the house and not go anywhere on Saturday, then sometimes I don't shower.

On Sunday, I'm back at the gym, so I shower, But if I don't leave the house on Sunday, I sometimes don't shower.

But who's going to know? I live alone.

by Anonymousreply 3101/27/2013

As Mary Jo Shively said to Suzanne Sugarbaker on 'Designing Women' when Mary Jo admitted she didn't shower that particular day, and Suzanne commented with disapproval, "Suzanne, I took care of things."

by Anonymousreply 3201/27/2013

At least 3 times a day. Morning, after exercizing, (wich I do some form of everyday) and before bed.

by Anonymousreply 3301/27/2013

I take a 'kitty shower'. I just lie in bed and let my 3 cats lick me, head to toe.

by Anonymousreply 3401/27/2013

R33. Before bed after already showering twice during the day? Is that really necessary?

by Anonymousreply 3501/27/2013

I'm the same as R30. I skip a shower on a Saturday or a Sunday every now and then, but it's uncommon.

by Anonymousreply 3601/27/2013

Well, R33 thought 'exercising' really needed that 'z', so I'm guessing his motivations are a little more eccentric than ours, R35.

by Anonymousreply 3701/27/2013

No, more like every third day. A side benefit is I think the musky odor that builds up is sexy. No, I don't think or expect anyone else to agree, but I have seen others talk about how they like letting that "man smell" build up too.

by Anonymousreply 3801/27/2013

In the warmer months, usually more than once a day. During the winter, I will sometimes skip a day if I'm staying home and don't have plans to meet anyone.

I once went 4 days without a shower because I had a back injury. I felt so disgusting on the last day that even though it was difficult, I took a shower anyway.

by Anonymousreply 3901/27/2013

[quote]At least 3 times a day. Morning, after exercizing, (wich I do some form of everyday) and before bed.

[quote]I take three or four showers a day. But I work out twice a day and have a thing about being clean.

So almost before you're dry from the last shower, you're taking (yet) another? Fucking hell, that scarcely leaves any time in the day for anything else.

by Anonymousreply 4001/27/2013

For all of the water freaks - how long do you spend in each of your multiple daily showers?

by Anonymousreply 4101/27/2013

If I'm not leaving the house and I'm just lounging around and not doing anything that's making me sweat, then I don't shower that day (unless I feel like it). However, I do wash my face.

I'm lazy, so showering is a chore for me.

by Anonymousreply 4201/27/2013

Um R40, a shower takes five minutes. Try one!

by Anonymousreply 4301/27/2013

Four times a day? Totally insane. I don't care how short your showers are, that's just overkill.

by Anonymousreply 4401/27/2013

If you're American, were you taught as a child that resources, including water, are finite, or at least scarce? Did you always turn off the lights, radio, TV, etc. before leaving the house? As a student I worked for an exchange program in Ireland, and many of the Americans were known to take 45-minute showers.

by Anonymousreply 4501/27/2013

Yes, I shower once every day.

Washing my hair, not every day. Usually actual shampoo on my hair every third day, and just rinsing it with water one day in between.

by Anonymousreply 4601/27/2013

Any guy taking a 45 minute shower is doing more than washing.

by Anonymousreply 4701/27/2013

The bigger question for DL'ers is this:

Are you a person who showers or bathes...and do you shower before leaving the house, or are you still doing the bath the night before as if you're a kid?

I don't understand how people can bathe the night before....every person I've worked with that did that stank, and thought they didn't. Bacteria grows overnight, and it's bacteria that gives you body odor.

by Anonymousreply 4801/27/2013

I shower every day, but I only wash my towels on average once a month.

by Anonymousreply 4901/27/2013

These people showering multiple times a day must have some dried out skin! Your skin actually needs some of it's natural oil, otherwise you're going to get bad wrinkles eventually.

by Anonymousreply 5001/27/2013

R33. Three showers a day? You're wasting water and leaving far too much of an environmental and global footprint. Knock it off and skip the shower before bedtime.

by Anonymousreply 5101/27/2013

My showers are not long ones. It doesn't take long to scub the dirt away. Three showers are necessary for me. I never go to bed without showering. I never go to work without showering. I never exercize without showering after. I'm sure I'm not alone.

by Anonymousreply 5201/27/2013

I take a long shower before going to bed and a very quick one in the morning.

by Anonymousreply 5301/27/2013

Do you live in California or New York, R33?

by Anonymousreply 5401/27/2013

Only the golden kind.

by Anonymousreply 5501/27/2013

[all posts by right wing shit-stain # a removed.]

by Anonymousreply 5601/27/2013

I don't feel completely awake until I've showered. Even if I'm hanging around the house on the weekends I'll typically hop in the shower by noon or 1.

by Anonymousreply 5701/27/2013

R33/R52. You're a bit obsessive. I doubt there is much 'dirt to scrub away' at bedtime after showering in the morning and after excercizing, in which those first two showers are entirely understandable.

by Anonymousreply 5801/27/2013

I haven't showered since before Halloween. No one knows. As long as you wash you're hair your fine.

And most old guys like me have no hair.

by Anonymousreply 5901/27/2013

Every other. I don't sweat like some people. I wash my face and (especially) my hands several times a day, though.

I shave in the shower. I look good with bedhead and scruff. I don't wear cologne or deodorant, either. Little is as unpleasant to me as a perfumed poodle of a man.

Anyone who's ever commented on how I smell has told me how much they like it. I think I lucked out, pheromone-wise. I had a boyfriend who'd've liked for me not to shower ever. The most I'd go was three days, and if he was good, I'd let him lick my balls just before I took a shower.

by Anonymousreply 6001/27/2013

I remember that weird hairdresser who used to be on What Not to Wear who suggested not washing your hair but once a year. It was like a religion to him--a greasy hair religion. Luckily, his weirdo advice never caught on with the public and he was dropped from the show.

by Anonymousreply 6101/27/2013

twice a day, after breakfast & prior to bed

by Anonymousreply 6201/27/2013

R5, I'm from New York but am currently living in the midwest finishing up school.

by Anonymousreply 6301/27/2013

I love it, it clears my poor plugged up sinuses.

by Anonymousreply 6401/27/2013

I usually shower whenever I leave the house--unless it's only for a couple of hours and I'm going to be working out soon.

If I'm at home and not going anywhere and not working out, I won't shower.

by Anonymousreply 6501/27/2013

Victim cultures take too many showers.

It is their lack of cultural confidence.

by Anonymousreply 6601/27/2013

I love showers too. I never feel right unless I do shower every day. I love cooler showers in the summer and really hot ones on winter days when I also love to put my towel in the dryer. The only time I don't shower every day is maybe one day when I am really sick with the flu or something.

by Anonymousreply 6701/27/2013

If you go longer than 36 hrs without a shower, you will stink up your shoes.

At the very least, wash your feet.

by Anonymousreply 6801/27/2013

Only if I'm going to work. I work 3 days a week.

Otherwise, every other day.

by Anonymousreply 6901/27/2013

I love my ripe sack; I'm single and it's the only man musk I'm smelling.

I shower twice a week.

by Anonymousreply 7001/27/2013

In a pinch you can always do a male variation of what my Great Aunt Velma announced at the dinner table one time (with arteries apparently thicker than the white sauce): 'Just take a wash cloth and PTA.'

'PTA, Aunt Velma?'

'Pussy, tits and ass. Not every day is worth slipping in tub.'

by Anonymousreply 7101/27/2013

Twice a day. I live in Florida, it's so hot and humid here especially in the summer, that you have to.

by Anonymousreply 7201/27/2013

No, every two or three days.

by Anonymousreply 7301/27/2013

Twice a day. But I'm a big fat guy.

by Anonymousreply 7401/27/2013

If you have curly hair, DON'T wash it every day. You will go prematurely bald.

by Anonymousreply 7501/27/2013

R38, I 100% agree with you. I love to scratch and smell my pits and the area where your legs and groin meet. Sheer heaven! Of course, the ass crack rocks as well...

by Anonymousreply 7601/27/2013

I bet you wish you could lick your own shitter, R76.

by Anonymousreply 7701/27/2013

OP, "everyday" is not a noun. It is an adjective.

How about cleaning up your English, since you're the Hygiene Troll?

by Anonymousreply 7801/27/2013

My "program" is to shower every other day to save water (I live in southern California where the water bill can go sky high if you don't watch it) and sponge/washcloth at the sink from the waist up on "off" days as well as splash with soap and water the body parts "in need" (need one mention the ass?) from the waist down in the tub. So I guess that would leave my hair getting a quick shampoo every other day unless I do it in the sink if it needs it. I suppose someone will find fault with this regimen, but it works for me. To brush my teeth I put a small gob on for lowers, do that, then a small gob for the uppers, do that, use Listerine (especially with the flu going around), floss, then use the water pik.

by Anonymousreply 7901/27/2013

TMI for gawd's sake!

by Anonymousreply 8001/27/2013


I wish!

by Anonymousreply 8101/27/2013

Yes. Sometimes, if I am not going anywhere, I get a shower around noon but that is the latest.

by Anonymousreply 8201/27/2013

I bet you wish you could lick your own shitter, [R76].

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