Full disclosure: I hate showering. Especially in the winter. Because I hate to be cold right after when still I’m all wet and haven’t gotten dry yet. Also because in the winter my skin gets so dry I feel like it’s all just going to flake off my body. Rest assured, I DO shower (although not every day in the winter, as I don’t do anything or go anywhere), but I wish I enjoyed it. It’s just a necessary nuisance. I feel like this is a grownup thing I haven’t mastered and consider myself inept in the showering department.
I’d like some tips on how to turn it into a more enjoyable experience. Also, what to do about my very dry skin. What kind of soap do you use-- liquid, gel, bar? Brands? And how do you apply the soap to your body-- wash cloth, pouffy net thingie, just your hands, or something else? I’m always trying new lotions, searching for something that will help with the dry, itchy after effect of showering. I have tried zillions and have yet to find one that I really like, although straight coconut oil is pretty good (and I like the smell).
I do have an excellent, detachable shower head that I got from amazon. How do people wash, um, all over if they don’t have a handheld attachment? Rhetorical question.
Baths are okay, but I think they make my dry skin worse. I’ve tried various additives to the water with varying degrees of success. Help out a fellow Doper who’s challenged in this area?