Should you shower in the morning or at night? Here's the answer and it's the science that says it

Author: Clark Tos
2022-10-12 16:48:02

Pain au chocolat or chocolatine? Milk before or after cereal? Evening or morning shower? It is well known: these debates animate the web and provoke fiery reactions. That's good, scientists have revealed when is the best time to take a shower.

Is it better to shower in the morning or at night? One thing is certain, these two alternatives are not lacking in benefits : the first allows you to wake up before attacking the day, while the second offers us a parenthesis of cleanliness before bedtime.

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However, according to scientists, it is best to wash in the evening. And the least we can say is that this observation, which risks upsetting the followers of the douche in the morning. Without further ado, find out why the evening shower is so important.

What are the benefits of the evening shower?

Washing on the way home from work or after dinner gets rid of all the impurities, bacteria and perspiration accumulated on the skin during the day. You may not know it, but these microbes can affect the balance of our skin microbiota.

But that's not all ! Skin renewal takes place on average between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. It is for this reason that it is important to remove all pollutants and bacteria before falling into the arms of Morpheus, at the risk of disrupting cell renewal.

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Another important point: taking a bath or a shower one or two hours before going to bed would improve the quality of sleep. The reason ? This habit provides a certain peace of mind that would help you fall asleep. Be careful, a shower that is too hot - over 38 degrees - may increase your body temperature, thus disrupting sleep.

For its part, the morning shower is not necessarily to be banned. Still according to science, it gives energy and improves blood circulation.

Source : Metro