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Should I wash my face with cold water? Or Hot?

By July 7, 2014 - 6:03pm
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I've heard cold water is better for you than hot water to wash your face. Is that right?

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Hi Lauren - interesting question!

Cold water is thought to be more refreshing (which is true) and better for keeping pores closed and hot water is good for preparing to pop zits and get rid of blackheads. 

Neither very hot nor very cold is best. Like washing anything (clothes, dishes), cold water doesn't wash as well. And hot water can really irritate the skin. So washing with warm water is best. 

Read all about clean skin here: 


Let us know what works best for you! 



July 8, 2014 - 10:08am
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