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  • Have you ever been in a scalding hot shower with a bar of soap slipping through your fingers and shampoo stinging your eyes, and wondered what would happen if I never took another shower?

  • Let's find out on today's episode of Colossal Questions.

  • Here's what would happen if you decided today that you were never going to shower again.

  • Well, for starters, you'd stink.

  • This one's pretty obvious, right?

  • Dead skin, dirt, and all kinds of bacteria would slowly build up all over your body, causing an obnoxious odor.

  • Is that not gross enough to get you in the shower?

  • Well, how about brown clumps that would start growing on your skin?

  • That's right: dirt, dust, or other disgusting microbes would slowly start to collect on your skin, causing brown growths.

  • It's most likely to happen on parts of the body that produce the most natural oils.

  • Your armpits, neck, head, and behind the ears.

  • Dead skin wouldn't just build up on your body, your scalp would have all sorts of problems too.

  • We call dead skin that collects on the scalp "dandruff."

  • It's a pretty common problem, even for people who shower regularly.

  • And it causes your head to itch.

  • But if you stopped showering altogether, well, your dandruff would go into overdrive.

  • Your hair would get oily and dirty and would start to look matted and full of knots, like unintentional dreadlocks.

  • As if that wasn't bad enough, the skin on your face would have the worst acne attack of all time, giving you terrible pimples and pus bumps from all the oil buildup.

  • But if just being really, really gross isn't enough to keep you showering, what about the effect it has on your health.

  • That's right, showers don't just keep you looking and smelling nice, they also keep you healthy.

  • We're all taught that if you get a little scrape or cut, it's best to wash it off.

  • That's because dirt and bacteria can cause an infection.

  • But if you never showered, getting a small cut is way more likely to get infected because of all the extra bacteria crawling around on your skin.

  • So, while it might be annoying to have a bath or shower regularly, it's way less annoying than losing a limb to infection.

  • And now you know what would happen if you never showered again.

  • Comment below if you have a question you'd like to know the answer to.

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Have you ever been in a scalding hot shower with a bar of soap slipping through your fingers and shampoo stinging your eyes, and wondered what would happen if I never took another shower?

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What If You Never Took A Shower? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    Elise Chuang posted on 2021/08/13
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