Skin Benefits – Cold Water vs Hot Water

After a stressful day, you may have been told to relax in a hot bath, but did you know that there are so many other skin care and well being benefits when showering (or bathing) in both hot and cold water?

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Hot water

  • Relaxes the muscles
  • Lowers the body tension
  • Alleviates migrane
  • Reduces swelling
  • Reduces Anxiety
  • Acts as a nasal decongestant
  • Removes toxins from the skin
  • Opens pores and cleans the skin


Cold water

  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Increases alertness
  • Stimulates anti-depression hormones
  • Accelerates your motabolism
  • Frees up the mind
  • Tightens the skin
  • Reduces hair loss
  • Makes hair and skin glow

6 thoughts on “Skin Benefits – Cold Water vs Hot Water

  1. Sarah says:

    Oh, interesting post, unless I’m specifically wanting a cold water benefit I have to go hot – probably hotter than is advisable – but it feels so good sinking into it 😉 until I turn red lol


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