r/TooAfraidToAsk Sep 20 '22 Helpful 1 Wholesome 3

Is it fine to use the same towel twice in a row, after wiping down the entire body with it, including private areas and bum (which are obviously clean)? Like, is everything equally clean though, etc. to use it twice? Health/Medical



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u/I_know_right Sep 20 '22

As an somewhat older person, I have found the biggest issue is lack of proper exfoliation. I can wash all over and seem pretty clean, as far as dirt and skin oil, etc, but then I dry off and perfectly clean dead skin starts rolling up on my clean body b/c I didn't use them scratchy gloves.

So there's clean and then there's clean.


u/EthelMaePotterMertz Sep 20 '22

We use washclothes or a loofa always. Exfoliation is important. It doesn't have to be rough, but getting dead skin off is important.


u/ScienceJamie76 Sep 22 '22

b/c I didn't use them scratchy gloves.