There's more to Reddit than discovering the best-rated sex toys, in fact we're willing to bet it's home to more skincare obsessives than World of Warcraft players these days.
So, when we read that one redditor had supposedly cleared their acne by quitting their hot shower addition, we were intrigued.
User u/CantHugEveryKitten (iconic name btw), wrote:
"The skin on my back was always very itchy and dry, and I knew it was because of the hot showers I was taking. I was always very careful with not putting hot water on my face, though.
"So, I decided to rehab for my addiction, and challenged myself to shower in normal temperature water for two weeks. I am on day 10 now, and suddenly have no face acne. I am shocked, and feel so stupid. I could have had clear skin for years probably.
"Before I had to put moisturiser on my face immediately after a shower, or my skin would feel tight and uncomfortable (I should probably have picked up on this sign my body was telling me.
"My skin was basically screaming at me telling me not to boil it). Now, my skin feels soft either way. Plus, the skin on my back has benefitted too. Im happy."
But can something really as simple as turning your shower temperature down really have such a massive impact on your skin?
We asked Linda Blahr, head of science & education for SkinCeuticals, her opinion.
"Hot water increases skin’s microcirculation and activates our sebaceous glands, resulting in open pores and excess sebum production," she explains.
And we all know what excess sebum production can lead to... spots.
So, yeah, along with a multitude of other factors including hormones, diet and stress, hot showers can result in spots, but that's not the only reason you should turn down your shower temperature, as Linda explains.
"If skin is sensitive this could lead to dehydration and irritation as well. Dermatologists recommend a shower temperature of 41 degree celsius. It is crucial to observe if skin becomes red or flushed as this might be a sign that the temperature is still too high.
As well as turning down the heat, Linda recommends using SkinCeuticals Blemish + Age Cleanser once per day. Not only will it sweep away excess sebum, but the mild combination of Alpha-hydroxy and Beta-hydroxy acids will help to remove dead skin cells.
And remember, don't skip body lotion as a fragrance-free formula replenishes skin after washing and prevents dehydration.
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