For you, it's obvious: the dust, the dirt, the day’s worries need to be washed away. And what's more, you like to sing (louder than the flowing water). It's good for your self-confidence, just like we told you last time.
But deep down you know: water is becoming more and more scarce. With global warming, it's becoming even more important not to waste water. So should you get a more water-efficient showerhead, or a timer. Not sure? Why not try for a jet of ice-cold water, almost guaranteed to drastically shorten your shower? It's good for the circulation and might makes you sing even little louder: you’ll feel all the better for it. Still not sure? Surely we can save the planet without sacrificing all our favourite things or having to embrace greasy hair for good? We'll help you, because it can be easier than that. After the Green Beauty trend comes the Blue Beauty wave. A few tips to look after yourself while saving water.
When we take a shower or wash our hair, we use around 15 litres of water every minute. Ten minutes spent in the shower is equivalent to 150 litres of water, or a soak in the bath. But that can change!
PRACTICE “ SHORT SHOWERS "
3 minutes in the shower instead of 10 will save 100 litres of water. Relax, turn on your favourite song as you get into the shower, and get out when it ends.
GET READY FOR DRY SHAMPOO Want to save 500 litres of water a year? Dry shampoo is an effective way to reduce the amount of time you spend in the shower and to space out your shampoos.
GO FOR SOLID BARS AND POWDERS
Make the switch: , soap, toothpaste and deodorant are now available in solid bar or powder form. These bar forms save precious litres of water.
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