Hot shower or warm water feels really nice and comfortable. Imagine if you came home after a day of activities, riding public transportation to shoulder with other people, with a hot shower feels will make all the dirt and tiredness vanished.
However, not only the comfort obtained after a hot shower, but also a sense of regret. Therefore, hot water makes it easy to dry and wrinkled skin. Therefore, the hot water to break down the natural oils found on the skin. On the other hand, although it seems scary to some people, a cold shower turned out to provide many benefits. Here are four of them:
1. Better blood circulation
Warmer water will drain blood to the skin, while the cold water drain blood to the organs of the body. Changes between hot and cold this will trigger a better circulation of blood, by forcing blood to move. You are advised to change the hot and cold water several times, and end bath with cold water to help blood circulation.
We need to ensure good blood circulation as this can prevent a variety of conditions, such as hypertension, hardening of the arteries, and veins protruding legs (varicose veins). Good blood circulation will improve our systems, while making us more attractive appearance.
2. Face more shiny
Hot water vapor will tend to open up the pores. With the pores open, the dirt will be easier to clean. However, after washing your face, you should close the pores again open with would throw cold water on her face. Wash face clean with cold water will also prevent clogged pores, dirt and grease, which causes skin problems like acne. In addition, cold water also makes blood vessels constrict, thereby reducing the swelling and the appearance of dark circles under the eyes. The result, skin will look more shiny.
3. Healthier hair
As has been said earlier, the hot water will open pores. Imagine if the pores on your scalp open, so the hair would fall out easily. Conversely, cold water will close the cuticle that causes hair to become stronger and prevent dirt accumulated on the scalp. Stronger hair would not be easily uprooted when you comb it, and naturally slow hair loss. Not only that, the cold water also makes your hair more shiny. Therefore, the cold water does not remove the natural oils found on the scalp and hair.
4. Fitter body
Want to start the day with a fresh and fit body? Wash with cold water, because cold water will help to “awaken” the nerves in your body. After a cold shower, you are also more able to cope with the cold air outside the home. This is in contrast with the hot water bath, which will make the body become limp. That is why, a night shower with hot water makes you ready to sleep soundly.
Cold shower will make you energized and strengthen the entire essence of your life. You become more alert and energetic.
If you are not yet accustomed to the cold water bath, try this way gradually. For example, by reducing the levels began to warm you use while bathing. Slow down, make them more or less warmth, cold start, and finally cool completely. Start with feet first flushed, a new upper body slowly flushed. When you are accustomed, you will conquer the sense of “fear” in cold water. Later, you will not even have time to think about whether the water is cold or not.