According to science, we are not washing THIS body part enough

When it comes to looking after ourselves, we tend to focus on specific areas (feet, hands, face etc!)



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However, there is one part of the body we really should focus on, but most of us tend to completely forget it's even there. 

Enter: the belly button.


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Dr. Susan Bard of Sadick Dermatology recently spoke to Teen Vogue about that little dimple in the middle of our stomachs.


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“The navel is an occluded are where skin rests on skin creating a dark moist environment in which bacteria and yeast can breed and can become a cesspool for microbes if not properly maintained,” she said.

“If bacteria and yeast are allowed to breed it can lead to foul odor and even infection”… gross. 


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The good doctor recommends that we clean our belly buttons on a daily basis, “ in the shower with gentle soap and water”.  

Noted and stored, Doc!