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Is it safe to scratch a new tattoo?

No, it is not safe to scratch a new tattoo! Scratching your new tattoo, even if it's itchy, can be very harmful and lead to various problems:1. Infection: Your tattoo is essentially an open wound, and scratching it can break the scab and introduce bacteria, leading to infection. This can cause redness, swelling, pain, and even scarring. 2. Delayed healing: Scratching can damage the delicate new skin cells and disrupt the healing process. This can prolong the healing time and increase the risk of scabbing, scarring, and discoloration. 3. Scarring: The more you scratch, the higher the chance of scar tissue forming. This can permanently damage the design and texture of your tattoo. 4. Ink loss: Scratching can scrape off...

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How often should I clean my back scratcher?

Keep Your Back Scratcher Clean and Healthy Your Bearback Back Scratcher is a great way to relieve itchiness and tension, but it's important to keep it clean to prevent the spread of bacteria.  Since your Bearback is used directly on bare skin it regularly comes into contact with sweat and dead skin cells.  These substances can harbor bacteria and other germs, which can cause infections if they are not properly cleaned away. Here are some tips for cleaning your Bearback Back Scratcher: Remove the scratcher from the handle by gently sliding it to the left. Wash it with soap and water between uses. Wipe it down with a disinfectant wipe once a week. Soak it in a bleach solution (1 part bleach to 10...

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Should men shave their back (and body) hair?

There are a few reasons why you might choose to shave your back and body hair. Some people do it for personal hygiene, while others do it for aesthetic reasons. Whatever your reason, shaving your back and body hair can have a number of benefits, both physical and psychological. Physical Benefits of Shaving Back and Body Hair Reduces sweating: Body hair can trap sweat and moisture, which can lead to body odor and acne. Shaving your back and body hair can help to keep your skin dry and free of bacteria, which can lead to a healthier and more comfortable body. Improves hygiene: Body hair can be difficult to clean, which can lead to the build-up of dirt, sweat, and bacteria. Shaving...

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What is the best material for a bath and shower body scrubber?

When it comes to keeping your skin healthy and radiant, a bath and shower body scrubber can be an essential tool in your routine. But with so many different materials available, how do you know which one is right for you? In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best materials for a bath and shower body scrubber, and what makes them stand out from the crowd. Silicone One of the most popular materials for a bath and shower body scrubber is silicone. This flexible and durable material is gentle on your skin, yet effective in exfoliating dead skin cells and unclogging pores. Unlike traditional loofahs or sponges, silicone doesn't trap bacteria or mildew, making it more...

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Why does your skin itch after being in a sauna, hot tub, or a hot bath?

Spending time in a hot shower or bath, soaking in a hot tub, or enjoying a sauna all feel great and provide tremendous therapeutic benefit.  Heat therapy has been shown to be useful for pain relief, relaxation, improved circulation and stress relief.  For many people, however, these relaxing therapeutic sessions are followed by itchy skin.  This is typically an annoyance and not a cause for concern, but why does it happen - and what is the best way to deal with it?Intense itching after any form of heat therapy is common.  Here are some of the ways that heat can bring about itchiness: Dry skin: Hot water can strip your skin of natural oils, leaving it dry and itchy. Chlorine or other chemicals:...

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