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Is it better to pat your skin dry with a towel after a shower or to rub it?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered

    After a shower, it's best to pat skin dry as opposed to rubbing it. Rubbing can irritate skin, especially dry or sensitive skin, as well as whisk away lots of beneficial moisture.


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