Here's the Soap, Wash Up!
Believe it or not, this is a gallery with soaps (although most do not look like soap). For this occasion we have prepared and a little surprise. Several folk wisdom, scientific facts and thoughts about washing, to read while you enjoy these funny photos. :)
"If a man does not bathe for a long time, even the fleas will flee from him." (Ernie Paul, American war correspondent, 1900-1945)
"Cleanliness is indeed next to Godliness." (John Wesley, English clergyman and reformer, 1703-1791)
"A sad soul will kill you quicker, far quicker, than a germ." (John Steinbeck, American writer, 1902-1968)
"And, in the next place, look to your health: and if you have it, praise God, and value it next to a good conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of; a blessing that money cannot buy." (Izaak Walton, English writer, 1593-1683)
"When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied." (Herophilus, Greek physician, 335-280 BC)
“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.” (Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910)
"He, who has health, has hope; and he who has hope has everything." (Arab proverb)
"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint." (Mark Twain, American writer, 1835-1910)
Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls in the air. You name them - work, family, health, friends, and spirit - and you're keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls - family, health, friends, and spirit are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged, or even shattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for balance in your life. (Brian Dyson, vice president of Coca-Cola "from 1959 to 1994)
According to some statistics, men spend 4.4 minutes in the shower, while the women shower about 13 minutes.
Do not overdo it with the washing! Excessive washing water robs skin of natural oils and moisture that protect the creation of wrinkles. Also, unless your soap contains moisturizing ingredients, rather use a slightly different agent, or you dangerously dry skin.
Do You wash your hands after using the toilet and do you pay attention does the person next to your wash-basin doing the same? Might be surprised by the fact that only 31 percent of men and 65 percent of women do that, despite by the numerous warnings from doctors, especially now, directly say that the hygiene of hand is the basic protection against emerging viruses.
It is known that Louis XIV, Sun King (1638-1715), bathed only once in life, 1665th year, which means that swimming is not a question of wealth or poverty. Lice, fleas and bugs have been loyal companions of people, and since the level of medical knowledge was such that all diseases treated drop of blood and enema.
In a healthy body healthy mind - the actual catchphrase famous ancient Romans, which clearly makes it clear what the position had the appearance and health. Concern about body and appearance is encouraged and soul, because the Romans believed that the body and soul are unbroken whole. When people's medication would not help to heal the body, prayer for healing in the church were common.
1348th The great epidemics of plague has killed a half the European population and completely changed the attitude of people towards their own body. They believed that the disease spread in the air penetrates the body through the pores of the skin. According to this logic, and water, especially hot, facilitated the penetration of the disease, and swimming in the next three centuries were declared as dangerous to health. Doctors have not recommended washing the body, and when someone from time to time had to do that, a few days he should have been resting in bed.