Soap dodger: meet the doctor who says we have been showering wrong
The microbiome that keeps us healthy may be at risk, he warns. Hand-washing aside, James Hamblin has not used soap for five years. For him, there is an unhealthy obsession with 'being clean', which rather than being a benefit for our health, it could, in turn, have the complete opposite effect. Talking with Amy Fleming from the Guardian, he explains in more depth.
From The Guardian