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The Hygiene Culture Wars That Started on Social Media

Beyond the jokes, this viral conversation is making for some insightful cultural observations

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InIn May, a tweet by a White woman started a debate about washing your legs in the shower. “i don’t like use soap on my whole body when i shower? and i don’t think i’m gross? I pretty much just wash my face and my armpits…

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Nicole Froio

Nicole Froio

Columnist, reporter, researcher, feminist. Views my own. #Latina. Tip jar: paypal.me/NHernandezFroio

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