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You've Been Cleaning Your Belly Button Wrong Your Entire Life

A lot has been spoken on the precious body part, 'belly'. From reducing belly fat to the transformation of belly during pregnancy, much has been discussed regarding bellies. But the general show stealer, the belly button has been ignored strangely over the years. To an extent that most of us have been cleaning it the wrong way for years. 

Well sure according to surveys women prefer men with larger bellies, but it would be better if the belly button is as clean as possible!        

You've Been Cleaning Your Belly Button Wrong Your Entire Life

You've Been Cleaning Your Belly Button Wrong Your Entire Life

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Who wouldn't want a belly button as flawless as this?

Who wouldn't want a belly button as flawless as this?

Even a bit of dirt on your tummy button lands you into the bathroom, cleaning it up like crazy!

Even a bit of dirt on your tummy button lands you into the bathroom, cleaning it up like crazy!

But have you even wondered whether your method of cleaning is actually right?

But have you even wondered whether your method of cleaning is actually right?

According to a certified dermatologist, Dr. Alexandria V. Booth:

According to a certified dermatologist, Dr. Alexandria V. Booth:

"Health providers have removed 'growths' from belly buttons that turned out to be a mix of bacteria, dirt, sweat, soap, lotions, and lint. Talk about an embarrassing doctor's visit-they go in for what they think is skin cancer and find out it's just years of dirt."

According to research from North Carolina State University...

According to research from North Carolina State University...

...the average navel is swarming with 67 different species of bacteria. Eww!

So, how to clean it?

So, how to clean it?

Simply showering will remove some germs, lint, etc. There's no extra cosmetic or soap required. Showering keeps it pretty clean and infection-free. Digging in once a week with a cotton swab that has soap and water or rubbing alcohol on it works wonders as well.

If you have an 'outtie'..

If you have an 'outtie'..

Again, no creams, no oils, no lotions. A soapy washcloth once a week will do the job in the perfect way.

In case even this doesn't work out..

In case even this doesn't work out..

Visit your primary care doctor or dermatologist immediately. They'll dig in with the proper process and equipment.

Are you ready for the beach season?

Are you ready for the beach season?

Just a bit of showering and your belly button is good to flaunt!

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