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The First Body Part You Wash In The Shower Says A Lot About Your Personality


If you've ever gone to a yoga class, you've definitely heard the instructor describe your body as a sacred temple. And, they're right!

This vessel houses our emotions and energies that drive us to do the things we want to do in life.

Some ancient cultures even go as far as to believe that the part of your body you're gravitated towards washing first says a lot about your personality.  

It's likely that, subconsciously, you perceive this area as the most sacred.

Scroll through this list below and find the body part you wash first, then let us know your thoughts in the comments section!


The foot is a symbol of humility and wholeness.

People who enter the shower and wash their feet first are very down to earth.

They are grounded individuals who put the rights of living things above everything else.



Hands have always been a symbol of strength, unity, and solidarity.

People who wash their hands first in the shower do not succumb to fear.

They're extremely idealistic and will always stand up for what's right.


The face is the area that allows us to see, hear, smell, and taste.

People who choose to wash their face first in the shower are always worried about how they appear to others.

They get stressed out and embarrassed easily, and don't take well to criticism.

Shoulders and neck

People who wash their shoulders or neck first are hard workers and highly competitive.

They don't take no for an answer, and will do anything to achieve their goals and dreams.


The chest is a sensitive area for all mammals, and they will strive to protect that region at all costs.

That being said, if you wash your chest first in the shower, you're the type to feel comfortable in your own skin.

Your confidence is something many admire you for because it always puts you on the right path in life.


People who jump into the shower and wash their armpits first are the ones you can always count on.

They're kindhearted and will always go out on a limb for a friend, but only if you don't rub them the wrong way!

Private area

People who wash the area down there first are quite the shy types.

They're extremely hard to get close to and constantly put themselves down in public.

Their sensitive nature has always bothered them, but they're some of the most genuine people out there.


The head is an area of strength and order.

People who enter the shower and immediately start washing the top of their head are practical and realistic.

They don't like wasting time, which is why they often get accustomed to following a routine.  

Arms or legs

Our limbs help us get around places, which is why people who take extra care to wash them first in the shower are described to be carefree and nonchalant.

They spend a majority of their time daydreaming about mystical places. They love planning vacations and like to refer to themselves as "nomads."


Like the chest, the back is also another place we consider extremely sensitive in our subconscious mind.

People who wash their back first are cautious and reserved. They're quite introverted and enjoy their solitude.

It's hard to win their trust, but if you do, you're in good company.

Which body part do you wash first in the shower?

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