- Marina Fogle Says She ‘Never Felt Better’ After Her Family ‘Given Up Soap’
- Ben’s wife said soap didn’t help eczema she developed at age 28
- Mila Kunis and Jake Gyllenhaal have both admitted to loose washing habits
Marina Fogle has revealed that her family has ‘never felt or felt better’ after ‘quitting soap’ as she has become the latest celebrity to admit to loose washing habits.
Marina, who has two children, Ludovic, 11, and Iona, 10, with husband and adventurer Ben Fogel, admitted how she was ‘horrified’ when she found out that she shampooed her hair in two. Had not washed years.
‘But, as the adoring mother who knows full well that my days of being able to kiss her blond head are numbered, I take every opportunity to do it, and never once doubted that she would shampoo was boycotted,’ she is told, talking to Wire.
She went on to describe how Ludovic justified his actions by arguing that the family dog Storm doesn’t wash his hair and ‘just smells good.’
It comes after Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Jake Gyllenhaal publicly spoke about their unusual washing habits.
Marina Fogle is the latest celeb to give up the soap as she joins the likes of Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Jake Gyllenhaal in accepting loose washing habits. Pictured, Marina with her courageous husband after the wedding of Flora Ogilvy at St James’s Church in Piccadilly, central London on September 10, 2021
Ben, left, with his wife Marina, who founded the Parent Hood podcast, where he discusses parenting, and son Ludo, 11, and daughter Iona, ten, during a family vacation in 2019.
Although she admits she is not “anti-soap” and that visitors will see hand washing facilities in the kitchen – especially amid Covid-19 – she says the family ‘just doesn’t need it.’
Marina further added that after struggling to control the eczema she developed at the age of 28, she has been left with sensitive skin.
And, for Obvious readers being ‘reluctant’ to use steroid creams, she is always on the lookout for habits that will make her skin condition ‘less angry’.
She continued: ‘Soap is something that doesn’t help, so I will take a shower in the morning but I will use water to wash without soap.’
Marina explains how, according to dermatologists, our skin’s barrier is perfectly balanced—soaping is thought to break down this barrier, resulting in a skin condition requiring more products to address it. .
Describing how the skincare industry is ‘largely built on the insecurities that we need to improve the way we look and smell,’ Marina continued: ‘I would hate to smell in a way that polite society be deemed unacceptable.
Marina’s confession came after Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis first started a public conversation about celebrity hygiene during a podcast appearance in July. Pictured attending the 6th Annual Success Awards Arrival in the US on December 3, 2017
Jake Gyllenhaal previously told Vanity Fair that he thinks a shower is ‘less necessary’ sometimes. Pictured attending the Film Independent Special Screening of “The Guilty” at Harmony Gold on September 18, 2021 in Los Angeles
‘The reality is though I don’t, and since my personal hygiene works perfectly well without soap, I’m happy without it. Or normal deodorant, for that matter.’
Marina said that after her husband Ben advised her to use a natural salt spray a few years ago, she stuck with it.
According to Marina, the lack of soap and deodorant has not only helped her eczema, but it has also reduced her household’s water consumption, while the wastewater produced by the family also contains less polluting soap and no micro-plastics.
However, she admits that she was ‘horrified’ when she learned that her 11-year-old son had not shampooed his hair for two years – explaining how the family dog doesn’t wash his hair He justified it by explaining how. And still smells good.
She said: ‘Some of us may not need soap, while others really need soap. Maybe at a certain point in our lives we don’t need to wash like others.’
Marina’s confession comes as Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis first began a public conversation about celebrity hygiene during a podcast appearance in July, with Ashton telling Armchair Expert host Dax Shepherd: ‘I wash my armpits and crotch daily. I am nothing else.
Mila says she washes her ‘slits and t**s’ and also reveals that she didn’t bathe her children, Wyatt, six, and Dimitri, four, ‘everyday’ when they were infants.
The revelation prompted a series of other stars to reveal their washing habits, with Jake Gyllenhaal telling Vanity Fair: ‘More and more I find showering less necessary, sometimes.’
He added: ‘I also think there’s a whole world of not taking a shower that’s also really helpful for skin maintenance, and we clean ourselves naturally.’