DryBath: How to Take a Shower Without Using Any Water

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A South African college student has a solution for your lazy hygiene: the Drybath. The world’s first shower gel that doesn’t require water to clean its user is conveniently packaged in a small packet, making it easy to pass on to a smelly roommate or friend, but it aims to accomplish big things.

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Ludwick Marishane, a 22-year-old student at the University of Cape Town, hopes the gel will literally be a life saver for people who don’t have access to clean water or sanitation—currently a crisis affecting millions around the world.

Marishane won the 2011 Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his “germicidal Bath-substituting skin lotion/gel,” a bacteria-killing gel that is rubbed onto the skin like a moisturizer. “DryBath was made to save the lives of the over 2 million destitute people who suffer and often die from easily treatable diseases like trachoma…

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