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I normally have running water from the City - today, the water main broke, meaning I have no running water for the foreseeable next couple of days - I am looking for lifehacks regarding how to clean oneself without using too much water, and preferably without any special equipment.

to clarify by "clean oneself", I am looking for a way to clean the skin (i.e. replacement for soap + water), hair (replacement for shampoo + water), and shave (without water).

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  • Do you want to stay at home? And you can't do a wipe-clean like astronauts? – J. Musser Jan 20 '15 at 20:33
  • @J. Musser staying at home is preferred, and I don't have any of the special no-water soap that astronauts use, so I don't think I can do that.. (But I may end up going to buy some) – user2813274 Jan 20 '15 at 20:50
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    Use baby wipes? – J. Musser Jan 20 '15 at 20:54
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There are a number of "waterless" skin cleansers, such as Cetaphil, CVS Gentle Skin Cleanser and Family Dollar Gentle skin Cleanser that are more gentle on the skin than soap and water. J.Musser's suggestion of baby wipes is equally valid.

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