Selena Gomez Just Taught Us a Handwashing Secret for Anyone With Long Nails

Lather, rinse, and repeat? Honestly, why not! Thanks to the United Nations WHO #SafeHands COVID-19 challenge currently making its way around the internet, odds are anyone who participates has to run through the whole process a few times before finally capturing the perfect video to post to his or her Instagram feed—and celebs are no exception! 

Longtime Who What Wear favorite Selena Gomez made headlines earlier this week when she accepted the challenge from Thrive Global founder and CEO, Arianna Huffington. Watch the video below as Gomez lathers up in her kitchen and shares her tips for cleaning under long nails, saving water, and to see who she challenges next.

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Plus, because washing your hands again and again is critical but can get dull (and drying) pretty quickly, we've compiled 25 of the best-smelling hand soaps and creams currently available on Amazon below.

So what are you waiting for? Gather some pointers from the stars (they're just like us), and enjoy a thorough handwashing the next time you need to lather up! 

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Drew Elovitz
Director of Content Strategy

Drew Elovitz is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has spent the last decade living and working in New York City. She earned a master's degree in media and popular culture from New York University, then began her career on the internet as the Twitter voice of Barbie. She worked previously at Who What Wear as the director of content strategy and also spent several years leading the social media teams at Teen Vogue and Entertainment Weekly. You'll find her byline on the site around topics such as celebrity fashion, must-have basics, beauty favorites (particularly nail polish), and wellness tips and tricks. Her personal style tends to favor the classics: She loves crisp white button-downs, sneakers, and skinny jeans—and no look is complete without a great pair of oversize sunglasses and a trusty leather jacket. After she finishes reading the entire internet every day, she can be found dining out at her favorite restaurants, trying new beauty treatments, or indulging her historical-fiction habit.