I do not see the purpose of using a wash cloth in the shower. Ever since my mother stopped bathing me, I have used my hands to spread soap over my skin. Call me primitive, but this technique does not seem to have had adverse effects on my life. I still smell great, look great, feel great. My wash cloth boycott extends to occasions when cleaning a partner. For some reason, I prefer to experience the soapy surface of their skin with my bare hands. Victoria Lynn advises you to conserve water and find yourself an excellent shower partner.