Bite size: 4 tips for good personal hygiene

Good personal hygiene refers to how we take care of ourselves and our bodies in order to keep them clean and free of germs and odors . Having good personal hygiene is simple, and most of the things we we start learning from an early age. These things include; washing your hands after using the toilet, brushing your teeth and bathing everyday among others. As we get older however, we can sometimes forget to take good care of ourselves. Especially with no parents or teachers reminding us what to do. Which is why it is important to remind ourselves to do these things. Not only to keep us looking good but also healthy.

Having good personal hygiene is a lot easier and simpler than one might think. And thankfully for us, most of the below tips are things we learn from an early age. These things include; washing your hands after using the toilet, brushing your teeth and bathing everyday among others. As we get older however, we can sometimes forget to take good care of ourselves. Especially with no parents or teachers reminding us what to do. Which is why it is important to remind ourselves to do these things. Not only to keep us looking good but also healthy.

Here are some good personal hygiene practices we should all follow:

  1. Wash your body regularly with soap and water. This can be done once a day or if you are pressed for time, once every two days.
  2. Use deodorant to help with sweat and keep you smelling fresh.
  3. Brush teeth with toothpaste twice daily to remove food stains and food trapped in between teeth.
  4. Wash your hands after using the bathroom and before touching food to ensure you don’t transfer bacteria and germs.

What are some ways you take care of your personal hygiene?

 

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