Personal hygiene is how you care for your body. This practice includes bathing, washing your hands, brushing your teeth, and more.
Every day, you come into contact with millions of outside germs and viruses. They can linger on your body, and in some cases, they may make you sick. Personal hygiene practices can help you and the people around you prevent illnesses. They can also help you feel good about your appearance.
Learn more about why hygiene is so important, the best ways to practice it, and how you can change your habits to make yourself feel and look better.
Each person’s idea of personal hygiene differs. These main categories are a useful place to start for building good hygiene habits:
Wash your hands after you use the restroom. Scrub with soap for 20 to 30 seconds, and be sure to clean between your fingers, on the back