Personal hygiene tools

Shower soap and hot water

 A person can maintain his personal hygiene by bathing in hot water and soap, which helps remove dirt and oils from the body, and bathing them by placing warm water on the body for some minutes, and then the soap is used to scrub the body under the water. It should be noted here that it is necessary to keep away from very hot water to avoid exposing the body to dehydration.



 The culture of washing hands with soap and water is one of the most important personal hygiene tools that protect the owner from the risk of infection with certain infections and diseases caused by germs that reach the hands easily. Hence, any person should make sure that it is necessary to wash his hands with soap and water after using the toilet, before cooking and eating food And after dealing with dogs or other animals, or after meeting with someone with colds and colds, and other habits that expose the hands to germs.

Toothbrush and toothpaste


 In order to maintain the hygiene and health of his mouth and teeth, a person must be careful to brush his teeth and toothpaste at least twice daily, with the need to ensure that the toothpaste contains fluoride, and that the toothbrush is made of soft bristles to maintain the health of the gums, and there is no harm in brushing the tongue. Also brushing to remove bacteria and refresh the breath.
 
Scissors and nail file

 A person should take care to shorten the fingernails and toenails and cool them regularly in order to maintain their general health, and avoid exposing them to the risk of certain infections, nail nails, and athlete's foot disease.

Sanitary towel

 In order to maintain her personal hygiene, women and girls should make sure throughout the menstrual period by using a healthy towel, changing it and throwing it according to the instructions and instructions written on its package, in order to ensure increased effectiveness and reduce the risk of any health problems.

Towels

Towels that you use daily may cause some diseases, the symptoms of which are no less than diarrhea or poisoning, they are versatile, some are used for the body and skin, and others are for the kitchen, drying utensils and showering, but they are an environment that incubates bacteria, it keeps moisture inside.

Kitchens and bathrooms are usually the dirtiest parts of the home or business, and these rooms are where towels are used frequently.

Kitchen towels can contain thousands of dangerous coliform bacteria, which are in the stool and lead to outbreaks of diarrhea and food poisoning, so what about the towels in the bathroom that are shared by family members!


Here are some tips to keep in mind before and after using towels, whether in kitchens or bathrooms:


 Wash the towels before using them: soak the towels in a solution of water and white vinegar to keep the dye firm, then wash and dry them according to the manufacturer's directions before first use.


 Wash all towels frequently: You must wash the towels at least twice a week, but if someone in your home is sick, you should increase the number of times of washing. The towels are an environment that incubates germs, and can be easily transferred from one person to another, so keep the water temperature above 130 degrees. Fahrenheit when washed to kill influenza and other dangerous viruses.
 Do not share towels with anyone: you should not share towels with others, as this may expose you to several diseases.


 Wash the towels after they dry: Let the towels dry before putting them in the washing machine so that the bacteria inside do not multiply due to moisture.
 Buy the right towels for your needs: If you buy a low quality towel, it will not give you the results you want, you should choose a towel made of 100% cotton.
 Cleaning face towels after each use: To avoid bacteria entering sensitive facial pores, replace the towels that you use on your face after each use.


 Set the washing machine to the highest temperature: Hot water can get rid of the bacteria in the towels, that is, temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit will be good to protect you against germs, but using the temperature at 130 degrees Fahrenheit will ensure you better results.
 Wash towels alone: ​​Keep towels separate from other fabrics, such as clothing or sheets, as regular clothes usually don't need to be washed at a high temperature.

 

Bidets 

Doctors warn that the use of toilet paper, which has been traditionally used in many countries of the world, can cause health problems for humans, according to the British newspaper "The Independent".

Several countries in the world, such as Britain, Australia and the United States of America, use "toilet paper", while other countries such as Japan, Italy, Greece and the Arab countries rely on toilets equipped with a bidet system.

The source pointed out that the use of toilet paper does not clean properly, as it can cause health problems such as anal fissures and urinary tract infection.

Many people use toilet paper, they roam the streets and think they are clean, "but they are not," said researcher Rose George.

"I suggest using wet wipes, bidets sprayer or bidet toilet seat because they are more effective and are recommended by many experts."

These warnings indicate that relying on water in toilets with the use of bidet system  or wet wipes is more effective in achieving complete hygiene than relying on paper only, and a number of celebrities recently joined this campaign that aims to educate people about the dangers of toilet paper.

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