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5 Areas Of Personal Hygiene You Don’t Want To Neglect

Personal Hygiene

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Personal hygiene and self-care should never be neglected.


Poor personal hygiene can lead to many problems. This may include bad breath and skin conditions to more serious health problems.

It’s important to maintain good personal hygiene habits. Regularly washing your hands, brushing your teeth and hair, and taking care of your skin are key points.

This blog post will discuss five areas of personal hygiene that you don’t want to neglect!


1. Your Hair 


Your hair is one of the first things people notice about you, so you want to make sure it’s always looking its best. Regular shampooing and conditioning is important to keep your hair healthy and prevent scalp problems. You should also avoid using too much heat on your hair, which can damage it over time.

Make sure you brush it regularly to avoid tangles if you have long hair. And if you wear makeup, don’t forget to remove it before bed! Additionally, it’s important to keep your hair clean if you have a job that requires you to wear a hat or helmet, as sweat and dirt can build up and cause scalp problems.

2. Your Teeth


Brushing your teeth at least twice a day is important to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. You should also floss daily to remove food particles and bacteria from between your teeth. You may want to consider using mouthwash to help keep your breath fresh.

It’s also important to see a dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings; remember the best dentists use lasers to clean your pearly whites. And if you have any problems with your teeth, such as cavities or gum disease, be sure to get them treated as soon as possible.

3. Your Skin


Your skin is your body’s largest organ, so it’s important to take care of it! Be sure to wash your face at least once a day with a gentle cleanser, and apply sunscreen when you’re going to be outside for extended periods of time.

You should also moisturize your skin regularly to prevent dryness and exfoliate a few times a week to remove dead skin cells. If you have any specific skin concerns, such as acne or eczema, there are many treatments available that can help.

Just remember to always consult with a dermatologist before trying any new products or treatments.

4. Your Nails


Your nails are another part of your body that people notice, so you want to make sure they’re always looking their best. Be sure to wash your hands and nails regularly, and trim your nails when they get too long.

You may also want to consider using a hand cream or cuticle oil to keep your hands and nails moisturized.

Additionally, it’s important to avoid habits like biting your nails or picking at them, as this can damage the nail bed and lead to infection.

5. Your Feet


Your feet are important for keeping you mobile, so it’s important to take care of them! Be sure to wash your feet every day, and dry them thoroughly. You may also want to consider using a foot cream or powder to keep your feet dry and prevent athlete’s foot.

Additionally, it’s important to trim your toenails regularly and wear comfortable shoes that fit properly. If you have any problems with your feet, such as bunions or plantar fasciitis, be sure to see a podiatrist for treatment.

So there you have it- five areas of personal hygiene that you don’t want to neglect! By following these tips, you can maintain good hygiene habits and avoid potential health problems down the road.



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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.