Genital care; among important personal body, hygiene is the genitals and ladies this area is as complex as eyes, statistics shows that most of African young girls especially from teen age to 24 years , suffer from genital infections or diseases mostly caused by improper hygiene. Infections such as urinary tract infections and fungus. To keep this area clean and free from infections use the following tips to guide you, shave, Rinse your genitals with warm or not-too-hot water and use a mild soap to wash if necessary. Rinse the external genitals and avoid cleaning inside the genitals. Clean the area twice every day Avoid using scented genital washers or commercial products with toxic chemicals such as anti-bacterial soaps, shower gels ad bath bombs that are linked to serious harm and cancer. During menstrual periods a girl normally feels unclean and tries to use different products to clean up, this can lead to rise of infections which is not healthy, try to use pads and pant liners instead of tampons, and remember to change them in every 3-4 hours
Wear clean clothes; As part of personal hygiene clean clothes are sign for personal hygiene, wear clothes that are breathable and allow your skin to breath As there is no air flow to your skin, fungi and bacteria can grow in the dark folds and moist., according to the weather, you should pay attention to wash bra and underwear every day. And keep them dry, as some skin diseases, rashes or infection are caused by wearing dirty clothes. . Change your clothes after physical activities and after you relieve excess sweat.
Oral hygiene; fresh breathe makes you want to laugh out loud, whisper in someone’s ear, have 101 conversations with your classmate, co-worker, partner or even your beloved one. But if you have any problems with your breath and smell in the mouth, you will never be confident to get closer to someone. As a young lady taking care of your breath and oral health is essential. Clean your mouth with a clean brush twice a day and after every meal to keep your breath fresh. (Scientifically advised to change toothbrush after every 2-3 weeks of use).
General Body Cleanness; personal hygiene will not be complete without tips on general body cleanness from head to toe, taking care of the face as a start will help you maintain a clear skin and acne free face by cleaning and washing your face twice a day with warm water to get rid of sweat or bacteria’s that might have landed on the skin during day time and also washing off make up is essential. Remember to wash your makeup tools weekly with mild baby shampoos or washers. Dry your washed makeup tools by clean towels to prevent bacteria.
Taking a bath when you are hot, sweat and body heat meeting with cold water will cause stroke. So, it is not safe for you to take a bath while you are relieving sweat or you are hot. Cleaning up the body use natural remedies to cleanse your body. For instance, you can wash face with honey, especially dry skin. As honey includes natural anti-bacterium properties so that it aids in cleansing your body skin while moisturizing the skin effectively.
Ears and Nails, it is important to keep all body
parts clean to avoid spread of germs or bacteria’s. Ears biologically filter
dirt out and comes out as brown wax, if left for too long can cause earaches,
hearing problems and some remove odor (smell). Clean your ears once or twice a
week with a fresh towel, or clean material. Avoid using the ear bugs daily to
clean up your ears as they may hit the eardrum and cause problems. Nails; Long
finger nails may be uncomfortable in cooking, doing house work chores or even
applying makeup. Clean nails speak a lot for a young girl, if your not
interested in manicures or pedis atleast cut them short in a similar length and
apply colorless to add attraction to them