Get Groomed and Clean with these Hygiene Essentials

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Sep 27, 2013

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Quick Bites

  • Personal hygiene is very necessary for cleanliness.
  • The essentials being soap and shampoo and toothpaste.
  • Also do trim your nails regularly and keep them short.
  • Brushing everyday at least twice is essential.

Personal hygiene is basically the effort of keeping oneself clean and groomed. Whether you are a man or a woman, if you are not hygienic then you may be facing health and social issues.


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There are dozens of hygiene products available in the market but do you really need even 10 of them? If you took a hard look at your real hygiene needs, it would turn out that no more than five or ten essential personal hydiene products are important and unavoidable. There are many adults who could do with a makeover with their personal care and hygiene as they smell like rats. Whether they realise it or not, it is proving disastrous for their marriage and personal relationships, business or professional prospects as well as respect in society.

Some of the important personal hygiene products which you cannot do without are:


You might be having three different types of soaps for hand, body and face. A single soap is enough for the whole of your body and the specialised anti-bacterial soaps that are used for washing hands are not necessary as some experts are of the opinion that they may kill off good bacterial too. If you scrubbing motion while washing hands give you the real benefit. The same is true when taking a bath and using the soap all over the body to get rid of dirt and grime.


For getting rid of dirt, soap is enough for your hair too. But shampoo is supposed to do a lot more than just wash the hair. It is supposed to make the hair shiny, soft, remove oil and dandruff and moisturise it too. Bear in mind that you can make do with practically any brand of shampoo if you are not suffering from a serious medical condition.


It is a product which is essential to maintain your oral hygiene. Do not go by the ads with a lot of claims about freshening or whitening your teeth. All it does is clean your teeth and the other information that you get about these products need not be true. Of course you would be able to manage your cavities, bad breath and tartar much better by keeping your teeth clean.


These are the product that prevent body odour caused by sweat. They perform the function of closing the body pores which prevents the sweat from coming out. It is usually applied in your underarm skin. It has become an essential product for hygiene but you need to find out one that works for you. You also need to make sure that a particular deodorant does not cause allergic reaction in you.

It is also very important that you cut your finger and toe nails on a regular basis and also clean your ears. Personal hygiene is the most necessary.


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