2HygieneFrom the Greekword “hygies”Meaning“healthy, sound”
3What is Personal Hygiene? Regular Routine of Personal CareWashing and GroomingYour HairYour FaceYour SkinYour TeethYour EarsYour HandsYour NailsYour Feet
4Hair Brushing your hair cleans and stimulates hair and scalp. Brush from roots to tips to spread natural oils along the whole length of hair.Shampoo regularly
5Hair How do I choose a shampoo? Is my hair Oily, or is my hair Dry? Do I need conditioner?What will stop the DANDRUFF???
6Dandruff What is it? Dry itchy scalp White flakes on head and shouldersWhat causes it?Skin cells that grow and die off too fastFat eating fungus on scalp that grow out of control and feeds off the oil on the hair follicles
7ACNEAcne is created when oil from the oil glands mix with the dead cells and plug up the hair follicles in the skin it creates a “whitehead.”A “blackhead” is when the air touches the plug, the plug turns black
9Acne What makes acne worse? Who gets acne? Boys and girls during their teen years. Boys may get it worse because they have more skin oil.If your parents had bad acne, chances are you may get it bad too.What makes acne worse?Oil-based makeup, suntan oil, hair jells and spray.For girls, menstruationSqueezing or picking at blemishesHard scrubbing of the skin
10Acne Myths 1: Does chocolate cause zits? A: NO 2: Does Extra washing help clear zits?A: No, the extra scrubbingirritates skin and could makethem worse.3: Does acne leave scars?A: Yes, you can reduce thescarring by NOT PICKINGand avoid excessive scrubbing.
11Ears Wash ears daily with a wash cloth don’t forget behind the ears Do not use Qtips in ears it will smash the ear wax deep into the ear canalDid you know…..??Ear wax is usually removed when you chew food or gum
12Dental Hygiene What causes cavities? Sugar and Plaque together creates bacteria that causes tooth decay.Tooth Decay can be transmitted through the mouth from someone who may have tooth decay bacteria.How to avoid tooth decay.Daily dental hygiene routine that consist of brushing for 2-4 minutes and flossing.See a dentist every 6 months
13HalitosisBad Breath…Caused by the activity of certain types of oral bacteriaOther causes:Food stuck in teethSinus problemsStomach problems
14Body Odor What causes body odor? Perspiration and bacteria mixed togetherApocrine glands under the arms and in the groin secrete odorsPoor hygienePoor diets or some foods such as onions and garlicTreatments…The use antiperspirants decreases perspiration and cover odor with a manly smellDaily baths or showers using soap and scrubbing the entire body with a washclothChange clothing dailyMaintain a healthy diet
15What would be best for me…??? Body OdorSo many choices…What would be best for me…???
16Fingernails and Toenails File fingernails in one directionCut toenails straight across – never cut into cornersProtect against ingrown toenails by avoiding tight shoes, very high heels
17Athletes Foot Tinea Corpois – Fungal Infection – Athletes Foot Keep feet and skin clean and dryChange socks dailyAvoid walking barefoot in public areasThrow away worn-out shoes and never borrow other people’s shoes