Girl's Personal Hygiene

Why is it important?

It helps you stay healthy, helps you build good social relations, and helps you feel confident in yourself.

How can you maintain good personal hygiene?

  • wash your hands
  • shower on a regular basis
  • wash your hair and face
  • brush and floss your teeth at least 2 times every day
  • use fluoride toothpaste and/or mouthwash to keep your breath fresh
  • wear clean clothes
  • wash your dirty clothes, towels, and bed sheets once per week

What should mainly girls do to keep good hygiene?

  • wash external vaginal area daily
  • during menstruation, regularly change sanitary pads and/or tampons
  • get prompt treatment for infections