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If you think about improving your hygiene, you may think of using a bunch of hand sanitizer or being a clean freak. This does not have to be the case, and improving your hygiene can actually help your overall health. It can also give you a sense of self worth and self esteem because you are taking care of yourself.
Here are five different ways you can change and improve your hygiene routine:
Look at What You Use
This is a good place to start because if you do not know the current state of your life, you will not know how to make changes. This can be done over a period of time, you really do not have to do everything at once. Remember that this is a process that is supposed to produce lasting changes.
So start off with the stuff that you use on your body. This can include soaps, body wash, shampoo, deodorant, and toothpaste. You can also take a serious look at your routine and how you want to change it up. The next step you can take is to look at the products that you use to clean your house.
Go All Natural
You may start to become concerned about the type of products that you are using. This is a valid concern because a lot of cleaning products can actually cause health issues. You can incorporate essential oils into your cleaning routine. Check out why choose doterra and see how transparent they are when it comes to the products and processes that they use.
You do not have to ditch all of your products at first, this can be costly and can create quite a mess. Focus on one thing and figure out which natural product works best for you. The last thing you want to happen is for you to throw out all of your shampoo and realize that your egg white wash does not clean your hair. Slowly but surely you will find all natural products that can replace the products that you are using now.
Make Some Changes
You may notice that it is better for you to shower right after you work out instead of waiting until the next morning or at the end of that night. It could be something totally unrelated such as washing your makeup brushes after you use them. You could also make a commitment to yourself to change your bedding more frequently to make your bed a little more comfortable. Whatever you decide on, start small and make it stick. This way, you can continue and build on the momentum that you built to make even more positive changes.
Watch Your Body
This is going to be such an important factor when deciding and choosing what products are going to be best for you. If you go all natural and find that most all natural products make your face break out, you may want to switch to a new face wash or previous wash you were using. Anything that makes your face break out or gives skin irritation should be tossed immediately.
Do Not Follow Crazes
Yes, there are a lot of different crazes and fads that come in and out of the beauty and hygiene industry. This can include, but is definitely not limited to, different facials you can try or different products that you should wear throughout the day.
Keep in mind that most of these fads are just created by companies who want to sell their products. You do not have to use the latest lotion or gold flake facial. Use what makes you feel good and keeps your body happy.
There are a lot of different ways to improve your hygiene, but it mostly comes down to be aware of your actions and making time for some serious self care. What are some things you do to improve your hygiene?