They smell nice. They look nice. They prevent the spread of viruses, like the flu. Below are a few tips on keeping your hands sanitary and sexy.
When should I wash my hands?
Every time you use the restroom
After handling garbage
After handling any food
After touching a pet
After changing a diaper
After blowing your nose
(which we hope you did into a tissue)
What’s the best way to
wash my hands?
Use soap and warm water, and scrub every nook and cranny you can, rubbing your hands together for at least 15 seconds. Get in between your fingers, cover the entire palm, and wash all the way down to the wrist on both sides. Some people sing the song Happy Birthday to themselves to be sure they don’t quit early. And try to avoid using your newly clean hands to touch the faucet or door
knob. Use a paper towel if available. Many a "Fifth Guy" may have preceded
What kind of problems can regular hand washing prevent?
Influenza (the flu)
The common cold
Intestinal disorders, including everyone’s favorite, diarrhea
Foul Odors in business meetings
Blank stares from stunned co-workers
Disturbed frowns from clients
How does it work?
Soap cleans by suspending dirt and other impurities as you rub your hands together and take them away from your skin. The water then washes them away from your skin.