Tip Top Ass: A Guide To Good Personal Hygiene
BEFORE AND AFTER
A CLEAN HAND IS A CARING HAND
FRONT TO BACK
UP TO 60% OF WOMEN WILL EXPERIENCE A UTI
Wiping properly may prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs) and stop the spread of bacteria that can make others sick. Proper wiping can also avoid anal discomfort and itching. Wiping from back to front can bring bacteria from the rectum toward the urethra and increase your chances of a urinary tract infection.
CLOSE THE LID
FLUSHING AIRBORNES BACTERIA
When you flush, your toilet releases “toilet plume” into the air - a spray filled with microscopic bacteria, including E. coli, that can linger in the air for up to 6 hours. Dispersing themselves all over your bathroom, including on your toothbrush, towels, and beauty products. Every gram of human feces contains billions and billions of bacteria, as well as viruses.
EXCESSIVE WIPING MAY DAMAGE THE SKIN
Although the anal area should be cleaned after every bowel movement, the cleaning must be gentle, because getting micro-cuts from toilet paper is not uncommon.
How to reduce skin damage?
1. Take a shower.
2. Use a bidet.
3. Use toilet paper moisturizer
THE (CLEAN) BOTTOM LINE
Wiping with dry toilet paper just isn't enough, it may irritate the skin, leave behind feces, cause health problems and bad hygiene is constantly rated as a major turn-off for both sexes. Gel Wipe gives a clean, fresh feel and soothes skin. The special formula keeps the gel from soaking through the paper so it won’t break apart, your fingers stay clean and it is 100% flushable.
1. Harvard: https://www.health.harvard.edu/a_to_z/anal-itch-pruritus-ani-ato-z
2. Healthline: https://www.healthline.com/health/wipe-front-to-back
3. American Journal of Infection Control: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4692156/
4. Canadian Family Physician: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/ PMC2860827/