hygiene News

Hand sanitisers may not be as good as soap and water for your child

Turns out, hand sanitisers, especially with an alcohol content less than 60 per cent are not that effective. Washing hands with soap and water, on the other hand, is more effective.

Moms, follow these 5 hygiene tips for a healthy baby

Various health related studies have found out that one out of every five pregnant women are likely to suffer from bacterial vaginiosis at some point. Bacterial vaginiosis is one of the most common vaginal infections in pregnant women.


How to maintain hygiene during pregnancy to keep infection at bay

The woman's body undergoes many hormonal changes during pregnancy. These can lead to extra sweating, discharge in the vagina, less lubrication, nipple leaks and more, varying in outcomes and intensity in each pregnant mom.

Adopt these hygienic habits for better baby care

Diapers, if not changed at the right time, are the biggest source of infection to your kids. Keeping them in dirty diapers can cause them rashes and infections, if prolonged.

How to take care of your feet during monsoon?

Problems can easily be dealt by following simple foot care tips like wearing comfortable and breathable footwear, say experts. Shikhee Agrawal, Head Training, The Body Shop, and Aakriti Kochar, beauty and make-up expert at Oriflame India, share some tips.

Filthy lucre

Your mother was right. If you touch money, you must wash your hands


Lara Dutta promotes oral hygiene among children

Bollywood actor Lara Dutta joined Colgate Palmolive to unveil its Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Future campaign at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in India

60% of rural households have no toilets: NSSO

Number of urban slums falls by a third in 4 years.

Hygiene for Women on the Move

The modern Indian woman is no longer confined to the four walls of her house.

Clean water and soap may boost growth in kids

Research showed an average 0.5cm increase in height in children under the age of five.