As you go about your day, you’re likely engaging in some personal hygiene habits that could disrupt your health. Whether you’re in a rush or are simply used to repeating certain habits without reflection, it’s important to consider making some changes. Here are seven habits of the most common habits that you should consider dropping as soon as possible.
1. Nose picking
If you ever let your finger wander into your nose, your health could suffer. Your finger is filled with germs from all of the phones, keyboards and toilet handles you’ve touched, so you subject your body to a host of pathogens. In extreme cases, you could infect nose hair follicles or end up cutting your nasal passages with fingernails. This could lead to pimples or even boils in the area, as well as nosebleeds.