Personal hygiene tips for teenage girls Catherine Russell October 31, Puberty is hard as your daughter evolves from childhood to tween to teen. An acne cleanser or soap to use twice a day and anti-acne cream may help if your daughter has problems with outbreaks.
Is your teen constantly standing in front of the mirror and cribbing about zits and greasy hair? Is your teen over conscious of his sudden facial furriness? Parenting a teen can be a test of patience but the responsibility to help, guide and teach your teen about the various aspects of life, including health and personal hygiene lies with you.
Share This Page. Puberty causes all kinds of changes in your body as it prepares for adulthood. During puberty, your hormones go into overdrive.
The tween years range from age 8 to During this time, hormone levels shift, height, size and shape change and the reproductive system matures. The tween might start to take charge of his or her skin, hair, nails, lips and teeth, and the parent becomes the personal hygiene coach.
Your teenage years are when it becomes super important to put effort into your personal hygiene. Luckily, being hygienic requires simple tasks like showering regularly, brushing your teeth, and using deodorant. If you're on your period, make sure you change feminine hygiene products roughly every 4 hours.
Puberty brings a physical transformation for your preteen. Those physical and hormonal changes typically begin between ages 8 and 13 for girls and 9 to 15 for boys, and they cause everything from oily skin to excess perspiration and potential increases in thinking mom and dad are the worst. Introducing an effective personal hygiene routine is important during this transition.
With all of the products out there that promise to keep lady bits lemon fresh, it can seem like everything that goes on naturally downstairs is out-of-whack to a grown-up — let alone a teen. In fact, the vagina does a pretty good job keeping things flowing smoothly on its own. Harold says that to clean the vagina properly, all you need is a plain mild soap, like Dove or Ivory.
What exactly is good teen hygiene? And how can parents promote good hygiene? Sometimes what seems like a simple question can be a fairly complex issue.
Dealing with a teen who refuses to shower can be embarrassing and confusing for parents. It can be hard for some teens to make the transition to treating their bodies more like adults, rather than kids. Discuss how physical changes, like increased perspiration and the emergence of body hair, means a daily shower is important.