Dandruff - If you suffer from dandruff, try the various shampoos available.
If it's serious there are some medical treaments available that are not harmful to the skin - those containing zinc pyritheone or selenium sulphide are said to be the most effective. If left unattended, the lice grow large enough that you can actually see them moving(!
Children should be taught the importance of hygiene and how to achieve good hygiene very early to keep themselves and others healthy and to reduce the risk of being bullied at school. If you have cut yourself, the wound should be cleaned and dressed suitably, this can help reduced the risk of infection and pain. should be treated immediately to prevent further infections and spread to others.
Hand washing cannot be emphasised enough as this simple action can prevent a plethora of illnesses and disorders developing.
The best way to avoid persistent head lice is to wash your hair, leave a conditioner in and comb through with a fine tooth comb.
Do this at least once a week, then even if a couple of lice manage to find their way to your lovely locks, they will not be given the chance to lay eggs and multiply!Dirty head hair does not actually cause many health problems; it's mostly for appearance factor that keeping hair clean is a good idea.Greasy hair - At some points of your life - especially in teenage years and at times of hormonal change, hair can become greasy more easily.Smelly Feet - The feet contain lots of sweat glands.If feet are confined in socks and shoes the sweat has nowhere to 'evaporate' and the skin bacteria will in effect attack to, causing that pungent'cheesy' aroma.To youngsters, teenagers and those who care for them, there are 3 things to remember: Most people hate to be talked about, especially in a negative manner.By ensuring that our body is clean and well presented, we are more assured of projecting a positive body image that reflects our personalities.If you think your teeth are not white enough, try wearing different colours to make them seem brighter, avoid drinks such as tea, coffee and red wine, which are thought to stain them.If you're still convinced they're not white enough ask your dentist about treatments.Read more about head and hair hygiene here Teeth - A beautiful smile can make a person's day - but if teeth are grubby or breath is smelly, it has an entirely different result.Brush your teeth twice daily with a decent toothbrush (powered ones are best), a fluoride based toothpaste and an antibacterial mouthwash and you can't go far wrong.