Teens go through lots of changes during their puberty years. These include physical, emotional and mental changes that can sometimes be overwhelming for both teens and parents. Early on, some of the most frustrating physical changes can be managed with good daily habits of personal hygiene. Puberty for tweens and teens includes hormone level changes that can lead to oily skin, acne, increased sweating, facial hair, leg hair and other changes.
Teen Hygiene Tips
Maintaining good Hygiene for teenagers | tips for personal care
By GetParentingTips. If you're in the house with a tween you know it can get pretty stinky. On top of the emotional and body changes that come with puberty, your child has to deal with a whole new world of personal hygiene. Different kids have different ways of dealing with the changes.
The Importance of Teen Hygiene
When your child was younger, you taught her the basics of good hygiene — washing her hands, covering her mouth when she coughed, and having regular baths or showers. You had to help her with things like cleaning and flossing teeth, at least to start with. Adolescence is a time to build on these basics.
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. First, being clean is necessary to function socially. Other people, adults, in particular, expect that the people they are interacting with will be clean.