How to Be a Clean Person

Four Parts:The Power of WashingPersonal HygieneInternal CleansingEveryday Cleanliness

A clean person appears diligent, pleasant and inoffensive to others. Cleanliness has come to be associated with godliness, because it suggests health, self-care and respect for others who come into contact with you. Being a clean person can enhance your life.

Part 1
The Power of Washing

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    Wash your body daily. Take a shower or a bath every day. Showering or bathing every day keeps you clean, removes dirt and allows you to use fragrant cleaning soaps or gels to add a freshness to your skin.
    • Clean all parts of your body with soap and a loofah. Don't forget the sensitive parts of your body like your armpits. Nobody wants to be around a stinky person so be its very important to take a good shower.
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    Wash your face every day. To have a clean looking body you need to wash your face not once, but two times a day.
    • Wash makeup off your face at the end of the day.
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    Wash your hands often. Your hands touch over 2,000 things a day, which makes them very dirty. So, wash your hands at least five times a day, not including after using the bathroom. Washing your hands also gets the dirt out of your nails and off your hands, if you have lots of dirt on your hands than when you touch your face you make get your face dirty or get acne.
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    Brush your teeth twice a day. Brush to remove bacteria from your teeth and to have sweet breath.
    • Brush for around three minutes at a time.
    • Use mouthwash and toothpaste to get rid of the plaque on your teeth.
    • Visit a dentist every 6 months and get your teeth checked.
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    Wash your hair.
    • Don't wash your hair every day, because it's bad for your scalp. Wash it every other day.
    • Washing your hair upside down is great for your scalp and it brings all the oils in your hair together. Don't put in too much mousse or hairspray, because they might damage your hair. In addition, if you use a blow dryer, straighter or curler, be sure to use heat protection.

Part 2
Personal Hygiene

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    Wash your clothes.
    • Be sure your clothes are always clean and they always smell good.
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    • Shave, wax or use tweezers to remove hair.
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    Cut your nails regularly. Scrub the dirt out from underneath nails after doing activities that are dirty, such as cleaning, gardening or being out and about all day.

Part 3
Internal Cleansing

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    Eat healthily. Eating fruits and vegetables is a good way to stay clean within. Eat clean, be happy. This means having plenty of clean eating practices, such as clean eating recipes, raw food cuisine, salads and lean meats. Look online for "clean eating" recipes. Eat food in as close to its original state altogether, not heavily processed.
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    Reduce your vice intakes. For example, don't smoke and minimize your alcoholic intake. Avoid drugs and if you are too reliant on over-the-counter drugs, learn some other ways to counteract the pain or problems you are using them for.
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    Have healthy thinking habits. Chase the negativity away with sensible thoughts, and acknowledge bad feelings but reply to them with self-compassion and positive thinking.

Part 4
Everyday Cleanliness

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    Be organized. Being clean is nothing without being organized. A clean house means for clean thinking, not feeling cluttered mentally as well as physically.
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    Fold your clothes or hang them up on a hanger. Never ever just throw your clothes anywhere, because it makes you look dirty and unclean when you wear them.
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    Keep your house clean and tidy. Wash the floors and vacuum them regularly. Sweep up crumbs and dirt daily. Do a spring cleaning every now and then to get rid of major amounts of dirt in the house.
    • Develop a cleaning calendar to remind you when the house needs specific cleans. Living in a clean environment will help you to feel better.


  • Put Vaseline on your feet and put on socks for about an hour then take them off and you will have smooth soft feet, if you have crusty and dry feet.
  • Put lotion and cream to make your skin soft and smooth but make sure your skin is clean before applying them.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water before and after eating, when you come back home and after going to the toilet.
  • Drink lots of water because water is a good aid to help your body do its own cleansing chores internally.


  • Some germs are essential for building up your immunity. There is no need to go overboard. Remember that the more obsessed you are about killing germs with chemicals, the higher the potential for getting a cancer or some other disease through exposure to too many chemicals.

  • Avoid becoming an obsessive washer, that is unhealthy.

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