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Personal Hygiene

Personal hygiene refers to the cleanliness of the body. This involves good grooming or care of different parts of the body, choice, use and care of personal items.

Introduction

Cosmetics are prepared substances which are applied on the body by both men and women to enhance appearance. They include:


Lips stick

Mascara



Rouge



Body lotion


Deodorant


Petroleum jelly


Eye shadow


Nail polish


Hair colour


Hair oil


Eye Liner

Objective

By the end of the lesson, you should be able to describe factors to consider when choosing and using cosmetics correctly.

Lip Stick

Lip stick is used to enhance the lips by adding colour and texture.


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Mascara

Mascara is used to darken, lighten or colour eye lashes.


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Rouge

Rouge is used to redden the cheeks to provide a more youthful appearance and to emphasise the cheekbones.


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Body Lotion

This is used to soften and smoothen the skin.


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Deodorant

This is used mainly to reduce body odour which is caused by bacterial breakdown of perspiraration.


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Petroleum Jelly

This is used to soften and smoothen skin, especially that of children.


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Eye Shadow

It compliments the eye colour, hence draws attention to the eyes.


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Nail Polish

It is applied to finger and toe nails to enhance their appearance.


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Hair Colour

It is used to change the colour of hair to a shade regarded as more fashionable or desirable.


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Hair Oil

It is used to soften the scalp and give the hair a shiny look.


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Eye Liner

It is applied around the contours of the eye to create a variety of aesthetic illusions.


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Choice of Cosmetics


  • Choose according to your skin type and complexion.

  • Choose a cosmetic that provides adequate information, for example, expiry date, composition and side effects.

  • Avoid cosmetics that contain mercury and hydroquinone as they are
    harmful to the body.

  • Choose environmental friendly deodorants and anti-perspirant perfumes.

Use of Cosmetics


  • Use cosmetics sparingly.

  • All make-up should be removed before retiring to bed.

  • Do not wear cosmetic on a skin that has acne, is broken or infected.

  • Chipped nail vanish should be removed immediately as it is unsightly.

  • Keep make up fresh by reapplying it when it wears off.



Misuse of Cosmetics

  • Use cosmetics correctly and in the right area.
  • Avoid sharing cosmetics as it may be harmful to your skin.
  • Excessive use of make up makes one look unattractive.
  • Do not mix cosmetics as it may be detrimental to one's health.

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Well madeup face

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Over madeup face

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