11 Everyday Items You Don’t Wash Nearly Enough
Ick factor alert: You’ll want to step up your cleaning game after reading this.
We’re not your mother, but hear us out anyhow: You need to wash your hands more. Your hands are a major way you transfer germs from objects and other people to yourself. Instead of thinking just about when to wash your hands after doing something—using the bathroom, cutting up chicken, visiting a petting zoo—also consider when you need to lather up before a certain activity; say, eating, applying makeup, inserting contact lenses, and sleeping. Here are ways you might be washing your hands wrong without realizing it.