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I Think Personal Hygiene Is Important

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    How is it that some people forget their belly

    button when they bathe?? 😩😩😩 Dude, in case you haven't noticed, that thing can stink!!! If you're going to bathe, bathe EVERYWHERE!!
    HeyyMrsCarter HeyyMrsCarter 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    Don't talk to me if you haven't showered ,

    brushed your teeth and wore clean clothes it's just not happening
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    For me personal hygiene

    and grooming are a deal breaker for me. I want no man next to me who smells bad or isn't groomed!
    Heavenly15 Heavenly15 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    I believe personal hygiene is very important.

    This is why I am a shaved and bald between my legs. For the most part, being shaved eliminates some disease and a poor smell down there.
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    certainly! if you cant afford deodorant?

    use baking soda, or lemon in your armpit, baking soda in your socks your socks to remove odor.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 2, 2015

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    Yuck I had a male boss

    who does not shower or bath at all. He reeks all the time. I thank god I had a strong stomach but I had gagged couple of times. That is why I don't want to go near him at all anymore. I am sure his wife like smell of him. She got used to the smell. I had to quit the job...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2015

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    I think and feel personal hygiene is very

    important. Because personal hygiene is so important to me, this is why I shave my long legs, underarms, facial hair, and between my lets so that I am bald for my personal enjoyment and male friend's pleasure as well.
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2015

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    Personal hygiene is very important.

    No one should leave their home without brushing teeth, washing face, or having on clean clothes. A persons bad hygiene can affect others around that person so I wouldn't give no one something to talk about. Some have problems with breath even after brushing so heres when chewing...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    that moment when you see an employee at a store

    leave the stall without washing their hands....i know where i wont be shopping...ugh just ugh
    ladytasia92 ladytasia92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2015

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    I'm a freak about staying clean.

    I shower everyday, brush my teeth like a mad man and always wash my face and hands. I always smell really good and it's surprising how many people notice that and mention it.
    PrettiestPirate PrettiestPirate 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2015

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    Don't stink! I said,

    don't stink! Nothing so poor in human behaviour than a stinky person. You may have your reasons, but even in the desert they can take a bath!
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    So my bf is the laziest,

    messiest person I've ever met. I actually don't even know why we're dating. When we met I was actually shocked at the state of his house. There was a room you couldn't even get into. The kitchen was pure vileness. Anyway over time I cleaned up the house to be spotless. As I...
    lasweetsydney lasweetsydney 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 13, 2015

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    Honestly, you don't have to be a perfectionist

    when it comes to personal hygiene. Just do the everyday things like brushing your teeth, groom yourself, be presentable. Wear clean clothes and deodorant. It's the basics. Simple basics.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 1, 2015

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    I like having two showers a day.

    When I wake up and before going to sleep. It may seem weird but I also like putting on perfume before I go to sleep, I don't know it just helps me. I feel more comfortable. Some people say I'm crazy because I do this stuff, but I'm just doing it for myself, to make me feel...
    Daisymay777 Daisymay777 18-21, F 14 Responses Jan 12

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    There's nothing like walking past a man

    and you get a whiff of his cologne ... Lol I like a good smelling man!
    Dimples37 Dimples37 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 2, 2014

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    Something that definitely transcends politics,

    morals, economic, or social values, and even looks, when i personally judge on when picking my friends and my search for a soulmate is first and foremost, Personal Hygiene....if you don't at least keep yourself clean, then forget you lol. I would rather be with someone who is my...
    KW444 KW444 26-30, M Dec 19, 2015

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    Omg everyone needs to smell fresh

    and clean! Nothing worse than BO that makes you wanna chuck :$
    carmz87 carmz87 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    projecteudoxiee projecteudoxiee 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2014

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    What's with today's world!

    Just looks around men and women digging their nose openly, men scratching their armpits and crotch. Like seriously what's with the continuous touching of ur crotch in public? What ever happened to hygiene , cleanliness, etiquette, manners?
    happyhemangi happyhemangi 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I work in a store where literally half of it is

    dedicated to hygiene and it's like my customers act like that side of the store doesn't exist
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2015

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    Ladies if you help another lady with her wig,

    please make sure your hands are clean.
    mamaafrica000 mamaafrica000 41-45, F Dec 29, 2015

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    I personally feel like we do too much.

    ..i like the natural smell of people. Our sweat and body oder contains pheromones that are natural and meant to be shared
    Orion1154 Orion1154 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    I was taught as a child

    that cleanliness is next to godliness, it's so much easier now to keep clean , I didn't have a bathroom or hot running water when i was young , it's so much easier now , there's no excuse for not being clean.
    utterlyfffflutery utterlyfffflutery 66-70, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    right so I always will smell my fingers

    before going down on a girl. not long ago with a girl I knew from last year , we eventually got going in her room but I did not got go down on her as my fingers smelt rancid. she did give great head tho , maybe to do with her dad absusing her when young ; I notice th st trend...
    wildnfree15 wildnfree15 70+, M Dec 12, 2015

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    Just a quick shower and clean clothes can

    improve your mood a thousand fold. Why must some people ignore that?
    33person 33person 18-21, M Jan 16, 2015

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    like eugh why do people have b.

    o first thing in the morning and why do people think its ok to clip toenails on public transport and why do people not wash their hands when they leave the toilet and why do people forget to brush their teeth and torment others when they speak...and why do i feel like tis list...
    Sbabyface Sbabyface 22-25, F Jan 12

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    the sad thing is, i would probably kick

    somebody out my life for not having good hygiene. i mean if you can literally wipe your butt after pooping and not wash your hands, then youre someone i need in my life! E coli is REEEEAAALL
    ladytasia92 ladytasia92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2015

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    I can't stand it when I am bit smelly.

    So I take showers everyday even I am really sick. I had coughed on and off over a week now. It gets better for bit and worse again.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2015

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    I Cant stand smelly and unclean people .

    people that obviously dont wipe their *** and wear the same under wear and socks for a week. .. people with greasy hair and people who eat **** for breakfast.
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2015

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    I truly believe the personal hygiene is very

    important. I hate being up close and personal with people who have body order or (BO). By showering or bathing daily will prevent some medical problems and diseases. Because I personally believe that hygiene is so important, I shave twice a week including my underarms, facial...
    arizonablackfemale arizonablackfemale 31-35, F 7 Responses Oct 16, 2015

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    Other people can do what they want,

    but I like to be clean. I feel weird if I don't shower every day. Some people say even that is excessive but it's just what I prefer.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I think it it is importen to shower

    or bath every day. I do it every day
    sofiajon sofiajon 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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    So, I get on here once in a while

    and it seems as if every time I do I see an EP that says "I Love pooping my Pants" or Just real nasty things people do to themselves. Last time I checked This site is called Experience Project, not Poop-My Pants Project. What is going on..? Lol
    DaveItalian DaveItalian 26-30, M 7 Responses Aug 19, 2015

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    Especially for people

    who travel on public transport..
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    Angry does not cut it.

    I don't appreciate having a very large man who stinks sit at the side of me on the bus and take up HALF my seat and then fall asleep and doze off into me in which I almost ended up with a stinky man practically snoring in my lap! wake up and get a bath!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 31, 2015

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    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2015

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    Anyone being smelly is not nice

    for others to experience. Showering everyday and using deodorant isn't too much to ask is it? It's also good for your health!
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It is on the top of important things about

    myself and other people in my life that are either casual friends or intimate partners.. A person should have respect for themselves and want to be clean and fresh smelling at all times.. I take pride in my body and want it appealing for others and myself.. I have been around...
    alexiswcd alexiswcd 56-60, T 1 Response Dec 22, 2015

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    I have to wonder why this

    even needs to be an experience....
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2015

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    It is, who wants to be smelly?

    I take a shower everyday, sometimes two. I brush my teeth twice a day sometimes three. I use deodorant, lotion, perfume. I make sure I smell good, but not overbearingly good.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    I'm going to have a rant now!

    I can't stand smelly teeth. Many people havent discovered Teepees, those tiny little brushes that come in different sizes that can slide between teeth cleaning in a way that nothing else can. Cleaning teeth is fine, but it wont dislodge the rotting food smell. So get...
    javeachica javeachica 61-65, F 7 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    Seriously, brush your teeth,

    take a shower, and put on clean clothes. There was this one girl at my college who wore the same hoodie every day for weeks and weeks. It had food stains, cat hair, etc. on it, and it smelled like a mixture of "off" odors from five feet away. There's no need for that madness...
    33person 33person 18-21, M Jul 30, 2015

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    Yes, it is, but some of you go overboard.

    You make me feel like I'm not a germaphobe. One shower a day is plenty!
    33person 33person 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Very important!! I shower daily

    and being clean is attractive in my opinion.
    beautifulsunrise beautifulsunrise 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    Actually it's not at all important.

    Some of the best people I grew up with were sexually abused as children but the most intelligent successful people as adults that you could ever meet or know. They could could less about personal hygiene growing up- couldn't be bothered with it. They knew that it had...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2015

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