Wash hands with soap and warm water to protect yourself catching colds and the flu.
Flu shots and hand sanitizers have their place, but good old-fashioned hand hygiene can do wonders in preventing the spread of sickness. Wash hands with soap (studies show non-antibacterial is actually best) and warm water often to stay healthy. Make sure to lather up before eating, after riding public transportation, or after coming into contact with people who are sick. READ MORE...
All that washing strips skin of its natural moisture. Invest in a moisturizing cream to prevent dry skin.
Antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps can create bacteria that are resistant to disinfectants — yikes! Good thing regular soap works just as well to keep hands clean.