Body Wash

Hygiene Body Wash


The skin protects the body from being excessively exposed to germs that could be carried in the air, or transferred via physical touch. Bacteria are most likely to spread and grow on surfaces that are particularly warm or moist, whereas a virus would need a host in order to thrive. Often in our daily lives we pick up and transfer bacteria without even thinking twice about it, this is how disease is spread. Opening a tap, typing on someone else’s keyboard, or even just using the coffee machine at work are all ways in which we transfer and pick up bacteria without even noticing. By using Dettol’s hygiene body wash, we can effectively break the chain of infection caused by these germs lurking in the most unexpected of places.

Body odour

Body odour is caused by a build-up of bacteria on a specific region of the body. This build-up of bacteria can be increased by body heat or even body hairs that keep the bacteria in place, and allow the bacteria to grow and thrive. For these reasons, armpits are often the most affected area on the body, and should be kept clean and as fresh as possible. Washing with a hygiene body wash daily can help eliminate these odours, but shaving armpit hair and using deodorant is also advised in order to get odours down to an absolute minimum. Deodorants of the roll-on type are particularly effective at combatting odours.

pH balance

Dettol’s Hygiene Body Wash is 100% soap-free, and is also pH balanced. It is important to maintain the skin’s natural pH level because it is what keeps the skin properly hydrated and elastic, while also assisting in speeding up the healing process of cuts or bruises. If the pH level of the skin is too drastically disturbed by a soap that is too alkaline or too acidic, it could negatively affect the skin by drying it out and even making fine lines and wrinkles appear more visible. Dettol’s hygiene wash manages to neutralize the alkalinity of the skin effectively while also maintaining its natural predominantly acidic pH balance.

A hygiene wash is specifically aimed at not only cleaning the surface area of the body, but also protecting against germs, and that is exactly what Dettol’s hygiene wash does: killing 99.9% of germs, meaning there is less for you to worry about. By washing with Dettol’s hygiene wash, you combat all the negative effects of poor hygiene such as the above-mentioned odours, infections, and spreading of diseases. The reason why Dettol is a particularly trusted brand of body wash to use is because it maintains the pH balance of the skin, and even has moisturizer in its body wash formula, ensuring that the skin is always hydrated and not only looking, but also feeling healthy.

The Hygiene Body Wash is available in a variety of scents, and is even packaged in a convenient-to-use pump-action bottle, making the use thereof even easier and more pleasant. Conclusively, Dettol is not only a trusted to protect families because it has been around for more than 80 years and has a lasting reputation as a market leader; but also because their products work well in combatting the spread of germs and disease, while also keeping skin healthy and clean.


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Centres for Disease Control and Prevention