What’s In Your Hygiene Kit? A List of Essentials

What’s In Your Hygiene Kit? A List of Essentials

Every day, we encounter millions of viruses and germs that can make us sick. Fortunately, we can still protect ourselves and our families by practicing personal hygiene routines, such as washing our hands and staying home when we’re sick.

Another way to practice good hygiene, even on the go, is by having a hygiene kit, which is a collection of items that prevent the spread of germs. If there’s one thing the pandemic taught us, it’s the importance of cleaning your hands as often as possible. Most people have started bringing hygiene kits with them so they can wash their hands and reduce the risk of illnesses.

It might sound like a “Do I have to?” step to add to your daily routine, but a simple hygiene kit can promote good health and save lives.

Why You Need a Hygiene Kit

A personal hygiene kit packed with the right items shows that you’re one step ahead always. You’re always equipped with a multi-purpose hygiene kit whenever you need it and wherever you are.

Also, these kits ensure that you practice proper hygiene frequently, which is an important measure in preventing disease and infection (like COVID-19). One of the most important steps in controlling the spread of illnesses is the maintenance of hygiene standards. With a hygiene kit, you can wash your hands and practice sanitization anytime, anywhere.

How to Build a Hygiene Kit

Whether you’re looking to protect your family or want to practice good hygiene on the go, making a basic hygiene kit won’t cost too much and takes a little time to put together. Depending on the type of kit you’re building, you’ll only need a few items to make it:

  • Your favorite hygiene essentials
  • Basic first-aid supplies like bandages, ointment, and washcloths
  • A resealable, water-proof bag to store the items

What are the Different Hygiene Kits?

Everyone has their personal preferences when it comes to hygiene. Hygiene kits can be customized according to your (or your family’s) needs. Consider the different hygiene kits below:

Personal Hygiene Kits

Having a personal hygiene kit on hand keeps you sanitized wherever and whenever. You need to keep a supply of sanitizing products handy. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to create your hygiene kit. All you need are the essentials.

Your hygiene kit should have the following:

  • Alcohol/hand sanitizer
  • Tissue/paper towels
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Bandages
  • Cleaning cloths
  • All-purpose cleaners

Family Hygiene Kits

When you’re on the go with the kids, keep them and the whole family clean. After all, travel time with children means more dirt, spills, and messes. Instead of dealing with cute yet grubby kids and sneezes in the future, it is best to have a hygiene kit for the family with you.

Your family hygiene kit can include the following:

  • Soap bars/liquid hand soap
  • Washcloths and hand towels
  • Sanitary napkins
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Tissues and wipes
  • Assorted bandages
  • Fingernail clippers

Apart from the family kit, it’s also important to have specific supplies ready when you have a baby.  Here are some hygiene essentials to include in your baby bag:

  • Baby Wipes
  • Diaper
  • Diaper rash ointment
  • Cotton Buds
  • Extra Clothes
  • Soothing Gel
  • Underpads

His and Hers Hygiene Kits

Men and women have different hygiene needs. However, both must prioritize cleanliness to improve their personal health.

For women, their hygiene kits often include period necessities. Make sure your kit includes the following:

  • Hand sanitizer/alcohol
  • Sanitary napkin
  • Extra underwear
  • Soap
  • Tissues and wipes
  • Comb
  • Stick deodorant
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

For men, their hygiene kit can include the following:

  • Tissue and wipes
  • Hand sanitizer/alcohol
  • Comb
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste/Mouthwash

Our Hygiene Kit Favorites

Here at ShopHygiene, we believe in bringing your good hygiene practices with you. Every hygiene kit should have the essentials that promote cleanliness throughout the day, no matter what your activities are.

If you’re going to create a personal hygiene kit, make sure you have the following!

Sanicare Clean Hands Soap Thins

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), frequent handwashing with soap can stop the spread of diseases. With soap in your kit, you can always clean your hands wherever you are. But what if you’re not a big fan of bulky soap?

Paper soap is here to save the day. Sanicare Clean Hands Soap Thins are single-use paper soaps that dissolve when placed under water. Its antibacterial and moisturizing formulation ensures that each sheet is tough on germs but gentle on the skin. Plus, its pocket-sized packaging makes it an ideal must-have for on-the-go uses!

Available in two refreshing scents: Ocean Rush and Fresh Paradise.


Sanicare Toilet Seat Cover

The spread of certain disease-causing bacteria can be traced back to public restrooms, which include salmonella, norovirus, and hepatitis A. Most of these pathogens often end up unto bathroom surfaces via the toilet bowl due to urine and feces, which contain viruses and germs.

Calm your bathroom paranoia and protect your health in public restrooms with Sanicare’s Toilet Seat Cover. These disposable toilet seat covers offer protection against germs when you’re using the toilet. Just cover the toilet first before use and flush it after. Since these are made from 100% biodegradable paper, each sheet is friendly to the environment, too.

Sanicare Clean Hands Alcohol Spray 

There isn’t always an opportunity to wash your hands. So, for your peace of mind, make sure you always have a bottle of alcohol spray.

Sanicare’s Clean Hands Alcohol Spray sanitizes your hands without leaving them dry. Its anti-bacterial formula disinfects your skin while its plant-based moisturizer keeps your hands soft and smooth. To cap it off, it freshens your hands with a pleasant Zesty Bergamot Scent and Peach Blossom Scent.

Tisyu to Go Bathroom Tissue

Bathroom emergencies are a thing. Spare yourself from tissue-less emergencies by taking Tisyu to Go with you.

This pocketable bathroom tissue comes with a roll of 100% virgin pulp tissue stored in a durable plastic dispenser. This makes it a handy hygiene must-have that fits most pockets, purses, and pouches. No need to rummage your bag when you need a roll of tissue. You’re good to go with Tisyu to Go.


Sanicare Mini Wipes

Take your favorite wipes on the go! Sanicare Mini Wipes are designed to be handy so you can take them anywhere at any time. Formulated with skin-loving ingredients, these pre-moistened wipes moisturize your skin with Vitamin E and Aloe Vera. Each sheet is also free from alcohol and parabens, so it’s ideal for all skin types – even people with sensitive skin!

Tisyu Paket Pak Facial Tissue

Not having tissue when you need it the most is any person’s worst nightmare. But when you have a packet of Tisyu Paket Pak Facial Tissue, you can take a breather. This handy tissue packet contains 100% virgin pulp tissue sheets that are soft yet absorbent, perfect for hygienic purposes. Bonus: Tisyu Paket Pak Facial Tissue costs less than P20, so you don't have to spend more on quality tissues!

Sanicare Wound Care Bandage Strips

Sanicare’s Wound Care Strips make wound care fun and more stylish! Our strips are available in a variety of cute designs. Apart from its stylish design, each strip comes with a waterproof barrier that keeps liquid and other elements from infecting the wound. It is also very adhesive, so the bandage stays in place.

Create a Personal Hygiene Routine

Maximize your hygiene kit by including it in your personal routine. If you want to improve your current personal hygiene habits, these strategies might help:

  • Set Reminders. If you forget to brush your teeth or wash your hands, set a reminder on your phone. The alarm will remind you to do the activities. As time goes by, you’ll start doing it on cue.
  • Keep Practicing. Learning a new habit takes time. Start the habit of hygiene at the beginning of the week. Practice the activities for a week or two. Once you’re comfortable with your current routine activities, add a new one.

Good Hygiene Affects You and Those Around You

Good hygiene practices, whether at home or on the go, benefit your physical and mental health. Keeping your entire body clean prevents infections and illnesses from harmful bacteria. At the same time, it boosts your self-confidence. We often feel better when we take care of ourselves, after all.

When we take care of ourselves, we also take care of others. Proper hygiene prevents the spread of diseases, which promotes the health of your loved ones.

A hygiene kit helps us build or practice personal hygiene habits no matter where we are. Take it with you so you can stay clean and protected always.


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