Hygiene

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Making your bed is bad for you – just ask the experts on TikTok
A tidy duvet is heaven for dust mites and hell for asthma sufferers, claims a post that has been viewed more than 2.7m times

09, May, 2022 @1:56 PM

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Wearing shoes inside the house is gross – and there’s science to back that up | Tayo Bero
Walking barefoot can boost your circulation, improve sleep quality and reduce inflammation, pain and tension, reflexologists say

Tayo Bero

03, May, 2022 @10:18 AM

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I have a urinal in my flat and it has changed my life – so why are people appalled? | Adrian Chiles
Some have been known to retch at the sight of it, but I am a great enthusiast for urinals in the home. Mine has pride of place beneath the West Brom crest, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

21, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Lifting the lid on toilet seat hygiene – with a large wooden fork | Brief letters
Letters: How to handle toilet seats | Catholics’ Easter dilemma | Spring v hayfever | Words associated with parties

Letters

15, Apr, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Sud’s law: how a £29 bottle of handwash won the pandemic
From posh restaurants to aspirational homes, Aesop handwash is everywhere – helped by Covid. But will the bubble burst?

Ed Cumming

25, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Learning about joy from the Germans | Brief letters
Brief letters: The opposite of schadenfreude | Marketing the moon | When rock’n’roll first paid a visit | Sole survivor

20, Feb, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Britain’s filthy footwear habit is truly shocking | Letters
Letters: Joanna Tong was taken aback by people wearing outdoor shoes indoors when she moved to the UK. But Christine Hawkes can’t see what the fuss is about

Letters

18, Feb, 2022 @6:08 PM

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I’m putting my foot down – only barbarians wear shoes inside | Arwa Mahdawi
I’m not a hygiene freak but I draw the line at walking dirt into houses. And don’t get me started on suitcases on beds, writes the Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

16, Feb, 2022 @7:00 AM

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That used car smell: how to deal with a stinky vehicle
From cigarette smoke to stale food, dealing with car smells requires specialised strategies depending on the cause

Shona Hendley

03, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Dr Semmelweis review – Mark Rylance’s riveting tale of medical hygiene pioneer
Rylance turns the life of the 19th-century doctor and campaigner for antiseptic practices into a tragedy of almost Shakespearean proportions

Arifa Akbar

27, Jan, 2022 @12:59 PM

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Loud loos: the court case that ruled flushing at night was anti-social
An Italian couple spent 19 years trying to silence their neighbours’ toilet habits

19, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The urinary leash: how the death of public toilets traps and trammels us all
Britain has lost an estimated 50% of its public toilets in the past 10 years. This is a problem for everyone, and for some it is so acute that they are either dehydrating before going out or not leaving home at all

Emine Saner

01, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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