One of the most important factors that have influence on human overall well-being is the personal hygiene. People take shower on regular basis and try to keep their body clean and in same time germ free.

Probably many of you will be very surprised when you will find out that no matter how much your shower, there is one specific body part can never get clean. This part of your body is able to hold even 67 different types of bacteria every day. Can you guess what part actually is the dirtiest body part?

As it is mentioned above, people shower on regular basis in order to eliminate all the bacteria and microorganisms we encounter and carry around on the clothes, skin and hair. As a matter of fact, the microorganisms easily can endanger our health, thus we are doing certain actions to get rid of them.

According to experts, despite the fact that we have just showered and washed our hair, our belly button probably is still dirty and filled with different types of germs and bacteria. The reason for that is that it’s tucked in and the position allows it to become a hotbed for bacteria, sweat, hair, dead skin cells and dirt. We can conclude that if you don’t know how to clean your belly button properly, you create the perfect conditions for bacteria growths, terrible smells and even infections.

There are certain studies which have proved that human belly button contains as much as 67 different bacteria in its folds, even if you have just showered. If you want to keep it clean you need to use Q-tips, as showering is not enough,.

What is the proper way to clean your belly button?

Below you can read what you should know to keep this body part clean and keep it germ-free:

Inner belly button folds

Before you go under the shower, first you should take a Q-tip, soak it in alcohol and clean the folds thoroughly. Next step is to take a shower and while you’re showering, take another Q-tip and dip it in a shower gel and clean the belly button thoroughly again. Finally, it is advisable to rinse it with lukewarm water and pat it dry with a clean towel.

Outer belly button

You will need clean cotton towel and pour some shower gel on it. Next step is to clean your belly button with the towel and rinse it with warm water. Finally simply pat it dry with a clean towel.