From rubbing tired eyes to holding your chin while deep in thought ;) face touching happens from the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep. Breaking this very common human habit can significantly help reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses. Behavioral health experts recommend some of the following:
These are all well and good, but the idea of walking around all day with a "face touching journal" makes me want to give up on life. One of my favorite things about the Luxury Guard is that it stays put. I'm not constantly adjusting it or pulling it up or down. It keeps me from touching my face as much and in turn keeps my hands cleaner throughout the day.
Health experts are trying hard to strike a balance between smart vigilance and panicky neurosis. It’s still not known how frequently COVID-19 spreads to people who may have touched a live virus on a commonly used surface.
Most experts agree that washing your hands thoroughly, with soap for at least 20 seconds, as often as possible is the single best step you can take toward prevention. But, now is a good time to be aware of how often you touch your face with your hands and try to come up with other strategies to keep them otherwise occupied, because your hands are only clean until the next surface you touch.