Mikvah Preparation Checklist

Jewelry /Contacts/ Makeup:

 Remove jewelry
 Remove contacts
 Remove makeup

Entire Body:

 Wash entire body with warm water & soap.
 Use of Bathtub is preferable. If not, shower suffices.
 Visually check for dirt and/or intervening substances.

All Hair on Body:

 Wash with shampoo or soap.
 Completely rinse
 Comb

Teeth:

 Brush
 Floss

Nails:

 Remove nail polish and/or false nails
 Clip or file fingernails & toenails
 Clean from dirt

Ears:

 Clean

Nose:

 Blow and clean

Skin:

 Gently soften scabs in water
 Remove if possible.

Feet:

 Check bottoms for dirt

Prepared by Rabbi Fishel Jacobs.