Mikvah Preparation Checklist
Jewelry /Contacts/ Makeup:
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.
Remove nail polish and/or false nails
Clip or file fingernails & toenails
Clean from dirt
Blow and clean
Gently soften scabs in water
Remove if possible.
Check bottoms for dirt
Prepared by Rabbi Fishel Jacobs.