Personal hygiene now a luxury item as costs bite

By Aaron Bunch
Updated July 9 2024 - 3:35am, first published 3:30am
The cost of living crisis is causing people to have to choose between food and personal hygiene. (AP PHOTO)
The cost of living crisis is causing people to have to choose between food and personal hygiene. (AP PHOTO)

Millions of Australians are living in hygiene poverty as the soaring cost of living leaves many unable to afford soap, shampoo and deodorant, a survey has found.

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