Halacha Yomi: December 27 2018 (personal matters before shachris)

Engaging in personal matters before davening is forbidden. This issur is specifically to do something that you get involved in, for example, to take a haircut.However, it is permitted to do things that are not considered that you are getting involved in them, for example, to make your bed, take out the garbage, put cloths into the washing machine, read the headlines of a newspaper, and shave.