10 Bad Things Your Pillow Cover Does Daily To You

Effects of a pillow cover to your skin and hair.

10 Bad Things Your Pillow Cover Does Daily To You
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We have always thought of pillow covers to be bright and colorful, matching the curtains and certainly, we look forward to maintaining its cleanliness from outside which in turn is an addition to the appearance of your room.

But we never really relate pillow covers to us. Do we?

So, here I have a compilation of a few reasons why we should take care of our pillowcases so as to protect our skin and hair.

1. Loosening of skin.

1. Loosening of skin.

I know sleeping on your face and stomach feels awesome but this will not help your facial skin, as this can cause collagen breakdown and loose elasticity of your skin.

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2. Removing moisture from the skin.

2. Removing moisture from the skin.
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A cotton pillow cover can suck up the moisture from your skin leaving it dry which can cause your skin to age faster.

3. Soaking up oils from hair.

3. Soaking up oils from hair.
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Your pillow covers not only soak oil from your skin but also from your hair, so instead of letting your hair spread all over while sleeping, you can just make a ponytail or a braid.

4. Can cause pimples.

4. Can cause pimples.
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Dirt on the pillow cover can cause skin problems like pimples and allergic reactions.

5. Causing wrinkles.

5. Causing wrinkles.
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Do you think your anti-aging creams are everything that you need to prevent wrinkles? No apparently, if you use cotton pillow covers because the rough fabric can cause your skin to crease, instead use something smoother like satin.

6. Using a detergent that can cause irritation of the skin.

6. Using a detergent that can cause irritation of the skin.
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If you are habitual of using scented detergents for your pillow covers, please stop doing it because the detergents should be used according to your skin and not your pillow covers. If you douse your covers in the detergents for a long time, it will cause itching and red bumps.

7. Going to bed with wet hair can cause germ production.

7. Going to bed with wet hair can cause germ production.
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Wet hair can cause friction with the rough cotton fabric plus it will soak the water from your hair and produce germs.

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8. Not washing your face can cause further germ production.

8. Not washing your face can cause further germ production.
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Washing your face is not only good for your skin but also for your pillow cover, because if you don't follow this, your pillowcase will consume all the bacterias and germs from your face that got accumulated throughout the day.

9. Breaking your hair.

9. Breaking your hair.
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Do you ever wake up to a hairy pillow? If yes, then your pillow cover is to be blamed which causes your locks to damage and become thinner. For which, the satin base will suit.

10. Causing your eyelash to fall

10. Causing your eyelash to fall
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Your eyelashes are very sensitive and so you should take care to prevent friction with the pillow cover.