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.
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.
A cotton pillow cover can suck up the moisture from your skin leaving it dry which can cause your skin to age faster.
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.
Dirt on the pillow cover can cause skin problems like pimples and allergic reactions.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
Your eyelashes are very sensitive and so you should take care to prevent friction with the pillow cover.