A Hygiene Practice Most People Ignore – Sleep Expert Warns Failing To Change Your Pillow Every 6 Months Can Cause Acne and Allergies

A good pillow is just as important as a good bed for getting a good night’s sleep.You may have a favourite pillow that seems to help you sleep better. But it could cause acne and trigger allergies if it is more than six months old, one expert claims.

Dr Robert Oexman, director of the Sleep to Live Institute in Mebane, North Carolina, told The Huffington Post that people sleeping on old pillows might be pressing their faces against dirt, oil and dead skin cells, which can cause acne.

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