When you think about it, this one makes total sense. We spend around 8 hours a day with our face pressed against our pillow (sometimes less, sometimes much *much* more). And, without wanting to scare you, it might be a real ‘sleeping with the enemy’ situation. Yep, your pillow can be a big ol’ hub of bacteria – the dirt accumulated on our skin, hair, and hands can spread over your pillow during the night, and is transferred to the face. Which, of course, leads to clogged pores and breakouts.
The same goes for bath towels, and any material that comes into contact with our faces on the reg – (looking at you, face mask). The solution? Wash your pillowcases as often as possible: ideally once a week.