Did you know that you are supposed to replace your pillows anywhere from once a year to every few years?! Despite the pillowcase, our body oils soak in and bacteria and dust mites develop. Replace your pillow for a happier night sleep!
I can’t think of the last time our pillows have been updated. The problem is that pillowcases don’t completely protect your pillows from bacteria. This is why you should replace your pillows!
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Getting good sleep is essential to a happier day. When we sleep more soundly, we are more energized for our day. So when we have pillows that NEED replacing, our sleep suffers. This is a simple way to have a more restful night.
Why You Should Replace Your Pillows
There are some things that you can do to prolong the life of your pillows (and protect yourself from them). One response from answers.yahoo.com shares these tips:
* use two pillow cases to help better protect the pillow
* clean your pillows every 6 months (check the label for care instructions)
* dry pillows completely after washing to avoid more bacteria
And I’m going to leave you with a disgusting fact. Over 50% of the weight of your pillow may be dead skin, mold, mildew, fungus, dust mites and dust mite feces. So please, keep your pillows fresh!
If you need more tips on getting a better night’s sleep, check out 7 Tips to Get Better Sleep. It will change your happiness levels immensely!