3 Secret Causes of Acne That May be Hiding in Your Home

Acne isn’t just found during the awkward teenage years. According to one study published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, it was found that about 54 percent of adults over the age of 25 suffer from some form of acne. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States and it’s not caused only by hormones and puberty. If you are an adult dealing with acne, make sure these three common culprits haven’t invaded your home!

Your cell phone. When you use your cell phone, the oils in your skin stick to the screen of the phone. If you never clean your cell phone, you are essentially pressing your cheek up to a pile of bacteria and oil when you make a call—a breeding ground for breakouts. Wipe your phone down daily with alcohol or a gentle cleansing wipe to prevent pimples on your cheeks and chin.

Your yoga mat. Like your cell phone, your yoga mat collects facial oils when you place your cheek on it. These oils stick around and can cause acne later. Wipe down your yoga mat after each use or use a towel beneath your head if you’re using a public mat at yoga class.

Your pillowcase. Laying on your pillowcase introduces dirt, bacteria, and oil from your hair onto its fabric, which can then be transferred to your face when you switch positions in your sleep. At Minch Professional Cleaning Services, LLC, we recommend washing your pillowcase at least once a week.

Keeping your home clean isn’t just great for when company comes over—it can also improve your health and lower your stress levels. If you’d like to learn more about the affordable cleanings from Minch Professional Cleaning Services, LLC, give our team a call today at 267-202-4412 or browse our website for more information.