Clean your pillows to avoid mold

Here’s a little tip from news website Huffington Post when you’re next cleaning up your room:

Don’t forget to clean your pillows too.

While we often clean our sheets and duvet covers, our fluffy friends usually get left behind, said the report.

But according to YouBeauty, they can contain mold, dust mites and bacteria.

To effectively clean them, first, it’s important to check that the cushion can be washed. If so, clean it on a mild cycle in the machine using liquid detergent. Then, dry the pillow using a low heat setting.

When it’s done, pat the material to make sure there is no moisture to avoid mildew. If it can’t be machine washed, then to the dry cleaners it must go.

It makes complete sense that our pillows could be germ hotspots, so it’s super important to make cleaning them part of your routine, especially during your season cleaning.

Hope that helps!


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