Did you know that every time your on your phone you put your skin at risk? Interaction with mobile devices can be harmful to your skin causing acne, wrinkles, and dark spots, just to name a few. Try these 5 tips to save your skin:
Did you know there is such a thing referred to as “techneck”. Well apparently there is, and its the position you hold your head and neck when you are starring down at a computer or a phone. Consistently doing this can cause wrinkles to form underneath your chin and around your neck. Squinting to see the text on the screen can also cause crow’s feet in the eye area. If you aren’t interested in completely putting the phone down, try using anti-aging creams and focusing them around the eyes and neck. Algenist Firming and Lifting Neck Cream is a great option.
Ever notice you have a rash forming on your face after a long conversation with your bestie? Recent studies suggest that the nickel and chromium on the casings of a lot of cellular devices can cause skin allergies called contact dermatitis. As a solution try a screen protector and a case, and if that just isn’t cutting it, use a hands free handset.
Did you know that most cellphones have more germs and bacteria than a toilet seat handle? Sounds disgusting right? (12 places full of filth!) All of the sweat, makeup, and oils that stay on the surface of your phone eventually just accumulate, and may be the culprit/reason for those pimples right along your cheekbone. Try cleaning off your phone daily. Use a cotton swab and some rubbing alcohol. That should do the trick!
4. Under Eye Circles
Electronic devices like phones and computers are proven to throw off your internal sleep rhythms. They keep your brain up and therefore shorten your REM sleep session. Less sleep = eye bags. Try to pry your hands off your phone at an earlier hour so that your brain can begin to rest as you prepare to go to bed. Also put your phone on silent, the chimes and notification are bound to ruin your good night of sleep.
5. Dark spots
Ever been up talking to your boo for so long the screen actually began to feel hot on your face? The overheating of the device can actually cause skin damage. The melanin production can be thrown off from the added heat from your phone. To combat this, try to limit your time on the phone to something more reasonable. If this isn’t possible try using a hands-free headset or speakerphone.
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