Follow-up – Lujain Ismail:
Don’t have time to clean up? Or maybe you are lucky enough to own a dryer that you can use after washing to speed up the drying process? Either way, feel free to use a clothes dryer! There is nothing better than re-inflating an old pillow. Tips to keep pillows healthy and thin!
The right size pillow
- Choosing a quality pillow cover is essential to a plump pillow.
- You should consider choosing the right pillow cover.
- Choose a pillowcase about 2 cm larger than the pillow.
- Although we think a micro-quilt will thicken the pillow, in the long run it will cause the filling to deteriorate.
When should you give up your pillow and buy another?
- Whether your pillows are made of synthetics, cotton, or feathers, these are signs that they are no longer effective, causing you to have trouble sleeping, neck and back pain, and sharing your bed with fearsome microbes:
- Changing your pillowcases regularly isn’t enough to keep them clean and supportive forever.
- He recommends changing pillows every two or three years, but others think they should be changed every six months. Why?
- In addition to its texture and shape, we can find the remains of dead skin cells, dirt and sebum in the pillows that we sleep on every day.
If you’re not sure if your pillow is still doing its job, ask yourself:
- Is the filling starting to clump or wrinkle?
- Does your feather pillow need to be shaken and batted daily to return to its original shape?
- If I fold a pillow in the middle, will it stay folded?
- If you answered yes to any of those, it’s time to buy a new pillow!