You may want to loosen your relationship with your phone after reading this.
1. Your phone causes zits and rashes. Phones are swamped with dirt and bacteria as they land on practically any surface, including sinks and public toilet floors. Don’t sleep with your phones next to your face. Clean them with cotton swabs slightly drenched in alcohol. Just avoid contact with charging ports and other openings when cleaning.
2. Phones emit blue light that disrupts sleep, not to mention the mobile activities that keep you awake until late. Turn off phones at night to avoid disturbed sleeping patterns that cause dark circles, puffiness, and dry skin.
3. Overuse of phones lead to overheating. Not only does the extra heat affect your melatonin production, it also burns skin. Avoid dark spots by using your phone moderately.
4. Constant squinting as you read tiny texts and images in your phone leads to premature folds around the eyes. Constant use of phones by looking down also create saggy jowls and neck pain. If texting can’t be helped, at least bring your phone closer at eye level.
5. Phone cases may contain chromium, nickel, and cobalt – elements that are considered allergens. They cause “mobile phone dermatitis” that can sometimes cause skin inflammation and blisters, a study shows. Don’t worry Android and iPhone users, they contain none of these allergens but you do need to be careful with other phone cases.