We all know things like sleeping with your makeup on or skipping cleanser (or not having any semblance of a skincare regimen in the first place!) aren’t exactly great for our skin.
If done frequently, they can often be the cause of pimples.
But what about the less obvious habits contributing to your skin problems? If you’re the kind of person who takes their phone into the bathroom with you, you’re probably going to want to read on…
1. Using your laptop.
"Unclean surfaces which repeatedly touch your skin such as a cycle helmet strap or dirty phone or unclean surfaces you touch regularly followed by touching your skin like a keyboard can cause skin problems," says Emma Hobson, Education Manager for the International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica.
"Any surface that harbors dirt and surface bacteria can cause the skin to become irritated and breakout."
This is because you're transferring all dirt, oil, bacteria and grime to your face. Try giving these items a wipe down every so often.