Are your face creams bleaching your sheets?

Have you ever washed your sheets or pillow cases only to find bleach spots on them? You know you didn’t put bleach in the wash so where exactly did it come from? Did you know that some face creams and acne medication specifically those with hydroquinone and benzoyl peroxide in them can actually bleach fabrics! So how do you prevent this from happening? Well there are a few things you can do:


  1. Rub the lotion in well and let it dry before coming into contact with fabric.
  2. Use white sheets.
  3. Keep benzoyl peroxide and hydroquinone tainted laundry separate from the rest.
  4. Don’t sweat, as this will cause the cream to rub off on your pillow cases.
  5. Change your face cream.


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