Ask your phone
We did. Unfortunately, Siri and Cortana were unavailable for comment. Did you know the average American spends 162 minutes looking at their mobile device per day. That’s almost 60,000 minutes a year – That’s a lot of screen time!
Most of the time spent looking at your phone is looking down, bending your neck for extended periods of time. This can have disastrous consequences on your beauty and long term health. Aside from risking additional neck wrinkles, constantly looking down can hurt your spine.
Kick the addiction?
Most of us would give up a habit if we knew it was hurting our body. That said, we don’t anticipate anyone reading this to give up their cell phone, but being aware of the potential long term health risks may slightly alter your behavior. Here are four simple things you can do to make using your cell phone a little healthier.
- Use a hands free whenever possible
- Hold your phone at eye level
- Limit your screen time
- Clean your phone
ExPürtise is passionate about educating and empowering you to make healthier decisions for you and your family. We believe you should make smart choices for your body, not just your skin. If you haven’t already, read our philosophy on why you should Go Pure.