The Truth About Beauty Sleep! How Lack Of Sleep Is Ruining Your Skin

The Truth About Beauty Sleep! How Lack Of Sleep Is Ruining Your Skin

Skin Care
By Samprita on 23 Aug 2019
Senior Digital Editor

You probably know this by now, but we would still like to mention it anyway...Beauty sleep is a real thing and no we are not kidding it actually exists!  You know that lack of sleep slows down your mind and makes you feel tired all day long, but did you know that it has the same effect or even worse effects on the health of your skin?


When you are off to sleep, your skin's at work doing its own real thing i.e (read repairing & regenerating cells, nourishing and boosting collagen), which obviously would not happen if you don't get enough sleep. If are a nocturnal hooman, this post is meant for you!

Get ready to find out what lack of sleep does to your skin... so that you can try and change your sleeping habits may be, as soon as possible!


Triple 'D' - Dull, Dry & Damaged

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A single sleepless night can leave your skin feeling dry and lifeless the next morning. Think of the damage then it can do to your skin if you are insomniac every other night. The lack of good sleep leads to a fall in the pH level of the skin and makes it appear dehydrated and dull.



The ageing clock starts ticking fast... from

If you have got fine lines, wrinkles and under-eye bags? It is a BIG sign that you are not getting enough sleep at night. Your skin produces collagen and improves elasticity while you are taking the ZZZs and the lack of it can speed up the ageing signs and make your skin droopy sooner than it ideally should.


No sleep? Get ready for dark circles & puffiness

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There are no doubts and you may already know this by now. Your panda like eyes is an actual result of your late-night obsessive social media scrolling, Netflix marathons and crazy partying till you hit the early morning bell. When your eyes are tired, it affects the blood flow and results in lack of oxygen around the eyes. This could further result in blotchy patches, puffiness and darkness around your eyes.


Get in a long-term relationship with breakouts

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If the reason behind your insomnia is stress or if you are working late, don't be surprised to see if you wake up to a new pimple every morning. Your skin and body need enough rest to relax and rejuvenate and if you have acne-prone skin, then you may need it more than anyone else.


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