Sleep: The Best Kept Secret For Glowing Skin
Have you ever noticed that your skin glows the following day when you get a good night's sleep? But it shows on your skin if you need to catch more z's. You can take your complexion from dull and tired to glowing and radiant with the right amount of rest and good skincare habits. Let's explore how sleep is the secret to great skincare, starting with knowing your sleep needs.
Know your sleep needs
The Sleep Health Foundation recommends that adults sleep between 7 and 9 hours each night. To ensure you get adequate sleep for your body, pay attention to how you feel after different amounts of rest and adjust your sleep habits for healthier, glowing skin.
Effects of lack of sleep on the skin
Lack of sleep can lead to premature skin ageing due to decreased collagen production. It can also cause a dull complexion, dark circles under the eyes, dryness, sensitivity, breakouts, and inflammation. For glowing skin, getting plenty of restful sleep and follow a skincare routine. Take the Skin Quiz to find yours.
Skin benefits of getting enough sleep
Adequate and restful sleep is one of the best steps to take when caring for your skin. When you get enough quality sleep, your body is better able to repair damaged cells and produce more collagen, a protein that helps keep skin firm, supple and elastic. In addition, adequate sleep reduces the cortisol level in your body, which is responsible for controlling stress hormones which can otherwise speed up the ageing process. Getting enough sleep can also reduce redness and irritation in the skin, keeping it youthful and glowing!
So if you want vibrant-looking skin, ensure you get quality sleep each night!
The link between sleep and skin recovery
Sleeping is vital for keeping your skin healthy and allowing it to recover from any damage it may have incurred throughout the day. To ensure you get the most out of every sleep session, follow a hydrating skincare routine before bed. essano Beauty Sleep Cloud Night Cream (with the power of Retinol Complex) provides long-lasting moisture instantly while also targeting fine lines and wrinkles so you wake up with smooth and radiant looking skin. Use after cleansing each evening to optimise skincare recovery overnight.
Tips for getting a good night’s sleep to improve skin health
Here are some simple tips to help you get a good night’s sleep so you wake up to the skin of your dreams, every morning.
- Have a consistent bedtime routine, including following a nighttime skincare routine that includes using our Beauty Sleep Cloud Night Cream for optimal skin recovery while you sleep.
- Minimise blue light exposure before bed.
- Avoid too much caffeine in the evening.
- Winding down with relaxation techniques such as yoga or meditation.
- Take a bath before bed, adding just a few drops of a soothing body wash like our relaxing essano Vanilla & Chia Seed Soothe & Nourish Body Wash.
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