The Sleep and Glow Connection
By: Lynn Jenkins |
According to experts, lack of sleep can negatively effect your body and mind, but what about your skin? Is your appearance affected when you don’t get enough sleep?
Most of us would likely say yes as we’ve at times noticed dark undereye circles, excessive dryness, and an overall dull appearance to our skin after skipping out on sleep.
As we age, it’s important to prioritize rest and relaxation to maintain good health and help keep skin youthful-looking and radiant. Here are a few essential things to remember when your schedule gets hectic, and sleep is the last thing on your to-do list.
More Water On-Board
Keeping your body hydrated is vital for overall good health, and boosting your daily water intake can significantly improve the appearance of your skin. The extra hydration on-board helps maintain the skin’s moisture balance and helps your body flush out toxins that can wreak havoc on your skin’s glow. But don’t stop there.
It’s important to remember that moisture and hydration are two very different things as it relates to your skin’s needs, so it is a good idea to treat your skin’s surface with the added benefits of a rich moisturizer layered over a potent hydrating serum at night before going to bed. You’ll love the added benefits of the extra hydration when you wake to a reduction in the appearance of dark circles and puffy eyes often evident when you’ve been giving sleep the slip.
Try Sydoni Skincare and Beauty’s Hydrating Repair Serum with Hyaluronic Acid to help prevent moisture loss while you sleep. Follow with the caffeinated Cucumber Revitalizing Eye Gel to help combat eye area puffiness.
Nighttime Is the Tight Time
During the day, your skin gets exposed to many harmful elements that can cause skin damage and contribute to early signs of age. Nighttime, while you’re sleeping, is your skin’s optimal time to repair and rejuvenate itself. Recovering and renewing vital cells and increasing collagen production help keep skin firm and tight, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
So, schedule those sleep hours. More sleep equals more collagen equals smoother, tighter skin that glows with vitality.
Get up and Glow
Throughout your nighttime repair process, increased blood flow carries oxygen to vital organs, including your skin. This process contributes to your skin’s vibrant, rosy appearance noticeable when you wake following a restful night’s sleep. Prioritizing your sleep and nighttime skincare routine is sure to keep your morning glow noticeably radiant and long-lasting.
No matter your age, your skin needs special care to keep you protected. You can help keep your body’s largest organ beautiful, strong, and glowing by giving it required downtime to repair and rejuvenate.
Believe in your beauty sleep. Rest and Radiance is the new R & R for 50 and over.