We know that not getting enough sleep can impact our health and cognitive function but did you know that a lack of zzzz’s can damage our skin?
Sleep is crucial to skin health. Not getting enough sleep can lead to an increased inflammatory response that can worsen existing skin conditions. These increased inflammatory cells can increase the breakdown of collagen and hyaluronic acid. While sleeping, the body’s hydration balances. Not getting enough sleep leads to a poor hydration balance which can lead to puffy eyes, dryness and more visible wrinkles.