The skin is one of the most important organs in your body. It is the front line of the immune system, completely protecting your body from head to toe from pathogens. The skin helps to regulate your body’s temperature and allows us to experience the sensation of touch. Culturally, your skin defines the standard for beauty. To revitalize skin and slow the aging process, it is of utmost importance to care for it as naturally as possible.
- Sleep Better
Most people have experienced sallow skin and puffy eyes after a few nights of missed sleep. But it turns out that chronic sleep loss can lead to lackluster skin, fine lines, and dark circles under the eyes. When you don’t get enough sleep, your body releases more of the stress hormone cortisol. In excess amounts, cortisol can break down skin collagen, the protein that keeps skin smooth and elastic.
Nothing is more important than getting enough quality sleep. And out of all 5 states of sleep, deep(delta) sleep influences your health the most for it is the only time your body releases growth hormones that keep you young. If you are under 40, a total of 1 hour a night (of deep sleep) is normal. If you seem to have trouble sleeping, follow these tips to sleep better tonight. Your sleep position is of significance too.