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4 Ways you’re Ruining Your Skin When You Sleep

Beauty sleep may be a myth, but that doesn’t mean skimping on it is good for your skincare. In fact, experts say getting too little shut-eye can cause premature aging. It also leads to an increased risk of pimples.

Here are four ways you’re ruining your skin when you sleep.

  1. Sleeplessness Makes Wrinkles Worse

Past studies have shown that people who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to develop deep lines like crow’s feet. To keep them from worsening over time, I recommend you invest in a wrinkle cream with anti-aging ingredients like retinol, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid. (

  1. Sleep Disorders Could Lead to Acne

Research shows that about 80 percent of people who have sleep apnea experience breakouts. It’s actually one of the biggest causes that dermatologists underline. When you sleep half-awake, this stimulates your stress hormones and leads to breakouts. It can also cause blackheads and whiteheads because your face is getting puffy due to lack of oxygen during sleep. Treatment options include using breathing machines during the night for sleep apnea patients.

  1. Beds Can Be Breeding Grounds for Germs

We have probably all heard that we’re supposed to change our sheets at least once a week. But what about the pillows? (hudpleie) They’re just as prone to getting germs which could end up on your face and cause breakouts. Experts recommend washing your pillowcase every other week.

  1. You’re Pore Get Blocked When You Sleep

Did you know that your body sweats during the night to cool down? When it’s hot, sweat creates pore-clogging substances which could lead to blackheads and whiteheads on your face. (anti age krem) If you find yourself waking up with a pimple, then go ahead and wash your face with a gentle cleanser. But be sure to use the right kind of soap.

Summing Up

It’s not only during the day that you need to take care of your skin, but also at night. Think of how many hours you spend asleep! It really is one of those times when doing a few things differently can make a big difference in the long run.