24 Mar Sleep and Stress – Part 12 of 12 in the One Skin Series
There is well documented evidence that poor or diminished sleep is associated with increased stress.
- Decreased sleep yields increased stress.
- Increased stress yields increased cortisol production.
- Increased cortisol yields increased facial flushing and acne.
Adequate sleep is also associated with:
- Increased collagen production.
- Increased epidermal cell renewal and strong barrier function