Sleep deprivation, or a lack of adequate sleep, can cause a host of problems for your body including acne. Yet many people don’t take this as seriously as they need to. Your body requires a certain amount of hours of sleep every night to function at peak levels and to be considered healthy. Sleep is just as important as the air you breathe and the food you eat. A lack of appropriate sleep can ultimately lead to death, if not dealt with correctly
Sleep is crucial for living a healthy and well-balanced life. Lack of sleep is affecting millions of people daily and people are statistically getting less sleep than ever before. Technology is partially to blame for our lack of sleep due to people being hooked to their smart phones, computers, and flat-screen televisions. Studies show that all technology should be turned off at least 30-60 minutes prior to your bedtime to allow your brain to detox. So for those of you who fall asleep with the tv on, even if it’s on mute, your brain is still active do to the waves coming from your tv and keeping your brain activity going when you should be resting.
Taking care of your skin is not hard. Many complain that they are too tired to wash their face before bed, that following a skin care routine takes up too much time, that they don’t break out so who cares if their skin isn’t cleansed and hydrated regularly, etc… The list of excuses can go on forever. The fact of the matter is that you NEED to take good care of your skin. You may think it doesn’t matter but one day it will matter. If you are blessed with not having bad skin now and don’t really ever break out, congratulations to you. For those that do suffer from bad skin, that is unfortunate. Regardless of what your skin is like though, if you don’t treat it right, you will see the affects down the road. You will start showing signs of aging more quickly, your skin getting wrinkles and fine lines more rapidly at a young age and you can and more than likely will break out later on in your life. Here are some ways you can take good care of your skin…simply: