Let’s face it, if you’re tired, you LOOK tired! This includes under eye bags, dark circles, stress lines, and more. The benefits of Beauty Sleep may include less wrinkles, diminished puffiness, improved natural exfoliation & skin elasticity, reduced risk of scarring & stretch marks, firmness & more.
It’s easier to resist junk food when you’ve slept well. Being short on sleep can boost those hormones that make you feel extra hungry. According to researchers at the University of Chicago, well-rested dieters lose as much as 55% more fat than those who are sleep-deprived.
There’s a reason we want to crawl into bed when we aren’t feeling well. Research shows that those who consistently don’t get enough sleep or those who sleep poorly are more prone to illness & infections. Getting proper Beauty Sleep is key for illness recovery & preventing sickness before it starts.
Everyone feels refreshed after a good night’s sleep! It helps improve your mood and mental health. When sleeping, your brain works to restore both body & mind. In REM sleep, your brain focuses on restoring your mind, including processing your emotions and things that you learned throughout the day. This helps prepare you for the social & emotional demands of tomorrow.
Your blood pressure decreases while you sleep, making it easier for your cardiovascular system to function. If you don’t get enough sleep, this means your blood pressure will remain at higher levels for longer periods of the 24-hour sleep-wake cycle.