Let your body work while you sleep

Nighttime is not only a time to rest, but also when your body gets time to recharge itself for the next day, and your skin has time for rejuvenation. You get better results if you help and get your skin ready for all this night time work with the following tips.

If you have a habit of sleeping with your hair down, it’s better if you stop the habit and sleep with your hair tied up as it’s beneficial to both your hair and skin. Make it a habit brushing your hair and braiding or pinning it up into a bun to keep it off your face as you sleep, and to prevent the formation of knots and tangles in the morning. This is essential as your hair has oil and dirt which can cause pimples and acne.

Put on the humidifier

It’s better if you switch on the humidifier before sleeping, especially in the winter. It helps as it infuses moisture into your bedroom air which in turn helps soothe dry, cracked and itchy skin. As low humidity levels trigger and accelerate eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions, sleeping with a humidifier on at night helps prevent all this.

Sleeping on silk pillowcases and bed sheets help your skin and hair as silk has natural proteins and 18 amino acids which help keep your skin young and beautiful. It also prevents sleep creases or lines associated with sleeping on cotton pillow cases. Silk is also good for your hair as it makes your hair slide smoothly with minimal damage while cotton pillowcases make hair bunch, knotty and unruly.

Sufficient sleep

No matter how busy you may be, it’s important that your body gets its beauty sleep at night. In fact, the type and duration of your sleep has a huge impact on how you look at in the daytime. This is because sleep is responsible for your skin rejuvenation when you sleep.

If you don’t get sufficient sleep, it can lead to many aging signs like dark circles under the eyes, wrinkles, fine lines and a dull complexion. So to keep yourself looking young, it’s essential that you get 7 to 8 hours of sound sleep every night.

You can enjoy your sleep better if you maintain a regular bedtime wherein you switch off your TV and keep your mobile elsewhere. Moreover, avoid drinking any coffee before sleeping at night and make it a habit to take a warm bath in the evening for better sleep.

All it takes are these minor tips to help your body rejuvenate itself and get you ready for the next day while you sleep.