Terrifying Ways Sleep Deprivation Ruins Your Beauty

January 4, 2016  |  
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Maybe exhaustion isn’t a good enough reason for you to get enough sleep because you think, “That’s what coffee is for.” But let’s appeal to your vanity a bit, sleep deprivation doesn’t just require a little perk me up — it might require a host of beauty products to undo unnecessary damage.

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Eczema

If you battle eczema, then you should know that Cureeczemaslowly.com says sleep is the number one factor that determines whether or not you can heal the effects of this skin disorder.

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Hanging eyelids

You know what makes you look happy and engaged in conversation? Wide eyes! But you won’t get those if you’re sleep deprived. People who are sleep deprived suffer from hanging eyelids, says Journalsleep.org.

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Your stomach does a lot of important things while you are sleeping, but it can’t if you’re not sleeping. People who suffer from digestive issues will see those pronounced when they’re sleep deprived, says Xovain.com.

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Red eyes

No amount of makeup tutorials or the best quality eyeshadow in the world can make red eyes look pretty. But if you don’t sleep enough, your eyes become red says Journalsleep.org.

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Weight gain

It may be hard to control your weight if you’re not getting enough shuteye. Sleep deprivation also has a positive correlation with an increased appetite, says Cnn.com.

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Forehead wrinkles

Studies have yet to confirm that sleep deprivation leads directly to wrinkles, but it could lead  to them indirectly. How? Sleep deprivation causes stress levels to rise, says Healthday.com, and you know you do that grimace thing with your forehead when you’re stressed.

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Thinning hair

Guess what else ongoing stress in the body causes? Hair thinning and hair loss, says Xovain.com.

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Inflammation

When you’re sleep deprived, your body’s anti-inflammatory response is weakened. That just makes any preexisting skin issues appear worse, says Everydayhealth.com.

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Frown lines

Not getting enough sleep also makes you moody and depressed, says Harvard.edu. Try fighting frown lines like that.

 

 

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No bounce in your skin

Not sleeping enough also causes the breakdown of collagen in your skin, says Everydayhealth.com. That means you can say goodbye to that nice bounce in your skin.

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Passion-killer

Missing just one night of sleep can kill your creative thinking abilities, says Researchgate.net. And nothing makes a person more attractive than their creativity and their passion.

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Dehydration

Getting enough sleep is crucial to your body’s ability to do all the things it needs to do with water, including hydrating your skin, says Everydayhealth.com.

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Rapid aging

When you’re in a deep sleep your body can repair damaged cells, including skin cells that have suffered sun damage, says Huffingtonpost.com.

 

 

 

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You look sad

And finally, you don’t look happy when you’re tired, and nobody looks pretty when they look unhappy. In fact, people tend to take pity on you when you’re sleep-deprived, says Theatlantic.com.

 

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