Getting the appropriate amount of sleep really does have effect on skin health. They do not call it beauty sleep for nothing. On average, adults should be getting between seven to nine hours of sleep per night. During these precious hours, the body is going through a regenerative process. Skin heals itself from all the damage it took on during the day. Cortisol levels drop, allowing cells to rejuvenate. Blood flow to skin increases, giving it a fresh and well rested look in the morning. Sleep also boosts the immune system. During these COVID-19 times, every bit of help is appreciated and matters.
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