Which skin care is the right one for me? Surely, many have thought about this question. And tried out several possibilities. But, did you know that not only a high-quality skin care is responsible for a flawless complexion and beauty? Learn more about the secret of beauty sleep.
The secret of beauty sleep
Especially our lifestyle contributes to beauty. Balanced nutrition, sufficient movement as well as healthy and restful sleep takes an essential part. Sufficient and high-quality sleep care for good looking and a beautiful skin.
During night, important regeneration processes take place. For regeneration and repair of skin cells, hormones mainly produced at night are responsible. The sleeping hormone melatonin supports falling asleep and sleeping through. It also is a radical catcher and acts as important skin protector. The happy hormone serotonin is said to be precursor for melatonin. We need natural daylight to produce serotonin; therefore, it also is important to spend time in fresh air during daylight to have a good night sleep. The interaction of darkness, sleep and daylight care for a balance of these two hormones.
Somatropin is a further “anti-aging-hormone”. It is a growth hormone that is responsible for repair of damaged cells and skin tissue. The release of somatropin mainly takes place during deep sleep. Therefore, not only sleep duration but also sleep quality is decisive for a healthy skin.
Sallow and lifeless skin due to lack of sleep
Due to sleep disturbances and lack of sleep for a longer period of time, the skin looks sallow and lifeless. Furthermore, wrinkling increases. The elasticity and resistance of the skin is diminished and the aging process increased.
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