In a perfect world, we'd all get a restful eight hours of sleep and awaken with a luminous complexion that requires no makeup. (Oh, and little birds would braid our hair.) Unfortunately we don't live in a fairytale, and getting a solid night of sleep is more rare than a unicorn sighting. But there's no need to despair: These six tips will help you fake the effects of a full night of sleep by making the most of your body's nighttime repair mode.
Keep reading to see how to get better skin while you sleep.
The Mayo Clinic recommends keeping your home at a humidity level of 30-50 percent. As humidity levels tend to drop during the winter, putting you at risk for dry, flaky skin and cracked lips, it's important to restore some of the moisture in the air.
Enter: the humidifier. While you may feel a bit granny-ish setting up a humidifier at night, this steam-blowing machine can have wonderful benefits for your skin, like keeping it plump, hydrated, and supple.