It’s not called beauty sleep for nothing.
The impact of a good eight hours zzz’s on skin – from vanquishing dark circles to boosting radiance and reducing wrinkles – is well known.
But with current Covid stress factors making disrupted nights common, getting the quantity and quality of sleep required to stay looking fresh as well as feeling healthy has never been more resonant.
In May, a study by King’s College London and Ipsos MORI revealed that 63 per cent of us have experienced ‘worse’ sleep patterns since lockdown, while organic aromatherapy beauty brand NEOM surveyed over 2,000 customers and found 42 per cent were sleeping less well.
Last weekend’s clock change makes it an ideal time to tackle sleep issues and their effect on our appearance.
‘When we sleep, skin goes into “repair and…