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Tired or stressed? How to stop fatigue from showing on your skin

It may sound like a cliché, but how you feel on the inside can often affect how you look on the outside. Fatigue and long-term stress are two of the most common reasons behind skin dullness, but what can we do to minimise their effects? Our tips below.

Why does my skin look so dull when I’m tired?


It may sound like a cliché, but how you feel on the inside can often affect how you look on the outside. Fatigue and long-term stress are two of the most common reasons behind skin dullness, but what can we do to minimise their effects? Our tips below.

Dull, tired skin: skincare solutions


Of course, we’ve all been guilty of the occasional late night or two. If you’ve only got seconds to spare before you have to head out the door, take a look at our five-minute fix for reducing the appearance of tired skin.
Key skincare ingredients to look for when looking to improve skin’s brightness include hyaluronic acid, which can hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water, as well as peony root, known for its antioxidant properties
. Energizing ingredients such as adenosin also awaken skin, giving it more radiance. Finally, using a gentle facial exfoliator in the evening will help to remove dead skin cells and boost micro-circulation, leaving skin rosy and glowing – the perfect blank canvas for your morning makeup routin

Stress, fatigue, lack of sleep: easy ways to beat them


We all know the feeling of lying awake in the middle of the night, worrying about what we may or may not have forgotten to do during the day. If you feel your stress levels are starting to interfere with your sleep cycle, regular exercise can be a great way of decompressing after a demanding day at the office. What’s more, terms of your skin’s overall health, a trip to the gym is great for improving circulation for a brighter, rosier complexion. Just make sure skin doesn’t dry out by remembering to apply an intensely moisturizing cream, like Vichy’s Idealia Lumière Day Cream, to guarantee 24 hour hydration. It’s important to remember that long-term, your lifestyle can really start to have an effect on your skin’s overall appearance. Prevention is better than cure, so make sure to get your 8 hours of sleep - your skin will thank you!

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