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5 Sleep Essentials to Support Mature Skin

Do you want to wake up with rejuvenated, healthy-looking skin on a regular basis? If you’re tired of puffy-looking eyes, dark circles, and more fine lines than you went to bed with, there are several ways to properly care for your skin. It’s easier than you may think. Developing a nighttime skin care routine is an essential part of your beauty regimen that you should embrace if you haven’t already. Here are a few tips that can impact how your skin looks in the morning.

Upgrade Your Pillowcase

Your current pillowcase may be causing more friction on your skin than you realize, creating unwanted tugging and pulling. To avoid this, treat yourself to a super soft pillowcase, such as mulberry silk. The natural slip of silk can help minimize the stretching of delicate facial skin. Silk is also less absorbent than cotton, which can help your skin retain valuable moisture while you sleep. Consider your mulberry silk pillowcase the secret to your effective skin care routine—and enjoy the feeling of luxury it provides.

Apply a Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid

Moisturizing your skin every day is an integral part of your routine as it keeps your skin hydrated and can help reduce the appearance of fine lines. A key ingredient to look for in your moisturizer is hyaluronic acid because it helps your skin retain moisture. As a humectant, hyaluronic acid assists in pulling water in. Ideally, you should moisturize before sleeping and in the morning before heading out for the day. Even better, look for skin care regimens for men and women to keep everyone on track with a routine.

Use Anti-Aging Products

While no product can completely erase fine lines or wrinkles, with a high-quality and well-formulated anti-aging cream, serum, eye cream, and even a high-performing neck tightening cream, you can help turn back the hands of time. Certain ingredients, such as defensin molecules, can prompt dormant cells to wake up and make brand-new, healthy cells. With fresh, healthy cells, skin can appear brighter, more even in tone, and smoother. Niacinamide is another ingredient to look out for, known for its skin brightening and hydrating properties.

Get More Sleep

As you’ve probably experienced, when you don’t get enough sleep, you sometimes wake up with dark under-eye circles and puffiness. Over time, your skin may look dull and just plain tired. While we sleep, our skin regenerates, and the body releases hormones necessary for collagen production. A lack of sleep can raise cortisol levels and interfere with collagen production as a result. Most people need at least seven hours of sleep to look and feel their best. Try to aim for eight or more if you can.

Seek Out Antioxidants

Free radicals in the environment can wreak havoc on our skin over time, causing it to look older before its time. Antioxidants in your skin care products can help protect you from the damage of free radicals triggered by environmental stressors such as air pollution or UV radiation. Your skin can benefit greatly from antioxidants such as vitamins in your topical products. Whether it’s an eye cream, moisturizer, or serum (or all of them), make sure you’re applying antioxidant-rich skin care on your face daily.

About DefenAge

DefenAge’s award-winning skin rejuvenation products are formulated with Age-Repair Defensins, patent-pending molecule technology that prompts dormant reserves of cells to make healthy, brand-new skin cells. Skin care products from DefenAge visibly improve the look of aging skin for both men and women on a global scale. The beauty brand’s Clinical Power Trio is dermatologist recommended skin care, featuring 2-Minute Reveal Masque, 24/7 Barrier Balance Cream, and 8-in-1 BioSerum. With consistent use, results include brighter-looking skin and an improvement in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and pore size. The full DefenAge collection contains a cleanser, moisturizer, serum, eye cream, neck tightening cream, a silk pillowcase, mens skincare kits, and more.

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