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ages hair and skin," explains Howard Murad, MD, associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Sleep also elevates the hormone melatonin, which shields against fine lines, discoloration and even certain types of cancer.
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eye circles and puffiness might be all the proof you need, research also confirms the ugly negative effects of sleep shortage. Sigh.
There's new help for those who skimp on sleep, though: tips and tools to hurry your body's natural recovery process which means you look rested (even when you aren't). Some products also solve pesky beauty problems, like acne and dry hair. Try these remedies and you are bound to get "Good morning, gorgeous!" results.
Your goal: A clearer complexion
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Your ultimate goal: Softer skin
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indoor cooling and heating suck moisture from the air, creating an incredibly dry environment that can cause skin cells to reduce too fast and lead to flakiness, says Dr. Murad. Switch on a humidifier and apply products containing hyaluronic acid: "It helps seal skin's outer layer to prevent dehydration," he says. Apply just after washing your face, while skin is still slightly damp, capture moisture.
Your goal: A face free from irritation
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from Cornell University's Weill Medical College in New York City. Sidestep sensitivity with a calming gel that contains moisturerestoring glycerin such as Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing gelcream for dry skin ( at mass retailers). Pat onto easily irritated areas (typically your cheeks) together with your ring finger, which applies the lightest pressure.