Know How Stress Affects Your Skin & How To Prevent It

Startling Ways Stress Affects Your Skin & How To Prevent It

Stress has become a very common thing these days due to the hectic lifestyle of 21st century's people. Tiring schedules, long working hours, academic pressure.. There are tons of unavoidable factors that cause stress and lead to various health and skin related issues.

What Happens To Your Body When You Are Stressed?

When you are under stress, your nervous system instructs your brain to release stress hormones that include adrenaline, noradrenaline and cortisol. Continuous secretion of these hormones overworks the nervous system which leaves a bad impact on your body.

Ways Stress Affects Your Skin

Skin is the largest part of the human body and hence, it cannot be left unscathed by the impacts of stress the body goes through! Here are some startling ways stress can affect your skin.

Frequent Breakouts

Stress hormones like cortisol make the sebaceous glands present in the outer layer of the skinp roduce excess amount of oil, aka sebum. Excess sebum clogs the facial pores and traps dirt as well dead skin cells inside them, resulting in acne. Cortisol also elevates skin inflammation which again, triggers acne.

Dull & Fatigued Skin

The effects of stress can make you feel and look fatigued. Hence, it is important to relax and pamper your body with products like essential oil facials, face masks, refreshing anti-oxidant rich moisturizers to prevent the signs of stress from taking a complete toll on your skin.

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Premature Aging

Appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, crow's feet, dark spots, etc, prematurely is usually associated with poor diet, smoking or sun damage. But these two are not the only causes behind the early signs of aging. Stress too can have a huge impact on the aging process of your skin. It can accelerate the aging process of your skin and make you look older than what you actually are.

Not Getting Enough Sleep Due To Stress? You Are In For A Bad News!

Stress holds a major role behind a person's sleeping pattern. If you don't get an adequate amount of sleep daily due to stress, you may start to notice dark circles and fine lines around your eye area and your face might look more tired than usual.

How To Prevent Stress And Its Bad Effects

Startling Ways Stress Affects Your Skin & How To Prevent It


The best way to relieve stress is by spending just 10 to 20 minutes from your busy life in meditating! Meditation is an extremely simple technique that has an ability to calm your mind, reduce anxiety and de-stress you.

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Think Positive

What consumes your mind, controls your life!

No matter what, always think positive and do not stress over small things in your life that are not in your hands!

Spend Less Time On The Internet

Most of the people these days have become internet addicts. Researchers have found out that spending too much time on your smartphone or laptop to browse social media can also cause stress, sleep issues and depression.

Instead of using your free time to browse the internet, spend time with your loved ones or find and pursue a productive hobby!

Include Anti-Oxidant Rich Foods In Your Diet

An anti-oxidant rich diet helps to replenish the body with hormones which naturally fight stress. So include as many anti oxidant rich fruits and vegetables in your diet as possible. 

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