Why do you look tired if you get enough sleep? You are not the only one and the problem is that even sleeping 8 hours a night, most adults live in a state of eternal exhaustion, stress, and anxiety, and this is reflected in their skin (in addition to affecting health).
Feeling tired affects your quality of life, productivity at work, and even your mood, but it can also affect your appearance. Dark circles and puffiness appear, the skin looks dull and lifeless, and if all of this doesn’t sound like much to you, it adds years and makes you look much older than you are, and it’s something no one likes to see appear. Plus, it invites others to ask unsolicited questions and comments (the typical “do you look tired, are you okay?”), and it doesn’t do anything for your self-esteem and safety.
In the movie Welcome to the Robinsons, the protagonist continues to make noise all night, which leads to his little roommate Goob not being able to sleep. Exhausted, Goob couldn’t play well at his baseball games, couldn’t concentrate, and was always in a bad mood, plus his eyes were hollow and highlighted with dark circles, and as an adult, he looked even worse, and that’s something that can happen to anyone who doesn’t get enough sleep.
Some people seem to suffer from a chronic problem, but, as with everything, there is a solution, in the form of small steps to be taken every day to reverse the situation and achieve fresher, more awake skin and an overall younger appearance.
What can you do if you look tired?
Use cold water
Both for the body and for the face, cold water wakes you up, in addition, it is the one that will not damage your skin and will not make it dry and tight, and it can improve circulation.
Focus on the eyes
There are creams, products, and treatments you can use on the eyes to remove puffiness and dark circles, and they should be part of your nightly or morning routine. Night products help your skin recover during the night, while day products help “wake up” the skin to look fresh even if you haven’t had the best night’s sleep.
Use a scrub
Cleansing the skin and removing accumulated dead cells is essential for it to be at its best, fresh, young, and glowing with health. So you should add an exfoliant to your cleansing routine, although it is recommended not to use it too much as it can remove natural oils and damage the surface. It is best to use it twice a week.
Don’t forget the moisturizer
Hydrated skin will always look healthier and fresher, so after washing your face, you should always apply one that matches your skin type and helps to have good hydration. There are moisturizing creams or gels, and you should always supplement with sunscreen.
Use a roller
The famous face rollerblades are among the great beauty trends of today, and this is because experts say that they help improve the appearance of the skin, its texture and prevent the appearance of puffiness and wrinkles. They do a kind of massage on the face and are used cold to bring their benefits, and no, they are not reserved for women.
Complete with a mask
Masks help eliminate everything that makes your skin dull and lifeless, in addition to purifying, eliminating toxins, and can help with hydration. There are special masks for men’s skin and they contain essential ingredients such as charcoal or clay.
Outfit and grooming
There are days when you won’t be able to get enough sleep or sleep, but that doesn’t mean everyone has to know. If this happens, choose an outfit that makes you look more awake and highlights your skin. And you should not forget to take care of your hair and beard so that they do not give the impression that you have just woken up.
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