Most of us are aware that stress can have a profound effect on our bodies in lots of different ways, and the skin is one of the main places to suffer. From dryness to wrinkles to redness, stressed out skin is a real issue but fortunately we’ve got several products which can help to soothe your stressed complexion. Here’s five of the best:
Night time is a great time to deal with stressed-out skin as you can use richer products without having to worry about how the work with your make-up or the excess shine that they often produce. This night cream from Elemis is anti-oxidant rich and helps prevent moisture loss, working to nourish and de-stress tired skin. By morning skin is left feeling supple and replenished.
The eyes often show stress before any other part of the face, displaying puffiness, dark circles and wrinkles in response to duress. Dermalogica formulated this high-performance eye treatment and masque that energises skin to reduce visible signs of stress. It is suitable for all skin conditions and uses sea water extract and arctic algae minimise the look of puffiness and dark circles.
Is there anything better than a nice massage when you’re feeling stressed, to work the knots out of your muscles, especially around your shoulders, neck and back? This massage oil helps hands to glide over the skin and contains a combination of essential oils which are designed to soothe the senses and enhance your relaxation.
Stressed skin is often very dry and tight, because the body’s ability to produce its own natural moisture is interrupted by stress. This means that you need something intensive to reintroduce moisture to the skin, like this masque from Dermalogica. It contains a soothing blend of botanicals which help to refresh and restore stressed and dehydrated skin.
Serums are the ideal product to use on stressed-out skin as they provide soothing benefits and deeply hydrate. This hydrating oil serum from Decleor is made from 100% pure and natural essential oils that is specially formulated to comfort and treat skin exposed to daily stress, and has won many awards from industry experts.