Is there any truth is the saying “I need my beauty sleep”?
A study from the University of Stockholm reveals there is…
A bad night’s sleep makes you look less attractive
This comes after a Swedish study, which had people look at the photos of study participants who’d been photographed at 14:30 after eight hours of sleep and then again at the same time after going 31 hours with no sleep, showed that sleep deprivation:
Not only did this make study participants look less attractive, but those who looked at the photos said the “people who were sleep-deprived looked sadder” too, adds The Huffington Post.
This study is important to your health! After all, if other people regularly tell you how tired you’re looking, you can be sure a lack of sleep is compromising your body and your health too.
Use this natural health secret to get a good night’s sleep
According to news.com.au, “one third of the world’s population are dangerously sleep deprived.”
If you’re one of them, drink two glasses of tart cherry juice to get your sleeping patterns back on track. This will help you “sleep longer and leaves you feeling more rested,” explains, Dr Jonathan Wright, the natural health specialist behind Nutrition & Healing.
Cherries contain melatonin – a hormone that helps your body regulate its natural sleep/wake cycles
So take a long hard look in the mirror when you wake up in the morning to see if you’re looking your best. If you’re not, take action before your face and your body begins to show signs that something is wrong.