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15 Jan, 2018

Getting your beauty sleep with This Works.

Beauty sleep is not a myth, it’s a science and a good night sleep is integral to looking great at 7am when the alarm goes off. Here we speak to This Works about resetting sleep routines and sleeping smart!

Lifestyle

Sleep Smart / Reset your Sleep

How did you sleep last night? If the answer is “like a log” then lucky you, you are obviously not one of the 30% of people in the UK who are, according to the Mental Health Foundation, currently suffering from sleep related disorders. For everyone else, pour yourself a cup of green tea and read on…

At This Works we believe that with sleep comes beauty. As authorities in circadian rhythm and the skin’s inbuilt 24 hour clock, we know that your sleep quality directly affects your complexion at a cellular level and consequently your morning get up and glow. During the night phase, the skin’s metabolic rate speeds up and skin cells become more productive. On a good night, they’re busy creating new cells (your stem cells are more active), replacing aged cells, removing harmful toxins and generally renewing the skin. But on a bad night of disturbed sleep these processes are hampered, resulting in puffy eye bags and dull, lacklustre skin in the morning. So, at This Works we talk about a two-pronged attack when it comes to aiding and abetting sleep deprived skin. 1) Detox in the Evening and 2) Get Help Switching Off.

Detoxification paves the way for night creams and serums to work at their best. Equally by removing toxins, we help boost our skin’s natural overnight renewal process. At This Works we have our own ‘green juice for the skin’ in the form of our Evening Detox Clay Mask – it contains natural Kaolin clay and mineral rich Malachite to help suck out daily pollutants from pores. Try it and you’ll really notice the difference come morning – even after a restless night.


Switching off a busy mind can prove more of a challenge – especially if you are an iPhone in bed addict. Blue light suppresses the secretion of melatonin, the sleep hormone, so our first advice is leaving the smartphone in the living room and investing in an alarm clock (and then turning the dial away from you so the light can’t stimulate your brain if you wake in the night). Our award-winning This Works deep sleep pillow spray makes switching off easier too. In independent clinical trials, we found that it tackled that dreaded sleep anxiety. You know, that self-fulfilling prophecy where you lie awake worrying about not being able to get to sleep… 89% of testers were able to nod off faster*.

Essentially Beauty sleep is not a myth, it’s a science and a good night is integral to looking great at 7am when the alarm goes off. We would know.


Sleep tight, This Works x


*Independent study of 200 subjects (age 18+) including 100 ex-prescription users compared to no product.

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