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Because it is criss-crossed with very fine nerve endings, the skin reacts directly to our emotions. During times of stress, it becomes more irritable and can itch. In the long term, stress also makes its mark on our face: fine lines and wrinkles appear, the skin is dehydrated, thinner and less supple. The good news: by becoming more relaxed, we can only become more beautiful - what a superb idea.

“Stress accelerates skin ageing.  Indeed, it acts upon the skin in many ways. It restricts the blood flow and the circulation towards the skin, increases the oxidative stress and the production of free radicals, reduces the quality and the quantity of collagen… It also stimulates the production of cortisol. This “stress” hormone causes inflammation in all of the organs, the skin included. It also provokes the appearance of pimples, wrinkles and fine lines and makes the skin more fragile.” Dr Maryna Taïeb, aesthetic doctor.

Combat stress: some little tips to achieve serenity

Stress affects the body at many levels and especially the skin. It can provoke:

the appearance of pimples
the formation of wrinkles and early fine lines  
the loss of hydration of the skin
inflammati...

Taking care of stressed skin

Despite all the resolutions and precautions that one might make, unfortunately it is difficult to rid oneself completely of stress. The skin gets tired and needs special attention.
Remember to hydrate...

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