I think it’s safe to say that most of us would like to “age gracefully,” even though that means something different for everyone. For some, the idea of aging gracefully means graciously accepting wrinkles, skin spots, joint issues, or other traditional markers of age as they come, while others view it as a directive to do what they can to naturally stave off those signs of aging as long as possible.
We are all getting older with each passing day, and some visible signs of aging are inevitable. But whether you choose to take those signs in stride or fight them with every cream, lotion, or supplement at your disposal, one thing is true: At the very least, we should be doing everything we can to not speed up the aging process.
10. Not getting enough sleep
It’s no secret that not getting enough sleep can make you look older.
After all, just one night of poor sleep can drastically change your appearance in the mirror the following morning.
That’s because sleep is extremely restorative to all systems and areas of the body, including the skin.
So if you can manage to increase the length and quality of your nightly snoozing, you may likely start noticing an improvement in your complexion—and be able to stave off those lines and wrinkles even longer.