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Stressed Skin and How to Care for It

If you are stressed, it can be visible from your skin. Research has found that both acute and chronic stress can have adverse effects on the skin’s overall wellness. Stress can also worsen certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, hair loss and acne. Studies have indicated that the skin and hair follicles produce their stress-inducing signals through intricate mechanisms. These stress-inducing signals can travel to the brain and triggering a stress response.

Stress and the double-edged way between the brain and the skin

One of the common ways we experience temporary acute stress response is when we get nervous and start sweating. This reaction shows that there exists a link between the brain and skin. Science has shown that by having repetitive contact with environmental or psychological stressors, this can cause long-term effects on your skin, which could negatively affect your general well-being. There is an interconnected, … Read the rest