There is no magic potion to turn back the clock on the aging process. However, there are several pretty easy ways that you are able to nudge it backwards – even while you sleep. It has already been incredibly well documented that sleep is amazing for your skin and has incredible anti-aging benefits. Even the smallest changes that you make today can have miraculous results a few years from now. We are going to explore holistic sleep aids.

 

Below are 5 ways you can turn back the clock while you sleep:

 

  1. Go to bed with clean skin

    Always wash your face thoroughly before you go to bed at night. If you have any makeup on, use either a store bought or natural make up remover. A great organic and all natural make up remover is coconut oil. Once the make up is removed, wash your face with a foam cleanser and warm water. Pat your skin dry after.

  2. Fully Moisturize

    Skin healthy foods should be a staple in your diet, if they are not already. Foods that boost your skin include, After your face is washed and clean, fully apply a moisturizer that works with your skin type. If your skin is on the dryer side, use a thicker cream moisturizer. If you have oily skin, pick one with an acid base. Do not forget to cover your entire face and neck.

  3. Sleep with a Grounded Beauty Pillow

    There are some really amazing benefits people can get from grounding, also known as earthing. By sleeping while using a grounded beauty pillow, you can get all the same benefits of regular restful slumber while also drawing in positive environmental energy. The pillow allows you to reconnect with the Earth’s restorative electrons while you sleep. A great anti-aging product.

  4. Use a humidifier

    By sleeping with a humidifier in your room, you are able to hydrate your skin while you sleep. This will work with the moisturizer to fully replenish your skin, especially your face. To add some extra hydration, try keeping a full glass of cold water next to your bed. That way you can replenish during the night, too.

  5. Drink some herbal tea

    Instead of a nightcap of wine or warm milk, try drinking herbal tea (a great holistic sleep aid) before you go to sleep. Not only will this help you drift off more easily, it will also give you some great vitamins and nutrients that your body will absorb as you rest. As a bonus, trying also sleeping on two pillows while drifting off to sleep in order to help drain any face puffiness and help you breathe better.

    While Aging is a natural process, nobody actually wants to get—and look—older. By making these five changes that work while you sleep, and utilizing anti-aging products such as those mentioned above, you can combat this process the natural way.