6 Ways In Which Stress Is Damaging Your Skin

Written by Dayle PereiraMar 23, 2017
6 ways in which stress is damaging your skin
When was the last time your mind was completely at ease, without a stray thought crossing it? It is definitely not anytime recently, because our minds are constantly whirring. From the next day’s meeting to business lunches to family pressures, we’re faced with stress day in and day out. Unfortunately, it is not only keeping our mind churning but affecting our skin greatly. Wondering how stress affects skin? Then read on to find out what these symptoms of stress are...

Dark circles and puffy eyes


The burden of impending tasks and a never ending to-do list can keep you up at night. With a tired mind and barely any sleep, the appearance of dark circles and bags beneath the eyes is certain. Remedy this with a relaxing night routine and plenty of zzz’s.


Oily, acne ridden skin


When you are stressed, your body releases the hormone cortisol. This increases the production of oil, which clogs pores and leads to pimples. In this case, treat your skin with the Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash as its Active Thymo-T essence works hard to stop pimples right from the beginning.




An increase in stressful activity or thoughts can cause a physical reaction in the body, which is detrimental to the skin. If not kept under control, this can lead to the appearance of rashes, hives, psoriasis and rosacea. In such a case, it is ideal to get down to the cause and treat it with meditation as well as a relaxing hobby like reading.




One of the most identifiable signs of stress is the impaired functioning of the skin. Unlike regular days, the skin isn’t supple and hydrated, which can cause dry patches and itchiness. Although it can be tempting, stop scratching right away and use soothing scents like vanilla and lavender to help calm your mind.


Stress creates a chain reaction on one’s skin. So when it releases Cortisol, the hormone affects the skin’s ability to retain moisture. This leads it to become parched and dull. Care for such dull skin with the Fair & Lovely Advanced Multi Vitamin Face Cream. It is just the expert fairness solution you need to wipe out dullness to have a bright face.




During a pressurising time, the release of the stress hormone cortisol degrades the collagen within your skin. As collagen is primarily responsible for its firmness and elasticity; its degeneration leads to wrinkles and fine lines. To treat this, the right skin routine is all you need for skin that is trouble-free.

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