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12 Ways Sleeping Naked Benefits Your Skin

There’s nothing quite like being naked, free from all restraints and far more comfortable than any clothing will ever allow you to be. Why make bathing one of the only times you’re ever fully nude?

One in three people have taken to sleeping naked and it’s looking like they’ve got the right idea! Here are 15 best reasons why you should ditch your pajamas:

1. Lowers Your Risk of Skin Diseases

It is important to remember that your skin is an organ, and keeping your organs healthy is essential for your overall health and well-being. While some skin diseases are unavoidable, typically these issues are completely preventable, one of these preventative measures happens to be sleeping naked.

Fresh air against your body and ridding yourself of tight or restrictive clothing for the hours when you’re sleeping is one of the easiest ways to lower your risk of skin disease.

2. Helps Prevent Wrinkles

There are hundreds of expensive products on the market to help men and women achieve and maintain youthful and wrinkle-free skin. But this simple solution is entirely free! In order to keep your skin looking young, simply take off your clothes and go to bed!

Researchers suggest that people who sleep wearing pajamas and clothing to bed often have quicker skin deterioration than those who do not. The idea behind this is that, with clothing, one’s core temperature rises rapidly and interferes with the release and growth of hormones and melatonin.

These things are essential to keep skin looking youthful. Sleeping nude ensures that your body temperature will stay at a low enough level to support these vital compounds.

3. Reduces Sweating

Sweating assists in ridding the body of toxins, which is wonderful but have you ever woken up sweating? Turns out that’s not good for your skin. Sleeping with your clothes on means that you will sweat far more than if you were naked and, considering you’re asleep and unaware, you won’t be capable of getting rid of that sweat. The dried sweat on your face and body will clog your pores and, studies show, will likely cause acne.

Imagine all the good you’ll be doing for your skin and pocketbook if you could stop sweating so much in your sleep. Sleeping naked: an effective and unusual way to get rid of acne.

4. Allowing Skin Cells to Recover

When you wear clothes to bed, more often than not, your clothes will tangle with the sheets or you’ll get overly warm, causing you to toss and turn. Without that hassle, you will be able to enjoy a long night of uninterrupted sleep.

It just so happens, that is exactly what your skin needs. Sleep gives your skin cells time to regenerate and heal any soft tissues. Both of these things your skin needs will help you attain a healthy glow.

5. Has Anti-Aging Properties

Temperature doesn’t only effect sleep sweating and acne, there is also a link between body temperature and aging. The aforementioned melatonin and hormones keep skin looking fresh and youthful and, when too much heat is added to the mix, blocks these hormones from doing their jobs.

These hormones encourage bone density, build muscle, repair tissues, lower your risk of diabetes and heart disease, and promote a healthy weight.

6. Reduces Your Risk of Yeast Infections

Itching, pain, and discomfort are just three symptoms of yeast infections. These infections are extremely common and easily cured, but ideally you would prevent it before ever getting one. Sleeping naked is one effective way of doing this.

Yeast grows in warm and moist environments, so by wearing nothing but your birthday suit to bed, you give your body the opportunity to cool down and stay dry all night long. Goodbye, yeast infections!

7. Can Make You Happier

It’s a fact: when you’re naked, you’re more comfortable. When you’re more comfortable, you smile more. When you smile more, you’re often happier. It’s simple! No pants, no underpants, no shoes, no socks, no shirt, and, most importantly, no bra (hallelujah!). Now, doesn’t that just make you feel joyful?

8. Sleeping Naked… not alone (wink, wink)

Whether you’re married, living with your significant other, or simply enjoying a sleepover, sleeping naked increases your chances of one of the most underrated feelings in the world: skin to skin contact.

Cuddling sans clothing is one of the most comforting feelings in the world. Might I add, as a little bonus, this kind of sleeping arrangement often leads to a more active sex life.

9. Gives Your Skin a Chance to Breathe

Inhale. Exhale. Your lungs get to do it, why shouldn’t the rest of your body? All day long, your body is being restricted and covered, unable to get any air to several specific areas. The armpits, the feet, and genitalia, specifically, are often covered by several layers, even in the summertime when the heat can become unbearable.

You must give these parts of your body the opportunity to air out at some point! Why not make it when you’re asleep in bed? This can lower the risk of diseases such as athlete’s foot and yeast infections as these are results of wet and restricted skin.

10. Allows You to Get Some Air **Down There**

It is recommended that both men and women should allow their private regions to air out every day. This is because women often experience unwanted yeast infections and other vaginal issues when their pH is thrown off, this often occurs with an excess of moisture or heat.

Similarly, men may experience a decreased sperm count when their testicles get too warm. So, it is obviously essential to allow fresh air to circulate to your private parts to kill unwanted bacteria and keep the unwanted sweat and moisture to a minimum.

Of course, it isn’t practical or legal to walk around flaunting your bits about during the daytime, this makes the evening a perfect opportunity to do this! Sleeping al-fresco is a scientifically proven way to benefit your physical health.

11. Sleep Better to Eat Better

Without sweaty interruptions in the middle of the night, you’re already sleeping better. But the unbelievable thing is you’ll be eating better too! With your body recovering fully from the proper night’s sleep, your body will be operating at its optimum energy level.

This will cause you to crave food less to keep your energy throughout the day. You’ll be eating not to gain energy, instead it’ll be a wise choice, regarding both timing and food.

12. Helps You Regulate Your Cortisol

Cortisol production and regulation is an important thing to consider because it effects so much. When you are sleeping naked, your body temperature is kept at its optimal levels so your body will better be able to create cortisol.

If you’re overheated when you sleep, your cortisol levels have a tendency to stay high even after you wake up. This can lead to increased anxiety, cravings for bad food, weight gain, etc.

Sleeping Naked: Is It Really That Great?

Being naked tends to make one feel much more sensual, regardless of whether or not you happen to have company. The benefits of sleeping naked go far beyond sexual activity. Doing this creates an internal feeling of well-being that, upon waking, makes you feel like a more attractive person and gives you an amazing confidence boost to take on the rest of the day with.

With all the benefits sleeping naked offers, from skin, to health, to love life, you will see that there is no better way to sleep. So, show your bed some skin, it will be one of the best decisions you’ll make.

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About author

Hi, I’m Sally Mitchell. I began my career as a makeup artist, and after receiving a diploma in Clinical Dermatology decided to combine my passions for makeup artistry and skin care becoming a licensed beauty professional. Staying informed with the latest cutting edge skin care treatments helps me to share useful tips with readers of Lumeskin.

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