Did you know poor sleepers show a 30 percent slower sunburn and blemish recovery rate when compared to those who rated their sleep as good? We told you beauty sleep is realFounder of the Sleep Genius smart phone app, Colin House, gave us even more facts to explain why sleep is the best investment for beautiful skin:

How does sleep or lack thereof affect our skin?

When you don't sleep enough, your body releases a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is in charge of balancing your inflammatory system, so when you do not get enough sleep, there is too much cortisol and you appear more inflamed.