31 Quick Daily Beauty Brighteners - Beauty and Style Advice
For every harried day of the month, we propose a little something that will lift your looks—and spirits—in less than 15 minutes.
By Jenny Bailly
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the December 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Take a deep breath (or ten)
When you're stressed (and this close to the holidays, you probably are), your body releases cortisol, a hormone that disrupts collagen formation and contributes to skin aging. Diaphragmatic (from your belly) breathing helps alleviate stress by signaling your nervous system to calm down, says Amy Wechsler, MD, a dermatologist and psychiatrist.
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