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The skin resolution: Wake up de-puffed and looking fresh-faced.
Why you’re tempted to quit: Because life is hard enough in the AM without having to fight your swelling face.
Why keep going: The beauty fix is a health twofer.
Sushi Face. Heard of it? According to Into The Gloss, it’s the Julianne Moore-branded moniker to describe the puffed-up look we wake up with after gorging on sashimi and soy sauce, or other high-salt foods. You’re not alone.
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According to Dr. Debra Jaliman, a New York-based dermatologist and author of Skin Rules, morning skin bloat happens to the best of us, particularly at this time of year, after holiday parties and more frequent dining out. “People are really much puffier in their skin when off of their diets and eating very salty foods,” she says. “Sometimes, I have to put patients on antihistamines just to reduce the swelling from their faces.” Of course, Jaliman admits, there’s a much more practical solution that we should already be practicing: limiting salt and artificial sweetener intake.
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