MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We expect sleep to be restorative, to heal our body and rejuvenate, but the way you sleep can actually cause wrinkles. So, what position should we sleep in to look our best?READ MORE: MN Providers Advised To 'Pause' Distribution Of Jonson & Johnson Vaccine Until Review Of Rare Blood Clot Cases
“It absolutely can (cause wrinkles) over time,” said Dr. Jaime Davis of Uptown Dermatology and Skin Spa in Minneapolis. “If you fold a piece of paper enough times you get an etched crease there.”READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial, April 13 Live Updates: The State Rests Its Case; Defense Begins To Call Witnesses
Men tend to sleep on their stomachs and they tend to get wrinkles on our foreheads. Women tend to be side-sleepers and they get more wrinkles on their cheeks.
“As far as wrinkles are concerned, you’re probably best to sleeping flat on your back,” said Davis, or at least, try to vary your sleep position.MORE NEWS: Fmr. President Obama On Daunte Wright Shooting: 'A Reminder Of Just How Badly We Need To Reimagine Policing'
She said that she’s had patients come in with wrinkles focused on one side of their face, and quite often, it’s because the person is sleeping on that particular side.