If you are under severe stress, your body produces excess amount of cartisol and testosterone, which are responsible for production of excess oil production. This condition leads to acne and other related skin disorders. Production of these hormones also leads to sleep disorders, blood circulation problems and hinders working of lymphatic system. These then lead to dark circles and puffiness of the eye.
Stress is the main cause of hampering the blood flow to skin, which in turn is, directed towards other organs of the body. This condition interferes with the cell renewal process and thus cell damaging free radicals gets a big boost. These in turn leads to ageing early and dull skin amongst others.
Stress could also suppress skin immune system and increase its sensitivity, which in turn leads to redness, itching, allergies, and blotchiness and at last eczema. The facial muscles could tighten up that leads to expression lines becoming permanent. Collagen could also get damaged due result of this condition. The permeability of skin could also be affected by stress thus delaying the wound healing process.
The medication for skin disorders caused by stress could be a two way process. Getting rid of stress and with a proper skin regimen. One has to work on the lifestyle properly to get rid of this type of disorder permanently.
Stress Reliever exercise: This process will take just 10-15 minutes and should be repeated 3-4 times in a week. Find a silent room in your house and put lavender scent before the beginning of the exercise. Cut thin slices of vegetables like cucumber, carrot etc and put it on your skin. Think of the stress as a tangible element and ebb out each limb slowly.
Contact your dermatologist for a proper skin regimen as it highly depends on the amount of damage and type of skin your have. Finally, lead a stress less life - ENJOY.