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What Causes Sleep Wrinkles?

What Causes Sleep Wrinkles

OR Chances Are You Did This Last Night in Bed....

Sleep wrinkles causes by side sleeping

When it comes to wrinkles it's important to understand that there are 2 types of wrinkles.

'Expression Wrinkles' vs 'Sleep Wrinkles' -- how are they different?


Sleep Wrinkles cannot be treated with neuromodulators like Botox™. These wrinkles are caused by pressing our faces against our pillow every night. They are generally “vertical” or “diagonal” in nature and cannot be reproduced with expression. *We have the solution to this.

expression wrinkles vs sleep wrinkles


Expression Wrinkles are caused by our natural expression and muscle movement. They are more “horizontal” in nature and can be treated with muscle relaxing treatments such as Botox™

``If I were to use a standard pillow I would get these sleep wrinkles... and I see these in my patients ALL THE TIME!``

~Expert injector Melissa Berg RN (@TheBeautyNurse) has been sleeping on the enVy™ Pillow for years and recommends it to her patients to prevent sleep lines and collagen breakdown.

What Causes Sleep Lines or Sleep Wrinkles?

Our beauty sleep is essential for keeping our skin healthy and youthful but our preferred sleeping position can have a big impact on our skin and facial tissue.

This photo below shows the two actions we create when we sleep on our faces at night ....

How sleep wrinkles are formed

Expression Wrinkles vs Sleep Wrinkles and How to Spot the Difference

(or Breaking Bad Sleep Habits)

Sleep wrinkles vs Expression wrinkles on break bad star

``If sleeping with your face in a pillow is a nightly routine, then you can develop permanent sleep lines. And you don't have to plunge headfirst to get these lines; even years spent sleeping on your side can cause wrinkles.``

– American Academy of Dermatology

Some skin experts say the only way to get rid of permanent sleep lines is to SLEEP ON YOUR BACK and minimize facial contact with your pillow. 

We have a better idea!

The Sleep Wrinkle Solution by enVy™ Pillow

Yes, you can try to adjust the way you sleep to prevent sleep wrinkles but we know how hard it is to break our sleep habits. The enVy, Anti-Aging pillow was developed to deal with these sleep wrinkles by ALLOWING ergonomically supportive side sleeping and back sleeping while MINIMIZING face-to-pillow contact… brilliant.

Sleep wrinkles caused by your pillow