Hell Week is notorious for being the time of year when college students are at their worst. All the stress and lack of sleep can take a toll on your skin, leaving you feeling dry, irritated, and exhausted. But don't worry - we've got you covered! These five skincare tips will assist you in looking and feeling your best during this challenging time.

1. Keep your skin hydrated

During Hell Week, it's essential to keep your skin hydrated. Drink plenty of water and use a hydrating skincare product. Your skin is already under a lot of stress during Hell Week, so you don't want to use a harsh cleanser that will strip it of its natural oils.

2. Don't skip the sunscreen

Just because you're not spending time outdoors doesn't mean you can skip the sunscreen. Hell Week is a great time to use broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. The blue light from all your devices is terrible, so it's vital to protect your skin indoors or outdoors.

3. Get enough sleep

During Hell Week, you may be confident to skimp on sleep to get everything done. But getting enough rest is crucial for maintaining healthy skin. Shoot for at least 7-8 hours of sleep each night. If you can, take a power nap during the day!

4. Eat mushrooms for better skin

Mushrooms are not only delicious, but they're also good for your skin! They contain antioxidants that can help protect your skin from damage. Mushrooms are also a great source of Vitamin D, which is essential for healthy skin. So eat your mushrooms - your skin will thank you! Mushrooms can also provide a brain boost during finals week. Here's a quick mushroom soup microwave recipe I made.

5. Take breaks

Finally, don't forget to take breaks throughout Hell Week. Give yourself some time to relax every 20 to 30 minutes. Take a walk, listen to music, or take a few deep breaths. Taking breaks will help you stay calm and focused - and your skin will thank you!These tips will help you get through Hell Week without completely ruining your skin. Just remember to survive one day at a time, and don't forget to give your skin some TLC!


Hell week is coming, and for many students, that means late nights, early mornings, and a lot of stress. But don't let the all-nighters get the best of you! Simple skincare tips can help keep your skin healthy during hell week – and beyond!