When you’re tired, it’s written all over your face. Getting sleep is crucial when it comes to your preserving your good looks. That’s because as you catch those zzzs, your skin is actively working to re-balance its moisture levels, repair itself, and recover from the environmental stress of the day. You can aid the process by adding treatments specifically designed to do their work at night to your regimen. The following overnight skincare treatments will help you wake up looking decidedly less rough and also deliver visible long-term results.
Lab Series Night Recovery Lotion $35
You’ll wake up looking revived, de-puffed and smooth with this lotion packed with transformative vitamins and antioxidants. Slather it on your face and don’t forget your neck. This moisturizer easily absorbs to even out your skin tone and shrink pores.
Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate $83
This nighttime facial oil was specifically formulated to work with your skin while you snooze. Kiehl’s magic elixir is a bit on the pricey side, but a little of this powerful concentrate goes a long way. The lavender scent also helps to welcome a calm and restful sleep.
Allies of Skin 1A Overnight Mask $109
You know how crappy you look after a red eye or transatlantic flight? Well, you’ll look less so if you slather this revitalizing, reparative mask on before you attempt to get some mid-air shuteye. Or use it whenever you expect to wake up looking less than fresh-faced (i.e. post-party), if you can remember, that is.
Murad City Skin Overnight Detox Moisturizer $55
One downside of city life is the toll the pollution takes on the skin. This potent antioxidant-packed, purifying cream aims to counteract some of the damage done by smoke, car exhaust and other toxic emissions.
Clark’s Botanicals Retinol Rescue Overnight Cream $98
Aid your skin is its nightly reparative efforts by regularly applying this anti-aging treatment. A gentle time-released form of retinol promises not to aggravate sensitive skin types while still doing a bang-up job brightening, smoothing and softening your skin.