A few simple tweaks to your night skin care routine can make a big difference. Whether you have acne, dry, or aging skin - this page has specific tips that will take your skin care results up a notch!
The quality of your sleep is vital for a number of reasons - but we're more interested in the active things you can do for your skin to make the most of your (hopefully quality) slumber time.
Night time is important in skin care for a few reasons:
(or apply them all if you have more than one!):
Add the following into your routine to hydrate, rebalance and rebuild dry skin:
Work from the middle of your face outwards using your fingertips in small circles.
This stimulates waste removal and increase oxygen production which nourishes and strengthens cells.
It will also remove dry patches and brighten your complexion by morning, while the results are cumulative your skin will keep getting better. Apply this after your massage.
Especially if you use heaters or air conditioners. I've recently started using one in my bedroom and finally my lips seem to have stopped chapping. This is a simple addition but has a lot of benefits, not just for skin!
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This prevents moisture from evaporating from your cells and lubricates the top layer of skin. Sometimes doing this for a few nights in a row can greatly improve hydration.
Night time for acne and oily skin is about keeping pores clear with active exfoliation, allowing it to 'breathe' and rebalancing oil production:
The second will actually clean your skin and remove bacteria. Cleanse for at least 30seconds (more tips here)
Cleanse your skin. Hold your head over a bowl of steaming water for 15mins. Place a towel over your head like a 'tent' (but be sure you have a breathing hole!)
Splash your face with cold water and continue with the rest of your routine.
You don't need a 15minute massage in a professional facial for results - a simple 5minute routine each night at home will surprise you.
Below is the best video I've found for technique - you can actually see the difference in her face (Fuzkittie is the creator, full credit). Results are instant, but with nightly use they are cumulative.
Try it now - trust me!
Dehydration leads to dullness, dry lines and sagging. Particularly if you use heating or air conditioning at night, a humidifier has benefits that go beyond skin.
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