We all know the health and beauty benefits of getting a good night’s sleep, but sometimes it pays to get into the habit of adding a few beautifying products to your nightly routine too. Designed to treat your skin during shut-eye, or simply best used when you’re resting for a few hours, add these products to your bedtime routine and after a few weeks you’ll reap the benefits.
The targeted one: SkinChemists Overnight Eye Repair £47.82
Pep up your peepers with this cream, which tackles that triumvirate of common eye issues: crow’s feet, dark circles and saggy eyelids.
The tanning one: James Read Sleep Mask Tan Face £25
During the night is when your skin's at its most receptive and this product plays on that. A colourless formula (your White Company bed sheets will thank you) this clever product gradually adds a sunkissed glow to skin, while aloe vera, hyaluronic acid and algae hydrate and promote a longer-lasting tan.
The one that makes you feel virtuous: Mio Skincare Liquid Yoga Bathsoak £26
This has serious name-appeal: who doesn’t want the restorative effects of a yoga class without leaving the bathroom? Detoxifying epsom salts, healing arnica and moisturizing murumuru butter back up its claims, while the addition of lavender gives it sleep-inducing properties.
The one for your hands: Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Hand Therapy £8
Hand cream gets to work its magic best when used overnight: when else will you go for a solid eight hours without washing it off? This multi-award winning hand cream boasts rich shea butter, to protect and moisturise hands, so you’ll wake up to silky-soft mitts.
The spot-busting one: SkinDoctors Zit Zapper £8.40
Say hello to your new skincare staple. Unclogs pores, reduces redness and exfoliates the skin's surface to help you win the war on those pesky pimples.
The one to treat yourself to: Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil £85
This clever little thing is a retinoid oil: a unique combo of retinol complex (fights wrinkles and sun damage) and skin plumping oils. Expect great things once morning rolls in.