Did you know that while you’re catching your zzzs you could also be repairing your skin?! Overnight skin treatments are a great and practically effortless way to give your skin some TLC while you’re snoozing. Get that much-needed beauty sleep and leave the rest to these new overnight skin treatments. —Jennifer Cox
Tatcha’s Indigo Overnight Repair ($88) is a fragrance-free soothing serum-in-moisturizer treatment that visibly calms irritation, strengthens skin’s barrier, and balances the microbiomes of your skin. Japanese indigo and red sage root visibly calm irritation, from redness to dry patches, due to pollution and environmental stress, while ceramides replenish lipids to keep moisture in and pollutants out, diminishing the look of dry, fine lines, and wrinkles.
The Vitamin C Overnight Glow Revealing Mask from The Body Shop ($28) is enriched with vitamin C, resurfacing lactic acid (AHA) and papaya enzymes to help reveal a new, improved radiance on skin. In fact, there was a notable 89 per cent increase in radiance after four weeks. Skin also appears smoother and noticeably softer, with a more even skin tone.
You might drink warm milk to get to sleep, and once you drift off, you can rely on the Goopglow Dark Spot Exfoliating Sleep Milk ($128) from Goop. This silky, stealthily effective 10% multi-acid milk serum works overnight and over time to exfoliate, resurface, and moisturize. It will leave your skin glowy, smooth, and practically poreless, plus oh-so-baby-soft.
RoC’s Retinol Correxion Line Smoothing Night Serum Capsules ($33) is made with a high concentration of pure RoC retinol and antioxidants, all sealed tightly in a powerful little capsule. In just one night, 97 per cent had visibly reduced lines and wrinkles, and in four weeks 100% had visibly firmer skin and 100 per cent continued to show a significant reduction in the appearance of wrinkles.
Made from 99.4 per cent natural ingredients, the Midnight Recovery Concentrate ($68) from Kiehl’s visibly restores skin while you sleep. Formulated with a botanical blend of seed, plant, flower oils, and passionflower, this facial oil will give you a smooth, radiant, and nourished look by morning.
The Pura Botanicals Overnight Watermelon Mask ($86, available at well.ca) is a creamy, soft pink formula handcrafted with all-natural silk peptides and watermelon extract, which is high in skin-brightening vitamin C and amino acids. Use this decadent overnight mask to gently remove dead skin cells, improve your skin’s texture, and enhance a youthful complexion.