Luxury beauty finds that work the late shift.
You can’t knock the power of a good night’s sleep. The National Sleep Foundation says a solid 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye helps keep your mind and body healthy. We say use your time wisely. Nighttime is also the right time to repair your complexion, condition your hair and heal your heels.
Beauty sleep takes on new meaning with these nighttime skin and hair potions.
Sleep tight with the carefully-culled natural ingredients in NUDE Advanced Renewal Overnight Repair Mask. Honey and fig extract team up with rich omega acids in this creamy mask to deeply hydrate and protect the skin. $48 at at sephora.com.
Hit the sheets with this cocktail of supercharged essential and plant-based oils to promote cellular renewal and toxin elimination while you sleep. Caudalie Polyphenol c15 Overnight Detox Oil calls on a pairing of stabilized grape-seed polyphenols and vitamin C to give skin-aging, free radicals the one-two punch. $52 at sephora.com.
Drift off to the heavenly scented concentrated botanicals in Korres Black Pine Active Firming Sleeping Oil. This overnight beauty booster delivers firming, lifting and anti-wrinkle action with a sweep of ingredients like black pine polyphenols, cold pressed argan oil, apple seed extract and wild yam. $62 at sephora.com.
Awake to the kiss of exotic Tahitian black pearl extract and plankton extract found in this new product from Dr. Brandt Skincare’s DNA Night collection. Do Not Age with Dr. Brandt Beauty Sleep Serum re-syncs your skin’s internal clock to support the skin’s natural cell renewal cycle. $155 at sephora.com.
Keep your nighttime routine simple with Miracle Skin Transformer Triple Active Night Treatment. This all-in-one, triple-action night cream is packed with potent active ingredients to help resurface skin’s texture, minimize discoloration, repair the appearance of photo damage, diminish the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and firm skin overnight. $78 at ulta.com.
Before you tuck yourself in for the night, massage Skinn Cosmetics Foot Fetish Heel Balm onto feet and heels. This sweetly scented balm glides on like butter leaving a trail of vitamin A, C and E and shea butter, jojoba oil and grapefruit extract in its wake. Bonus: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Skinn Cosmetics will donate 100% of sales of the balm to support Bright Pink, a national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. $22 at skinn.com.
Moisture-sapped hair is a given for most desert dwellers. Alterna Haircare Caviar Overnight Hair Rescue battles back with a penetrating, anti-aging complex of caviar extract, vitamin C and cytokines. Simply massage into hair and ends before you hit the sack and the quickly absorbing formula works to elevate shine and smoothness while fortifying against future damage. $38 at ulta.com.
Story originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of So Scottsdale magazine.