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The Best Bedtime Skincare Routine

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Night Skin Care Routine

A Drive Research survey showed that 74% of women have both an AM and PM skincare routine. An evening self-care ritual is about more than nurturing your skin - it's also the best way to unwind, relax, and reflect after a long day.

25% of women use five or more beauty products during their PM skincare ritual. But, at the very least, you should use a deep-cleaning scrub, anti-aging serum, and ultra-hydrating moisturizer.

Keep reading for the best bedtime skincare routine for a glowing and healthy complexion.

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What Happens to Our Skin While We Sleep?

Your body stays busy during the day, working tirelessly to keep all systems running smoothly. Your skin also helps to defend you from environmental aggressors, such as UV rays, pollution, and bacteria.

Each night, your body takes some much-needed time to regenerate and recuperate. Your body produces melatonin and human growth hormones (HGH), which help stimulate cell turnover. This allows your skin to repair damage and shed dead cells.

Your skin also tends to lose a lot of moisture in the night, which is why a highly hydrating body lotion and a radiant body oil are a must in the evening.

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The Importance of a Nighttime Skincare Routine

Hopefully, you already know the importance of an AM and PM skincare routine. But your morning and night beauty rituals shouldn't be identical. Instead, your products should be tailored to your body's internal clock.

In the night, your skin is focused on repair. During the day, your body prioritizes protection. Your skincare routine should capitalize on this rhythm!

This means that sunscreen or oil-control products should be applied in the morning. On the other hand, rich moisturizers and skin repair creams should be slathered on each night. Work with your body's natural capabilities, and your skin will thank you in the long run!

How to Layer Your PM Products

The best way to ensure your skincare routine actually works is by properly applying each product. Every formula should have a purpose. TikTok trends and futile fads have no place here.

In general, you'll follow the same step-by-step process of your AM beauty ritual. However, you'll need to focus more heavily on moisturization and skin repair. You'll also skip the SPF.

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Step 1: Makeup Remover & Cleanser

Even if you're utterly exhausted, never hit the hay without taking off your makeup. Even if you wear minimal cosmetics, you shouldn't ever skip your cleanser. It's essential to wash off the dirt, oil, and bacteria that have collected in your pores throughout the day.

Each AM and PM, you should use a gentle cleanser like our Rice Facial Wash. Inspired by Indonesia rice fields, this lightly foaming formula helps prevent moisture loss and allows your skin to rest and recuperate.

Additionally, don't forget to exfoliate every now and then. If you have acne-prone skin, you should exfoliate at least once a week with a refining and softening scrub like our Radiance Enzyme Scrub.

Step 2: Hydrating Toner

If your cleanser left behind some residue, a swift sweep of a toner will help whisk it all away. A hydrating toner will help balance your skin's pH and protective barrier.

Our Tamarind Tea Hydrating Toner is a lightweight formula made with ultra-hydrating ingredients perfect for a night skincare routine. It contains 0.2% hyaluronic acid to plump and protect, and tamarind seed extract to smooth and soothe. It also helps lock in your skin's natural moisture for the night.

Step 3: Anti-Aging Serum

Retinol is one of the most popular ingredients for evening skincare routines. This anti-aging powerhouse should only be used before bed, as it can increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun. It also helps to boost skin cell turnover, which goes hand-in-hand with your body's natural nighttime repair processes.

For a soothing anti-aging treatment, you'll be best off with JUARA's Clove Flower & Turmeric Anti-Aging Serum. Though it doesn't contain any retinol, it is filled with plant-based botanicals that heal the skin naturally. After just four weeks of use, 91% of women have said their skin looks and feels much smoother.

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Step 4: Eye Cream

Your nighttime routine should always feature a wrinkle-erasing under-eye cream. These delicate products work overnight to smooth fine lines and fend off impending crow's feet.

Our Miracle Tea Eye Creme is filled with skin-nourishing ingredients like illipe butter, turmeric, and candlenut oil that promote natural moisturization. This plant-based formula works to reduce inflammation, hydrate dry skin, and brighten dark spots.

Step 5: Spot Treatment (Optional)

Have you been dealing with an unwanted onslaught of pesky pimples? It might be time to use a spot treatment to help erase these little buggers. This step is optional, but if you are focusing on hyperpigmentation or breakouts, then it might be worthwhile to apply some benzoyl peroxide.

Step 5: Night Cream

This is one of the most important parts of any evening skincare routine. A rich face cream provides your skin with some much-needed moisture, enhances your skin's ability to repair itself, and protects your skin barrier.

If you have oily skin, don't make the mistake of skipping this crucial step. Even shiny skin types need moisture! In fact, keeping your skin hydrated will help manage that excess oil production. Your skin is likely producing all that sebum because it's too dry.

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Bedtime Habits for Healthier Skin

  • Get 7 to 9 hours of sleep. "Beauty sleep" isn't a meaningless term. The National Sleep Foundation states that a lack of sleep can contribute to increased inflammation, which can aggravate skin conditions like acne or eczema. It's time to trade your nightly Netflix binge for a cup of our Soothing Island Comfort Green Tea and lights out.
  • Sleep on silk pillowcases. Your aged cotton pillowcases aren't bad, but they aren't doing your skin any favors. If you have dry or sensitive skin, silk pillowcases can be a more gentle alternative.
  • Clean your sheets every week. Your bedding is a breeding ground for bacteria and other pimple-causing impurities. Wash your sheets at least once a week to prevent a buildup of dirt and oil.
  • Stay hydrated. Your skin loves it when you drink enough water. It's the best way to keep your complexion healthy and hydrated. To prevent further moisture loss, consider adding a humidifier to your bedroom setup.

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