Sleep is incredibly restorative for your overall health, it's during this time that our body produces human growth hormone and cells regenerate. But all this work can have its effects (puffy morning eyes, anyone?). Luckily, we've found products that work the night shift, leaving you with gorgeous hair and glowing skin when you wake. (They don't call it beauty sleep for nothing!)
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Some Extra Zzzzz
Let your favourite treatment work overtime to tame your bed head. John Freida's Frizz-Ease Creme Serum has all the benefits of the serum you know and love, but works overnight to ensure you wake with silky, soft, detangled hair.
John Freida's Frizz-Ease Creme Serum, $16, Salons
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We spend a third of our lives sleeping, and all the face "shmushing" against your pillow can actually damage your skin. This anti-aging and wellness pillow by Envyallows you to sleep in any position without putting pressure on your skin. You may not see the damage now, but years from now, you'll be thankful for all the restful nights.
Anti-aging and wellness pillow by Envy ($209), Murale
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Don't lose sleep over a sudden breakout. A dab of Dermalogica's Overnight Clearing Gel will dry up any potential pimple by morning. How's that for beauty sleep?
Overnight Clearing Gel, $58, Dermalogica
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While sleeping, the sensitive skin around our eyes retain fluids, which cause puffiness in the morning, even sensitivity in some cases. While not a serious issue, puffy eyes are awfully pesky when you're in a hurry to apply makeup and book it out the door. Before you turn out the lights, give Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Eye Cream a try. It works wonders to reduce puffiness, discoloration and even diminishes the look of fine lines. Apply a small dollop to your ring finger and pat it gently along your orbital bone, being careful not to pull the skin. Then get some shut eye and reap the rewards when you wake.
Midnight Recovery Eye Cream, $38, Kiehl's
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Want kissable lips by morning? Give your pretty pout a swipe of C.O. Bigelow's My Favorite Night Balm with shea butter before tucking in and wake up to smooth and soft lips. This is a great one to use through the winter, when chapped lips are a constant concern.
C.O. Bigelow's My Favorite Night Balm $7.50, Bath and Body Works
Good as New
We can't cure your sensitive skin (we're not magicians) but we can recommend a miracle to cure your razor burn and ingrown hairs overnight. The Art of Shaving's Ingrown Hair Night Cream calms irritated skin, and softens and exfoliates to unclog pores, remove dead skin cells and release trapped hair. Magic? Nope. Just an overnight miracle.
The Art of Shaving's Ingrown Hair Night Cream $54, Sephora
Sleep it Off
You know that gorgeous dewy glow you have after a good facial? What if we told you you could wake up each day looking like that? Korres Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial evens and brightens skin tone, so you wake up with refreshed, hydrated skin that's primed and ready to face the day.
Korres Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial, $62.50, Sephora
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