Any excuse to clock in more hours of sleep is fine by us! The term ‘beauty sleep’ is of course real — those hours of slumber are crucial for healthy skin because it’s when your body (and skin being the body’s largest organ) detoxifies and repairs itself on a cellular level. We also produce the melatonin which helps to fights the signs of ageing. Although adequate sleep is key for acheiving great skin overnight, our skin relies on external help where and when it can get it. These five finds are your skin’s bet bet:

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First, a little TLC for your skin before bedtime. This antioxidant powerhouse targets redness and inflammation caused by environmental free radical damage, while reviving stressed and tired skin. Apply a generous layer, let it work its magic, and carry on with your PM skincare routine.

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This essence has the highest concentration of Biotherm’s exclusive Life Plankton. When applied onto clean, bare skin, it delivers an immediate hydration boost. After which, your skin is ready to better absorb serums and moisturisers.

 

Speed up the healing process of acne and post-acne scars with this lightweight gel serum. It combines ingredients like salicylic acid and glycolic acids to eliminate acne-causing bacteria, oiliness and blackheads. It’s particularly beneficial for oily skin types.

 

The Imperial Oil is formulated for you face, but it works wonders on all dry parts the body like the neck or elbows — just use it sparingly! The oil is a blend of 20 botanical oils that help strengthen the skin’s fibres. To use it, apply it pre-serum.

 

Waking up to dry lips? It happens. Packing coconut oil and wild mango butter in a tiny jar, the balm blankets your lips to get rid of any flakiness, so you wake up with a pout that’s naturally soft and smooth.