Beauty sleep. We all need it, but how do we maximise it to get the most out of our pillow time?
Celebrities are pros at maximising their beauty sleep, so we’ve rounded up their top night-time beauty secrets for you to steal…
Lucy Watson: ‘I cleanse and tone in the evenings and make sure I have removed every last bit of my make-up. If I have a blemish appearing I will use the Witch Overnight Clearing Serum to prevent it from breaking out.’
Witch’s Overnight Clearing Serum (£3.99) helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes and redness and is formulated to minimise breakouts during the night. The oil-free formula is also super hydrating, helping to leave skin radiant and clear when you wake up.
Miranda Kerr: ‘I use a few drops of Bio-Oil and massage my face before bed’.
Using Bio-Oil (£5.99) to hydrate skin and even facial skin tone has become the go to night-time regime for celebrities – with many sleeping in it for an extra boost of moisture. Multi-tasking Bio-Oil is a firm favourite with celebrities applying it from top-to-toe too – Miranda Kerr and Abbey Clancy apply it to their face at night to wave goodbye to dehydrated skin, whilst Kim Kardashian uses it to keep her curves stretch mark free.
Caroline Flack: ‘I keep it as simple as possible. I try and get plenty of sleep. I cleanse and moisturise before going to bed and when I wake up.’
The Manuka Doctor ApiNourish Restoring Night Cream (£16.66) is an intensive night time age-defying formula which has a wonderful creamy, nourishing and rich texture working to re-invigorate exhausted skin whilst you sleep.
Nicole Scherzinger: ‘I was on a flight with Emirates and they had this brand Temple Spa. Ever since then I’ve been in love with it.’
An aromatherapy resting cream soothes away the stresses and strains in life, it’s practically a good night’s sleep in a jar! Rich in natural plant extracts, anti-oxidants and relaxing essential oils, Temple Spa’s Repose Cream (£39) works to calm the skin and leave the complexion ultra-smooth and settled when you wake.
Millie Mackintosh – ‘I coat my hands in a thick layer of Trilogy Ultra Hydrating Hand Cream before I go to bed keeps them in tip top condition’
Trilogy Ultra Hydrating Hand Cream (£12.50) is ultra-rich and thick and sinks quickly into the skin to give instant hydration and antioxidant protection for super smooth and soft hands. With a deeply nourishing combination of jojoba, marula and certified organic rosehip oils, it also incorporates manuka honey to soften and protect.