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Did you know that your skin produces double the amount of skin cells at night compared to during the day? That makes it the ideal time to pamper your skin with a skin repair product (a rich serum, for instance, or an intensely hydrating mask that you can leave on your skin).
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The active ingredients can penetrate a lot more deeply at night because your skin isn’t busy protecting itself from the sun, wind, pollution and other external influences.
Don’t make the mistake of using too many products: a serum plus a mask plus a cream is too much of a good thing and a sure way to irritate your skin. Also, don’t forget to cleanse your skin thoroughly before applying your night product.
Try to sleep between 11 pm and 4 am as much as possible. These are the most productive hours for your skin. Wash your bedding frequently and choose a soft fabric for your pillowcase to protect your skin as much as possible. A proper beauty sleep takes about seven hours on average. Lack of sleep breaks downs the protective mechanism of your skin.
How much sleep do you need?