Steps for night skin care before SLEEP

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Steps for night skin care before SLEEP

It is usually that if you sleep without removing makeup or not giving your skin the proper nutrition, you will wake up with dull and tired skin, so you need to focus on your night skin care routine.

How important is it to have a nightly skincare routine?
Skin is exposed to pollutants, UV rays and dirt during the day. At night, your skin gets a chance to undo the damage, rejuvenate, and make new cells. Hence, you have to properly remove all traces of dirt and old makeup from your skin before you go to sleep.

What happens to the skin during sleep?
Skin spends all day defending itself from environmental aggressors, free radicals, and things like UV ray from the sun, blue light, pollution, bacteria, and so on. During sleep, skin cells regenerate and divide to repair damage that may occur during the day.

Should there be a difference between morning and nighttime routines?
Science says yes. Your body works around its internal clock. During the day, it focuses on protecting the skin while during the night, skin is repaired.
Once the sun goes down, the skin begins to repair any damage done from the day activity. It stimulates the body to release melatonin (this hormone also acts as an antioxidant) and human growth hormone (HGH) which stimulate cell turnover, sloughing off old, dull skin cells and replenishing their supply of new cells. Skin also loses a lot of water while you sleep, which is why thick creams, hydrating serums, and facial oils can be especially beneficial during the evening time.
Before bedtime is the perfect time to treat yourself to creams and treatments that are best enjoyed after the sun goes down, or use those additional products like masks and peels, so the most important question is how do we start with night care? Some of the most important steps to start with are:
Make-up remover
Removing make-up is an essential step, to clean the face of all external dirt that has accumulated during the day. If you wear cosmetics regularly, be sure to use a makeup remover before starting your skincare routine.
After that, the face is cleaned after applying the makeup remover because your face should be clean and ready for skin care treatments, as the makeup remover only removes the first layer of dirt from your face.
Always use a toner after cleansing. This step is important because the toner prepares your skin for your skincare routine. It contributes to reducing pore size.
Once the toner is applied, the skin is ready to apply the necessary serums, depending on what you are looking for in your skincare. The great thing about serums is that they are more specialized to target problem skin. You can apply the serum to fine lines, wrinkles, blemishes, dark spots, etc.
After you've finished using your chosen serums, it's time to moisturize your skin after all the formulas you've absorbed. Moisturizing helps keep skin hydrated and adds a layer of protection to your skin care, so products don't seep out of the skin faster.
Eye cream
You can also apply eye creams, which can be beneficial due to the thinner skin around the eyes. This is the thinnest amount of skin on the face, so it is wise and necessary to take care of this area on a regular basis, as it is often the first spot to show signs of aging.
Taking proactive care of your skin can help you get the best results at any age. Over time, a good nighttime skin care routine can improve the appearance of your complexion, boost your skin health and take care of your skin concerns — all while you sleep.

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