Our skin is exposed to various influences every day. Many of them are dangerous and reduce its quality, including some chemicals, pollution, toxins, and UV rays.
As a result of all this, the skin can become dry, lifeless and damaged, covered with wrinkles, lines, as well as dark spots as the time passes. In order to prevent such type of issues, you need to take proper care of your skin at night and regenerate it, providing the attention that it needs.
In the morning when you wake up, you will have a healthy complexion and a glowing, rejuvenated skin, with just a few blemishes and imperfections.
In today’s article, we are going to present you 10 beauty habits which you should do every night before you go to bed. Here they are:
1. Remove your make up
Every night before you go sleep, you should remove your make up. If you leave it on, it will clog the pores and it that way cause acne, dark spots and damaged skin. Because of this, you should clean your face and get rid of the makeup. Also, you should apply some moisturizing cream before you go to sleep.
2. Use a toner
In order to clean your face, you should use a toner. It will maintain the balance of the pH levels of the skin and will also fight off bacteria and some other microorganisms. Choose your skin type, then buy a nice quality toner, and wipe the face and neck at bedtime. In this way, you will have your skin clean, hydrated and clear as well.
3. Use eye cream
The first signs of aging in every person appear in the area around the eyes, so you should take proper care of it. In order to hydrate and soften the area, use and apply an eye cream. In that way, you will also reduce the wrinkles and de – puff the dark circles and thus tighten the skin that is around your eyes.
4. Use silk pillowcases
You should for sure use silk pillowcases and sheets. They are gentle on the hair and the skin. Silk has 18 essential amino acids, as well as a lot of natural proteins which have the ability to rejuvenate the skin and maintain its beauty.
When you use this type of pillowcases, you will forget about the ‘sleep-crease’ which appears as a result of the cotton pillowcases. Silk also has the ability to protect your hair from knotting and tangling.
5. Turn on a humidifier
You should also switch on the humidifier, because it will moisturize the air in your bedroom. It will also prevent skin drying and cracking. Furthermore, it also has the ability to protect you from skin conditions that get worse in low humidity conditions, which include eczema and psoriasis.
6. Apply hand cream
Before you go to sleep, apply some hand cream. It will hydrate the skin on your hands and will also make them look pretty in the morning when you wake up. You should simply wash your hands with warm water and mild soap, pat them dry with a cotton towel. Then you can apply the hand cream.
7. Pin – up the hair
You should always keep your hair tied up during the night, so in that way you will avoid tangling. However, the biggest benefit from it is that you will prevent acne breakouts and pimples that are actually caused by the touch with the oils and dirt of the hair.
8. Apply petroleum jelly on the feet
Before you go to bed, wash your feet and pat them dry. After that, apply some moisturizing cream of petroleum jelly on the feet. Then, massage the feet gently, especially the patches that are rough. In that way you will soften them and you will also reduce the appearance of cracked heels.
9. Brush your teeth
Children already know this, but adults should never forget it: it is a must to brush your teeth before you go to sleep. In this way, you will prevent germs and cavities, as well as get rid of the bad breath in the morning when you wake up.
10. Get your beauty sleep
You should make sure that you get the rest that you actually deserve. Sleep at least 7 to 8 hours every night. In this way, the growth and rejuvenation of the cells is stimulated. Good night sleep rejuvenates the skin and also prevents dark circles, wrinkles, fine lines and a dull complexion as well.
Additionally, you should leave the phone outside your bedroom, or turn off the TV. Enjoy a nice, warm and relaxing bath followed by a deep night sleep. If you make these 10 tips your habit every night as soon as possible, you will notice some dramatic improvements in your hair and skin.