OVERNIGHT BEAUTY TIPS TO WAKE UP GORGEOUS
By now, you vaguely understand the importance of “beauty sleep,” but it goes far beyond the old wives’ tale idiom you heard growing up. Sleep is actually nature’s most effective makeover treatment — rebooting your beauty as much as your brain. And to make the most of your coveted beauty sleep, you should implement a few overnight beauty tricks.
1.Apply Antioxidant-Rich Face Creams
“Your complexion can make better use of active ingredients when it’s not performing other functions, such as defending itself from the sun,” Dr. Harold Lancer, a Los Angeles-based dermatologist told Prevention magazine. “Plus, some brightening ingredients, like retinol and vitamin C, are deactivated in sunlight.” According to dermatologist Howard Murad, the best way to fight off skin-damaging free radicals is by using creams or lotions with antioxidants. “Since you’re most exposed to these particles when you’re out in the sun and fresh air, nighttime is your best bet for a fix,” Murad told Good Housekeeping.
2.Wrap Wet Hair
“The worst thing you can do to your hair at night is sleep with it wet,” Nicholas Penna Jr., a Boston-based hairstylist, told Prevention magazine. “Water swells hair, making them more fragile and likely to split and break as you rub your head against the pillowcase.” If you’re a nighttime bather (such as myself), wrap your hair in a DIY T-shirt turban — which, good news, just might give you the best curls of your life.