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The Benefits of a Good Night Cream

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Why You Need a Good Night Cream

While it might be easy to forget, a nightly application of skin cream can make a meaningful difference when it comes to skin protection and renewal.

Unlike in the daytime when your focus should be choosing a moisturiser that limits your exposure to UV, external toxins and drying factors, nighttime is a fantastic opportunity to revitalise your skin with a rejuvenating skin care routine.

Although there are some incredibly effective day creams on the market, it’s important to remember that their job is to protect the skin from what we encounter in the day. A daytime skin moisturiser that has SPF used at nighttime will needlessly block your pores. This is just one of the many reasons it's beneficial to invest in a night cream.

What are the Benefits of Night Creams?

Night time is catch up time for your skin. At night your body is more receptive to a healing and repairing skin care regime. You are not exposed to outside environment factors, and your body is resting, allowing your body to focus its energy on regeneration and renewal without the additional requirements it faces during the day.

Certain night creams can exfoliate, as well as moisturise; something that is vital for skin cell renewal and preventing wrinkles. Stimulation causes skin cell turnover, resulting in fresh, rejuvenated skin.

Night moisturiser is good for anti-ageing, particularly if it contains the ingredient Pro-Retinol. A precursor to Retinol and Vitamin A, Pro-Retinol is known for its anti-ageing properties, such as preventing wrinkles and brightening skin. Pro-Retinol night cream can stimulate collagen, keep skin hydrated and increase cell turnover.

How to Implement NeoStrata Tips or a Good Night Time Skin Routine:

  1. Avoid wearing greasy day time skin moisturisers at night, especially if you have mature skin.

  2. Cleanse your face before application, ensuring that your night cream isn’t applied on top of the grime, toxins and pollutants that your skin has been exposed to during the day. 

  3. Choose a night cream with known active benefits that renew, hydrate, repair and revitalise such as NeoStrata Renewal Cream. This acts not only as a night moisturiser, but as an anti-ageing night cream. It combines powerful renewing anti-ageing actives including PHAs, and Pro-Retinol that are designed to revitalise, smooth and renew the skin while you sleep.

  4. Apply 10 minutes before you go to bed to give it time to absorb.

  5. Don’t forgot to smooth the night cream over your neck and décolletage too. 

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