7 Serums That Revitalize Your Skin OvernightOctober 30, 2020
Skin-care serums that work while you sleep are high up on our shopping lists. These overnight formulas can be incorporated into your nighttime routine right before moisturizer to help protect, revitalize and replenish the skin with little effort on your part — after all, they do their best work while you catch your Zzz’s! Ahead, we rounded up some of our favorite night serums to apply before bed.
This brand new nighttime favorite from L’Oréal Paris contains 0.3% pure retinol to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and deep wrinkles. Begin using it two times at night during your first week, every other night during your second week and nightly if your skin can tolerate it during your third week for more supple, resilient-looking skin.
Midnight Recovery is a cult-classic oil that helps visibly restore the appearance of skin overnight. It’s formulated with lavender essential oil, evening primrose oil and squalane for a luxurious botanical experience.
If you have dark marks and scars you want to address the appearance of, try this retinol serum from CeraVe. It not only helps visibly smooth fine lines and wrinkles, it also hydrates and soothes with the help of hyaluronic acid, ceramides and niacinamide.
For overnight skin repair, try this formula from Lancôme. The bi-ampoule format contains sunflower seed oil, tri-ceramides and grand rose extracts that work to target signs of aging while giving your skin 24 hours of hydration.
The Renew & Smooth serum is great if you want a little chemical exfoliation while you sleep. It has a blend of glycolic and polyhydroxy acids to gently slough off dead skin cell build up, plus squalane to ensure that your skin looks smooth, moisturized and plumped when you wake up.
So you’re ready to try retinol but want to take it slow? Press Restart has got you covered. This creamy serum is perfect for sensitive skin types and first-time users. With microencapsulated retinol, it helps improve the look of aging and dullness.
This popular formula from Pixi contains 10% glycolic acid, plus cucumber and aloe vera to exfoliate your skin’s surface overnight without stripping the skin of essential moisture. You’ll wake up with a bright, dewy complexion that’ll have you hooked.
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