Binge-watching, that extra glass of wine, that last dance which turned into more drinks after, the overtime you clocked in. If all of these make you cringe with guilt, we know that you’ve been through many nights you regret in the morning.
Just like that hangover you drown out with apple cider vinegar, the mistakes you commit on a late night almost take a miracle to reverse. That’s especially true when it comes to your skin as it easily shows the abuse it takes from dark circles to dry, dehydrated, and dull skin.
Worry not, however, as we have assembled a full line of skincare products that got you covered when you need to exceed the midnight hour.
Sisley Phyto-Blanc Buff and Wash Facial Gel, P3,600. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source, Glorietta 4.
If you need a extra boost to your exfoliation process, go for something that has both physical and chemical exfoliants to reveal fresher skin.
Dermalogica MultiVitamin Thermofoliant, P2,500. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source, Shangri-la Mall.
The first thing that late nights do to our skin is deprive it of hydration. Give it a power shot with a sheet mask infused with gold to help maintain its elasticity and natural glow.
Leaders The Gold 24 Secret Mask, P325. Available at SM City North EDSA
Reading reports upon reports and staring at your screen all day is never good for your eyes. Not to mention the amount of stress you’re on the thin skin beneath your eyes is going to create wrinkles in a snap. Undo all of it with a nourishing eye cream.
Nuxe Cremè Prodigieuse Moisturizing Cream, P1,450. Available at Beauty Bar, The Podium
With the little sleep you are getting, make the most of your snooze hours by putting on a serum that can restore your skin’s healthy state before you hit the alarm again.
Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II P5, 500. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source, Glorietta 4.
Your lips need some loving too. Cracked lips are a sign you’re dehydrated so give it back the moisture it needs.
Lancôme Absolue Precious Cells Silky Nourishing Lip Balm, price available upon request. Available at Greenbelt 5
In the morning, charge your skin for another day ahead with an oil to protect and nourish your skin.
Kiehl’s Daily Reviving Concentrate, P2,500. Available at SM Mega Fashion Hall.
Art by Dorothy Guya