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5 Ways To Wake Up Hotter

5 Ways To Wake Up Hotter


When it comes to beauty sleep, what you put in is what you get out. Simple tweaks to your before-bed routine can make a world of difference with you waking up feeling refreshed, revitalised and ready to put your best face forward. They don't call it beauty sleep for nothing! Ahead, tips and tricks for enhancing your beauty game and making your #wokeuplikethis dreams come true.

OVERNIGHT MASK & BASK

Skin loses moisture while you sleep – about 25 per cent more than it does during the day. An overnight mask creates a permeable seal on top of your skin that makes everything underneath it penetrate better. As your face soaks up skin-saving solutions, elasticity and tone is improved over time. You wake up smooth and dewy without feeling greasy.

WIDE-AWAKE EYES

Are you prone to puffy eyes in the morning after a long night's sleep? Beat those undereye bags with an eye treatment such as Revitalift Filler Replumping Eye Cream. It contains hyaluronic acid, which helps fill lines and replump your skin.

HELLO HYDRATION

Exposure to dry air and indoor heat while sleeping can sap moisture from the skin, leaving it dry, dehydrated and papery in the morning. Look for a slightly thicker cream, such as L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Filler (HA) Day Cream rather than your daytime moisturiser.

HAIR HYDRATION

Work a protein-packed mask such as Elvive Re-Nutrition Deep Nourishing Mask through dry stands once or twice a week before bedtime and you’ll notice lusher locks in no time. Thanks to ingredients such as royal jelly and omega 6, this treatment produces long-lasting nourishment and hydration. Apply to slightly damp locks to better soak up the formula.

SILKY SMOOTH

Silk bedding sounds like a frivolous luxury, but it’s worth it for its anti-ageing effects. Silk is a soft natural fibre that, unlike cotton, doesn’t absorb moisture from your face as you sleep. The satiny smooth finish also means waking up with fewer creases and wrinkles caused by indents from the material. This works for eliminating bends and kinks in your hair, too. Try wrapping your hair in a silk scarf for the same cushioning effect.

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Anti-ageing products may have ingredient lists longer than your arm, but how do you know they’re actually effective? When you’re reading the label or the back of the tube, here are some key names to look out for.

Glycolic
TRY: Glycolic Peel Pads
WHAT: A gentle chemical exfoliator to help retexturise, refine and decongest skin. Got brown pigmentation spots? Glycolic acid is also terrific at removing the extra layers of dead cells that are holding on to all that brown pigment.

Retinol

TRY: Revitalift Night Cream 
WHAT: This vitamin A derivative helps to soften fine lines. Retinol rejuvenates skin cells and increases collagen production, which means brighter, softer, younger-looking skin that’s more protected from the damage that comes with ageing.

Antioxidants

TRY: Sugar Scrubs Glow Scrub with Grapeseed Oil 
WHAT: An umbrella term encompassing vitamins and enzymes that work to repair environmental damage. This includes Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Green Tea and Co-Enzyme Q10. Antioxidants strengthen the skin’s barrier function by fighting off free radicals, boosting texture and leaving complexion visibly brighter.

Peptides

TRY: Age Perfect Intense Nutrition Serum 
WHAT: Not just a trendy buzzword, peptides are short chains of amino acids that can work to improve cell productivity. We love them for their anti-ageing benefits, such as helping stimulate collagen production and improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Hyaluronic acid

TRY: Revitalift Filler [HA] Day Cream 
WHAT: A molecule already naturally found in the skin, it draws water to the skin and helps prevent moisture loss. As we get older, the level of naturally occurring hyaluronic acid decreases, leading to dry skin and more lines.


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When it comes to beauty sleep, what you put in is what you get out. Simple tweaks to your before-bed routine can make a world of difference with you waking up feeling refreshed, revitalised and ready to put your best face forward. They don't call it beauty sleep for nothing! Ahead, tips and tricks for enhancing your beauty game and making your #wokeuplikethis dreams come true.

OVERNIGHT MASK & BASK

Skin loses moisture while you sleep – about 25 per cent more than it does during the day. An overnight mask creates a permeable seal on top of your skin that makes everything underneath it penetrate better. As your face soaks up skin-saving solutions, elasticity and tone is improved over time. You wake up smooth and dewy without feeling greasy.

WIDE-AWAKE EYES

Are you prone to puffy eyes in the morning after a long night's sleep? Beat those undereye bags with an eye treatment such as Revitalift Filler Replumping Eye Cream. It contains hyaluronic acid, which helps fill lines and replump your skin.

HELLO HYDRATION

Exposure to dry air and indoor heat while sleeping can sap moisture from the skin, leaving it dry, dehydrated and papery in the morning. Look for a slightly thicker cream, such as L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Filler (HA) Day Cream rather than your daytime moisturiser.

HAIR HYDRATION

Work a protein-packed mask such as Elvive Re-Nutrition Deep Nourishing Mask through dry stands once or twice a week before bedtime and you’ll notice lusher locks in no time. Thanks to ingredients such as royal jelly and omega 6, this treatment produces long-lasting nourishment and hydration. Apply to slightly damp locks to better soak up the formula.

SILKY SMOOTH

Silk bedding sounds like a frivolous luxury, but it’s worth it for its anti-ageing effects. Silk is a soft natural fibre that, unlike cotton, doesn’t absorb moisture from your face as you sleep. The satiny smooth finish also means waking up with fewer creases and wrinkles caused by indents from the material. This works for eliminating bends and kinks in your hair, too. Try wrapping your hair in a silk scarf for the same cushioning effect.

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Invest in a quality under-eye concealer
Opt for a concealer that will even out your skin tone plus give you a natural glow. True Match Concealer camouflages dark circles for a flawless complexion.

Always wash off make-up before bed
It’s tempting to hit the sack without washing off your make-up but this can clog pores, resulting in unsightly blemishes come morning. Stash some Age Perfect Cleansing Wipes in your bedside drawer - a 30-second swipe across your face and you'll be off to sleep.

Put down the tweezers
We like big brows and we cannot lie! Tidy strays with a brush and to give your natural shape extra definition, fill gaps with a precise eyebrow pencil, such as Brow Artist Xpert.

Find the correct foundation for your skin
A perfectly matched foundation is the key to a flawless base. Consider your skin tone and whether you have oily, dry or combination skin and you’ll be ready for an endless list of make-up looks. Click here to find your perfect shade  

Wash hair less often
Over-washing not only strips the hair of its natural oils, it can also send your scalp’s sebaceous glands into overdrive, causing even more oil to be produced. Instead, use a dry shampoo between washes.

Start using an eye cream
The area around your eyes is the first place to show signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles. Gently apply a pea-size amount of Revitalift Filler Eye Cream on the under-eye area before bed for a fresh, well-rested look in the morning.

Use intense home hair treatments weekly
Between salon visits, give yourself a luxe home treatment once a week to hydrate, repair and prevent damage until your next appointment. Elvive Extraordinary Oil Coconut Hair Mask helps to tame flyaways while hydrating and nourishing from root to tip.

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