They did call it beauty sleep for a reason. When we go to sleep our body rejuvenates and recover from the exhausting day we had. When we get enough sleep, we wake up feeling refreshed and energized. When we start to take sleep for granted, we are more prone to skin problems such as wrinkles, acne, dark circles and clogged pores.
We need to rest to remain looking beautiful and healthy. Sleeping is one of the best ways to treat your skin. However, there is something you can do to improve your beauty sleep. Performing beauty fixes before you go to sleep can give you a whole new glow in the morning. So, what can you do overnight to help enhance your beauty routine? Well, ask no further. Below are some beauty tips and tricks that you can do overnight to wake up looking refreshed and beautiful.
Soften Rough Patches
Applying petroleum jelly on your problem areas can help soften them. Apply petroleum jelly on your feet to reduce cracking heels. Wrap your feet in socks to lock in the moisture on your feet, giving you softer and smoother soles in the morning. You can also apply petroleum jelly on your knees, elbows and hands to soften them up. This will also make exfoliating in the morning a lot easier.
If you tend to wake up with swollen and puffy cheeks or eyes. You can simply add another pillow on your back while you sleep. This will help the fluids around your face to drain and not accumulate in your face reducing the chances of puffiness in the morning. Besides this, you can also apply eye creams or moisturizers that contain caffeine to improve the fluid movement as you sleep.
Wake up with beautiful wavy hair by twisting or braiding your hair before you sleep. You can apply styling cream to your hair before braiding to make the waves more defined. You can wrap your whole head in a silk scarf to prevent it from frizzing in the morning.
Turning on your humidifier at night can do wonders on your skin overnight. The humidifier will help retain the moisture in the air. Allowing your skin to be hydrated all night long. This will give you plump and glowing skin. You can even add essential oils to your humidifier to boost its effects.
Rubbing your teeth with diluted baking soda before you sleep can give your teeth a whitening boost. Brush your teeth with a mixture of baking soda and water, leave it on for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse it thoroughly. Do this every night, you’ll notice whiter teeth within a week.
The best time to apply your brightening products is during night time. Ingredients in lightening products such as vitamin C and retinol are sensitive to light. Applying them overnight can help boost their brightening effect on the skin.
No wonder sleeping beauty remained beautiful even after a hundred years. Sleep can improve your health, fitness and beauty. Just lying in bed drooling and dreaming can help improve your overall appearance. This overnight tips can help boost the effect of a good night’s rest. Share with us some tips we might have missed.