hideaway + bed + a cuppa = glowier skin

“I love the idea that while I’m asleep my skin is hard at work, repairing and regenerating itself.  Sleep reduces the stress hormone cortisol, which is why an early night is the hat-trick to glowy, stress-free skin.”

  • It’s the most natural way to repair skin and calm the mind, so it goes without saying that the health and beauty industry is conjuring up more and more ways to offer a helping hand with products that, just like our skin, work harder overnight than when we are awake. Here are a few to try. Sweet dreams…
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    Beauty’s latest magic elixirs claim to make your skin work harder to repair itself while you sleep

Neal’s Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep Supplement: a blend of skin-boosting vitamins and minerals, including skin/nail/hair -boosting zinc, and soothing herbal extracts that help you sleep more peacefully. £26.50 for 60 capsules, nealsyardremedies.com.

Origins Plantscription Powerful Lifting Overnight Mask: casts a temporary tightening and firming film over skin while you sleep making it feel plump and juicy in the morning. £52, origins.co.uk.

Clarins Multi Active Night Cream: contains notes of calming jasmine and regenerating California poppy to encourage nourished, glowy skin. £44 clarins.co.uk.

Joe’s Tea Co. Lemon Chamomile Tea: the knock out tea they serve at Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire, the magazine editor’s secret hideaway. £5 for 15 bags.