Beauty buys for a speedy night time skincare routine

Taryn Davies
Published: September 28, 2015

The importance of taking off your make-up at the end of the time is something we’re constantly reminded of, and rightly so, but that doesn’t mean we don’t still see it as a chore when our bed is calling our name after a long day.

So, in a bid to cut down time spent in the bathroom and get us tucked up even quicker we have the beauty buys you need for a speedy nighttime skincare routine.

These beauty buys ensure your skin will be free from makeup and getting plenty of nourishment overnight to make sure you wake feeling refreshed and ready to wash your face and start the day once more.

Not taking your make-up off before you go to sleep has been proven to have negative side effects on your skin, not only the next day but in the long run too, but this speedy routine ensures you’ll be more inclined to do it, even after a long night of drinks and dancing.

Waking up with a hangover is bad enough you don’t want your smokey eye smeared over your face too. Get that face cleaned up before you head to bed with our speedy nighttime skincare routine.


Camomile Silky Cleansing OilOil cleansers are a must-buy to ensure you remove all of your makeup in one quick go. The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil is super gentle on skin, as well as being excellent at removing all traces of makeup, dirt and grime.

The cleanser is a great price, is ideal for use even on sensitive skin types and is easy to work with.

Even though it's an oil it's not too slippy, plus the pump dispenser allows you to get just the right amount of product you need.


Vitamin E Overnight Serum-In-Oil 28mlSerum

Another The Body Shop product we can’t do without in our evening routine is the Vitamin E Overnight Serum-In-Oil.

Apply this in the even and wake with skin that's beautifully nourished, looks brighter and healthier and feels plump with hydration too.

This serum in oil combines two products in one, absorbs quickly without leaving a greasy residue and is even great used alone without moisturiser. This would be a great addition to any night time skincare routine. The great price point is just another plus point.



powerballwboxTimebomb Powerball intensive moisturiser is the cream you need to give your skin an overnight boost of hydration. Your skin is flooded with a power-house blend of 21 natural hydrating agents that act on every level to ensure you wake with a softer, smoother, plumper tone and texture.

Although this can be used as a day moisturiser too, we prefer it for the evening, it ensures our skin looks refreshed and feels plump.

And while you make think that the Intensive tag means it’s a heavy duty cream that will clog your pores, it’s incredibly light and absorbs into skin quickly, so if you were to use it in the day you can apply make-up straight afterwards.

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