Ah…after a long day of work it’s time to take off the cares of the day and slip into something a little more comfortable. The same holds true for our skin care regimen. At night it’s important to take off the makeup and dirt of the day and give our skin a deep drink of moisture to prepare it for the next day. The more we moisturize, the more our skin is able to keep wrinkles at bay.
Our Night Kit includes everything we think you need at night as you get ready for bed.
Make-up is made of a waterproof mineral called titanium dioxide/zinc oxide. Soap isn’t able to dissolve the oil-based makeup, leading to a lot of tugging and scrubbing to get off eye makeup. Our Avocado oil cleanser on the other hand effortlessly dissolves the make-up and dirt from our faces. In wintertime it’s even more important to use a gentle cleanser because harsh ones dissolve the fatty acids that make up the protective layer of our skin. Our body is trying to keep up with all the stripping being done by cold winter air and dry inside air, we don’t have to further tax it with soap. (2 oz)
If an oil cleanser is used the added benefit is moisturizing on the spot. However in winter it never hurts to add a little more hydration. Using a product high in Vitamin E is a great way to moisturize the skin overnight. It also helps to neutralize free radicals while you sleep….leaving your skin dewy in the morning. We love our Nighttime Face Serum for this job. Grapeseed oil is known to repair the skin, while our special Vitamin E ($700 for 2 cups!) helps to fight free radicals. (10 ml)
An all over body lotion is needed so your legs and arms aren’t itchy in the morning and all day long. If you put the lotion on your feet before crawling into bed, the soles of your feet will have a chance to soften. We included our signature Olive Lotion in Oatmeal Milk & Honey for this job (this lotion was recently gifted to the GBK gifting suite at the 2015 Golden Globes!) It's one of our favorites. (2 oz)
Lastly, I like to add a little lip balm before I hit the hay. The winter tends to dry out my lips, and it’s a great way to infuse uninterrupted moisture while I am drifting away in dreamland.