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Is it better to wear a moisturiser/skin product at night or just leave skin to breathe?
Just that. I've never been a huge fan of using product overnight since I think it's good for your skin to have a break and not have something on it. During the day I always wear moisturiser and makeup.
So far this has worked for me, probably just because I'm lucky to have good skin from my mum. But maybe I'm wrong about this and my skin is getting more dry (I'm 46)
Does anyone else follow a 'no product at night' routine? Or are there amazing nighttime products that might convert me?
I think the wisdom I grew up with is if you moisturize at night your skin isn't currently dealing with sun, make up, pollution etc so can pay more attention to repairing and the moisturizer helps that.
I've never consistently used anything overnight and my skin is pretty good at 43. I do wear moisturiser with sun protection in the day but usually no makeup. My skin is def getting dryer as I get older so i may start using a gentle overnight cream if I feel it's very dry when I wake up.
IME the things that really make a difference to your skin ageing are your genes and sun protection. Anything else just makes it feel nice.