At night, right before bed time is when you do a ton of things to pamper your skin, hoping to keep it healthy and glowing. But all your efforts are going to be futile if you don’t follow this simple beauty tip—Sleep!

A good night’s sleep is essential to repair, regenerate and restructure your skin. Here's why getting more shut-eye could give you your best skin yet...

Get a good night’s sleep
 

Get a good night’s sleep

To begin with, it is important to get the recommended amount of sleep each night. Without enough sleep your skin tends to age faster and the skin recovery process is slowed down.

Wash your face before bed
 

Wash your face before bed

Washing your face before bed is a lot more important than it is do so in the morning. Sleeping with a dirty face makes way for pore-clogging irritants to sink in and do damage overnight leading to unhealthy skin. Use a gentle cleanser such as the Dove Deep Pure Oil Control Facial Cleanser

Use an overnight moisturiser
 

Use an overnight moisturiser

Washing your face and sleeping in an air conditioned room can dehydrate your skin. This is why it is important to have a thick moisturiser on your bedside table at all times. The Ponds Light Moisturiser Non-Oily Fresh Feel will deeply nourishes the skin without any greasy feel.

Sleep on your back
 

Sleep on your back

Wrinkles on the face and chest can result from sleeping on the stomach or side, this is why it is important that you train yourself over time to sleep on your back. This helps your skin stay youthful and fresh.

Elevate your head
 

Elevate your head

Elevating your head when you sleep largely helps improve the quality of your sleep. It can help reduce bags and circles under your eyes by improving blood flow and preventing blood from pooling.