Skin care routine at night
Experts are divided on whether to wash the face twice daily, once in the morning and once at night.
Hu falls in the twice-a-day camp, recommending both morning and night.
“At night, you are removing all of the dirt and impurities from the day, and you won’t want to go to bed with this sitting on your face,” she says. “Washing your face in the morning helps to remove any excess sweat or oil from the night before but isn’t as necessary as washing your face in the evening.”
Aguilar often advises clients to wash twice daily but finds the night wash particularly important, calling it “critical.”
“At night, our skin rejuvenates and repairs itself, making it extremely important to thoroughly and properly wash our makeup off before bed,” she says. Wearing makeup to bed prevents the skin from renewal and can result in collagen breakdown, inflammation, and clogged pores.
For a basic skin care routine at night, follow these steps:
Use spot treatments
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