It’s common knowledge that drinking enough water, sleeping for eight hours a night and having a good skincare regime are all important to achieving a healthy complexion. However, in today’s fast-paced and digital world, that’s not always possible. Afterall, everyone always seems to be strapped for time and in a rush, with not enough time for sleep, let alone intensive beauty rituals.
A recent study done by Japanese brand SK-II discovered that sleeping for five hours or less for three nights consecutively can cause 13 times more water loss, as compared to having more than five hours of sleep. This not only causes dryness but also leads to a rough, dull and uneven complexion.
However, getting more sleep is easier said than done. And if like us, you often have nights that you’ll be thankful just to get a couple of hours of snooze, you’re going to love this. We recently tried the SK-II Overnight Miracle Mask ($140 for a set of six). The box comes with six individually packaged capsules that contain just enough of the leave-on gel mask for one application.
Infused with the brand’s signature ingredient Pitera and a Sleeping Tree extract from Albizia, the formula is rich in amino acids, vitamins and minerals to condition skin and intensely hydrate so you wake up to soft, smooth and glowing skin that looks well-rested regardless of how much rest you received. And the best thing about it? This leave-on mask replaces your regular skincare regime so you just need to apply it on cleansed skin and you’re good to go (to sleep that is). No fuss or wasted time.
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