The Perfect Nighttime Routine for Healthier Skin

Try using this nighttime routine for the healthiest skin you’ve had in years.

Too many people underestimate the importance of skin health. Healthy skin makes you look more attractive and feel better, but it also provides your skin with better protective benefits—and can help you fight the effects of aging.

There are many things you can do to improve the health of your skin, including staying hydrated throughout the day, eating healthy foods, and exercising regularly—not to mention applying sunscreen to prevent damage from UV radiation. However, one of the best things you can do for your skin is follow a basic nighttime routine.

Clean Your Face

If you have time, you can take a bath or shower, but if you’re a morning bather, you can also just take a few minutes to clean your face. Try to use a moisturizing cleanser, rather than cheap, harsh soap. This step rids your face of extra dirt and debris, and can clear away some dead skin cells. It’s also important to prepare your face for the next steps.

Lightly Exfoliate

Next, you’ll want to use exfoliation to lightly brush away the remaining dead skin cells and debris of your face (and any other problem areas on your body). When done, be sure to rinse your face with warm water and dry it with a clean towel.

Apply a Night Cream

One of the best things you can do for your skin is applying a night cream. A good