When we're washing our faces at night, there's a certain satisfaction that comes with knowing we're getting rid of everything it's come in contact with that day. Makeup, dirt, grime, our train neighbor's shoulder when we fell asleep — you get it. So, why would we want to compromise that squeaky-clean feeling by piling on heavy night creams or dotting our faces with dark-spot correctors? Well, according to board-certified dermatologists Dr. Ariel Ostad and Dr. Sejal K. Shah, nighttime is prime time for skin-care products.
From why using antioxidants at night is even more important than using them during the day to why you need a multitasking mask like Olay Regenerist Overnight Mask, here's proof that beauty sleep is a real thing.