6 ways to fight the signs of ageing while you sleep

Overnight Skin Treatments

Wake up looking younger with these hard-working night treatments.

Beauty Crew Contributing Editor / July 04 2023

Not slathering your skin in anti-ageing products before bed is a missed opportunity.

While you sleep, your skin works overtime to renew and repair, making it the perfect time to put on some hard-working skin care products.

These powerful anti-agers will work their magic while you snooze for healthier skin come morning.


The fast fix

Get ready for jaw-lifting results in just two weeks. Murad's Retinal ReSculpt Overnight Treatment is formulated with retinal; one of the most efficacious forms of vitamin A. It's encapsulated in an exclusive delivery system for enhanced stability and targeted delivery deep within skin’s surface.

$170 at Murad

Murad Retinal ReSculpt Overnight Treatment


The all-rounder

Carefully crafted to let skin breathe and complement its natural night rhythms, Dr. Hauschka Night Serum boasts powerful apple blossom extract. It optimises sleep to help ensure healthier, younger-looking skin.

$72 at Adore Beauty

Dr. Hauschka Night Serum


The rejuvenator

Pelactiv Vitamin C+ Dream Cream gets to work on skin cells at night with a potent antioxidant mix of vitamins A, C and bilberry.

Was $102, now $76.50 at Active Skin

Pelactiv Vitamin C Dream Cream


The wrinkle buster

Combining two powerhouse anti-ageing ingredients — retinol and niacinamide — the L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Laser Retinol + Niacinamide Pressed Night Cream works to minimise fine lines and wrinkles while evening out skin tone.

Was $59.95, now $50.99 at Chemist Warehouse

L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Laser Retinol + Niacinamide Pressed Night Cream


The glow getter

For a subtle golden glow come dawn, layer on James Read Tan Sleep Mask Tan Face  a high-tech serum with aloe, red algae and a smidge of self-tan.

$67.19 at Amazon

James Read Sleep Mask Tan Face


The radiance booster

Elizabeth Arden Superstart Skin Renewal Booster is a delicate serum designed to optimise the skin’s surface in readiness for your anti-ageing night cream.

$130 (50ml) at Myer

Elizabeth Arden Superstart Skin Renewal Booster

Before you go to bed, also try these nighttime beauty hacks that are guaranteed to save you time.

Photography by Edward Urrutia

Chelsea is BEAUTYcrew’s Contributing Editor. She has a sweet spot for anything that claims to make skin glow and won’t leave the house without a slick of mascara. Chelsea has 10 years of experience as a beauty editor and her words can be found on BEAUTYcrew, Women’s Health, Daily Addict, The Joye and Primped.