Let’s face it, it’s 9:47pm on a Monday night and you just aren’t up for doing the full blown skin routine before you lay that perfect head down for your much needed beautyrest. Good news, there’s a way to occasionally cut corners with your nighttime routine. We just need to make sure our bases are covered with the basics.
I keep all these things in my bedside table for you know, emergencies.
Since we’re doing this at our nightstand, we don’t have access to water. My favorite way to cleanse my skin away from the sink is with makeup remover wipes. Some people think that they don’t cleanse your skin well enough, however, these exfoliating wet cleansing towelettes have a smooth side to cleanse and a textured side to exfoliate any dead skin away. These ones from Target are a personal favorite of mine and they get the job done quick and easy.
Toner is not to be skipped in any skincare routine. I repeat, toner is not to be skipped in any skincare routine! When you’re in a time crunch (or too lazy to get out of bed) these Thayers Astringent pads come in so clutch. No need to whip out the cotton pads and toner bottle when these come presoaked in a jar that’s convenient for on the go or in your nightstand.
Last but certainly not the least, moisturizer. We wouldn’t want to wake up with dry, cracked skin so, a moisturizer is absolutely necessary to maintain your beautiful glowing skin. Once you’ve toned your face you’re going to feel a bit dry and to rehydrate and lock in moisture, I like to use this moisturizer from the Ordinary. It’s super affordable and a little goes a long way! You can keep a 30ml at your bedside and the 100ml in your bathroom.
There you have it! A 3-step skincare routine for those nights you just can’t quite make it to the sink.