Walk down the skincare aisle or, let's be honest, scroll through the skincare section of Sephora and Dermstore , because who even leaves their house anymore? If only there were a big, shiny arrow pointing to the exact formula for your face, am I right? Welp, I don't exactly have the arrow, but I do have the next best thing: a lineup of the greatest, tried-and-true night creams that'll give your skin whatever it needs most, whether that's oil control, hydration, exfoliation, etc. And, wow, would you look at that—10 different nighttime face creams broken down, below, so you can get straight to the good stuff faster. Love Cosmo? Want the mag?
The 10 Best Night Creams for Beautiful Skin While You Sleep
15 Best Night Creams for Every Skin Type | SELF
Starting the day off with a combination of moisturizer and sunscreen might already be your skin-care go-to, but since our skin repairs itself while we sleep, a great night cream may actually be its secret weapon. According to experts , the best time for skin rejuvenation happens between the hours of 10 p. Many with acne-prone or combination skin look for moisturizers with exfoliating ingredients like retinol, while those with skin on the drier side love intensive creams that leave their face feeling soft and supple once they wake up. From top brands like CeraVe and Neutrogena to cult favorites like Tatcha and Glossier, read on for the skin-care products they refuse to fall asleep without. All products featured on SELF are independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
The 10 Best Night Creams for Your Skin's Exact Needs
When you love all things skin care as much as we do, we can't help but look forward to eradicating every trace of our makeup and dirt at the end of a long day with an indulgent double-cleanse followed by our PM routine, night cream being the proverbial cherry on top. But just as people debate the necessity of an eye cream use one, please! To all the naysayers, we'll just let the pros do the convincing: "The evening is a good time to apply creams with ingredients that may be sun-sensitizing," explains Francesca Fusco, a dermatologist at Wexler Dermatology in New York City, explains.
Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. It turns out there's some truth to the term "beauty sleep" after all.