The ultimate night time routine to unlock smooth, hydrated, glowing skin. The Australian Skin Institute products are pictured. Australian-owned cosmeceutical skincare.

Get unready with the Australian Skin Institute: Discover our favourite night time routine and wake up with soft, glowing skin.

It's no secret we all seem to be becoming busier and busier. Between work, gym, social events, emergency ice cream trips and staying up to date with the latest binge-worthy show on Netflix, there's not a lot of breathing room left over. And somewhere in the middle of all that, our skin has the audacity to become dull & dehydrated and invite 1 or 7 breakouts to hang out. 

But the truth is, this is our skin's way of pleading for a little TLC. And what better way to give your skin some much-needed TLC than to load it up with carefully selected skincare goodness right before bed?

Let's explore how to turn your night time skincare regime into a relaxing and restorative experience so you can wake up refreshed with hydrated, clear, glowing skin. 

Woman preparing for her night time skincare routine, her skin is smooth and glowing

Step 1. Double cleanse to remove makeup and impurities.

The first step to a good night time routine is to wash your face. It may seem obvious, but double cleansing is the key to removing all traces of makeup, excess oil and impurities that have accumulated on your skin throughout the day. A deep cleanse also prepares your skin to absorb all the delicious serums and creams you're about to apply. 

Choose a gentle cleanser that suits your skin type and emulsify it into the skin using gentle circular motions. Make sure you use a clean towel to gently pat your skin dry. Harsh rubbing will put you on a one-way train to premature ageing

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Woman gently patting her skin dry after cleansing with a cosmeceutical cleanser to sweep away impurities, excess oil and makeup.

Step 2. Exfoliate your skin to reveal fresh, bright, radiant skin.

Now that your skin is fresh and clean, it's time to exfoliate. Our AHA Power Exfoliant contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids and Beta Hydroxy Acids, which greatly improve skin texture, reduce pigmentation, scarring and breakouts, smooth fine lines & wrinkles, and increase product penetration to reveal bright, smooth skin

Apply our AHA Power Exfoliant twice a week with dry hands and dry skin. You'll feel a slight tingle, this is completely normal and means the product is working. I like to think of it like little pac-men all over my skin, eating away all the dead skin cells and cleaning out my pores. Rinse off the product after about 2 minutes and gently pat dry with a clean towel.   

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The AHA Power Exfoliant. A chemical exfoliant used to clean pores, remove dead skin cells, minimise the appearance of pigmentation and scarring and reveal bright, smooth skin.

Step 3. Deeply detoxify and rehydrate your skin with a lush cream mask

Our Purifying Hydration Mask will leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and balanced. Formulated with volcanic clay to balance oil production and fight breakouts, this mask is a skin-clearing warrior. 

Apply a thin layer of Purifying Hydration Mask twice weekly over your face, neck and décolletage. Allow the mask to work its magic for about 15 minutes before removing it with lukewarm water and gently patting your skin dry. 

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Woman applying a cosmeceutical cream mask to hydrate, clear and revitalise her skin.

Step 4. Apply our Hydralift Eye Gel to deeply hydrate your eye area and minimise the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles 

The skin around your eye area is extra delicate, so it needs extra attention. Our HydraLift Eye Gel will hydrate, plump, fade dark circles, diminish puffiness and tighten the eye area.

Apply a small amount around your eye area and gently massage the gel into your skin. This little skin saviour will have you waking up looking fresh, bright and ready for the day.

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Woman using Hydralift Eye Gel on here eye area to brighten, plump and tighten the eye area.

Step 5. Drench your skin with hydration 

The key to healthy, glowing, plump skin is hydration. If your skin is dehydrated, fine lines & wrinkles will become more prominent, and your skin will have a dull, lacklustre appearance.

Not all hydrating products are made equally. You need a product that will sink deep into your skin and lock in hydration. Our Pure Hydration Concentrate is formulated with teeny tiny Sodium Hyaluronate molecules, so it can do just that. 

I would bathe in Pure Hydration Concentrate if I could, and I know I'm not the only one. Sweep 2 pumps of this delicious hydrating hero over your face, neck and décolletage and let the magic unfold. 

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The Australian Skin Institute Pure Hydration Concentrate. Use this hydrating serum to hydrate and plump your skin. Fights dehydration.

Step 6. Allow our Vitamin A Corrector to melt into your skin 

When I say the texture of this product is luxurious, I mean it. It's like a spa retreat for your skin—soft, buttery, glowing goodness. If you're not already using retinol, it's time to start. Vitamin A exfoliates your skin at a cellular level to reduce fine lines & wrinkles, pigmentation, scarring and even skin tone. It's one of the most effective anti-ageing ingredients available, so you know it's going to be a game-changer. 

Less is more when it comes to Vitamin A. You only need to apply our Vitamin A Corrector 3 times a week to get the best results. Spend a moment massaging this lush serum into your skin to achieve maximum relaxation. 

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Woman applying a retinol to fight fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, dullness and acne scarring. Vitamin A Corrector.

Step 7. Lock in all the goodness with moisturiser

Think of your moisturiser as icing and all the previous skin prep steps as cake. Is cake still good without icing? It's okay. But adding that delicious layer of icing brings everything together, looks stunning and tastes even better. Moisturiser is the essential last step of your night time routine. It locks everything in, provides your skin with long-lasting hydration & nourishment, and gives it that beautiful, glassy glow. 

If you're looking for your new go-to moisturiser, look no further than our R3 Relieve Repair Restore. Apply 2 pumps over your face, neck and décolletage for smooth, hydrated, even-toned skin. 

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Getting into a good night time skincare routine can take a little practice. Especially if you're guilty of a speedy single cleanse and slapping on the nearest moisturiser, but it's so worth it. Not only will you wake up looking refreshed, but you'll also be reducing the signs of premature ageing, pigmentation and dehydration, fighting breakouts and boosting your collagen and elastin production, all while you sleep.

Follow this lush night time routine to begin waking up with your brightest, clearest, most rejuvenated skin.  

Click here to get in touch with one of our expert Australian Skin Institute Beauty advisors to start discussing your skin goals and reveal your unique treatment plan

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