How to use an Overnight Sleeping Mask

 Snooze your way to better skin

Wouldn’t it be great if you could tick off some tasks on your to-do list while sleeping? While running errands is a bit beyond our capability, we can help you out with some complexion-improving goals.

What is an overnight sleeping mask?

A sleeping mask is the answer to a busy lifestyle’s prayers. Made to both hydrate and release active ingredients all throughout the night, simply apply as you would a thick layer of moisturiser, and plop yourself in bed.


Regular face masks are applied for 15 to 20 minutes, whereas sleeping masks are applied for long periods of time and are designed to provide longer, more substantial care. Often containing hydrating or gentle active ingredients, their consistency is thick but non-comedogenic, meaning they let the skin breathe without clogging the pores. You can think of them almost as super-potent moisturisers

Benefits of an overnight sleeping mask

The Vitamin C & Enzymes Rehydrating Treatment Mask is a multi-tasking mask to brighten, improve texture, rehydrate, and gently exfoliate to help promote skin cell turnover.

Its refreshing scent of spearmint and tangerine adds an extra layer of calm to the balm-like creamy mask. The Age Reversal Mask soaks into the skin after around 10 minutes, so you don’t have to worry about messy, inconvenient goop covering your pillows and sheets. 

Key Ingredients in the Age Reversal Vitamin C & Enzymes Mask:

  • Fruit Enzymes from papaya and pineapple gently exfoliate away dead skin cells to renew and revitalise the complexion. They also are an excellent defence against the signs of ageing as they help to stimulate cell turnover; supporting skin’s creation of collagen, as well as softening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

  • Vitamin C and Bakuchiol help to brighten, boost radiance and provide a healthy glow.

  • Bakuchiol helps fight the signs of ageing, turning over skin cells and improving skin texture. 


Who is the overnight sleeping mask for?

While all skin types can use this Age Reversal Vitamin C & Enzyme Mask, it it especially beneficial for those who:

  • want the benefits of the mask, without the waiting around time!
  • want a multitasking performance mask
  • want a little hydrating care, plus the benefits of gentle exfoliation as well as fight the signs of ageing

How to use a sleeping mask

The best thing about this overnight mask is that it is super easy to use. Unlike peels or thick clay masks, your skin is not left sticky or uncomfortable. It easily absorbs into the skin, after 10 minutes all that's left for you to do is climb into bed and let the mask work its magic. Simply apply over your evening routine and wash off in the morning to reveal soft, smooth skin.

A gentle exfoliating night time skin routine for anti ageing:
Step 1: Cleanse

Choose your favourite cleanser to remove the day’s makeup, SPF and daily build up. Double cleanse if that is your thing! Try the Anti Ageing Milk Facial Cleanser or the Rebalancing Cleanser.

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Step 2: Serum

Apply your serum du jour. For an anti ageing targeting routine the AGE REVERSAL Niacinamide + Vitamin Complex Serum is a do-it-all serum that targets fine lines & wrinkles, oil regulation & overall skin clarity. To help even the skin tone and dark spots try a Brightening Serum, or if you’re after extra hydration the Hydrating & Healing Serum.

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Optional Step:

(if your skin is really dry or you’re feeling indulgent, apply an oil or moisturiser here)

Step 3: Apply your sleeping mask 

Apply a layer of the mask to the skin, avoiding the eye area. Be generous with your application - it does eventually sink in! Ideally allow 10 minutes before you hit the pillow so it has enough time to absorb and it stays on your face as opposed to your bed sheets! 


Rinse in the AM and don’t forget your sunscreen. Wake up to soft-touch, smooth, fully rehydrated skin!  


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Keep reading: 5 reasons to try the Enzyme Treatment Mask
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