Night Cream vs Day Cream, do you need both?

We all know the importance of a moisturiser both day and night, but what about having a specific one for day and night? While many moisturisers can function perfectly for any time of day, there are benefits to tailoring your routine to include a specific night cream.


What is a Day Cream?

Usually lightweight in texture and easy to layer with SPF and makeup. During the day our skin is under various amounts of stress from the environment such as UV, pollution or dry air. Therefore, day creams are often formulated with antioxidants such as Vitamin C to protect your skin from these daily stressors. 

A day cream’s role is to protect and prevent

What is a Night Cream?

Usually a little richer in texture and with more active ingredients such as retinol or exfoliating acids that don’t pair well with the sun. While you sleep, your skin goes into repair mode and night creams are formulated to aid this, often targeting concerns such as fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation or blemishes. 

A night cream’s role is to repair and correct

To sum it up: Night creams work hard for your skin while day creams aim to protect all that hard work.


The 2 best Night Creams in 2023

The La Clinica Range has 2 dedicated night creams to choose from, as well as some dual creams that can be used both AM and PM with care.

The Rebalancing Night Cream

is a do-it-all night cream that has both anti-ageing and acne-regulating benefits. Containing the two forms of Vitamin A, it works to bring your skin back into line while you sleep. Other stand-out ingredients include Ceramides, Jojoba Oil, Ethyl Linoleate, Squalane and Hyaluronic Acid. As you are catching some Zzz’s this lush-smelling cream is helping to counteract the appearance of skin imperfections, increase collagen production, regulate oil production, while assisting in cellular renewal for brighter, healthier skin.

Why you’ll love the Rebalancing Night Cream:

  • Both repairs and corrects while you sleep
  • Increases collagen production & cellular renewal
  • Regulates sebum & helps prevent blemishes
  • Brightens & inhibits UV induced collagen-degrading enzymes
  • Hydrates, softens & mitigates irritation

Shop the Rebalancing Vitamin A Night Cream

The Anti Ageing Night Cream

is a must for those wanting to target fine lines and wrinkles. A hydrating moisturiser, rich in cosmeceutical actives such as Retinal (Encapsulated Vitamin A), tripeptides, collagen-stimulating Bulbine Frutescens Leaf Juice as well as Squalane, Niacinamide and Rose Hip Oil.

Why you’ll love the Anti Ageing Night Cream:

  • Fights the signs of ageing
  • Hydrates and nourishes
  • Helps give skin a smooth appearance
  • Helps stimulate collagen synthesis and repair

Shop the Anti Ageing Night Cream


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