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Best Night Creams For Over 30’s

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Jess Sanderson

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    Best Night Creams For Over 30's

    Entering your 30’s can be a daunting prospect, but most people realise soon after turning that in fact, your thirties is a super exciting time in your life. However, for most of us it’s also a time where we work harder, sleep less, and generally have a little less time and focus on ourselves, and perhaps our looks. Whether it’s the demands of your career or your young family, visible signs of ageing might inevitably start to show in your skin.

    That’s why night creams can be such an important part of your skincare regimen as you get older. Because we believe that you deserve to look your best, we’ve rounded up our favourites for beating the inevitable signs of ageing you’ll see in your 30s, below. If you’re concerned about anti-ageing, using a high-quality day moisturizer is just as important in order to keep your skin protected 24 hours a day. Take a look to find the perfect new night cream to keep your complexion youthful!

    alpha h beauty sleep power peel review
    1. Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel​
    4.6/5

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    Lancome Genifique Repair Night Cream
    2. Lancome Genifique Repair SC Night Cream
    4.3/5

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    Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream
    3. Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream
    4.5/5

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    4. Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream
    4.7/5

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    aspect phytostat 9 review
    5. Aspect Phytostat 9
    3.9/5

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    6. Philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Night
    4/5

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    asap anti ageing night cream 50ml review
    7. Asap Anti-ageing Night Cream 50ml
    4.3/5

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    dermalogica sound sleep cocoon transformative night gel cream review
    8. Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon Transformative Night Gel-Cream
    4/5

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    Skin O2 Collagen Renewal
    9. Skin O2 Collagen Renewal
    3.8/5

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    Ahava Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate 30ml
    10. Ahava Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate
    4.2/5

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    medik8 night ritual vitamin a age defying retinol cream 50ml review
    11. Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A Age-Defying Retinol Cream
    4.7/5

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    1. Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel

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    alpha h beauty sleep power peel review

    Adored worldwide for its anti-aging benefits, not to mention it’s moisturising and brightening effect on skin, it’s no wonder Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel is a bestseller. By blending a powerful cocktail of Retinol, Collagen, and Glycolic Acid they have created one of the most effective anti-ageing creams, and face peels, on the market today.

    This night cream is designed to affect a complete turnaround for skin starting to see its’ youthful glow diminish. It is formulated to balance soothing botanicals with potent treatment ingredients, and to nourish and refresh your complexion while you rest. Like most night creams on the market, it contains the cell-turnover boosting and all-round anti-aging powerhouse retinol.

    What’s different here is that they have combined it with Glycolic acid for powerful exfoliation. This sweeps away the dead skin cells, as new ones are replaced by the retinol, to completely recharge your complexion. This process is boosted by Chronodyn. Although an algae derivative (don’t be scared), it actually helps with skin repair and skin cell renewal.

    Add to this Axolight which assists with skin brightening and to help prevent age spots, and you have a very powerful weapon in your fight against aging! A good all-rounder, but those with very sensitive skin may want to test before buying.

    2. Lancome Genifique Repair SC Night Cream

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    Lancome Genifique Repair SC Night Cream

    Lancome Genifique Repair SC Night Cream is a rich, luxurious night-time moisturiser designed to keep more mature skin looking youthful, vibrant and bright. An intensive night cream that restores density to the skin while targeting dark spots, its deep-penetrating formula will lift, firm, and nourish your skin, even if you have significant sun damage or any other issue.

    Designed to treat, heal and replenish dry or mature skin and add a youthful glow, Lancome Genifique Repair is the best choice for those looking for an ultra-rich, ultra-luxe night moisturiser. Overnight, it replenishes the skin and fights against skin slackening. User reviews confirm that it is highly effective at restoring skin’s former youthful appearance with consistent use, lifting and firming the skin no matter your age.

    Working outwards from the center of your face, massage the cream into your skin. This will leave the skin smooth, bright, and radiant with each use. Perfect for those looking for an effective anti-aging cream, and those looking to revive aging skin using powerful ingredients from a luxe skincare brand.

    3. Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream

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    Trilogy Rosapene Night Cream is designed for skin 30 yrs +, and is clinically shown to reduce the appearance of deep wrinkles and furrows, plump the skin, and help reduce the appearance of fatigue. Leaving you with skin that is firmer and more luminous.

    It is formulated with a unique combination of antioxidant-rich Rosapene oil blend. The makers have also included Tomato Seed Oil, which replenishes essential nutrients in the skin, thus supporting the skin’s natural structure. You will notice soon after beginning use that it is highly effective at reducing the appearance of deep wrinkles and lines, plumping the skin, and minimising the appearance of fatigue. It has a light balm texture which leaves skin soft with a satiny finish.

    Developed for people 30+ and for skin that’s visibly starting to sag, this gentle formula provides a lift without irritation. Ideal for sensitive skin types looking for an effective anti-aging night cream, you’re sure to see a boost in skin elasticity, hydration, and smoothness.

    4. Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream

    Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream

    Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream, a luxurious moisturising cream, delivers an instant moisture surge, whilst also strengthening the skin’s natural barriers to prevent moisture loss. Rich in antioxidants and ceramides, it accelerates skin healing and skin cell turnover, leaves skin feeling soft and supple and with restored skin luminosity. It is also formulated to improves the elasticity and firmness of aging skin.

    This powerful anti-aging moisturiser not only helps boost hydration levels in dry and dehydrated skin, but also improves the skin’s natural barrier to prevent moisture loss for all-day hydration. Rich in ceramides, this antioxidant moisturiser helps accelerate skin cell turnover and restore natural dewiness and radiance for a younger-looking complexion.

    Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future Powered by Ceramide Night Cream has a powerful antioxidant-rich formula. Telosense is a protective protein complex that smooths the complexion for a supple finish.

    Mineral-rich botanicals dramatically improve the look and feel of dehydrated and aging skin. Powerful anti-aging ingredients encourage and stimulates skin cell turnover, and the formulation then helps heal and nourish the skin, restoring natural dewiness and elasticity.

    An exclusive fragrance technology in this cream is clinically proven to produce a sense of well-being and relaxation for a better night’s sleep. This cream also protects the skin’s natural barrier and locks in hydration. It is suitable for dry, dehydrated, sensitive and aging skin.

    5. Aspect Phytostat 9

    aspect phytostat 9 review

    Aspect Phytostat 9 is an emollient, anti-ageing treatment moisturiser, ideal for dry and dehydrated skin. A 4 in 1 intensive moisturiser which adjusts to the specific needs of your skin, it restores vital moisture and fights visible signs of ageing. It’s also so well balanced and formulated that it‘s suitable for use on all areas of the face and neck, including around the eyes.

    Phytostat 9 has been developed specifically for dry, dehydrated, and mature skin, using hydrating botanicals to restore luminosity, and promote fullness in ageing complexions. It is highly effective at reducing dehydration-induced fine lines and wrinkles, while the included antioxidants protect your skin to help keep it looking youthful for longer. Phytostat 9 is also formulated to fights other signs of aging, such as pigmentation and age spots.

    This nourishing moisturiser was produced with the most up to date research and scientific expertise, to create a moisturiser that adjusts to the specific needs of your skin, restoring a measured amount of vital moisture for a plumper and more luminous finish.

    Calming antioxidants such as Olive Leaf Extract and Ginkgo Biloba help to protect and soothe the skin. Hydrators including Shea Butter, Sunflower Seed Oil, Sweet Almond Oil and Macadamia Oil provide long-lasting moisture. If you’re looking for a powerful anti-aging cream which is suitable for all areas of the face and neck, this is a great choice.

    6. Philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Night

    Philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Night

    Philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Night is a revolutionary moisturiser which is designed to purify, balance, and restore luminosity to lacklustre skin.

    The serum’s freshness is ensured by a patented activation process through pearls, which require activation before the first use. To start the activation, mix the sealed packet of pearls with the cream. Wait some minutes for the pearls to melt, then mix thoroughly. When the pearls are no longer visible, begin application of the cream to a cleansed face.

    Antioxidants and retinol in this cream help protect skin from age-accelerating free radical damage, soften and clarify the skin, and restore natural pH levels for a less reactive complexion.

    It also provides an instant moisture surge to dehydrated skin, and purifies, balances, and restores skin luminosity. It’s specially formulated to diffuse redness and calm sensitive skin, and improve uneven skin texture. Rich in potent antioxidants, it protects the skin’s natural moisture barrier.

    Philosophy’s Night Cream is suitable for sensitive, reactive, and dehydrated skin. Combats all signs of sensitivity on reactive skin, reducing redness, calming irritation, brightening lacklustre skin, and inserting an instant moisture surge. This can be used daily to prevent reactions and used during flare-ups to minimise the severity and longevity.

    If you’re looking for a natural, powerful healing night cream, then you should give Philosophy Miracle Worker Cream a go.

    7. Asap Anti-ageing Night Cream 50ml

    asap anti ageing night cream 50ml review

    If you want the effect of a full skincare regimen, but maybe don’t have the time or the patience, this might well be the night cream for you. With hydration and anti-ageing all rolled into one cream, asap anti-ageing night cream is potent, treatment-focused moisturiser.

    It is packed with elements which are included to stimulate collagen production, promote cell turnover, and smooth any wrinkles. All the power of a full routine, in one cream. And all you have to do is apply and sleep.

    If you find your skin is dulling and your complexion becoming more tired as you get a little older, this is a great option. With both brightening and anti-aging benefits, you can boost luminosity and cell turnover, whilst smoothing out uneven texture and minimising hyperpigmentation. Glycolic acid, the main active ingredient in this formula, helps to smooth the skin by gently exfoliating it’s surface and removing dead skin cells, boosting cell turnover, and evening the skin tone and texture.

    Alongside this is the brightening power of white tea, a natural antioxidant, which helps to repair free radical damage and fortify skin against future environmental damage. Lemon verbena acts as a natural anti-inflammatory, calming the skin and mitigating any possible irritation from other treatment ingredients.

    This is perfect for those who want a powerful all in one cream, especially if they have sensitive skin.

    8. Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon Transformative Night Gel-Cream

    dermalogica sound sleep cocoon transformative night gel cream review

    There’s a reason why it’s called beauty sleep. It’s because for most of us, after even a few nights of broken sleep, our looks are going to start to suffer! And our skin is no different: it won’t take long for your skin to display the telltale signs. Tiredness, and stress, can reduce our skin’s ability to protect itself as both are known to lower the production of collagen in the skin. However, you can combat this, awaken and revitalise your fatigued skin overnight with Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon Transformative Night Gel-Cream.

    This overnight face cream is designed specifically to improve the look of fatigued skin, so even if you’re tired, your skin won’t be. By restoring radiance in dull skin, softening and hydrating the skin, and improving skin tone and texture, you’ll look like you’ve slept sound as a baby.

    It is infused with Persian Silk Tree Extract and Whu-Zhu-Yu Fruit Extract, which plumps and illuminates tired skin, giving you a fresh appearance. Kakadu Plum works to brighten and boost your skin tone, and alleviates the effects of reduced collagen by restoring your natural shine and stopping your skin looking flat and tired. Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon Transformative Night Gel-Cream is a great choice for every skin type.

    9. Skin O2 Collagen Renewal

    Skin O2 Collagen Renewal

    Although technically a serum, Skin O2 Ultra Clear Serum makes the list simply because of how good it is. A lightening and brightening serum that is able to reduce pigmentation, we recommend it for those with sun-damaged skin. As sun-damaged skin is often the first to show signs of aging, those who enjoy the sun should think about a cream that helps to improve pigmentation as part of their nightly routine.

    It is formulated to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and to reduce and brighten any pigmentation. A melanin inhibitor helps to encourage skin cell turnover, while preventing further pigment spots from developing. This cream leaves skin feeling softer and helps to brighten.

    Expect this brightening serum to leave skin plumper and firmer, minimising the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles, and dryness. It will help to protect against premature ageing.

    Skin also becomes naturally drier as it ages, which leads to the formation of fine lines and wrinkles, which is why brightening is so important. If you’re looking for a brightening and whitening serum that helps both prevent and reverse signs of premature aging to keep your skin looking brighter and more youthful for longer, this is the serum for you. Bonus: a free brightening mask for those special nights out!

    10. Ahava Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate

    Ahava Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate 30ml

    When you need to keep your skin looking youthful and fresh, it’s time to opt for a little extra treatment with the Ahava Dead Sea Osmoter Concentrate. You’d be hard pressed to find a better skin reviver than this serum. Left on for either 10 minutes before makeup or overnight while you sleep, this moisturising and replenishing serum revives and soothes your skin with its hydrating formula and refreshing light texture.

    Containing PVP Technology, a silky, invisible film is formed to smooth skin’s surface, improving luminosity and boosting radiance. Skin is instantly quenched: fine lines from dehydration are smoothed, the skin is supple and comfortable. The serum also removes any visible signs of tiredness: dark circles appear faded, eyes look soothed, fresh and well-rested.

    Perfect for those with dehydrated skin, or those who want to look refreshed while travelling, or those fighting visible signs of fatigue or aging. This concentrate is a perfect and fast way to restore youth to your skin!

    11. Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A Age-Defying Retinol Cream 50ml

    medik8 night ritual vitamin a age defying retinol cream 50ml review

    As we know by now, retinol is one of the most common and most effective anti-aging ingredients found in moisturisers and creams. If you’ve not used it before though, Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A Age-Defying Retinol Cream 50ml is the perfect starter retinol for those just hitting their thirties. Packed with natural ingredients and with only a small amount of retinol, it’s also great for those who want anti-aging effects but have more sensitive skin.

    Overnight is the perfect time to nourish your skin as the skin cells are most active during the twilight hours, as skin cell regeneration speeds up at night, and DNA repair occurs most often in the evening. Medik8 Night Ritual Vitamin A Age-Defying Retinol Cream harnesses and supports the skin’s natural body clock in Night Ritual Vitamin A. Also contains a modest 0.2% retinol to help stimulate collagen production and support cellular renewal. Arginine promotes the skin’s healing to repair and rejuvenate the complexion.

    Meanwhile, dragon fruit extract firms skin using its natural sugars, and provides exceptional antioxidant power, leaving the skin nourished and protected ready for the morning. So if you’re looking for a great all-round night cream, with a low dose of retinol, this is an excellent choice.

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    Jess Sanderson

    Nutritionist by day, blogger by night. Follow me if you enjoy clean eating, fashion, natural beauty products and active lifestyle content!