Bedside Table Beauty: Nighttime Staples

I don't know about you but none of my skincare or beauty products ever stay in one place. My bathroom is full of cleaners, body butters, gels and perfumes, heck, even my kitchen has about three hand creams including Soap and Glory's Hand Food (couldn't live without it)! The point is, my bedside table is also home to some skin treats that are essentials for me most nights. They tend to be products that I forget to use unless they're right in front of me, even though I wouldn't last a day without them. Is the feeling mutual?
Overnight treatments are a blessing to the average skincare and beauty loving person, so when I first came across the E45 Repair and Protect Overnight Hand Cream I had a field day. You may remember it from my recent favourites post, and since then it's stayed an absolute staple. I always forget that hand creams are a key part of body care and skincare, but they do wonders honestly! E45's is the ultimate over night fix for dehydrated, overworked, scarred and tired hands that need a perk up. Before using this product, I thought my hands had no hope. 

Who could blame me for consistently repurchasing Nuxe's Reve de Miel Lip Balm; a beauty industry classic that needs no introduction. I think everyone should own this particular product, it'll change your lips drastically; say hello to smooth, perky pouts. I haven't found a lip balm that matches its quality and it's a night time staple because I love waking up to smooth, moisturised lips. It has a slight lip scrub texture that melts in rather than needs to be washed off, which is why I think it's so effective. I only use this at night because I prefer to have a matte surface to work from when applying my makeup after my morning routine. 
My Avène Eau Thermale Spring Water Facial Spray comes in handy all the time. Not only is it part of my morning and often my evening skincare routines, but it's also a great hydration and moisture boost during the day. I can stress enough how amazing a little spritz of this is, your skin goes from tired and dull to vibrant and dewy once again. It's also very handy because its a travel size bottle, so as well as being a bedside staple I sometimes dump it in my bag before a long day of travel. 

Estée Lauder are one of the more high end brands that I indulge myself on from time to time. I'm yet to try their Advanced Night Facial Repair Serum, but I suspect it'll be amazing judging by their Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum that I've been using for a while now. In the UK this serum goes for around £46, so it's pretty pricey for a small tube. I never use it everyday, I like to use it specifically when my eyes are puffy, dull, sore or red. Again, night time treatments are so effective for long-lasting repair and exposure. I recommend this be applied after a hydrating toner before your other serums and moisturises to get best results. 

Origins have a huge selection of masks and by now I think I've made my way through all of them. Even though their Clear Improvement Charcoal Mask is a nighttime staple, I have to say it hasn't made a hugely significant difference to my skin, or at least it hasn't lived up to its famous reputation. I use this 2-3 times a week for a light detox and repair before cleansing off and continuing with my evening routine. I find this mask doesn't hold the key to ultimate skin bliss, but has become part of an effective formula that works for me to keep my skin as blemish free and as vibrant as possible. 

What are your bedside table staples? Have you tried any of mine?

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