Have you had a weird few nights of lack-lustre sleep? It might be because of the blood moon, or it might be because you’re eagerly awaiting the Love Island final, but whatever the reason, you might want to try skin-synchronising which is inspired by the skin’s inner clock. Confused? Don't be.
"It doesn’t take much to disrupt our natural circadian rhythms; travel, lack of sleep and modern living generally can easily throw us out of sync,” Elemis co-founder Noella Gabriel revealed.
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Basically we all want to wake up looking refreshed, in the afternoon we want our skin to be glowy and gorgeous, at night we want to prep skin for overnight renewal and to get a deep sleep so our skin can get as much repair time as possible.
And the white coats at Elemis have come up with the perfect range, and with the Peptide4 Night Recovery Cream Oil, 100 per cent of people who tried it said they looked like they had eight hours of sleep. Wouldn’t that be the dream, hey? We look like we’ve had four, tops. Five, at a push.
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L-R: Peptide4 Thousand Flower Facial Mask, £37, Peptide4 Night Recovery Cream Oil, £49, and Peptide4 Thouand Flower Facial Mask £37
But what are Peptides? Well, they are biologically occurring chains of amino acids derived from yeast extracts. Made up of four amino acids, they help support the skin’s processes. Ultimately, it makes you look like you’ve had 24 hours sleep.
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What’s more, if you love nothing more than a luxurious facial mask, how about trying one powered by thousands of fallen flowers? The Peptide4 Thousand Flower Facial Mask contains a trio of Willow Tree extracts and Lactic Acid to exfoliate the skin, and Nortic Peat, which is rich in minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids which balance the skin’s delicate acid mantle. This takes on a whole new meaning to "I'm off to get my beauty sleep".
The Elemis Peptide4 collection launches in August.