Monday Beauty Tip #27: Avoid SPF at night

While wearing a suncreen or a moisturizer with SPF in essential in summer it can be important to wash it off in the evening.  While it might not be necessary to use a separate night cream to moisturize, one of the reasons why you would is because you might be using one with SPF protection.

A moisturizer or lotion with SPF should only be used in the day for obvious reasons. If you apply a moisturizer with SPF in it at nigh you risk having your pores clogged in the long term. Remember that your skin is repairing itself at night so it’s better to use a moisturizer formulated to improve the skin’s function.

Hanne Sagstuen

Norwegian New Yorker Hanne Sagstuen a fashion model, art director and editor in chief. Beautylovin is the website where she shares her take on life, travel, beauty and everything in between.

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  1. Lau

    I couldn’t agree more and even more so when using physical SPFs instead of chemical ones. Thanks a lot for the tip xx

  2. Sabrina

    Excellent advice ! Now I will think to you behind go to bed and I take a clean on my face systematically.

    I am a french and sorry for my english but I try to read your lovely blog.

  3. aponystales

    ;) do yous till use the la roche posay sunscreens? And if no do you ahve any other reommendations…I love them but I alaways wanna try new products. ;)

    thank you.

    1. Author

      I love La Roche Posay’s sunscreens and in my opinion they are the best, this summer however I’m planning to try the Shiseido Suncare Sun Protection Liquid Foundation SPF 30, which is supposed to be great! I’ll let you know :)

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