Real Women Who Don't Get Enough Sleep Tell Us Their Favourite Night Creams

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When I asked on Facebook if there were any women who don't sleep very well and rely on a night cream to help their skin, I've never had such a quick response. When it came to why they didn't sleep, I had answers that ranged from problems with anxiety to not being able to switch off, as well as women who had newborns, are pregnant and also someone with an autoimmune disease. What I'm saying is that, despite it being a small sample, not being able to sleep is a very common problem.

There's been plenty of research that's revealed how little we're all sleeping right now. The latest study shows that over the course of 70 years, we're now getting 20% less sleep than ever before. In the 1940s, we used to get just over eight hours a night; now we're getting 6.7 to 6.8 hours. Obviously it's best to try to get a better night's sleep and do all we can to help that happen (no caffeine after 4 p.m., limit technology use and less alcohol, you know the drill), but if that doesn't happen we still want to look rested.

So how do we fake it? Those night creams, of course. From oil-based ones to lotions that were therapeutic, keep scrolling for the best night creams that will leave you fresh faced from women who know.