It’s official. Having children ages you in dog years. Well, that’s not quite based on scientific research per se, but it certainly feels that way when you look in the mirror.


Changes in hormones, erratic sleep patterns and the gut-wrenching worry all take its toll - on you and your skin. But, unlike pre-baby times, you can’t just book a spa break or retreat for a week - let’s face it - it’s lucky if you even get in a shower alone. So, in these desperate times - in beauty, we can trust! There are products that help you prettify, de-wrinkle and tone and hone, all while you get some shut-eye - no matter how many hours that may be. It's about the sleep in your hours rather than the hours in which you actually sleep.

Multi-tasking at its best and no effort required.

Overnight products that make you look like you’ve had 8 hours sleep!

Here's our 24 Overnight wonder workers that will make you look like you've had a full night sleep...


EYES: Spacemasks, £15 for box of 5

These little masks get to work immediately upon opening - so make sure you are ready to relax! Each mask warms on the skin to release a feel-good jasmine fragrance and shuts out the light. Perfect to wear just before nodding off, when your baby is napping during the day or even during feeding time. Genius little ear hooks ensure they don't slip off either. SHOP HERE >>

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SKIN: He-Shi Overnight Ageless Tanning Balm, £18 for 50ml

This velvet cream offers a non-orange-y glow whether you’re alabaster to black tones. Plus, it’s loaded with Jojoba protein to soothe and repair frazzled faces. SHOP HERE >>

Overnight products that make you look like you’ve had 8 hours sleep!

HAIR: Alterna Bamboo Smooth PM Overnight Smoothing Treatment, from £7.70 for 150ml

Infused with keratin, olive and sunflower oils this wrestles frizz and unruly locks overnight - so morning styling takes 30% less time - just wash and style as normal on waking. It also offers 72-hours of humidity protection. SHOP HERE>>


EYES: BYBI Beauty Eye Plump Overnight Cream, £18 for 15ml

A concentrated, vegan active eye cream with bakuchiol to smooth and firm the skin under eyes. Eye Plump naturally works hard overnight, so all you have to do is sleep meaning you wake with a brighter, bouncier and a guaranteed well-rested glow. SHOP HERE >>


FACE: Sanctuary Spa Beauty Sleep Face Mask, £14 for 75ml

Swap your usual night cream for this – it delivers a whopping dose of hydration, and anti-aging actives work on reducing surface lines and wrinkles. Beauty sleep in bottle. SHOP HERE >>

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BODY: James Reed Overnight Tan Sleep Mask Body, £28 for 200ml

Wake up with a subtle golden glow on your body, not your sheets, with this easy to use, fake tan that comes as a colourless gel that sinks-in-fast as well as hydrating skin. SHOP HERE >>


BLEMISHES: PLENAIRE Violet Paste Blemish Solution, £33 for 30ml

Meaning ‘in the open air’, Plenaire is committed to transparent and relaxed beauty practices that place self-care on par with skin care. This lilac-hued treatment to eases the appearance of existing (and burgeoning!) blemishes by drawing out excess oil and keeping spot-causing bacteria at bay with Azelaic acid, beta hydroxy acid and salicylic acid. SHOP HERE >>
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HAIR: Percy & Reed Wonder Overnight Recovery, £20 for 150ml

This gel-cream formula imparts a pretty floral smell, dries in fast and helps to mend frazzled ends – perfect if you’ve skipped a hair appointment or two. Apply to dry hair just before bed - and no need to protect pillows - shampoo in morning (and skip conditioner) and go! SHOP HERE >>


FACE: Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme Pads, from £12 for 60 pads

Polishes skin, cleans out and refines pores, erases sunspots and damage while you sleep - courtesy of the spa-strength 5% glycolic acid. SHOP HERE>>

Overnight products that make you look like you’ve had 8 hours sleep!

FACE: La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask, £325 for 50ml

You wake up looking like the facial fairies have been overnight – so, by morning you are simply glowing, hydrated and healthy. The luxury Caviar extract improves firmness and plumps skin. SHOP HERE>>


FACE: Korres Apothecary Wild Rose Night-Brightening Sleeping Facial, £40 for 30ml

This rich cream with wild rose oil, vitamin C and hyaluronic acid brightens up, de-crinkles and evens out skin tone. Plus it bestows the most beautiful bouquet aroma - so, you literally do wake up smelling of roses. SHOP HERE >>


FACE: Beauty Pie Plantastic™ Overnight Miracle Face Oil, £60 for 30ml (£10.16 for Beauty Pie members)

Just a few drops a day of this intoxicating blend of antioxidants, oils and vitamin E will feed and refresh your face like an all night midnight snack. Wake to glowing and 'fed' skin that shines. SHOP HERE >>


BODY: Fresh Overnight body treatment, from € 52,40 for 100 ml

This intensive oil boosts collagen synthesis, cell renewal and the fat metabolism in this 'problem areas' overnight. By smoothing skin you will wake will the appearance of a smoother, firmer silhouette and reduced cellulite and stretch marks. SHOP HERE >>

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FACE: Dermalogica Overnight Clearing Gel, £46 for 50ml

Can be used over entire face, or dabbed onto pesky pimples before they erupt to help keep skin clear and clean upon waking. SHOP HERE >>

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FACE: Shiseido White Lucent Overnight Cream & Mask, £83 for 75ml

With a non-sticky, non-greasy and comforting gel cream, ReNeura Technology+TM directs internal sensory signals, to make skin optimally responsive to the age-defying benefits of skincare. Expect a bright refreshed looking dermis when you wake. SHOP HERE >>

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HAIR: Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) NightCap Overnight Perfector, £30 for 118ml

A night-time treatment that delivers intense nourishment while you sleep. The deep conditioning formula seal split ends and regenerate hair fibers deep down – plus you don’t have to wash it out in the morning – especially great if you’ve got your hands full or running out of time. Hair is left delicately scented too – bonus! SHOP HERE >>

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FACE: Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, £76 for 30ml

This 12% alpha and beta hydroxy acid night serum helps to refine and resurface skin, revealing a smoother and more radiant complexion in the morning. Blended with raspberry extract (that’s the ‘Framboos’ from the name!) it delivers effective exfoliation without harsh side effects. This high-tech gel resurfaces dull skin by gently dissolving the 'glue' that holds dulling dead cells to the surface, revealing a smoother, more radiant complexion come the A.M. SHOP HERE >>


LIPS: Sarah Chapman Overnight Lip Concentrate, £32 for 6ml

This overnight lip concentrate has won countless industry accolades and will help you achieve an A-list plump, just like the brand's clientele Victoria and David Beckham. This powerhouse complex acts as a “serum-in-balm” to replenish and contour the lips with active omegas and antioxidants preparing the lips for the onslaught of the next day. SHOP HERE >>

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HANDS: Neom Perfect Night's Sleep Hand Balm, £20 for 100ml

Contains 14 essential oils including English lavender, sweet basil and jasmine to help you slip into a slumber and refreshes dry digits at the same time. Rub a small amount into hands and then cup hands over mouth and nose to breathe in the tranquil aroma before bedtime. SHOP HERE >>

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FACE: Ultrasun Overnight Skin Recovery Mask, £38 for 50ml

Slathered the brood in sunscreen, but forgot yourself? Ease that PM pain with this light-weight rescue mask. It heals, soothes and repairs sun and windburn damage while you dream. SHOP HERE>>

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NAILS: Nails Inc Overnight Detox Mask - Strengthening Nail Treatment, £15

Nails are super strong in pregnancy – however it can be game-over post delivery. One stroke over each nail with either this will help repair and regenerate nails while you sleep - just wash them off in the morning for improved nails and cuticles. SHOP HERE>>

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EYELASHES: Mavala Double Lash Night Treatment £16.50 for 10ml

Strengthen, lengthen and thicken lashes overnight with this unique, nutritious treatment that stimulates growth so you wake with silky lashes - meaning if you skip mascara for a day you'll still look wide awake. SHOP HERE >>

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FEET: Ecooking Overnight Foot Cream, £18.20 for 100ml

Smoother your feet before bedtime - thankfully it absorbs fast to avoid any trace of greasy, sticky residue being left over on the sheets. Organic Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil and Natural Panthenol will transform dry and hardened heels to baby-soft beauty's by morning. SHOP HERE >>


FACE: Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask £33 for 100ml

Locks in moisture and plumps skin so you don't suffer from pillow face. Plus, the gel consistency sinks in fast and won’t scare your other half. SHOP HERE>>