“Reverse Aging” Nighttime Skincare Regimen

BLOG, Skincare / Tuesday, February 6th, 2024

Last month, I turned 48 years old, and my 40’s have been all about “reverse aging”. Many tell me I don’t look my age, and I really think it has a lot to do with my skincare regimen. I have used and learned so much about skincare over my 30 year career and have found some truly revolutionary products. Many ask what I use, and it honestly changes based on the seasons and what I feel my skin needs at the time. On my birthday I shared my current reverse aging morning skincare regimen, and since then I have been asked about my nighttime regimen which is just as important.

My Nighttime Regimen

In this video, I show how I use each product. I sped it up so I could get it all in, but you can get the gist 😉

@leighraeder ✨After my reverse aging morning skincare routine @Beauty Expert Leigh Raeder some of you wanted to know my nighttime regimen. This is my current regimen. Of course it changes depending on the seasons and what my skin needs. If you want more details on any of these products, you can visit my blog #LinkInBio for a list of everything I used #skincare #reverseaging #nighttimeskincare #fabulousforties #nofilter ♬ original sound – Beauty Expert Leigh Raeder

You’ll notice that some items are the same as what I use in the morning, but I do incorporate some different products during the night that help repair my skin. I also I mix and match brands, however they are all from the same company and work well together. This allows me to choose products based on the results I’m looking for. Here’s a bit more about each product that I used. And if you want to try it, you can click on the picture!


Cleansing is a vital part of your skin care regimen in order to purify, refresh and maintain a healthy-looking complexion. Cellular Laboratories De-Aging Facial Cleanser is a botanical-infused, foaming cleanser that gently cleanses the skin without stripping it. This versatile, anti-aging formula leaves the skin nourished and hydrated to promote a healthy, vibrant and youthful-looking complexion. The perfect blend of ingredients helps to boost the skin’s moisture retention as it gently dissolves makeup and impurities. 


Proper pH balance is essential for your skin to perform its primary function as a barrier. Under normal conditions, the surface of human skin is acidic with a pH ~5. This low pH value is maintained in several different ways including through the production of free fatty acids during cell maturation and secretion of fatty acids and lactic acid in sweat. This acidic pH helps to protect the skin and to maintain the skin’s natural barrier function. Skintelligence pH Skin Normalizer assists your skin in maintaining a normal pH level and promotes your skin’s natural ability to resist the effects of pollution and other environmental conditions.

Formulated and pH-balanced with botanical extracts, Skintelligence pH Skin Normalizer promotes clean, smooth, balanced and moisturized skin. This alcohol-free formula exfoliates dead skin cells and removes traces of dirt, makeup and other impurities which clog pores. Additionally, Skintelligence pH Skin Normalizer supports elasticity and an even skin tone.

Eye Cream

A powerful blend of vitamins and coenzyme Q10 designed to lessen the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Vitamin A and other compounds provide added power for younger-looking skin. Added cucumber extract can tighten the skin and lessen under-eye puffiness. VitaShield Intensive Eye Firming Treatment is formulated with Matrixyl which has been clinically documented with the following results: 

  • Reduction of the appearance of deep wrinkles 
  • Enhances collagen IV synthesis 
  • Enhances hyaluronic acid synthesis 
  • Reduced the appearance of furrows

It’s important to use an eye cream BEFORE applying your retinol.

It is important to apply Retinol to completely dry skin. This step will help to eliminate irritation. 

Take a pea-size amount of your retinol and, starting at your chin, apply with your fingertips in upward and outward motions.


Experience the revitalizing benefits of Retinol with our Lumiere de Vie Retinol Crème. Its powerful ingredients target fine lines and wrinkles, improve elasticity and brighten skin for a healthy-looking, glowing complexion.

  • Brightens complexion
  • Improves elasticity
  • Supports a healthy-looking complexion
  • Moisturizes & soothes skin
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

Retinols are a more intensive anti-aging treatment, so I recommend trying on a small area before using the full treatment. Also, I do not recommend if you have experienced irritation from retinol products in the past. This product does take time for your skin to adapt and you may experience some amount of irritation, mild redness, a warm tingling when you first start using the product. However, The Lumière de Vie Retinol Crème uses a delivery system known as Poly-Pore 120 RE. This system is designed to provide sustained release of retinol in order to help reduce irritation. Therefore I find most have less irritation as with normal retinol products.

Retinol may increase photosensitivity; therefore, I always recommend using a high-protection, broad-spectrum sunscreen. Also, due to the accelerated cell turnover, it is recommended to stop using retinol several days prior to any waxing appointments as the superficial layer of the skin will be revealing newer skin cells.  

Super Creme

The winter months are a great time to work on any hyperpigmentation s

Super Creme is a luxuriously rich crème that reduces the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation, this triple action formula is designed to brighten, hydrate, and prevent. Scientifically formulated with tranexamic acid, Super Crème transforms dull and uneven skin to enhance its natural radiance.

  • Designed to brighten, hydrate and prevent
  • Visibly reduces the appearance of age/dark spots, redness and hyperpigmentation
  • Innovative formula utilizes Tranexamic Acid to brighten and restore the skin’s natural radiance
  • Helps reduce sebum (oil) build up while leaving the skin feeling flawless and healthy 
  • Moisturizes to give skin a smoother and softer appearance

Neck Cream

Get back to your most youthful-looking neck and décolleté with Lumière de Vie® Lift Up. The décolletage is a delicate area that is highly susceptible to the effects of aging, which occurs over time due to external factors like environmental stress, gravity and even your sleeping habits. Our advanced formula is packed with potent ingredients to help deeply moisturize, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and redness, and helps to brighten the skin. Formulated with innovative technology to help improve skin elasticity and firmness for a tighter and lifted looking jawline. It’s never too early to start thinking ahead; a neck and décolleté crème is an absolute must-have in any good skincare regimen.


Lumière de Vie Intense Rejuvenation Crème is a super hydrating intensive repair treatment developed for chronically stressed skin and designed to work with the skin’s renewal process. An ultra rich, fast absorbing formula specifically formulated to reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles and age spots as it imparts skin with the look of improved radiance and newly found firmness.  


Level-up your glow with Lumière de Vie® The Elixir, a superior facial oil filled with obsession-worthy oils like sunflower, avocado, grape seed and apricot to deeply nourish and soothe the skin. As one of the finishing steps in your skincare routine, this silky oil will help maintain your healthy, youthful-looking complexion, leaving your skin feeling renewed. Its key ingredients work synergistically to deeply moisturize, maintain elasticity, minimize the appearance of dark spots and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Soak in the goodness of this luxury oil while helping protect the skin against free radicals and oxidative stress. Restore your radiance with Lumière de Vie The Elixir.

If you want to curate a customized skincare regimen just for you, I have the perfect quiz to help you do just that!  Learn how you can simplify your skincare routine and take the guesswork out of which products you should be using, by taking a quick FREE Custom Skin Quiz. You will get your very own personalized Custom Skin Report that will walk you through everything you need to know, from the essentials to targeted treatments.

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