My (Updated) Nighttime Routine


Happy Friday, everyone! I thought it would be fun to share my updated nighttime routine with you all (I love hearing about others’ routines!) and mine has changed a little bit since moving into the house.

Step One: The first thing I do when I am ready to start winding down for the night is put on pajamas and a cozy robe. I am all about comfy clothes and usually if I know I’m going to be staying in all night, I’ll change into them pretty early on in the evening. This robe has been my go-to lately, it feels like being wrapped up in a cloud!!

Step Two: I have always been a bath person rather than a shower person, so at night I love to soak in a bubble bath. I’ll either read a book or watch a YouTube video while I’m in the bath… I try not to do anything work-related because the whole goal is to relax! (Sometimes I’ll pour a glass of wine to drink while I soak in the tub… now that is ultimate relaxation haha.) If you’re looking for a good bubble bath, this product makes my whole bathroom smell like a spa! It’s heavenly.

Step Three: I take my contacts out, brush my teeth and put my retainer in (yes I still wear a retainer, haha!).

Step Four: I take off my makeup and wash my face. This is one of my favorite parts of the whole day – I love taking off my makeup and using luxurious products to make it feel like I’m getting a facial every night! I’ve been trying out L’Occitane’s new Divine Collection, so I start by massaging the Divine Cleansing Balm onto my face to dissolve my makeup. Then I use the Divine Foaming Cleansing Cream, a luxurious cream that transforms into a moisture-rich lather with water.

Step Five: After washing my face, I moisturize (I have pretty dry skin, so if I skip this step, my skin will look dry and flaky the next day). I use this Divine Cream – it’s like a miracle cream because it moisturizes while also addressing multiple signs of aging. For an extra boost and glow I love mixing a drop of the Divine Youth Oil with the cream.

Step Six: The last thing I do is usually take Winnie outside for one final time and then set the security system for the night. Then I pour a glass of water to keep on my nightstand, put on some lip balm (I hate waking up with chapped lips) and read until I fall asleep. Winnie and George both sleep in the bed with me too… George sleeps at the bottom of the bed, and Winnie usually cuddles with me! I love my little zoo πŸ˜‰

I would love to hear your nighttime routine if it’s different than mine! Let me know in the comments and happy Friday everyone!

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35 Comments

  1. Great routine, I definitely want to try more from L'Occitane, their products are so good for the skin!

    Anika xo | anikamay.co.uk

    9.22.17Reply
  2. Thanks for sharing your routine and I see you make definitely the best of this last hours of each day!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    http://www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  3. I love reading your blog! Would you mind sharing where you purchased the table/cart beside your tub? We have just finished a remodel project and need something just like that for our bathroom! Thanks so much! Have a great day!

    9.22.17Reply
    • It's from Frontgate! It's called the Belmont Rolling Valet πŸ™‚

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    • Thanks so much! Hope you all have a great weekend!

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  4. Love this! Where is the wheeled cart beside your tub from? I need something beside my tub setup!

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  5. I've heard so many great things about this skincare line! That robe sounds amazing!

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  6. I am super nosy in that I love to see how other people spend their day or their specific routines! Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Your routine sounds so relaxing! I always put lip balm on before bed too because I love waking up with them feeling good the next day πŸ™‚

    9.22.17Reply
  8. That tub looks amazing! Enjoy that gorgeous bathroom!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

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  9. I NEED that cart! Where did you get it!?

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  10. you look so cute in that first pic!!!

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  11. Omg your bathroom is STUNNING!!

    XO, allie

    http://www.champagne-tuesdays.com

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  12. I just love the color of that bathroom! Also, that cart is a must for me–I'm glad someone asked where it was from!

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  13. Gorgeous bathroom and thanks for sharing your routine. What kind of lip balm do you recommend? Almost at the end of my Christian Dior Rose de Balm and love it, but always on the hunt for new products. Thanks!!

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  14. Lovely photos Cait! It sounds like you have a great routine!

    I hope you're having a great weekend!
    Michael
    https://www.mileinmyglasses.com

    9.23.17Reply
  15. XD, I think I'll continue wearing my retainers too haha… if it means I can keep straight teeth, I'm all for it!
    Aleeha xXx
    http://www.halesaaw.co.uk/

    9.23.17Reply
  16. Where did you get that round rolling stand from?!? I've been looking everywhere for something JUST like that for my bathroom. Thanks!!

    9.23.17Reply
    • She mentioned Frontgate st the top of the comments:)

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    • Thank you! I didn't see that until after I posted the question. Whoops! πŸ™‚

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  17. Caitlin replied and said it was from Frontgate πŸ™‚

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  18. Your bathroom is heavenly!!! I'd love to see your walk in closet some day!

    Have a great weekend! I purchased the T3 curler you recommended. I can't wait to try it out!

    xo,
    Amy Z

    9.23.17Reply
  19. Hi Caitlin! I know you used to live in Charlotte and I was wondering if you could recommend a good hair salon. I just moved here and am worried about trusting someone new to do my hair. It would be greatly appreciated!!

    9.24.17Reply
  20. Love those towels; I have the same ones! They are so chic looking. πŸ™‚ Gorgeous bathroom btw!

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  21. Your place looks incredible

    https://thedaydreamings.blogspot.de

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  22. Girl I love this nighttime routine!!! Your robe is just so cute too!

    Happy Sunday!

    xo,
    Kelly Hoover | http://www.theglamorousteacher.com

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  23. I love seeing your home decor!!!

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  24. ❀️❀️

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  25. Your bathroom looks beautiful! <3

    BlondieInTheCity.com

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