Shop Your Way To Better Sleep: 5 Products To Have On Your Bedside Table Now
Do you remember the time when you were young enough to refuse sleep? All we wanted to do during our younger days was to stay up all night, not have any siesta, or party till the sun comes up. Sound familiar? We're pretty sure it does. These days though, we find ourselves craving every bit of sleep we can get. Nowadays, sleep is a luxury a lot of people can no longer afford what with our lives rapidly getting busier, fuller, and becoming forever connected. Getting quality sleep is something that's so uncommon, it's become alarming.
According to Bustle, "if we’re chronically sleep-deprived, the long-term impact on our health can be severe. For that reason, it’s worth examining our priorities and routines when we don’t get enough shut-eye on an ongoing basis, and make a few adjustments for the sake of our health. While practices such as avoiding screen time a few hours before bed or dimming the lights in your bedroom can do wonders for your sleeping habits, sometimes we need a little more help to finally get into a state of sweet slumber.
And by help, we mean special products meant to help you get quality sleep every. single. night. We've narrowed our list down to five of our top bets for gathering on your bedside table, a kit of sorts, to help you get well on your way to blissful sleep! Here's to a restful good night!
Dermalogica Sound Sleep Cocoon Transformative Night Gel-Cream. At Rustan's
While good quality sleep is one of the key ingredients to achieving glowing skin, what you apply before you doze off matters as well. This revolutionary product from Dermalogica promises to "transform by night, glow by day." Sounds promising, right? With this product, we learned the importance of catching good ZZZs every night, or suffer the consequences like loss of collagen, impaired skin renewal, puffy eyes and sallow skin, and those dreaded fine lines and wrinkles! Infused with Persian Silk Tree Extract, Wu-Zu-Yu Extract, Kakadu Plum Extract, Tamarind Seed Extract, and Encapsulated Lavender Oil, you're sure that these wonder ingredients work together to make sure your skin recovers best while you sleep. It contains motion-activated essential oils that promote deep, restful sleep for healthier looking skin the day after! We're totally sold.
Neal's Yard Remedies Goodnight Pillow Mist. At Rustan's
Long gone are the days when air fresheners were used to make a room smell good. These days, we're all for products that harness the power of essential oils for aromatic purposes, and then some! For a relaxing night's sleep, spritz some of this pillow mist on your pillow, sheets, and around the room to create a sense of calm. It contains a mix of organic lavender, vetiver, and mandarin essential oils that help you rest and relax, and eventually improve your sleep from the very first night of use.
LUSH Sleepy Body Lotion. At Glorietta 4
Did you know that you should also moisturize the rest of your body, along with your face, before you head to bed? As mentioned earlier, our bodies recover while we sleep, so it's a must to make sure our skin is moisturized while we're at it. Our top pick? This Lush Sleepy body lotion made of a gentle oatmeal infusion, calming lavender, and comfortingly sweet tonka absolute is the dreamiest mixture perfect for slathering on after a shower, before climbing into bed. It comes as no surprise that this product is a cult favorite by beauty junkies the world over, because after all, who doesn't want moisturized skin while slipping into blissful sleep?
Slip Silk Eye Mask. At net-a-porter
There are sleep masks, and then there are Slip silk eye masks. These luxury sleep masks were created for the most discerning of "sleepers"—whether you're the jetsetter who wants to look luxe while sleeping during flights, or if you simply want to elevate your sleep experience. Made with the highest grade mulberry silk, it is lightly cushioned and sits softly on your face, blocking out any light that may interrupt quality sleep. What's more, it comes with a matching silk pillow case for the ultimate luxury sleeping experience!
Aromatherapy Associates Deep Relax Roller Ball. At net-a-porter
We don't think we can stress it enough: We love our essential oils! Another item to add to your sleep kit is this luxurious pocket-sized roller bottle for times when you need to relax and doze off on-the-go. It is designed to stimulate the immune system with its soothing Vetivert, Camomille, and Sandalwood. It's also free of harmful parabens, artificial fragrances, and color. We think it's a great gift idea too!
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