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    29 Problem-Solving Products People With Insomnia Swear By

    Insomnia is a scam, but these cozy wireless sleep headphones and special lightbulbs will help you out-scam the scammer.

    1. A plush memory foam mattress topper to quickly transform any old spring mattress into an oasis — this helps distribute your weight on your mattress more evenly to reduce pressure on your joints, so you're less likely to toss and turn.

    2. A contoured sleep mask designed to alleviate pressure from your eyes and plunge you into total delicious darkness all night long, while staying put on your head without any Velcro snagging in your hair in the middle of the night.

    3. Or a Nodpod, a strap-free weighted sleep mask designed for back *and* side sleepers with a gentle pressure to encourage stress relief and deep sleep.

    4. A pair of wireless sleep headphones that will play white noise or the music of your choice in a comfy headband, so you can enjoy the calm of it all night long (and block out the unrepentant snoring of certain people and/or pets).

    A model sleeping with the headphone band around her ears

    5. A sleep-focused essential oils blend made with chamomile, sage, and lavender to help soothe anxiety and reduce stress before bedtime and promote prolonged sleep.

    Reviewer holding a bottle of "Dream" essential oil blend

    6. A set of light-dimming stickers you can stick on all the LED lights blasting their glow like tiny UFOs in your room at night. They come in a pack of all different sizes, so you can find the perfect ones to match your gizmos and finally get the restful sleep you deserve every night.

    7. Dr. Teal's Melatonin Sleep Soak, a relaxing Epsom salt formulated with lavender, chamomile, and melatonin you can pour in with running bath water and soak yourself in to help alleviate muscle tension before bedtime.

    A three pound bag of sleep soak

    8. A set of sleep aid light bulbs designed to block the blue light that tricks your brain into staying awake — instead they release a gentle amber light that's still bright enough to read and see around the room with, but not so bright that your eyes are like, "Well, it's dawn o'clock somewhere!!"

    Two lightbulbs in the foreground with a yellow/amber light room in the background from two bulbs in lamps

    9. Or a Hatch Restore sound machine that works overtime as a touch-controlled smart light, bedtime reading light, sunrise alarm clock, and — most importantly for the insomnia-prone out there — a wind down light that helps you get into a healthier sleep routine at night.

    reviewer image of dome shaped amber light with digital clock on bottom  on a bedside table

    10. A "Lights Out" sleep salve made with coconut oil, lavender, chamomile oil, and peppermint oil to help you nod off to dreamland and actually *stay* there.

    A small tin of green balm

    11. A set of super comfy wax ear plugs that mold to the shape of your ear like putty and stay locked in place all night, helping block out noises in and around your home.

    12. Or a set of reusable silicone ear plugs you can spin as you insert it into your ear to help block out noise.

    A model about to put the ear plug in their ear

    13. A set of affordable, highly popular (seriously, these have nearly 40,000 popular reviews) wireless Bluetooth earbuds that are truly an excellent dupe for more expensive "sleep" earbuds. These are comfortable, have 14 hours of charge, and will get the job done just as effectively without the bajillion dollar price tag.

    Reviewer image of two black earbuds next to their charging case

    14. A micro-vented cooling pillow engineered with memory foam and velvet fiber for the coziest, coolest sleep yet, no matter *what* weird shape your body likes to contort into while you sleep.

    Model sleeping on a white pillow

    15. *OR* a full body pillow that yes, was initially designed for pregnancy, but is so versatile and handy that anyone can make good use of it. The wrap around design is excellent for back, leg, and hip support, so once you find a comfortable position at night, you're much more likely to *stay* in it.

    16. A white noise machine that makes a constant pfshhhhhh sound or nature sounds all night, helping mask outside noises while you're trying to conk out and/or your neighbor watching The Office at 3 a.m.

    A hand-sized white noise machine on a bedside table

    17. Or a sleep therapy sound machine with seamless looping sounds created specifically to promote better sleep. (Psst — it also comes equipped with a USB port to charge your phone and other devices, so you can make the most of the space on your bedside table.)

    A white rectangular sound machine with several buttons and dials propped on a bedside table

    18. A pair of blue-light-blocking glasses to help defend your eyeballs against blue light from your screen at night, which generally signals to your eyes that it's daytime (and makes them want to be awake at a time that is, well, deeply inconvenient for you).

    A reviewer sitting with their laptop in their lap, wearing the blue light glasses

    19. A ridiculously cute microwaveable stuffed animal that doubles as a heating pad. These bubs are also lavender-scented, which may help with anxiety or insomnia if you need a soothing way to calm down.

    20. A Deep Sleep pillow spray so you can spritz lavender, chamomile, and vetivert on your pillowcase each night and let them carry you off to sleep like a literal ~dream team~.

    A hand holding the spray which comes in a white bottle

    21. The Nocturnal Journal, a workbook filled with creative, thoughtful prompts and illustrations designed to help night owls get to the bottom of whatever it is keeping them up.

    22. A Tuft & Needle adaptive foam mattress to provide full body pressure relief by supporting your body's most vulnerable pressure points and muscles like your neck, shoulders, hips, and knees *without* that "sinking into the mattress" feeling. It's also designed to be heat-wicking and breathable, so you won't wake up from overheating in the middle of the night.

    A white queen-sized mattress on a bed

    23. A cooling weighted blanket made with natural glass beads on the inside for weighted pressure, which may help relax your body and make those "!!!" parts of your a little more "..." when you're trying to fall and stay asleep.

    A weighted blanket spread out on a king-sized bed

    24. A caffeine-free herbal Sweet Dreams tea designed to promote better sleep with a mixture of chamomile rose blossoms and mint herbs, which have calming as heck properties.

    A cup of brewed tea with a Sweet Dreams herbal tea bag in it

    25. A set of blackout curtains if you want to prolong the ~darkness~ — these will block out sunlight (and help reduce noise!) to your bedroom, and come in so many different colors and sizes that you're bound to find one to match your setup.

    Blue curtains on a reviewer's window blocking out the sunlight

    26. A Sleep Pod, aka a snuggly adult swaddle blanket that'll cocoon you like a snug little bug in a rug. It applies gentle pressure while still staying cool and breathable, so it basically mimics a light hug you can get a good night's sleep in.

    Two models using the sleep pods in bed

    27. A soft, breathable bamboo nightgown to prevent you from overheating at night and waking yourself up when your bed feels like a sauna.

    Model in sleeveless dark blue nightgown that falls at the knee

    28. A sleek, swim-proof Fitbit Versa 2 so well-equipped it can track preeeeetty much anything you throw at it, including your sleep cycles. Using a "sleep score," it'll help you better understand the quality of your sleep each night based on REM and deep sleep cycles, and help prompt you to figure out *why* you have certain issues with sleeping on particular nights.

    29. A down alternative duvet insert designed to help regulate your body temp for every single season, keeping you nice and cozy in the winter while staying light and cool in the summer. (Psst — some of the colors are even *reversible*, so it's kind of like two duvets in one.)

    The quilted duvet insert on a bed

    Rolling over in bed like "BYE, INSOMNIA!!" tonight:

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