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    23 Products That'll Help You Sleep Better In 2021

    For everyone who hasn't had sound sleep since they were a baby.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This Calm app, that'll give you all the sleep stories you could ever want to listen to before bed.


    Promising Review: "I've been using this app for a few years now and it's the perfect little tool to have on hand when I'm experiencing one of those 'toss and turn-y' nights. I just put on a sleep story and I'm usually out like a light before it ends. My favourite of the lot is The Lavender Valley — honestly, trust me on this one, you'll feel calm and knock out in no time at all. The app also features great white noise options that turn off automatically, so you can doze off to the sound of a crackling fire or gentle rainfall."

    Hameda Nafiz

    Get it from the App Store here or the Google Play Store here.

    2. This sleep mask that will shut out the world (and the haters), so you can fall asleep without any kind of light disturbing your REM.


    This sleeping mask features a memory foam nose cushion that contours to any nose shape and blocks out all light — so you can get those zzzs without being interrupted.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $19.95.

    3. These blackout curtains if you're plagued by street lights that happen to be right outside your window.


    These blackout curtains not only block out sunlight, but they also help if you live on a busy street and are always hearing cars go by in the dead of night. Plus, they're insulated to help keep heat outside where it belongs.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.98.

    4. This sleep scrub by Frank Body that is perfect if you're someone who likes to take a bath before bed.

    Frank Body

    Use this scrub to exfoliate your skin and rid it of dirt, dead skin cells and other nasties that you pick up throughout your day. Then, leave it on and soak in the luxurious essential oils it's infused with. It contains magnesium to relax your muscles and reduce inflammation, epsom salts to scrub away the nasties, lavender oil to calm your senses and nourish your skin and chamomile to soothe your skin and have it ready for sleepy time.

    Buy it from Frank Body for $18.95.

    5. This Echo Dot, which is the perfect little companion to remind you when you should begin winding down and getting ready for bed.


    You can use this Echo Dot to play you a podcast, story or song that'll help you go to sleep. But, the beauty of it is that you can get it to literally tell you when it's time for bed and use it as an alarm clock when it's time to get up.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.

    6. This humidifier and diffuser, so you can create a safe and snug environment, ideal for relaxing before and during bedtime.


    This diffuser has seven different light settings for you to adjust to your mood, two different mist settings and ensures 10-16 hours of mist, so you can turn it on before bed without worrying about it burning out.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $31.99.

    7. And this set of deep sleep essential oils, which you can use with it to create a sleepy cocktail that will calm you down and have you ready for bed.

    ECO. Modern Essentials

    This set includes lavender, lemongrass, eucalyptus, tea tree, sweet orange and peppermint, so you can create your own potions depending on what you need.

    Buy it from ECO. Modern Essentials for $35.

    8. This weighted cotton blanket that will tuck you in when there's nobody around to do it for you.

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    If you're the kind of person who tosses and turns a lot before going to bed, this weighted blanket will change your life. It feels like being tucked in, or cuddling someone, except better because you don't need to deal with another person.

    Weight is evenly distributed throughout the stitching of the blanket, making it feel as though you’re being hugged as you sleep. This blanket uses sand pellets for the weight distribution rather than fibre, so that you can use it all year round without feeling too hot.

    Read about my experience using a weighted blanket for the first time here!

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $80.99.

    9. This sleep app called Pillow, which will help you measure your sleep quality and even record any disturbances through the night.


    Promising Review: "After downloading this app, I haven't used anything else to set my alarm. I originally got it because I wanted to know if I was a snorer (spoiler alert, I am) and I haven't looked back since. It not only gives you great info on what your quality of sleep was like, but it even gives you an indication of how many hours you slept based on your movement and sound. Since using it, I can honestly say my sleep has gotten astronomically better."

    Hameda Nafiz

    Get it from the App Store here.

    10. These blue light blocking glasses, because staring at a screen all day affects your sleep more than you think.


    The blue light from your screen can cause eye strain, headaches and inability to sleep, so if you experience any of these symptoms, you should pick these guys up ASAP!

    Buy a pair from Amazon Australia for $35.90.

    11. This Audible subscription, which will give you monthly credit to use towards whatever book you want.

    Audible / BuzzFeed

    There's a ridiculous amount of books you can listen to, including Where The Crawdads Sing, The Giver Of Stars and Celeste Barber's memoir, Challenge Accepted!, which she narrates herself.

    Audible has also recently introduced a sleep feature that includes sleep meditation narrated by Diddy or bedtime stories read to you by Nick Jonas. If that won't lull you to bed, I don't know what will.

    Get Audible from $16.45 a month.

    12. This handheld body massager, that will have all your muscles super relaxed before bedtime.


    This deep tissue massager works all over your body and its cordless design means you can tackle your tense back muscles without fighting the cord. It comes with five interchangeable heads to target different parts of your body.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $48.99.

    13. This Sleepy Lotion by Lush that will make you feel relaxed and ready for your eight hours.

    BuzzFeed / Hameda Nafiz

    This body lotion contains lavender to calm your mind, oatmeal to soothe your skin and jojoba oil to moisturise the heck out of your skin. It also smells absolutely phenomenal, so get to your nearest Lush store and get sniffing.

    Promising Review: "I kid you not, this lotion has changed the quality of my sleep. It's this heavenly mix of oatmeal, lavender oil, organic cocoa butter and a bunch of other natural goodness — plus, it smells divine. My colleague swore up and down I would never sleep better than getting out of the shower, lathering this on, then jumping under my covers — and he was not wrong."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy for it from Lush for $17.95.

    14. This oil spray that will restore the magnesium levels in your body.


    This spray is made of magnesium oil — which is absorbed better through your skin than it is orally. It also has frankincense and rose geranium to provide you with natural remedies for insomnia and anxiety.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $22.95.

    15. Or if you like to take baths before bed, these natural magnesium salts by Caim and Able that will rid your muscles of tension and allow you to relax after a long week of working from your couch.


    Magnesium flakes absorb faster into your body than capsules and help with muscle aches and pains, cramps, headaches and insomnia. These ones are combined with essential oils, so that when you use them in the bath your skin and mind are being soothed along with your muscles.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $34.95.

    16. This white noise machine, that's the adult equivalent of a soothing lullaby to ease you into your slumber.


    This sound machine has 20 unique sounds that don’t loop. There’s also a sleep timer, so she doesn’t have to worry about it running all night.

    Promising review: "Light sleeper, apartment dweller: This sound machine literally changed my life. I moved into an apartment for the first time in my life one year ago and hearing my neighbours move around at night used to make me so anxious. This little machine blurs it all out! I CANNOT sleep without it now, it's the best purchase I have ever made and I would seriously recommend any light sleepers purchase it. My partner now loves it too."

    Julia Willing

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $69.95.

    17. This Fitbit Versa 2 that's not only gorgeous, but will record your sleep quality, so you can see when you're tossing and turning and figure out why.


    This Fitbit will not only track your physical activity, sleep health and heart rate, but you can even use it to control your Spotify, so your work out beats will be on point for the entirety of your run. It's also water resistant for up to 50 metres, so if you're someone who prefers to exercise in the water, you're covered.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $245.

    18. This gel infused mattress topper that will conform to your frame and evenly distribute your weight on its surface.


    This mattress topper is gel infused, meaning it will regulate temperatures — the perfect solution for summer's unbearable heat.

    Buy a single bed topper from Amazon Australia for $54.60+ (available in single, double, queen and king).

    19. These period panties, which means you can toss and turn to your heart's content without ending up with stained sheets.

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    These high-waisted undies were designed for overnight use, so they can absorb up to four tampons worth of blood without the need for disposable sanitary products.

    Buy it from ModiBodi for $33.50 (available in sizes 8-26)

    20. This yoga mat, so that you can stretch it out before bedtime and get your limbs nice and loose.


    I've been doing 10 minutes of bedtime yoga each night and not only have I become more flexible, I've found that my back and hips are less sore and I sleep much easier — which is amazing, considering my anxiety levels are currently through the roof. This one also has guiding lines, so you can make sure all your positions are perfect before hitting your first yoga class.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.99.

    21. This heated back massager that'll knead and work at your muscles, so that you can carry on living your best life without neck and back pain.


    This massager features four deep-kneading massage nodes and a heating function to provide you with optimum comfort and relief from the tension you've been carrying around. The velcro strap also makes it easy to secure it to any chair, so you can enjoy your massage while you're working, watching a movie or just hanging out.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $69.99.

    22. This six-minute diary, that will allow you to focus on mindfulness if the reason you can't sleep is because there's too much going on in your head.


    This journal encourages you to change your habits in order to achieve happiness, mindfulness and productive thinking. It's based on the mantra that just six minutes out of your day is enough time to assess where you're at and what you need to improve. It includes monthly check-in pages, habit trackers and weekly notes for your own thoughts and ideas, while giving you the information about positive psychology, self-reflection and changing habits.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $44.90.

    23. And finally, this anti-snoring mouthpiece that'll help you and your partner get some uninterrupted zzz's.


    This mouthpiece is super easy to mould — all you have to do is dip it in hot water and then bite down on the foam to create a custom fit. It works by holding your lower jar forward, so that your airway is unconstricted, meaning no snoring!

    Buy it it from Amazon Australia for $39.99.