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    Updated on Mar 18, 2020. Posted on Mar 15, 2020

    20 Soothing Things To Add To Your Nightly Routine Right Now

    Time to sleep like you've never slept before.

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    1. A compression eye mask to block out light and help relieve sinus pressure (so you can maybe say goodbye to stress headaches)! You can also put this in the freezer for extra relief.

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    Promising review: "This mask is simply amazing. I mainly use it to block out light when I have a migraine and it does a great job. The little beads inside allow it to contour to your face and add the smallest bit of weight to relieve eye pressure from a headache." —Christie L. Bowman

    Get it from Amazon for $13.54.

    2. A pair of contoured earplugs reviewers swear by for the most peaceful rest of all time.

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    Promising review: "I'm not entirely certain of their activities, but I would liken the sounds coming from my neighbors below and across from my apartment to that of an auto shop or a construction site, perhaps even an airplane hanger. It's particularly horrendous in the evening. Therefore, I have resulted to earplugs to ensure I get a somewhat worthwhile night of sleep. The contour capabilities of these earplugs make them incredibly comfortable to wear and the lime green color is particularly stylish if looks are important while you sleep. After inserting the earplugs and allowing them to adjust, silence befell my bedroom. I was able to sleep free from the obnoxious noises that surround my apartment. These will be the only earplugs I wear from now on." —Claire

    Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $14.99.

    3. A salt lamp to add a warm relaxing light to your nightly routine and calm your mind as you get ready for the big snooze.

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    Promising review: "This lamp is one of the few things that has helped me because of how soft the light is, and the pretty color it emits onto my room walls. I have had it since July '18 and I use it every night/evening, and so far no issues yet. I have not had to change the bulb either. I use it as my way to tone down in the evening and shut down for the night." —AC

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    4. Stain-resistant and hypoallergenic microfiber sheets available in lots of solid colors and patterns. They feel like a cozy T-shirt, and over 40K people swear by them!

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    Promising review: "This bedsheet fits on my mattress perfectly even with a memory foam mat and encasement under it! The fitted sheet is scrunchy all the way through too. It will fit snuggly on your mattress! The sheet material is like cozy T-shirt material, and feels perfect for the Hawaii weather I live in! 100% recommend it. Love, love, love! Whenever I change up my bedsheets again I will definitely be buying new colored sheets from here! Also the white is a very pure white color. I love it💖." —Maureen Rosenberg

    Read our full review of these sheets.

    Get them from Amazon for $28.70+ (sizes Twin–Cali King, 39 colors).

    5. An oil diffuser to add moisture and aromatherapy to your bedroom. Having an oil diffuser in your home can help you associate your favorite smells with bed/chill out time — essential oils sold separately!

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    This diffuser can run 3-4 hours in continuous mode, or over 6 hours in intermittent mode; and has a color-changing LED light.

    Promising review: "I love this Essential Oil Diffuser, it is so cute. And the color matches my dresser. I received it on time, and have been using it daily. The aroma of the oils smell great and so relaxing. I will be ordering another one for my guest bedroom ☺." —Rhea Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four colors).

    6. A white noise sound machine used and adored by yours truly and tons of other happy sleepers. I'm super sensitive to noise and will wake up when the relaxing sounds I'm listening to loop; but this machine is perfect because it never ever loops!

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    Promising review: "This sound machine has literally changed my life. The sleep with this machine is like nothing I have ever experienced. Our neighbor likes to spend his mornings shoveling gravel on a cement surface with a metal shovel about 4-5 feet from my window (like 6 am early) and to be honest, I was starting to have some pretty dangerous thoughts about stealing his shovel, breaking his arms, burning his house down.... One goes down some pretty dark paths when they suffer from insomnia already and then when they finally fall asleep get woken up with a shovel scraping down a sidewalk. Okay so the machine somehow COMPLETELY covers the noise from the shovel, the toilet flushing next to my room, dogs barking etc. It is incredible. Highly recommend." —MorAvFire

    Get it from Amazon for $38.95 (available in two colors).

    7. A set of 12 handcrafted bath bombs to ensure you're fully relaxed during and after your night time bath. Aromatherapy + pretty colors = the best bath ever.

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    Promising review: "I love the bath bombs. The scent is amazing and very soothing. Great for a good nights sleep!" —karyn thompson

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $26.80.

    8. And a carbonated bubble clay mask for anyone who is adventurous and wants to get clean, smooth skin while they soak in the tub before bed.

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    Promising review: "This is one of those products you have to try to believe. I am a huge Korean skin care convert, and I thought I would try this gem out because of the reviews, and it doesn't disappoint! Be aware that this will pull out any impending pimples you might have, so afterwards you might have a few spots that weren't there before, but with regular use it keeps your pores nice and clean so the pimples won't be there!" —Elizabeth M Briggs

    Get it from Amazon for $8.59.

    9. A plush and fuzzy galaxy throw blanket that leaves no planet behind (it includes Pluto!) so you can cuddle up with a good book and this blanket at the end of a long week, and decompress.

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    Promising review: "This blanket is really high quality, extremely soft, and doesn’t shed. It’s so cute too and I would buy 10 of these blankets if I could! My boyfriend and I fight over who gets to use it when he’s over." —Lavender West

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in three sizes and two colors).

    10. A pair of hedgehog slippers as adorable as they are cozy so you can slip these on when you're home and get into "me and only me" time.

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    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 4–11.5 and multiple colors ).

    11. A melatonin supplement brought to you in the form of chocolate. I honestly can't imagine a better product than this exists 😍.

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    Promising review: "These little chocolates are AMAZING. They taste great and are effective. I have used them when I get stressed out, to help soothe me before bed, and even to calm a headache. I love these things. I will be purchasing them again, and again and again." —AsSeenOnTv

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $46.38.

    12. A pair of blackout curtains that won't break the bank but will block out the sunlight, so you can afford to cover every window in your bedroom and snooze on.

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    Promising review: "I ordered six pairs in dark gray. They look great, feel great, and really block almost 100% of light in my bedroom — and I have quite a few windows. Hung them straight out of the package. I have recommended them to a few of my friends already." —patpaq

    Get them from Amazon for $28.95 (available in five sizes and 17 colors).

    13. An investment-worthy memory foam pillow we all need to treat ourselves to right now. It's beloved by over 16K people for a reason — you'll sink into relaxation time as soon as your head hits this pillow, but won't sink too far because it's super supportive and packed with foam.

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    Promising review: "Absolutely life-changing! The over 14,000 reviews sold me on this pillow. I have severe neck problems and I was skeptical but his pillow was amazing from the first night. No more neck problems. I called Coop and they happily sent me two more complimentary bags of memory foam to make it taller for side sleeping. This is part of the warranty. They were personable and awesome to work with. I can’t say enough good about this pillow. Try it. It’s LIFE CHANGING!!" —Kirsten Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in two sizes).

    14. A sunrise alarm clock that just may be worth ditching the sleep mask for — reviewers swear by it for waking up on time and less groggy. The alarm mimics natural sunlight and is often bright enough to wake you up without any noise at all (but it also rings for super heavy sleepers!), plus you won't have to crawl out of bed in the total darkness (my least favorite thing 🙄).

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    Promising review: "This clock is a miracle-worker. It also has a 45-day money-back guarantee if it doesn't work for you. I dreaded all my early morning classes, and work during the winter darkness. There is nothing more dampening for your day than waking up in darkness and forcing yourself to get out of bed with an annoying alarm. My entire room is lit up by the time my alarm rings in the morning now. I never have to wake up to darkness again. The best part is that my body truly, actually does wake up itself before my alarm ever rings. I love this clock. Never going to use a different clock again. Also, the night light is great because you can choose from the 10 different light intensities. If you're concerned that the light isn't going to be bright enough to make a difference like I was, I can assure you, this clock with its highest intensity of light, is really really bright, seriously, just like the sun!" —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $39.97.

    15. A starlight projector that'll soothe your kids to sleep and make them excited for bedtime. If your kids are sleeping through the night, chances are you are too!

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    Promising review: "Our 3-year-old twins were having a tough time going to sleep at night and not waking up scared of the dark, even in the presence of a nightlight; so my husband and I wanted to find a nice, soothing light that wouldn't keep them awake at night. We've had this lamp for three months and we really like it. This is working really well for us, and I'd recommend it as a lamp for helping to soothe children at night or for anyone who doesn't like to sleep in complete darkness. This lamp has allowed my husband and me to sleep through the night and that, in and of itself, is priceless!" —Kristin B.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors).

    16. A set of handcrafted candles with a wick snuffer so you can light these babes up in the evening and put them out without inhaling a mouth full of smoke.

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    Promising review: "These candles are so beautifully crafted! They smell delicious and the fact that I’m burning soy candles makes me feel better about having them in my house. It even comes with a wick snuffer! Will definitely be buying again." —Seana Rose

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $29.99 (available in nine different scent combos).

    17. A weighted blanket for anyone who struggles to slip into a deep sleep due to anxiety, stress, or night terrors. The comfort of the weight helps all types of people fall asleep and stay asleep easier.

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    Promising review: "I was a doubter, but I was also desperate to get a decent night’s sleep. (I deal with severe chronic pain and insomnia). The first thing I did was insert the heavy blanket inside a cover. It was way easier than I expected. I was delighted with the material, the bamboo is silky and feels cool. But the big surprise was when I crawled into bed a good three hours before I usually manage to fall asleep. The next morning I realized I had gone to sleep within minutes — and slept straight through to morning. The first full night’s sleep — with NO sleep medication — in 15 years." —Violet

    Read our full review of this weighted blanket.

    Get it from Amazon for $48.90+ (available in 21 colors and sizes Twin–King and kid's size; choose from 5–30 pounds of added weight).

    18. A silk pillowcase that's not only super comfy and relaxing to lay on, but it just may smooth down your frizz so your morning routine gets better too!

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    Promising review: "I bought this for my daughter because she hates wearing a silk cap for sleeping! (Machine washed it in cold water before first use). This is a good option for reducing frizz in her curly hair while she sleeps. I love how it closes. Also, after the first night of using it, my daughter said, 'it felt like a dream.' Enough said!" —SF Sunshine

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in six sizes and 27 colors).

    19. A little octopus exfoliator friend who is here to make exfoliating before bedtime easier than ever. I use this babe whenever I am too lazy to use my charcoal salt scrub (which is great but a lot of work); and I always feel better after because it makes my skin super soft with much less effort!

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    Promising review:"After just two days of use, this adorable little octopus has done wonders for me, and smells great too. Here's how I used it: I wore down the stick just a little to where the texture from the salt is visible, scrubbed around on my face so there was plenty of product, then I used my fingers to gently massage all the gunk away. Rinse, pat dry, and enjoy the softness. Highly recommended for sensitive-skin sufferers like myself." —LuckLocust

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50.

    20. And a mattress topper to add ventilation, temperature control, and more comfort to an otherwise "meh" or too-firm mattress. Your bed is about to become your favorite place!

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    Promising review: "Before my husband and I bought this we thought our mattress needed to be upgraded. The mattress was only a year old but didn't feel as comfortable as it used to. But before we dropped a couple of grand, I looked for a mattress topper and got this. I thought I was going to send it back because honestly, it looked really pathetic but OH MY GOODNESS this thing is magical. I think everyone needs one. It doesn't take away from the support of your mattress, it just makes your sleep SO MUCH better. We are absolutely in love with it. So happy we tried and bought." —aparrbai

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in six sizes).

    Live footage of me crawling into my bed every night:

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