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    32 Things That'll Help Put You At Ease Before Bedtime

    Sweet dreams my precious angels 💤

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    1. A jade facial roller and gua sha that is said to help alleviate headache pain and increase circulation in the face. I've been using mine to help with my seemingly endless tension headaches and jaw pain.


    Promising review: "I was looking for a jade roller due to all the benefits I’d read about and a friend recommended this one. I love how cold the stone feels on my skin, it’s helpful for relieving tension and headaches as well. It seems to be good quality and does not squeak when rolled." —Natisha

    Get them from Amazon for $16.95.

    2. A soothing candle from Homesick so you can close your eyes, take a deep breath, and leave any drama from the day behind you as you drift off to dreamland.


    Promising review: "Beautiful lavender aroma that sets a relaxing mood after a long day. Use it to unwind in a bathtub, shower or by a bedside table!" —Stephanie M.

    Get them from Homesick: both Evening Unwind and Nighttime Slumber for $34.95.

    3. A total body pillow because cuddling helps to release oxytocin, which makes you feel happy. Time to snuggle up until you feel the tension leave your shoulders.


    Promising review: "I have actually replaced all of my other pillows with this giant one and I have never slept better. I have already told my husband that I refuse to sleep without it, ever, and if anything happens to this one, you better believe I will be ordering a new one immediately. I have a lot of trouble sleeping due to a wonderful mix of insomnia and naturally running really warm. This pillow separates my husband and me if we need it since I am pretty sure we are both furnaces, and I can sneak the end between my legs so my thighs don't touch (I'm sure I'm not the only one that gets uncomfortable from this) but then I also get to sneak my arm under the top part of the pillow, while it wraps gently around my neck. If you get in the right position with it between the legs and around the neck, it even puts a comforting light pressure on your back so you feel like you're in a cocoon." —Skc

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in three colors).

    4. A heated massager pillow anyone will be happy to have after a no-good-very-bad day.


    Promising review: "I just received this and I LOVE it. It adequately relieved the knots in my neck, the base of my skull, and my legs. I'm going to try my feet also. I've been wanting something like this for quite some time and I'm thrilled with this product. This item definitely delivers. I highly recommend it. The price for this item given the relief provided is wonderful." —Stephanie T.

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95.

    5. A curtain of twinkle lights that'll make you feel like you're having a slumber party at Tinker Bell's house and create a soothing aesthetic to help you relax.,

    If it were up to me, I would leave my Christmas lights up inside my home all year long. These twinkle lights are a great way to create that look without being overtly holiday-themed. Tinker Bell would certainly approve!

    Promising review: "I saw a few pictures online of fairy lights with sheer curtains and loved the look. These lights in particular are perfect for what I was looking for. It gives off a warm cozy glow, and really adds a nice touch of oomph to the room." —NG

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    6. Lush's "Sleepy" body lotion featuring a comforting lavender scent to help lull you to sleep and leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated.


    I've been using this product for years before bed and it's one of my favorite ways to remind my body to ~r e l a x~ and get some much-needed rest. It goes on really smoothly and doesn't leave my skin feeling greasy or oily. The scent truly is heavenly — even the pastel purple coloring of the product puts my mind at ease.

    Get it from Lush for $9.95+ (available in three sizes).

    7. A Himalayan salt lamp you'll love if candles make you sneeze because it'll create a similar soft, warm glow in your room without additional scents.

    Promising review: "Love these lights — actually have two sets now for two different bedrooms. Each lamp is unique and they come in different shapes. The instructions are easy to put the light inside and the dimmer switch is great for getting the right level of light. I turn these on at bedtime and can even read a book when the light is on the highest setting. They are salty (hahaha, I did actually lick one to see), and there are some parts of them that can break off a bit if you were to drop something on them, etc. So, make sure you put them in a place where they won't be knocked around. The color is really beautiful and they are also lovely for staring at during meditation or just to relax." —Skye Schulte

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97+ (available in four styles).

    8. A hair scalp massager that'll quickly become your favorite shower accessory. You can use it to exfoliate and deep clean your scalp while applying your shampoo — it's a game-changer. And is there anything more relaxing than the feeling of someone scratching your head? Mmmm.


    I have one of these babies and it really is wonderful. Not only does it make me feel like I'm really getting in there while I'm washing my hair, but it also recreates that feeling you get when your hairdresser massages your head while washing it. Ugh, so good.

    Promising review: "Love this product! About five days before I received it I dyed my hair at home. As some of you may know who do the same, it’s difficult to get the hair dye out of your scalp. I scrubbed my hair for days with my fingers and it seemed like everything was gone because the water ran clear. When I received the product I was excited so I am immediately jumped in the shower to use it. To my surprise a ton of hair dye that was stuck on my head came off. Not only that, but my scalp feels breathable and clean. Definitely not greasy 24 hours later like regular shampooing would do for me. I would recommend this product." —Lisa Agro

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in three colors).

    9. A supportive bath pillow, a must-have for anyone who desperately needs to soak the stress of their day away (ahem, me) before hittin' the hay.


    Promising review: "My husband bought this for me because I LOVE taking baths; it's a nice way to relax and unwind after a long day, but I've recently had some health problems which has caused me to lose a lot of weight and taking baths has become excruciating. Due to the lack of extra cushion back there now, lying back on the porcelain tub was extremely painful on my spine/bones, and I had resigned to the fact that I wouldn't be taking baths anymore. But, GOOD NEWS, this pillow is a dream come true. I wish I had always had this pillow. It's soooo comfortable! I could almost nap in the tub (but don't!)." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    10. A mini plushie filled with lavender and buckwheat grain you'll be able to heat up for warmth and relaxation or pop in the freezer if you need to cool off. And it's so darn cute!

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore this little guy. I basically should start collecting UO heating pads now. This is a perfect size to keep my hands warm AND to help my headaches. It smells amazing. Only supposed to heat it up for 35-45 seconds. SO WARM" —anathema

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14 ( available in five styles).

    11. A "This Annoying Life" coloring book you can use to work out your daily frustrations before your head hits the pillow. From clearing office paper jams to discovering an empty ice cube tray, this book will have you internally shouting "WOW, YES, RELATABLE," while also helping you unwind., / Via chroniclebooks

    Promising review: "This coloring book is hilarious and so easy to relate to — if you're looking to practice mindfulness through art, this is the route to go. I'd recommend buying this as a surprise gift for any friend going through a tough time in their lives, whether the birth of a new baby, financial troubles, or just as a unique present." —Jasmine

    Get it from Amazon for $10.59.

    12. A 12-inch foam roller to loosen the muscles in your back/legs after sitting at a desk all day (or stress-induced tension).


    I have this little foam roller and use it almost every night. I roll my spine over it and it releases all the tension in a series of very satisfying cracks. Get one — add it into your pre-bedtime ritual!

    Promising review: "My chiropractor recommended I buy the 36" version of this for some daily routine back stretching to do at home. This product has been amazing for stretching, and massaging sore muscles throughout my back and shoulders. I feel very supported by this roller and have had no issues with it thus far. I weigh 200 pounds and have yet to damage this roller after weeks of use. Overall very pleased with this product. And at such a great price, I honestly can't find a single negative remark to note about it." —Luke Marrs

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in four sizes and seven styles).

    13. A subscription to Book of the Month because there are few things as soothing to a bibliophile as cracking open a hardcover book. Mmm, I can smell the freshly printed pages already.

    Book of the Month

    I was gifted a year of Book of the Month for my birthday one year and to date it is one of the best things I've received. There are few things as satisfying as getting truly lost in the pages of a good book — and it'll provide for a great distraction for your mind if you have tendencies to over-think before bed. Each month you'll be permitted to choose one of four books, all of which are different genres. Then the book you selected will be delivered to your door. Magic! Excuse me, I need to re-up my subscription.

    Get three months from Book of the Month for $49.99.

    14. Or a subscription to Disney+ in case you prefer to pre-game bedtime with princesses and pirates rather than books.

    The Walt Disney Company

    From Disney Princess films and the Star Wars saga to original shows starring the likes of Jeff Goldblum and Kristen Bell, Disney+ is chock full of magical content. Say goodbye to your social life.

    Get it from Disney+ for $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year.

    15. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles. Your skin will thank you and you'll probs feel more relaxed by the time you crawl under the covers.,

    This my favorite thing to start my pampering with, but I also use it in the morning before I apply any makeup. All you have to do is pop the separate roller piece into your freezer and you'll be ready to de-puff in no time.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    16. Monica the Medium's book, Messages from Above, for some peace of mind if you've been going through a tough time or in case you just looooove learning about what it's like to talk to the dead (hey, you'd be surprised!).

    Promising review: "I’m pretty sure this is the fastest I’ve ever read this many pages in my adult life AND actually paid attention to what I was reading throughout! The only reason I put it down was because I unfortunately had #adulting responsibilities! I highly recommend this book for those who have loved and lost, not only human loved ones but pets as well. I love how this book allows you to feel like Monica’s just someone you know who has a special gift. Her lighthearted, friendly personality shines brightly as she helps you learn more about what happens to your loved ones after they’re no longer here in their physical form. This book is also great for those who are interested in/starting to tune into the Spirit world and want to better understand how to further allow for that connection to strengthen." —CN

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89.

    17. Drunk Elephant's F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial Mask to add to your nighttime skincare routine. It'll absorb into your skin so quickly, leave your face looking dewy in the a.m. and make you feel like you've already accomplished something so you can rest easy!


    Promising review: "I have struggled with extremely dry skin my entire life. I've tried just about every product claiming a solution. I bought this the day it became available. Used 3 pumps to cover my face. It felt tacky on my skin for about 20 minutes. Tbh after it settled in I wasn't blown away but the next morning I woke up with hydrated, plump, dewy skin. It stayed that way all day. Even after I showered there was a layer of hydration that my face has never known. This will be a permanent staple in my night time routine. A game changer ladies & gentlemen! Drunk Elephant has done it again!" —melissaschopp

    Get it from JCPenney or Sephora for $52.

    18. A set of blackout curtains because the light of day is over-rated, amiright? They'll help you get some much needed shut-eye even if you have odd work hours that cause you to hit the hay while the sun is still shining., Amazon

    I don't think my sister knows how to survive without blackout curtains — she swears by them. Hang up a set of these bad boys and you'll learn to sleep until noon all winter long. These curtains are made with an energy smart fabric that balances room temperature by insulating against summer heat and winter chills. Amazing!

    Promising review: "Exactly what I was looking for. I have 41" x 41" windows and I used two panels on each one. Stunning color — I ordered teal for my coral-and-teal color-schemed bedroom. They block out sunlight very well. I'm so happy! Quick shipping and they came undamaged. Good quality, thick and soft too. Almost feels like velvet." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ ( available in six sizes and 20 colors).

    19. A box of "Bedtime" Yogi Tea to keep you and your favorite mug company as you quietly sip and unwind from a busy day.


    Added bonus: each tea bag has a sweet saying attached to it. Delightful! I've been personally steeping this brand before bed for years and it's really helpful in helping my mind settle down and recognize it's time to go to sleep.

    Promising review: "This tea is amazing! The effects of this tea are really helpful during times of stress. It really calms my nervous system down and helps me feel relaxed. I drink it day or night." —Olivia Ohta

    Get it from Amazon for $4.80.

    20. Or Dream Dust you can use to blend up a bedtime cocktail made with herbs and chamomile flowers to help your body keep stress at bay.

    moonjuice / Via, Sephora

    Promising review: "I have been having such a hard time sleeping lately. I have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep. I've been waking up at 1:30 a.m. for 2 hours for MONTHS now. I took this, and slept! I've taken it a few times and sleep is just getting better each time I take it. Can't recommend enough." —Lil090909

    Get it from Sephora for $38.

    21. A standing heater/fan combo that'll make sure your sleep sanctuary is an ideal temperature no matter what. No one likes to sweat through their PJs or wake up shivering.


    I have this tower and it has been such a wonderful addition to my bedroom. I live in an apartment in which I don't have control over the heat, so it's essential that I have a fan to use in both the warmer and cooler months. That being said, sometimes I'm home and the heat isn't on AT ALL (brrrr) which is where the heater option comes in. It's definitely been a great product to have on hand.

    Get it from Amazon for $85.48+ (available in two styles).

    22. Lunar garland you'll find yourself ~mooning~ over every time you lay down on your bed after a particularly long day.


    Promising review: "Picture does not do this justice. It's so pretty. I love it." —Dana

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98+ (available in two colors and three sizes).

    23. A memory foam mattress topper infused with lavender that'll transform your current one into a soothing, heavenly surface.


    Promising review: "Man I am soooo glad I bought this. My husband is a former breakdancer and he's had several issues with his body and our bed wasn't cutting it for either of us. I have early-onset arthritis and mild kyphosis. Needless to say, I NEVER sleep well. I was looking at the bed in a boxes, a friend told me about them. Lucid was one of the companies I had researched. I was scrolling through Amazon and found they made just the topper (the same one they implement in their 12" mattresses). So I figured I'd give it a try. We got the lavender one. I LOVE lavender and we have two dogs that sleep in our room, not on the bed tho, so our room always has odor smells regardless of how much I effort into relieving the smell. The lavender smell was not too overpowering it was strong enough to smell through the blanket but not so strong it's in your face." —Cherries27

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in seven six and three widths).

    24. A linen duvet cover you can use to revamp your room's style without changing all of your furniture. It'll feel so nice and soft against your skin you just might want to invite someone else into your bed to test it out ;).


    Promising review: "The linen duvet cover has to be the softest bed set I’ve ever had. It keeps you warm/cool at night and makes your bed feel like you’re sleeping in a cloud. It’s the perfect relaxed aesthetic for your bedroom decor, too. I’m officially obsessed with all Parachute bedding — it’s worth the investment!" —Paula C

    Get it from Parachute for $210+ (available in sizes twin/twin XL, full/queen, king/Cal king and nine styles).

    25. A set of heavy flannel sheets that might make you late every morning because you simply won't want to leave your bed. It's too people-y out there anyways.


    I would argue that there are few things as satisfying as climbing under the covers to lay on top of fresh sheets. These flannel sheets take that experience and make it 10x better. The velvet flannel provides a luxurious feel you'll never want to leave. Sorry to your friend you were supposed to meet for brunch.

    Promising review: "Oh. My. Heavens. We had considered flannel sheets for years, and we even bought a set once, but had to return them because they didn't fit our deep-pocketed mattress and just gave up. We only want them when it's cold out, not all year long. So, the years passed and we had COLD sheets. This set was a game-changer!! They truly do have deep pockets and fit our queen bed very well. They washed nicely and are thicker than expected. Getting into bed at night with these sheets feels SOOOOOO warm compared to our other sheets!! Love these." —recycle-it

    Get it from Amazon for $68.15+ (available in queen, king, and California king).

    26. A plush and airy pillow you'll find yourself daydreaming about while you're sitting in traffic because it's so comfy yet supportive.

    Layla Sleep

    This pillow is extra special because it has a copper-infused yarn that is said to help remove and replenish dead skin cells. It also makes sure your body heat is pulled away from your face and neck so you can keep your cool while getting your beauty rest.

    Promising review: "I was hesitant to spend so much money on a pillow, but it turned out to be worth it. I have been sleeping through the night, falling asleep quicker and not waking up sore anymore. Now the only issue is that my fiancé loves the pillow so much that he keeps trying to steal it from me!" —Camille D

    Get it from Layla Sleep for $99+ (available in queen or king sizing).

    27. A faux fur throw blanket any homebody would be happy with — it's just about that time where it's acceptable to hibernate until the sun comes out again in April.


    Promising review: "This blanket goes above and beyond the average blanket. If you've ever dreamed of sleeping in the pelts of 50 rabbits but don't want the guilt of all those rabbit lives, this is your blanket. It's light but warm, not too warm, just warm enough. The cats LOOKED at it and ran to the bed. Before I finished laying it out they started climbing on it like OKAY guys calm down! And it's huge so you can really bundle yourself up or add an extra person comfortably. This blanket just seems sexy and luxurious. I don't really know. It's magical, and it's changed my quality of life for the better." —Emma Stanley

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in four sizes and 19 colors).

    28. An ambient back-lighting kit from NZXT you can use to add some ~mood lighting~ to your TV or computer monitor. Turn it on before bed to give your eyes a break from extra-harsh lighting.


    Promising review: "I've built two custom PCs and I used the NZXT Hue on both. This product offers professional looking lighting to a custom pc build and is extremely easy to install." —Brian M. Clarke

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

    29. A sound machine/night light for anyone who is desperate for some decent sleep sometime this decade.


    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this lamp/white noise machine. I bought a second one, and now everyone in the family wants one (the adults and teen alike!). The options for lamp brightness/dimness, noise volume, and types of white noise are GREAT. We were able to drown out fireworks for my son that were going off RIGHT over our house. The touch option for on/off is great; there is a toddler lock feature we love; you are able to program green-to-rise for kiddos to stay in their rooms until it turns a certain color... love being able to control it from my phone... you can add as many lamps to your app as you want/need. Just LOVE this lamp. The one thing that isn't my favorite is that you have to disconnect/log out of one lamp to connect with another in the app. I wish you could just select each lamp without that extra step, but that's not a huge deal at all. Love it!" —H.P.

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (also available for purchase with a variety of decorative covers).

    30. A contoured sleep mask made of a lightweight material that won't put pressure on your eyes but'll help you comfortably drift off to dreamland, even if your partner has to fall asleep to the light of a bright TV., Amazon

    Promising review: "Amazing. Who would have thought the thing I was missing from a great night's sleep was a piece of foam?! Even my man agrees he sleeps waaaaay better with it on! Even on his thing that tracks his sleep, his light sleep and deep sleep numbers have swapped. Way more deep sleep now. I never used to sleep in on my days off because i'm very sensitive to light coming in... but it blocks out all the light without pressing on your eyes.It is not tight and has adjustable strap that i would imagine would fit any size head. Seriously so glad I found these!" —Nicole Surprenant

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $8.39 (available in two styles).

    31. Dr Teal's "Soothe and Sleep" Epsom Salt to sprinkle into a hot bath and relax yourself from head-to-toe before you get all comfy-cozy under your covers.


    Dr Teal's epsom salt is an important part of my pre-bedtime ritual. I'm a bath aficionado and have tried many (many) products in my tub — nothing compares to this classic. It smells heavenly of lavender, relieves any aches and pains in my body, and helps me to relax overall.

    Promising review: "Dr Teals is my favorite brand of epsom salts out there. This is a large bag and will last you a long time. The lavender scent is relaxing and not overpowering, it really helps me relax and sleep better at night." —Nicole

    Get it from Amazon for $4.79.

    32. And an Arlo Pro 2 Wireless Home Security Camera System you can install for a little extra peace of mind the next time you hear a bump in the night.


    Promising review: "I've had the Arlo Pro 2 now about a month. I did a lot of research and narrowed it down to the Nest or Arlo. Not wanting to pay monthly as I only needed a basic subscription drove me towards the Arlo. So far I've had no issues with the cameras or base station. It has snowed, rained, been 20 degrees, and the cameras have not blinked. Also with all that different weather both cameras still have an 80% battery life left one month in. If you continue to go on and look live then I would think it would chew up the battery more but I get about 20 alerts a day because I live on a shared drive and it catches traffic to/from my neighbors. So the only negative I don't like is you can't set an activity zone unless your plugged in, other than that I love these cameras and looking to add another. I see negative and positive reviews so when I purchased I had my doubts as well, but if your looking for a good camera(picture is awesome) I would recommend giving this a try, so far so good for me!" —CT.

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99+ (available with up to six cameras).

    You, now that you know how to put your mind at ease before bedtime:


    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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