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    33 Things That'll Help You Get More Sleep In 2020

    2020 is gonna be a total snooze.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A set of blackout curtains that'll simply tell every sunny day, "Nope." Enjoy sleeping in!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "They do block sunlight very well, compared to the previous so-called blackout curtains I had (see photo). Color true to picture, very lively, and bright. Comes with a tie back, very nice touch!" β€”zouzou141

    Get a set of two panels for $30.99+ (available in three sizes and 27 colors).

    2. A silk pillowcase to help prevent bedhead and pillow creases on your face in the mornings *and* help you slip into a silky smooth slumber every night.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have curly hair and I’m over 60 with the usual wrinkles that come with that. Hated waking up with messy hair and pillowcase creases on my face. Using satin pillowcases was just okay and they kept sliding off my pillow. I did research and it recommended silk was the best material. I found these. They are made of quality silk and they have a hidden zipper. No more sliding off pillows. The material is soft, they are made well, and easy to wash. I now own two. Curly hair is better in the morning and my face looks smooth. Worth every penny. Wasted too much money on satin cases. Should have bought this to begin with." β€”Krissy

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 44 colors and seven sizes).

    3. A down-alternative comforter – you're gonna wrap yourself up in this and wanna live in it for the rest of your days. Well, the rest of your nights.

    Amazon

    My other coworker Kayla wrote about how this duvet is heavenly, and with over 4,500 five-star reviews on Amazon, I'd say plenty of people agree!

    Promising review: "So I've had this comforter for six months now and I feel I've had it long enough to give it an objective review. This is HANDS DOWN THE BEST COMFORTER I'VE EVER OWNED! I specifically didn't want goose down because I didn't like how it bunched up and shed feathers. If you've had the same experience, then this alternative is the way to go! It is soft to the touch, very plush, and has a medium weight to it. I don't use a duvet for it so I was afraid of washing it for the first time, thinking it might tear or shred inside the machine. But over a dozen washes later in delicate mode, I was proven wrong! I'm very surprised how it's holding up, even through the dryer! I justify my five-star rating for its softness, durability, reliability and longevity! If this one wears out, I have no problem buying another one. Invest in your sleep! Best $ I've spent. Seriously." β€”Hey It's Joel

    Get it from Amazon for $34.51 (available in three sizes).

    4. A memory-foam mattress topper so you can sleep more comfortably even if getting a new mattress isn't happening any time soon.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My husband and I had purchased a new mattress. We were going with the trend that a firmer mattress would be good for our backs. After months of a sore back we had to do something! We found this jewel! We sneak chances to lay in our bed now!!! This pad is amazing. I feel like I'm sleeping on a cloud." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $42.49+ (available in two densities and seven sizes).

    5. An alarm clock for teaching your children when they're allowed to leave their room, giving you slightly more shut-eye in the A.M. Update the settings to your family's schedule and this lil' helper will light up when the kids are allowed to get up and out of bed.

    Amazon

    One of my BuzzFeed coworkers wrote a review about how this clock is basically like giving the gift of sleep to parents with young children.

    Promising review: "Possibly the best $25 I ever spent. Purchased for my 2.5-year-old after weeks of her waking at ~4:30am ready to start the day. We put this in her room, set it to turn green at 7a.m., and she has slept until 7 a.m. almost every day since then. She's not a great sleeper or an easy-going kid in general, but this is what worked for us:

    1. Call it a present for her and unbox it with her.

    2. Explain that it's a special light to help her understand when it's time to wake up so that she doesn't feel sad if she wakes up and mama says to go back to bed.

    3. Remind her every night at bedtime that we won't come in her room in the morning until it's green and talk about what she should do if she wakes up before it's green.

    4. Seriously, don't come in until it's green, no matter how much she whines the first morning.

    5. Praise her profusely for waiting for the green light.

    Now I sleep 'til 6:30, drink a cup of coffee in peace before she wakes up, and pat this ridiculous hunk of plastic on the head and call it a good boy every morning at 7:01." β€”Amy

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    6. A pack of light-dimming covers that'll mellow out the bright lights on your electronics that keep you up at night. Sweet dreams are made of...darkness.

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    They wont leave sticky residue behind, either!

    Promising review: "These are great. I have a hard time sleeping with lights on in the room and so many devices recently have incredibly bright LEDs. I did notice that some lights require more than one sticker to dim them to my desired level, but this is really an advantage as you could adjust the level of brightness by the number of stickers you place over it." β€”Matthew M Phelps

    Get them from Amazon for $6.49.

    7. A Lasko tower fan – with three power speeds, fab air flow, and *perf* white noise. This thing is gonna help you fall sound asleep as soon as it ships.

    Amazon

    It has a remote so you can change it without getting out of bed, and you can set it to auto shut off after anywhere from a half hour to 7.5 hours.

    Promising review: "I'm a little late to review this β€” I bought in April 2013, actually. I run this fan all night, every night, to provide white noise and airflow while I sleep. I'm very picky about fans; I don't want to hear anything but a perfectly smooth noise. This fan produces an audible, but not loud, crisp sound on high which is great for tuning out noises and sleeping to. There's no extra rattles, clicks, or anything else. In the past month or so I've heard a feint rattle come from the fan, but after bumping it, it seems to go away for a while. Something may just be loose; again, it's 4 years old and is still working near flawlessly, so this is definitely a 5 star fan. Bonus: the remote is super convenient." β€”NM

    Get it from Amazon for $51.30+ (available in two colors).

    8. A contour memory-foam pillow that's recommended if you're a back or side sleeper because it'll give your neck the support it needs after holding up your big ole' head all day. It takes some real beefy brains to make a purchase this smart!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this pillow! I’m a very picky pillow person and my last contoured pillow was amazing for my neck and back. But when it started to need replacing, they were no longer being made. I hesitated to buy a pillow online but was desperate to get some proper neck support! This one is amazing. It’s longer than most and offers two different heights. I love it! It has reduced my neck and back pain significantly. I woke up the first morning with no pain. My biggest problem is fighting my kids and husband off of it!" β€”Bethumms

    Get it from Amazon for $35.17.

    9. Or a soothing lavender scented pillow that's sure to smell like some floral and fresh REM.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This pillow is pretty amazing. It's firm at first but the memory foam immediately forms around your head to form a perfect cushion. The lavender smell is light but definitely present – just enough to catch a scent while you sleep but not enough to overwhelm the senses. (Usually, I find lavender products to be very strong; however, this pillow has a perfect balance.) It is extremely well made with high-quality materials and I have no doubt it will last for a long time. I'm very impressed and highly recommend this pillow if you're looking for a great night's sleep!" β€”BottleArmor

    Get it from Amazon for $64.99+ (available in two sizes).

    10. An eye mask that'll prevent any light from coming in, even when you open your eyes, so you can finally start falling asleep in the blink of an eye.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Where has this mask been all my life?! I just LOVE it! I ordered two of them! They completely block out the light AND the material doesn't press against my eyelid like flat masks do. The convex shape gives me room to blink as I fall asleep. This is a great mask and a great investment!! Other masks just don't block out the light the way this does. This is truly a GREAT product. I ordered the second one for travel." β€”KPatt

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90 (available in six colors).

    11. A bulk box of Sleepytime herbal tea with a soothing blend of chamomile, spearmint, and lemongrass that's gonna help you wind down at the end of a long day. Sip, sip, hooray!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This tea is amazing! It smells and tastes great and helps we become relaxed and ready for bed. I sleep without any problems and feel well rested the next day!" β€”Chris

    Get a jumbo pack of six boxes of 40 tea bags from Amazon for $19.68.

    12. A pack of sound-dampening door bumpers so you'll no longer be jolted awake by the sounds of your night-owl roommate and, more importantly, *they* won't wake up to the sound of you sneaking into their snack cabinet after they fall asleep.

    Amazon

    Although it really is time you start buying your own tortilla chips.

    Promising review: "These work very well to dampen the sounds of my idiot roommates slamming cabinet doors at all hours of the day. Just make sure you're wiping down the part of the cabinet they'll stick to before applying them. The adhesive is good and should hold for a while." β€”LMA

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.99.

    13. A Dohm sound machine β€” a best-selling "white noise" machine that mimics the soothing sound of rushing air. With two speeds and a customizable volume, this thing is gonna drown out any random sounds that try creeping into your dreamland at night.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Literally life-changing. My apartment building has walls like paper and I heard every little noise my neighbors made. One particular unit is especially rambunctious, and I was getting about 5 hours of sleep a night for several months (my usual sleep cycle is about 8, 8.5 hours). It was taking a huge toll on my mental health and work performance; I was enormously stressed from lack of sleep and was near-tears several times a day. After doing some research I found this white noise machine and figured I had nothing to lose. It took a few days to get used to the sound, but it completely muffles the shouts, screams, and clangs that used to jolt me awake and keep me awake for hours at a time. I know it sounds cheesy, but I'm getting a full night's sleep again and it's thanks to this machine! Love that you have the ability to really 'personalize' what kind of white noise you want with all the different opening variations. Highly, highly recommend!" β€”Dana E Kapp

    Get it from Amazon for $32.32+ (available in four colors).

    14. A pizza or moon nightlight for kids and adults who like focusing on the bright side of life, even when they're sleeping.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for my son who is totally obsessed with pizza. He loves it. I love that it has an on/off switch. It's super bright." β€”N.J.

    Get the pizza one for $9.99 and the moon one for $9.27, both from Amazon.

    15. A smooth satin pajama set that'll feel sinfully silky on your skin and make you question how you ever fell asleep before slipping into these.

    Amazon

    I have always preferred to wear, ahem, nothing to bed and finally decided I needed to step up my sleep wardrobe for when family and friends visit. After trying these out I officially switched – I'm a pajama person now! They are so smooth I slide around in my sheets, which I love.

    Promising review: "These are the best pajamas I've ever purchased. I'm completely hooked. The quality is amazing and they're super comfortable. I will be ordering all the other colors." β€”Mandie

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in 10 colors and sizes S–XL).

    16. Or a Recliner pajama set – luxury, thermo-regulating pajamas that are sure to have you slipping off into a sweet, soft, slumber *and* change your weekend plans to...anything that doesn't involve getting out of these.

    Recliner

    I also own these and I have never slept in anything softer. I also prefer these to other pairs that I own and love because these keep me from sweating at night. If you're willing to invest in your sleep, there's no pair of pajamas I'd recommend more!

    Promising review: "These are the best! The set wraps you like your favorite sweater and you are immediately relaxed. Best way to ease into the evening after a day of busy. I will be ordering more not only for myself but for gifts!" β€”Mellissa H.

    Get them from Recliner for $115 (available in five colors and sizes XS–XL).

    17. A marble patterned essential oil diffuser to create a calm atmosphere that really ~rocks~ before you fall asleep.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Beautiful, highly recommend! You can set it to mist for one, three, or six hours and can use with lights or without lights. Great quality, comes with cute water measuring cup. I use this in my home office. Contemporary marble look design goes with any decor!" β€”Mindy R

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in two colors).

    18. A set of cooling sheets that'll regulate your body temperature and keep you from ~sweating it~ when you try to fall asleep.

    My Sheets Rock

    I got these sheets for my guest bed – my living room runs really hot in the summer and I wanted sheets that'd keep guests cool. But after sleeping on them once, I knew I needed a set for myself. I sleep hot and these are exactly what I needed to keep my body heat at bay when I sleep.

    Get them from My Sheets Rock for $129+ (available in eight colors and seven sizes).

    19. A body pillow that's sure to be the best sleeping companion you've ever had. Honestly with this thing, a good night's sleep won't just seem like a dream.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great buy! I'm glad I decided to go for it. I was hesitant because it isn't cheap and people said it is huge, but I am very happy. I am not small and we have a full bed and this has been fine. It has really helped me sleep! I am 23 weeks pregnant and sleeping has been difficult the past couple weeks. This pillow has helped me sleep comfortably on my left side and stay tilted when I'm on my back with my legs up. I love it! It gets a little warm but it is soft, comfy, and not too firm. I love it!" β€”Jadey Jade

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in five colors).

    20. A Philips wake-up light, which simulates the sunrise, letting you wake up without a blaring alarm clock. It also has a sunset setting, with dimming lights and sound features, so you can calm down at night and drift off to sleep with ease.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This thing is a game-changer! I got it because I got tired of being owned by my phone. It used to be the last thing I checked before going to bed, and the first thing I would check in the morning. No more! Now I can leave the phone charging across the room (or in a handbag even. Who cares?) I can set this for the 'sun to set' at 15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes later. So I set it, and I get in bed and read a book for an hour. Then the "sun goes down" gradually, and I go to bed. Eight hours later, the 'sun' starts coming up gradually. So gradually, that at the beginning, you don't even notice. And you can set sounds in addition to the 'sunrise' effect: birds chirping, ocean waves, classical music, or FM radio (although why on earth would you choose FM radio?). You can set two different wake-up 'alarms'. It doesn't even feel right to call them alarms, because it's not obnoxious or loud. It doesn't jolt you awake. You wake up gradually. This thing is perfect. I'm reading more, sleeping a lot better, and I don't even remember anymore to grab my phone to check social media in the mornings. In fact, sometimes I'll be at the office, and it'll be noon before I realize I left my phone in the car. Drop the dependency on cell phones. It's ridiculous. We're like that movie, Wall-E. Get this and improve your life and your quality of sleep." β€”Mimi 5000

    Get it from Amazon for $144.46.

    21. A scalp massager (which is also a great way to get a deep shampoo and clear your scalp of any dandruff or buildup) for any tired souls who know that the best way to calm a loud mind is with a soft massage.

    Amazon

    You can read more about how this scalp massager helps me relax in my review.

    Promising review: "This works like a dream. I massage my scalp regularly while just watch tv or reading a book. I massage my elderly mother's scalp and it puts her to sleep! This is worth it." β€”Sharon

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

    22. A pair of fuzzy, warm socks you can wear if your partner likes the bedroom so cold you're worried your toes might fall right off your feet while you sleep. These solve that concern, and look lovely while they're at it!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great product! They fit comfortably, are very cute and don't shrink in the washing machine. I think they are priced fairly and I received them in the mail very quickly. I love these!" β€”Marcie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in six styles).

    23. An inflatable neck pillow (with a hood) sure to help you enjoy some anti-social sleep, even from the "comfort" of economy class.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I really like that I can blow this up to the right support that I need. I prefer it only being blown up half-way and find it very comfortable! The hood is great. I closed it around my face on my flight. It kept me warm and I was able to easily take a nap. The hoodie material is very soft and comfortable." β€”Rachael

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95+ (available in six colors).

    24. Or an inflatable wedge pillow that'll give you some personal space (albeit, minimal) and help you sleep soundly even when you're stuck in the middle seat.

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    Promising review: "I used this on four international flights last month and it made all the difference in the world. It's compact, easy to inflate/deflate, very versatile in how you can position it, doesn't rely on the tray table, and works well for bulkhead seats as well as those with someone in front of you. I can't sleep with my head back without snorting myself awake, so this is a perfect alternative. I can very comfortably lean forward in my seat and sleep almost like I can in a bed. I'm 6'2" and this pillow is plenty tall enough to just rest on my lap and let me lean forward into it without feeling crunched over. This pillow will easily let me get enough comfortable periods of sleep on a 9-hour flight that I don't feel completely drained upon arrival. My wife tried mine out before we left on vacation and loved it so much she had me order her one. We both wouldn't travel without them now." β€”Still Chilly In Colorado

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

    25. A cool mist humidifier for alleviating a stuffy nose or dry skin while you sleep.

    Amazon

    This sleek thing has over 8,500 five-star reviews!

    Promising review: "This Pure Humidifier model does exactly what the description of this product claims. It's very quiet, can run on high for at least 11 hours, and it is easy to clean and keep clean. This is a beautifully styled product that performs as advertised. I recommend it." β€”ocmd

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    26. A bottle of melatonin gummies you can turn to when all you want is the sweet taste of sleep.

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    Promising review: "I have searched for gummies that I enjoyed the flavor of. I finally tried these and they were delicious. They work great and are definitely worth the purchase. I would highly recommend." –Kevin and Kim

    Get them from Amazon for $5.95.

    27. A weighted blanket for adults and children who have a hard time calming down at bedtime and need to feel extra tucked-in at night with a warm weight around them.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been wanting one of these blankets for quite a while. I've heard great things about them. I've always been someone who likes sleeping with a lot of blankets on me, because of the weight of them, so this blanket is perfect for me. I got the 15-pound blanket and the weight is just right. It's not too light or too heavy, the perfect amount. I like that this single blanket can replace those many blankets I used to use. The fabric is very soft and oh so comfortable! Highly recommend." β€”A.D. Galante

    Get it from Amazon for $41.90+ (available in 10 colors and 13 weights).

    28. Or a real life adult swaddle that's gonna save you from insomnia and have you sleeping so soundly, your baby's gonna be jealous.

    Hatch Sleep, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Apparently I love sleeping, because I also have this! And I love it. The fabric is breathable and so lightweight that I can comfortably use it in the summer and throw it in my tote bag on vacations. I feel calm and comforted every time I get in. I've used it while napping, while trying to calm down before going to bed at night, and while sitting on the sofa and needing some extra stress relief when binge-watching Killing Eve got too stressful. I can't rave enough about this thing, but I'll certainly keep trying!

    Promising review: "For a lifelong sufferer of miserable Restless Leg Syndrome, this is nothing short of a miracle! I was skeptical that the pod could help me, since nothing else has ever helped me, but I think since the pod contains my thrashing movements, I’m not waking myself up over and over at night. My dreams are typically very vivid and I usually don’t feel like I had a chance to turn my mind off and disconnect. I think I am getting more REM sleep with the pod because I haven’t remembered my dreams these past four nights. Also, I run hot so it’s a pleasant surprise that the pod truly is breathable and not sweaty." β€”Jennifer C

    Get it on sale from Hatch Sleep for $89+ (originally $110, available in two sizes).

    29. A NightFood bar made specifically to let you indulge in a delicious and snooze-inducing snack when you get the bedtime munchies.

    Amazon

    Each box comes with 12 bars.

    Promising review: "I bought these looking for healthier nighttime snacking option. They have a solid endorsement since the first box we ordered several times. It appears that these will be a steady staple in our cupboard for those times when a late night snack is desired." β€”Chas. Brunner

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two flavors).

    30. A set of sheets with over 45,000(!!) five-star reviews that'll feel way more expensive than they really are.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These sheets are one heck of a bargain! After I ripped that package open like a kid on Christmas, I looked and inspected my new sheets for something, ANYTHING, to be wrong with them. I got nothing! Now, you should know, these ARE thin sheets, you can practically see through them if you hold them up to the light, but don't let that discourage you. I put these suckers on my bed for the TRUE test of any sheet, and oh my...they are fantastic! They are soft. It's like coming home after a long, yucky day at work, and all you want is to crawl your sorry self into bed for the night, and your sheets GIVE YOU A HUG all through the night. But they are breathable, so you aren't sweating like wild. They also wash nicely. Would I buy these again? If you even have to guess, then I need to work my my writing skills, because it's absolutely a 'YES' from me!" β€”The SSG's Wife

    Get them from Amazon for $29.70+ (available in 44 colors and seven sizes).

    31. A pack of nose strips you can use if your snoring is becoming a concern. Although these work for anyone with snoring concerns, they're particularly great if you want to care for a cold without a bunch of pills or if you're pregnant and not able to take the pills you would want in the first place.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are fantastic for those who are pregnant (and even not pregnant) and are limited on medications to take for allergies/stuffiness or just want to go the more natural route. I try to avoid taking any medications while pregnant so these are amazing. I used a toner before I put the strip on to ensure it will stay throughout the night, which it does. And I instantly feel relief and can breathe much easier. I have a mini panic attack if I run out and don't have more! The lavender scent is not overpowering but very subtle. I definitely wouldn't want anything stronger so close to my nose anyways." β€”Tabby

    Get them from Amazon for $10.12.

    32. A Casper mattress, the hype beast of sleep, with a top layer designed to minimize excess heat and high-density memory foam. Get yourself a Queen or King, you deserve to sleep like royalty.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "After spending two years on a free memory foam mattress I got from a friend who was moving out of town, I decided that I'd had enough of tossing and turning, waking up tired and in pain. This Casper mattress was delivered on time, set up in a snap, and on the very first night I actually slept through without waking up. I had a couple of questions that I texted to the company, which were immediately answered. I have arthritic hips. And while this mattress is very supportive, it 'gives' at those pressure points. For this reason, I am not having to turn over a lot to relieve the pressure on my hips. I'm not getting out of bed in the morning sore and hobbling. No more waking up! No more fatigue. No more having to nap to fill up my sleep tank. Best of all, I had the assurance of the 100-day no-hassle return policy." β€”Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $536+ (available in six sizes and three densities).

    33. And finally, a funny pillow that'll remind you a nap is often the best medicine.

    anneamanda

    Get it from anneamanda on Society6 for $29.99 (available in two styles).

    Me, anytime anyone wakes me up ever:

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