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    18 Amazing Products For Anyone Who's Still Afraid Of The Dark

    Don't be scared.

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    1. A copper-colored string light you can hang over your bed or desk for a pretty alternative to a boring night light.

    The string light is 66 feet long with a 5-foot power cord.

    Promising Review: “This light string is a gorgeous copper color. And while it is extremely flexible, you can def feel the strength of the wire when shaping it. So you don't need to be gentle with these. They can be manipulated into any shape you wish. The LEDs are equally spaced along the wire and fixed securely in place. They are tiny but perfect. When switched on, you have a lovely warm, amber glow.” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    2. A digtial timer so you’ll never walk into a dark, creepy house at the end of a long day. Because we ALL know that can be hella-scary.

    Set the time using the four-button programing on the front of the timer. The timer settings you put in will repeat every 24 hours.

    Promising Review: “I use three of these to control the lights for my bearded dragon. It’s been about five months, and they still work perfectly. Once you get used to the controls, it's extremely easy to change the times for the day.” —Josh W

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.98.

    3. A comfy sleeping mask to block out the light and encourage you to enter a deeper sleep — hopefully preventing you from waking up to complete darkness. #EEEK

    Promising Review: “This mask is amazing, I work third shift and was losing sleep during the day because of the light. That was before I bought this mask. It's heavy enough to keep out any sun. But it’s still light enough that I have no issues falling asleep with it on. Everything about it is perfect!” —LeeAnna

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95 (available in three colors).

    4. A non-ticking clock with a night light function, great for keeping track of the time and easing your mind a little if your sleep is disrupted late at night.

    Promising Review: “This is a beautiful clock that’s very well-made. It has a honeycomb look in the background. It looks awesome, and is bold and easy to read.” —Ron Love

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    5. A glowing stars kit you can use to design your own galaxy — perfect for counting when you need help going back to sleep.

    The kit includes 150 stars of various sizes.

    Promising Review: “I would definitely recommend these. They shine very brightly, stick well, and look good! I love that there are a bunch of different sizes. My 2-year-old was so happy!” —Julia

    Get them from Amazon for $8.12+.

    6. And a monogrammed bedside carafe set if you happen to get a little thirsty while counting all those stars.

    The set includes a water carafe and glass.

    Promising Review: “This is a lovely, well-made carafe set. I believe it is the same as the one I had for about 25 years until I broke the glass on the sink. I hope to have this one as long!” —Alexandra

    Get the two-piece set from Amazon for $42.74 or Brookstone for $30.

    7. A super cute pair of fleece slippers so you’ll have a cozy companion if you DO have to run out of the room — or simply need a mind-clearing walk around your house.

    Promising Review: “These slippers fit perfectly and are adorable. I think I'm going to get addicted to all the different animals they have!” —Bonnie S. Calhoun

    Get them from Amazon for $6.06+ (available in 12 styles, sizes 5-9.5).

    8. A precious dinosaur lamp to be your fearless protector while it keeps you glowing company at night.

    Promising Review: “I love my T-Rex! This guy became a night light for our room. It makes me smile. He has a nice, soft glow and sits nicely on a any surface.” —Shannon

    Get it from Modcloth for $39.99 (available in three dinosaur styles).

    9. Flameless, remote-controlled candles for a comforting light that’ll flicker all night long — and you can easily turn off with the click of a button.

    Promising Review: “These candles are great! They look real from a slight distance, and they work just as described. They are coated with wax on the outside, but there was no wax on the bottom where the opening for the batteries is located. The batteries are easily inserted, and the switch worked to turn them on and off. The remote, which my wife loves, worked perfectly.” —William K. Talbott

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $21.98+ (available in two colors).

    10. A lavender and chamomile pillow spray that'll assist in relaxing your mind and body, so you can hopefully have a restful night of sleep.

    Promising Review: “This is absolutely the best and most wonderful-smelling aromatherapy spray that I have ever had. The customer service is outstanding and I will be ordering again and again! It helps me relax, fall asleep, and stay asleep!” —Redhead

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    11. A motion-sensor LED lamp to alert you of any creatures — or nosey siblings — creeping into your room at night.

    The lamp cuts on automatically when something passes within six feet of the sensor. It will then turn off automatically after 20-25 seconds if no motion is detected. 

    Promising Review: “My whole family loves these lamps. I am sure they have all purchased them or want to take mine. They are great when you have no lights on during the night. I keep mine on auto mode, so if I come in the front door, it goes on. For the price you could buy several for the house and guest room. Don't be surprised if your guests want to take them!” —Jay Bird

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

    12. Monsters Inc., which will convince you those noises you hear at night are just Sulley and Mike trying to say hello.

    And who doesn’t love those two!?

    Promising Review: “I have always loved this movie. Ever since it came out, I have been a big fan. It is funny and it has really great actors in it, which makes the movie so great!” —MD

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available on Amazon Video, Blu-ray, DVD, and 3D).

    13. A minimal acrylic picture frame where you can put a photo of your family or friends beside your bed. This will be a welcome sight whenever you’re feeling a little scared at night.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12.

    14. A rotating light projector to let the lovely glow of stars help you forget you’re even afraid of the dark.

    Promising Review: “The stars and moon are so pretty. I like the different color options. It looks better the closer it is to the ceiling. And it is the perfect size. It is small enough to not be in the way when you are not using it. My daughter enjoyed lying in bed and watching the stars go 'round and 'round.” —Simon Serigny

    Get it from Amazon for $15.69.

    15. Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed for an entertaining reminder you aren’t the only person who is afraid of the creatures under your bed.

    Promising Review: “These were a big part of my childhood, and I now enjoy reading them to younger kids. They make me laugh even more now, because as an adult I can appreciate the humorous things that come out of a child's mouth. They are really a joy to read.” —Chelsea Simon

    Get it from Amazon for $3.63+ (available on Kindle, library binding, and paperback).

    16. The TV classic Are You Afraid of the Dark to give yourself something to watch if you seriously can’t fall back asleep.

    Why not max out on the spookiness because you’re already scared anyways. #ImJustSaying

    Promising Review: “This show is a classic. I was born in 1982 and grew up on this show. I love the stories, actors, and how there are enough scenes to make small children jump, but not terrified. My 6-year-old son loves this show, and at 34 years old, so do I still. The early seasons are the best, in my opinion. But I still love all seasons of this show.”—Kristy Rae

    You can watch all 10 season on Amazon for $1.99 an episode or $6.99 for each season. And you can also snag The Are You Afraid of the Dark Campfire Companion, which is packed with fun facts about the series.

    17. A glow-in-the-dark comforter with cute robots so every monster will know you and your nighttime crew are nothing to play with.

    Promising Review: “I’m so happy with this comforter! it really glows in the dark. And ii’s comfy, warm, and snuggly, with a super cute design.” —Alana Tulips

    Get it from Amazon for $57.49+ (available in three sizes).

    18. BUT if all else fails, crack open a Goosebumps Retro Scream Collection and face your fears head on. Don’t worry, you can TOTALLY do it.

    The set includes five Goosebumps books.

    Promising Review: “This brings back childhood memories. My 11-year-old daughter recently got into Goosebumps because it posted its seasons on Netflix. It has been a joy telling her about how I used to love the shows and books. So now she is more intrigued. We read a few chapters every other night and then watch an episode of Goosebumps on Netflix. It’s so much fun!” —Angela

    Get the five-book set from Amazon for $19.95+ (available on Kindle and paperback).

    Goodnight. Sleep TIGHT.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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