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    Struggling To Sleep During The Heatwave? Here's What To Buy To Make It Easier

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    1. First thing's first, it's worth swapping your fave year-round PJs for this breathable cotton set!

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    Besides their summer-friendly shorts-and-vest style, they're made from a super lightweight material and have a naturally breezy design that won't cling to your body like stretchy ones tend to!

    Price: £15.01-£20.00 for the shorts and vest depending on size and colour – they're available in UK sizes 8-18 and come in five colours and prints.

    2. This memory foam pillow boasts a bunch of cooling and height-adjusting features to ensure you get a great night's sleep, even in the sticky heat!

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    It's filled with gel-infused shredded memory foam and has a breathable bamboo cover, so it'll stay cool throughout the night! You can also easily add to or remove some of the filling to get the *perfect* height and level of support, whether you're a back, side, or front sleeper.

    Price: £24.99

    3. And if you want to stay loyal to your current favourite pillow, pop this cooling gel insert into your pillowcase to absorb the heat from your neck and head while you sleep.

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    The gel is specially designed to stay naturally cool, so there's no refrigeration required! The two separate sections also help to keep the gel evenly distributed, so you won't have to worry about the contents gathering on one side.

    Price: £7.49

    4. Speaking of pillowcases, I think it's time you checked out these silk fibre ones that have a naturally cooling effect!

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    The special material helps to dissipate heat, making these pillowcases far more comfortable to sleep on than your usual cotton ones. The super smooth texture also won't cause as much friction with your hair and skin (goodbye morning frizz), and is naturally moisture wicking, so you won't have to keep turning your pillow over to the non-sweaty side!

    Price: £12.47-£16.99 for two depending on colour – they also come in white and blue.

    5. If you need to have *something* to cover yourself with as you sleep, but your duvet is simply Too Much right now, maybe you should try this incredibly lightweight blanket instead!

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    It's made using Japanese Arc-chill cooling fibres that are designed to absorb heat and moisture from the body, allowing it to quickly evaporate so you're left feeling dry and chilled.

    Price: £29.99 for a 130x170cm size – it comes in five colours.

    6. And if you're like me and usually enjoy wrapping yourself up into a lil' burrito with your duvet, don't worry, I have you covered! This V-shaped pillow offers something to hold on to while you sleep which feels *just* as secure without the stifling extra weight.

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    I'm surprised at how affordable this pillow is compared to similar styles! The V-shaped design means you can wrap your arms and legs around without covering the rest of your body. It also makes a decent partner replacement if you usually like a good cuddle before you sleep – 'cause let's be honest, pillows are way less sweaty than humans!

    Price: £9.39

    7. Place this wedge cushion between your legs to create more space (and less sweat!).

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    It has a cooling gel section beneath the cover to help your skin cool down in the heat. The ergonomic design also helps ease symptoms of sciatica, back, hip, and knee injuries, as well as post-surgery pain!

    Price: £14.95

    8. This extra large gel mat can be placed under your bedsheets to bring a whole new meaning to 'the cool side of the bed'!

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    Similar to the pillow inserts, the gel in this mat doesn't need to be refrigerated but will keep its cool naturally. It's so versatile too – you can use it as a seat cushion or place it over your yoga mat for a more chilled exercise sesh!

    Price: £14.99 for a 60x90cm size.

    9. And if you wanted to make more of a year-round investment, this memory foam mattress topper uses Gelex technology to help regulate your temperature while you sleep.

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    The temperature-smart memory foam responds to body heat and movement, reshaping to improve circulation and offer optimum support. Reviewers are really impressed with its texture, which isn't too firm or too soft, so you won't sink into a restrictive hole!

    Price: £69.99-£109.99 depending on size – it's available in single, king, and super king sizes.

    10. This Stay Cool ice towel pretty much does what it says on the tin! You can apply it to your face, neck, wrists, and feet (AKA your body's prime cooling spots) while you get settled in for bed.

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    It's super easy to use – simply wet it, wring it out, and shake it for a few seconds to activate the cooling effect. The handy travel container also makes it ideal for sports and outdoor activities.

    Price: £10.95

    11. This handheld fan is super quiet, so it won't disturb anybody else you're sleeping with.

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    It has three speeds, a rotating head, and comes with a fan-tastic stand (I'm sorry), so you can get the ~perfect~ level of breeze from your nightstand. And can we please talk about how chic the monochromatic design is? 

    Price: £13.99

    12. Let's address the elephant in the room here – once you eventually do get to sleep, it's probably time for the sun to rise. Enter: this super cute eye mask that comes complete with an ice pack insert.

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    The soothing ice pack is made using gel, so it'll comfortably mould to the contours of your eyes. The set also comes with a pair of ear plugs, because I don't know about you, but having my window open is more likely to let in the delightful sounds of nature than any whisper of a breeze.

    Price: £6.49 for the eye mask and a pair of earplugs – it also comes in brown and blue.

    13. Use this soothing ice roller on your face (or anywhere that needs some extra cooling) before bed.

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    You can easily pop out the 'roller' section and chuck it in the freezer for a few hours before use. The chilled stone stays cold for ages, and is great for working skincare products in, reducing puffiness and inflammation, and even reducing the appearance of your pores! 

    Price: £9.74

    14. Finally, this Magicool body spray is basically like an air conditioner in a bottle! Spray it on your skin for an instant chilled effect.

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    I've used this myself during pretty much every holiday I've been on since I was a kid! The ultra-fine mist stays cold, no matter what the external temperature (yes, even if your room feels like an inferno!). It's safe to use on children, and can easily be popped into your bag for on-the-go use.

    Price: £8.10