How to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Sleep Haven

LIFESTYLE  |  October 03, 2016
  • 1. The Right Pillow For Your Sleeping Style
    1 / 10 1. The Right Pillow For Your Sleeping Style

    If you’re the sort that sleeps on your stomach more instead of your back, perhaps it’s best you choose a flatter pillow and keep your head directly on the pillow so as to not strain your neck and head. Choosing the right pillow for your sleeping style is just as important for a good night’s sleep.

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  • 2. The Right Mattress
    2 / 10 2. The Right Mattress

    Just like pillows, finding the right mattress ensures that you get enough back and spine support to sleep better so don’t rush it when you have to choose one.

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  • 3. Badger Balm Sleep Balm, US$6
    3 / 10 3. Badger Balm Sleep Balm, US$6

    This soothing balm can be applied onto your temples and just below your nose to give you that calming and soothing effect just before bed.

    (Also Read: 6 Ways To Get A Good Night’s Sleep)

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  • 4. PureSpa Natural Aromatheraphy Oil Diffuser, US$40
    4 / 10 4. PureSpa Natural Aromatheraphy Oil Diffuser, US$40

    Add your favourite essential oils or go for ones with a calming effect like chamomile to relax you just before bed.

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  • 5. Alila Living Pillow Mist, US7.94
    5 / 10 5. Alila Living Pillow Mist, US7.94

    With French lavender and chamomile, this pillow mist will have you feeling relaxed and happy just before bed.

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  • 6. A Sleep Playlist
    6 / 10 6. A Sleep Playlist

    If you’re always using your phone before bed, perhaps it’s best to put it aside and let it play you some lullabies before bed. Curate about 30 minutes worth of calming music for yourself and put it in a playlist for bed.

    (Also Read: 7 Tricks For Couples To Get A Better Night’s Sleep)

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  • 7. Blackout Curtains
    7 / 10 7. Blackout Curtains

    If sleeping is difficult for you, perhaps a combination of calming music and scents as well as a blackout curtain can help. Blackout curtains keep sunlight from coming in and you’ll soon be falling asleep with them.

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  • 8. Slip Silk Eye Mask, US$40
    8 / 10 8. Slip Silk Eye Mask, US$40

    If blackout curtains seem too much, why not get a silky eye mask that blocks out light instead?

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  • 9. Linneas Lights Lavender Candle, US$34
    9 / 10 9. Linneas Lights Lavender Candle, US$34

    Light this lavender scented candle just before bed to distress and calm down for better sleep.

    (Also Read: 8 Health Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep)

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  • 10. Philips Wake Up Light With Sunrise Simulation, US$90
    10 / 10 10. Philips Wake Up Light With Sunrise Simulation, US$90

    After clocking in some rest, wake up with the most natural way with this light from Philips that mimick the way the sunrises.

    A version of this story first appeared on The Singapore Women’s Weekly website.

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