With the clocks set to go forwards at the end of the month, throwing off our sleep schedule by an hour, it’s all the more important to try to get a good night’s sleep.
But at times that can be easier said than done, as we struggle to wind down from the business of day-to-day life and intense news cycle.
With this in mind, and in honour of World Sleep Day on 18 March, we’ve pulled together a few beauty products that can help you on your way to getting a more restful eight hours.
Take a bubble bath before bedtime
In our humble opinion few things help you switch off from the outside world as well as a nice bath. Invest in a bubble bath formula with a relaxing scent like lavender or ylang ylang, and take some time out in the tub to unwind before bed; it’ll help you switch off both mentally and physically. If you don’t have a bath, choose a shower gel with a similarly relaxing scent to help you wind down before you hit the sack.
Try a pillow spray
As well as a relaxing pre-bedtime bath, you could also try scenting your bed with a suitably soothing aroma to help promote a sleepy atmosphere – and a pillow mist is a great option to have by your bed to spritz away before you tuck yourself in. There are many reasonably priced options on the market and they usually last ages.
Use an aromatherapy rollerball
The benefits of essential oils have long been linked to boosting your mood, improving focus and, most importantly for sleep purposes, helping you relax. And a little rollerball is a great way to apply a relaxing blend to your pulse points to help you switch off in the evenings, as and when you need it.
If this sounds tempting, you’ll get a full-size Aroma Active Laboratories Sleep Pulse Rollerball worth £8 in this month’s OK! Beauty Box, The Treat Time Edit. But that’s not all, as you’ll also snap up four other beauty products for an at-home pampering session, including an exfoliating foot treatment and charcoal face mask, worth over £95 in total.
If you’re a new subscriber, you can snap up your first ever box for just £4.95 using the code 67BEAUTYBOX (monthly boxes cost £15 per month thereafter).
Treat time awaits!