Even if we do get in our eight hours of zzz's per night, there are those mornings where we just don't feel as well-rested as we should be. It's possible that your less-than-refreshed feeling each day stems from a nightly regimen or even a bedroom atmosphere that just isn't conducive to your sleep style. No two sleepers are alike, so we found 100 different options to implement into your bedroom and your nightly routine to help you sleep better.
Can't sleep? Try changing your sheets. Moisture-wicking Tencel fabric is made from eucalyptus fibers, and it's not only super-soft, but it stays super-cool throughout the night — perfect for those who keep kicking the covers off for being too hot. This collection from West Elm is available in the five silky shades pictured, and the set comes with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillow cases.
BUY NOW: from $109 for set,
While the three mattresses available in the collection are all equipped with a sensor and heating pad that pick up movement and body temperature in the night, the Mars+ is their most premium offering, additionally built with a hybrid of sleeved coils between reactive foam layers. The mattress's sensor connects to the Eight Sleep app, which can also be synced with your Alexa-enabled device, so you can get a full sleep report recited to you the minute you open your eyes.
BUY NOW: from $1,299,
This pillow features a gel-filled cooling side and a squishy memory-foam side, so you can flip it according to your personal comfort level. Many reviewers cite this pillow as having helped alleviate neck and back issues because it's plenty supportive while offering the unique cooling sensation that prevents users from needing to adjust it in the night.
BUY NOW: $40,
Nothing like a little pampering to feel like a completely new person in the morning. This super-affordable sheet mask set contains 16 different packages that each cater to a different need (such as moisturizing, firming, and smoothing skin). Plus, each fabric sheet is infused with collagen and vitamin E oil to completely nourish your skin.
BUY NOW: $12 for pack of 16,
Struggling to find the perfect sleep temp? Perhaps you'd benefit from turning the heat down a few notches. The latest iteration of the Nest Learning Thermostat packs a vibrant circular touchscreen and Amazon Alexa support. In addition to allowing users to control it via a smartphone app, the thermostat also has the ability to learn its user's at-home habits, so in time it won't need programming.
BUY NOW: $236,
Rest easy on this pillow from Nikki Chu, filled with premium Allied Home down. It's incredibly fluffy, huggable, and soft, and its blush-colored cover is conveniently removable for washing!
BUY NOW: $73,
Whether in plant, oil, tea, or capsule form, lemon balm (also known as Melissa) is used traditionally by herbalists to help calm the mind and alleviate insomnia and bedtime anxiety. These 500-milligram capsules can also be taken after eating a large late-night meal to soothe the stomach before hitting the hay. As always, check with your doctor before taking any new supplements.
BUY NOW: $7,
Lavender and chamomile may be an olfactory dream team, but they also happen to taste as lovely as they smell together. This certified-organic bedtime tea (which also contains lemon balm) is fragrantly floral and incredibly calming, and it's the ideal nightcap to wind down with at the end of a hectic day.
BUY NOW: $22 for pack of six,
Have trouble sleeping while in transit? This U-shaped neck pillow looks like it's no-frills, but it's equipped with a memory foam insert, additional interior bolsters to fluff it up to your desired loftiness, a velvety, machine-washable cover, and an elastic carrying strap. Because the insert is removable, you can even to it, or swap in a lavender sachet to give yourself the first-class treatment.
BUY NOW: $11,
A bed pillow with medium loft may seem like an ambiguous descriptor, but if you're a back sleeper, you know that this is the ideal type of pillow for your position. Firm enough to retain its shape in supporting the head and neck's natural position, but soft enough so as not to cause stiffness, this foam-core pick from Sealy fits the bill in helping back sleepers rest peacefully. It's available in a Standard (or "Jumbo," on their site) and King size, so you can find the one that works with your existing bedding set-up.
BUY NOW: $30,
We like this cold-pressed organic rose hip oil, because not only is it pure enough to use right on your face, but it also reportedly helps to heal acne scars from past breakouts.
BUY NOW: $14,
This pillow is ideal for those looking for something supremely huggable and a little different from your average plushy pick. The shredded polyester-and-bamboo memory foam allows you to "fluff" it up into the perfect shape, while the material itself is incredibly supportive for all types of sleepers.
BUY NOW: $60,
This sateen pick is like feeling the cool side of the pillow all over your body. In warmer weather, this fitted-sheet-and-pillowcase pairing is all you need to sink into a restful sleep.
BUY NOW: from $109,
We get it: Not everyone is in the market for a new mattress, but that definitely doesn't mean that your sleep has to suffer. This memory foam mattress topper from Therapedic adds 3 inches of plushy comfort to your sleep space, and it's equipped with mesh side gussets to keep you cool in the night.
BUY NOW: from $150,
It's amazing how a simple foot massage before bed can provide such a holistic feeling of relaxation, and this device allows you to treat yourself every single night! It has four different modes of massage, and it's able to target specific areas of the foot, all while keeping your hands free to read, journal or scribble away .
BUY NOW: $60,
Mist this blend of essential oils over your pillow, then just luxuriate in its aromatherapeutic properties. Aromatic vetiver, heady lavender, and herbal chamomile create a calming mood that helps you dream deeply.
BUY NOW: $29,
Arianna Huffington knows that in order to thrive in your workday, a good night of sleep is simply non-negotiable. The former Huffington Post editor-in-chief has rebranded herself into a personal wellness evangelist, singing the praises of sleep in her latest book, The Sleep Revolution. Keeping a conversational tone throughout, Huffington invites readers to take back their bedtime routines, providing a well-researched look into how essential sleep actually is to our overall well-being.
BUY NOW: $18,
Drop a piece of this bubbly bar into a hot bath and steep yourself in its aromatic blend of patchouli oil and frankincense for a totally indulgent (and well-deserved!) weeknight treat.
BUY NOW: $13,
If you tend to get some of your best ideas just as you're on the verge of sleep, keep this slim penlight (along with a pen and ) by your bedside, so you can legibly scribble down your thoughts before rolling over and passing out for the night.
BUY NOW: $16,
In the colder months when the air is extremely dry, anyone who's plagued with dryness, congestion, or even bloody noses disrupting their sleep should consider getting a humidifier. This model has a near five-star rating and over 2K reviews, with its users touting it for its effectiveness and its soothing nightlight function.
BUY NOW: $40,
Sometimes a completely silent house or commotion from the outside world can keep our minds alert when they should be in relaxation mode. If you find yourself more easily lulled to sleep by the patter of rain, the hum of a clothes dryer, or just the fuzzy sound of white noise, this app lets you access over 40 different ambient sound options through its catalog to help calm the mind.
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A must-have for the frequent traveler, stick a piece of this black masking tape over blinking lights, around the exposed edge of your windows, or over any light in your room that's distracting you from falling asleep.
BUY NOW: $5,
Nightly pampering doesn't need to come in the form of a decadent dessert, an hour-long massage, or a strong nightcap — it can be as simple as padding around in these silky slippers leading up to bedtime. Restoration Hardware's heavenly poly-plush material paired with non-skid soles will make these your go-to shoe for your off-duty hours.
BUY NOW: from $11 per pair,
If you prefer guided meditations to the free-form way, consider giving Headspace a try. When used at the same time each day, morning or night, it'll help train your mind to enter a more relaxed and calm state, perfect for helping you feel much more restful during your nightly wind-downs.
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A pick for the chillier months, the various shades of the ticking-stripe pattern makes this flannel sheet set an easy match for your existing bedroom decor. What's more: There's no "breaking in" needed; the material has that lived-in comforting feeling while remaining incredibly durable over time.
BUY NOW: from $30,
No one wants to chug water right before bed, but it's important to keep your lips nourished to prevent waking with a dry, cracked pucker. This top-rated lip balm keeps lips supple, tingly, and feeling refreshed as you drift off to sleep.
BUY NOW: $5 for set of two,
Currently the 49th most popular podcast on iTunes (complete with a five-star rating and dedicated fan base), the Sleep With Me podcast is a must-try for anyone looking for an alternative to white noise. The host, Drew Ackerman, tells long, meandering stories and poses nonsensical musings usually over the course of an hour, all in a droning monotone. It may seem a little silly upon first listen, but you may find yourself nodding off even before the opening introduction even finishes.
If you like to wind down your nights with some gentle yoga, slip this lavender-and-flax-filled eye pillow over your lids when it comes time for shavasana and let the scent transport you into a super relaxed state. These pillows can also be used as hot or cold pads for your forehead if you're suffering from migraines or a head cold.
BUY NOW: $14 each,
While some folks kick back with a glass of wine before bed, we suggest swapping your vino for an elixir with a few more wellness benefits (and none of the side effects!). Moon Juice's Dream Dust is made up of a blend of plant powders, which you can spoon into a glass of water, tea, or nut milk to promote detoxification and stress relief, and to soothe you into a sleepy feeling in the hours before bedtime.
BUY NOW: $38,
Finally, a fitness tracker that doesn't look like a fitness tracker. The Misfit Ray monitors your steps and calories burned in a day, but it also tracks the duration and quality of your sleep, sending the info to its proprietary app. It's also waterproof, so you don't have to take it off in the bath or shower!
BUY NOW: $80,