It's no secret that a good night's sleep is crucial to having a productive, healthy day. Unfortunately, knowing that to be true doesn't make it any easier to actually get a good night's sleep.
The National Sleep Foundation reports that 35 percent of Americans say they get "poor" or "fair" quality sleep. If you’re one of the millions struggling with sleeping well, take a look at this roundup of 30 products to help you sleep better. The answer to getting the sleep of your dreams could be right in front of you!
Luna Gentle Sleep AidLuna Gentle Sleep Aid
If you're looking for a natural remedy that packs a little more punch, try the Luna Gentle Sleep Aid, the number one rated sleep aid on Amazon. These non-habit-forming pills contain the ingredient melatonin, a hormone found in the body that regulates your sleep cycle.
Yogi Kava Stress Relief TeaYogi Kava Stress Relief Tea
If you struggle to wind down when bedtime rolls around, this could be the product for you. Yogi Stress Relief Tea contains warming herbal ingredients like cinnamon and sarsaparilla to get you in a relaxed, cozy mood along with a special ingredient, Kava, that works its magic to help you fall asleep.
Good Day Chocolate Melatonin SupplementGood Day Chocolate Melatonin Supplement, Natural Sleep Aid (80 Count)
Another tasy choice for promoting sleep is [productid asin="B07FW66WG8"Good Day Chocolate Melatonin Supplements[/productid]. This decadent sleep aid comes in the form of fair-trade milk chocolate in a naturally-colored candy shell, and all ingredients are non-GMO. Each piece contains melatonin and chamomile to help you fall into a calm and natural sleep. One to four pieces are enough for peaceful slumber.
Weighted Silk Eye PillowWeighted Silk Eye Pillow
Sometimes the culprit causing fitful sleep is the light coming through your windows. With this Weighted Silk Eye Pillow, you can block all light and enjoy the relaxing scent of lavender and flax seeds as a bonus — all for less than $20.
Blackout Window CurtainsUtopia Bedding Blackout Window Curtains
For some people, wearing an eye pillow can be irritating. If that's the case, consider using Blackout Window Curtains from Utopia Bedding to serve the same purpose. Throw these curtains up to effectively block out any moonlight, street lamps and passing headlights that would otherwise filter through your blinds.
Sleep Aid Red LED Night LightRed LED Night Light
Perhaps you don’t like sleeping in pitch-black darkness, and you keep a night light on to help you see when you get up to use the bathroom. If this is you, switching to the Emagine Red LED Night Light could be the secret to better sleep.
Sleep Therapy Sound MachineSleep Therapy Sound Machine
Do you find that you sleep better on a rainy night? You may benefit from a Sleep Therapy Sound Machine if that’s the case. This product has six different sound options: white noise, fan, stream, rain, ocean and summer night. Simply place it next to the bed and turn on the sound you prefer to lull you into dreamland.
Knee Pillow5 Stars United Knee Pillow
If you prefer to sleep on your side, this handy Knee Pillow from 5 Star United is a better option for you than the wedge. Also made of memory foam, it provides the correct separation between your knees to keep your spine properly aligned and reduce pressure on your back.
Anti-Snore Chin StrapBrison Anti-Snore Chin Strap
A lot of people snore during the night, and plenty of others have their sleep disrupted by the snoring. A simple but effective way to combat snoring is by using the Brison Anti-Snore Chin Strap. It works by keeping your jaw shut and secure, so your airways remain unobstructed all night long.
Anti-Snore MouthpieceNeomen Anti-Snore Mouthpiece
If the chin strap isn't for you, you could give the Anti-Snore Mouthpiece from Neomen a whirl for less than $25. You won't have to worry about uncomfortable straps, and it works in much the same way. A customized mouthpiece keeps your jaw closed and slightly forward to keep your airways open.
Weighted BlanketZZZhen Weighted Blanket
You know how a weighted "thunder vest" helps dogs scared of storms? Well, a weighted blanket does the same thing to help sleepers with anxiety. The ZZZhen weighted blanket, clocking in at 15 pounds, helps relieve stress and promote sleep by making you feel safe and secure under the covers. Hard to believe? Customers give it 4.8 out of five stars.
Organica Dream LotionOrganica Dream Lotion
Sometimes a little aromatherapy can go a long way in improving your sleep. This lavender, bergamot and cedarwood-infused Dream Lotion by Organica is a natural way to de-stress before bed. With oatmeal, almond oil and cocoa butter, it moisturizes at the same time that it relaxes.
Essential Oil DiffuserEssential Oil Diffuser
Another way to benefit from sleep-promoting scents is to use an Essential Oil Diffuser while you sleep. This sensible, wood-style diffuser can be put on timer intervals or run all night, and former customers say it makes little noise. You can adjust the color of the LED lights or turn them off if you need total darkness. You can try it for yourself for less than $25.
Air PurifierLevoit Air Purifier
Sometimes, instead of adding things to the air, you need to take them away. The Levoit Air Purifier does just that, filtering out dust, dander and other allergens as you sleep. It even removes unpleasant odors like your roommate's cooking and the neighbors’ drifting cigarette smoke.
Nutriair Sleep InhalerNutriair Sleep Inhaler
If you think melatonin could be the right thing for you, but you hate taking pills, another way to ingest it is through inhalation. With the Nutriair Sleep Inhaler, ranging from $10 to $50, depending on size, you can take a quick breath of melatonin before bed to tell your body it's time to sleep.
Wake-Up LightWake-up Light
If you wake up every day hating your alarm clock, then it's time to consider an alternative way of getting up. Noisy alarms are jolting and can interrupt your natural sleep rhythms, but a color-changing Wake-Up Light could offer a solution. The clock gradually grows brighter as it approaches your alarm time, when a noise like birds singing or ocean waves will sound.
Fitbit Versa 2Fitbit Versa 2
Apart from a host of fitness benefits, the Fitbit Versa 2 has the ability to track how long you sleep and measure the time you spend in light, deep and REM stages of sleep. This allows you to assess problems with your sleep routine, and you can program reminders to help you stay on a healthy sleep schedule.
Bose Noise Masking SleepbudsBose Noise Masking Sleepbuds
If you have loud neighbors or a partner that snores, Bose Noise Masking Sleepbuds can fill your ears with soothing sounds as you sleep instead. They work with the Bose Sleep app, so you can control which sounds you want to hear.
Mulberry Silk Bed Sheet SetZimasilk Mulberry Silk Bed Sheet Set
Investing in comfortable bedding can make all the difference when it comes to getting a good night's sleep. Many reviewers claim silk is the most comfortable material to sleep in, and the Zimasilk Mulberry Silk Bed Sheet Set makes an extra-soft, extra-smooth option.
Sunrise Dried CherriesSunrise Dried Cherries
The Food Network reports that cherries are one of the only foods containing a natural source of melatonin. That makes Sunrise Dried Cherries a good option if you're looking to cure your nightly sweet cravings while also getting into a sleepy state of mind for less than $15.
Dr. Steven Gabriel's Sleep PatchDr. Steven Gabriel's Sleep Patch
Sleep patches like Dr. Steven Gabriel's Sleep Patch are one way to absorb sleep-promoting ingredients like melatonin and valerian root. For those who want to avoid synthetic sleep-inducing drugs, these patches are a natural alternative that many people find helpful.
Ajna Acupressure MatAjna Acupressure Mat
What better way to wind down for sleep than a massage? With the Ajna Acupressure Mat you can reap the benefits of an at-home acupressure massage all on your own. Ergonomically engineered spikes stimulate the release of endorphins, increase blood flow and relax your body to prepare it for sleep.
Sleep PowderBohemian Revolution Sleep Powder
You already know natural ingredients like melatonin and valerian root can assist in creating a better sleep routine. Now, it’s time to look for products like Bohemian Revolution’s Sleep Powder that contain both these key ingredients. This particular item also contains chamomile extract, lavender and L-theanine (another sleep-promoting ingredient).
Deep Sleep Pillow SprayThis Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray
When using aromatherapy to fall asleep, the most popular scents are lavender and chamomile. Add This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray to your bedtime routine for around $30 to $50. Add a spritz to your pillow each night, and lavender, chamomile and vetiver scents help calm the mind and relax the body.
Brookstone Floor FanBrookstone Floor Fan
If the silk sheets aren't enough to combat night sweats, consider getting this Brookstone Floor Fan to stay cool overnight under the sheets. The height is adjustable to work with your mattress. Simply place it at the foot of your bed with the blower positioned to blow cool air under your sheets.
Heating/Cooling Cherry Seed PackMicrowaveable Heating and Cooling Cherry Seed Pack
At less than $25, a more affordable option to keep cool overnight and improve your sleep is the Microwaveable Heating and Cooling Cherry Seed Pack from Nestani. You can leave this pillow in the freezer until you’re ready to go to bed to enjoy an instant cooling, soothing pillow with a pleasant cherry scent.
Deep Sleep App with Andrew JohnsonDeep Sleep with Andrew Johnson
Mindful meditation is a practice that more and more people are engaging in every day. Taking time to meditate before bed can reduce stress and anxiety, leading to more restful sleep, and the Deep Sleep with Andrew Johnson app is a great way to start. The inexpensive app costs less than $5 and provides you with guided meditation designed specifically for people who suffer from insomnia or need a better night's sleep.
Zinus Green Tea Memory Foam MattressZinus Green Tea Memory Foam Mattress
You might not want to admit it, but the culprit behind unsatisfactory sleep is sometimes the very bed you’re sleeping on. The Zinus Green Tea Memory Foam Mattress is available in various thicknesses, ranging from six to 12 inches, for between $300 and $400. Yes, a mattress is not a cheap thing to replace, but once you find one that's right for you, you might be amazed at the difference.
EPABO Contour Memory Foam PillowEPABO Contour Memory Foam Pillow
If you're not ready to replace your whole mattress, starting with something as simple as your pillow could be a good way to improve your sleep. The EPABO Contour Memory Foam Pillow helps keep your neck and back aligned to prevent back pain usually for between $30 and $40.