A paradox of our time-poor, intense life is that we never get the recommended amount of sleep. And when we finally put our sleep-deprived heads on our pillows, we turn over and turn until the early hours of the morning. What gives? Thoughts of endless to-do lists, impending deadlines and the trends on Twitter don’t help. We know the importance of sleep, which is why we sometimes turn to sleeping pills to catch those much-needed zzzs. Relaxing teas, meditation, and bubble baths can work wonders, but sometimes we need something special to help us relax and drift into dreamland. But for those of us who can’t sleep and don’t want to resort to medication, there is an alternative: beauty sleep aids.
Not to be confused with sleeping pills, beauty sleep aids are not prescription products. They are similar to standard bath and body products, but contain calming ingredients like lavender and chamomile to help relax us. Some are available in lotions, aromatic oils, and even pillow sprays so you can easily incorporate them into your evening routine. Read on for some of the best beauty products to help you fall asleep in no time.
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