21 Products for the Best Sleep of Your Life
Your best sleep starts here
You know you need a good night's rest to perform at your peak the next day, whether that's at the office or on the racecourse. What you may not realize is that sufficient sleep may help you live longer, spur creativity, curb stress, and maintain a healthy weight, as well as many other benefits. The products that follow will help you make the most of your time in bed. They're worth it—after all, you do spend a third of your life asleep!
Double-Shell Firm Pillow
($290 for a queen set; amazon.com)
This pillow will help ease your allergies. Mix goose down feathers with milkweed fibers and you get Hypodown—the naturally hypoallergenic (and patented) fill inside this luxurious Ogallala pillow.
($100 for a queen set; cb2.com)
There is rest for the chemical-weary on the 250-thread-count percale sheets from CB2, made with 100 percent organic cotton, inks and dyes.
Dotted Lantern Printed Sheets
($298 for a queen set; coyuchi.com)
Prefer a pattern? The Moroccan-inspired design on Coyuchi's organic cotton linens has a handcrafted feel. The set includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet and two pillowcases.
Organic cotton down comforter
($269 for a queen; thecompanystore.com)
The Company Store's organic cotton down comforter is just as dreamy as it sounds—you can throw it in a warm wash and the dryer whenever your allergies flare up.
AllerEase Maximum Allergy Pillow Protector
Zip your pillow into this breathable case to help prevent the buildup of allergens like dust mite feces, mold spores, pollen and dander. But we’re guessing we had you at “mite feces.” They contain a very potent allergen called DerP1.
GermGuardian 3-in-1 HEPA Table Top Air Purifier and UV Sanitizer
This little black box does big things: It sucks up 99 percent of airborne particles in the room, captures household odors and zaps microbes dead.
Method 8x Free + Clear
Free of perfumes and dyes, this plant-based laundry detergent is less likely to irritate sensitive skin. (Bonus: One small bottle holds enough for 50 loads.)
Crate and Barrel Oasis Bed Carafe with Glass
Staying hydrated is one of the best secrets to glowy skin. And this pitcher's tumbler fits on top as a lid to save space on your nightstand.
Slipsilk Pure Silk Pillowcase
($79 for a queen; nordstrom.com )
Bye-bye, bedhead and sleep lines! Made from the highest-quality silk, this pillowcase is gentle on hair and wonâ€™t draw moisture away from your face like cotton does.
Silky eye mask
Nurse Jamie Beauty Bear Age Delay Pillow
Psst, side sleepers: This satiny headrest cradles your cranium to protect your face from wrinkle-forming creases.
Alterna Haircare Caviar Overnight Hair Rescue
Before bed, work a dollop into your stressed-out tresses for rejuvenated locks by morning. Don't worry about leaving smears on your sheets; it absorbs instantly.
StriVectin Advanced Retinol Intensive Night Moisturizer
Anti-aging hero retinol is the star of this lotion, formulated to restore your skin while you snooze.
Erno Laszlo Hydra-Therapy Memory Sleep Mask
With a unique gel texture (inspired by memory foam!), this skin-plumping mask delivers protective ingredients like raspberry and tomato stem cells through the wee hours.
Stadler Form Oskar Little Humidifier
Create the perfect microclime in your bedroom with this sleek Swiss machine. Your no-longer-chapped lips will thank you. All. Winter. Long.
Saje AromaArt Ultrasonic Nebulizer
This pretty diffuser doesn't use heat, which can degrade the quality of essential oils. Instead, it emits a superfine mist of water and oil to create an atmosphere of calm. Not into the scent of lavender? Try using roman chamomile essential oil at bedtime instead. Its light floral fragrance has been shown to bring on slumber.
Objecto H4 Hybrid Humidifier
If a scratchy throat or persistent cough is what’s keeping you up, a humidifier may help. This one is ideal for frustrated night owls: It's whisper-quiet and doubles as a diffuser for aromatherapy.
Kneipp Sweet Dreams Mineral Bath Salt
For the ultimate REM-inducing ritual, soak in a warm tub with these salts that contain extracts of valerian root and hops—both known for their soothing effects.
Mullein and Sparrow Serene Tea
With its blend of three relaxing herbs—lavender, chamomile and fennel—this delicate tea will become your new nightcap.
Marpac Dohm-DS white noise machine
Beautyrest Diamond Luxe Pillow
Just can't get comfy? Consider upgrading to this memory foam pillow. It contours to your head and neck and uses diamond particles (!) to draw heat away from your noggin so you stay blissfully cool.