So, you’ve had a long day: work was tough, you smashed a killer workout, cleared your inbox and replied to your DMs. That comfy bed looks very inviting right about now. But despite how tired you are, you just can’t fall asleep!
Cue all the tossing and turning, and come morning you’re exhausted (not even two strong cups of coffee is going help).
So, if you’re missing out on those quality ZZZs, here are five beauty products that’ll not only whisk you away to dreamland but will leave you looking like a dream, too.
Sound Sleep Cocoon
This hydrating night time moisturiser is the perfect accompaniment to your nighttime routine. The tamarind seed extract creates a nourishing cocoon of comfort for softer, more hydrated skin. Added to that, is motion-activated French-lavender essential oil, sandalwood and patchouli which all work to promote deep, restful sleep for healthier-looking skin by morning.
BUY IT: dermalogica sound sleep cocoon, R1 399
Try giving yourself a DIY massage for extra comfort and to promote restful sleep.
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The Silk Lady Silk Pillowcase
A 100% organic Silk Lady pillowcase will also renew your skin while you sleep. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase will help keep your skin-care products on your face and reduce the loss of hair oils, keeping your hair soft and shiny. Did you know that silk contains a protein that speeds up the metabolism of skin cells, decreasing ageing and helping to calm your nervous system?
BUY IT: The Silk Lady Pillow Case, R305
Sleepy Body Lotion
Trust us, this lotion has a cult-like following for a reason. The rich malty and floral perfume will remind you of comfy nights on the couch sipping hot chocolate. Slather this all over your body and enjoy a relaxing night in your PJ’S, all while your skin stays hydrated.
BUY IT: LUSH Sleepy Body Lotion, from R145
With cleansing organic orange juice, lavender and chamomile oils, lay your worries to rest with this super fun shower jelly. Simply lather up and allow its calming scent to wash away the day’s grime, literally. It also contains neroli, an essential oil produced from the blossom of the bitter orange tree, to help promote relaxation and sleep.
BUY IT: LUSH Deep Sleep Shower Jelly, from R95
Sleepy Cow Calming Body & Pillow Mist
Let the unique combination of St Jonh’s wart and lemon myrtle oil work to ease your tension and prep you for the best sleep of your life. Spritz onto your bed linen or your skin to enjoy the fresh lemony scent that will have you hugging your pillow tight as you dream of running through the lemon orchards in Itlay.
BUY IT: Cowshed Sleepy Cow Calming Body & Pillow Mist, R343
So, what are you waiting for? Off to dreamland you go!