The stress of wedding planning can really take a toll on both your mind and your body. While your wedding is of course a happy event, it’s a major life decision, commitment, and event all rolled in to one. If the details of wedding planning keep running through your mind, or you’re feeling a bit anxious about the big day in general and it’s interfering with your sleep, we’re here to help. Here are some of our favorite products to help you have sweet dreams.
Sometimes a little background noise is all you need to lull yourself to sleep. This sound machine by Big Red Rooster has six sounds including rain, brook, ocean, thunder, white noise and summer night for soothing sounds that relax and calm. Use the timer for 15, 30 or 60 minutes of sound, or leave it on all night as it runs via an AC adaptor or battery life. As an added bonus, it’s portable, so you can take it with you wherever you need some calming sounds.
A perfect pillow can make a world of difference. Thanks to the Sleepenvie Pillow, your head and neck will be comfortably cradled within aerated memory foam underneath a washable velour case for maximum comfort and personalized fit. It’s medium firm feel is perfect for most types of sleepers, while their semi-firm Violet model is infused with real lavender oil essentials for added aromatherapy, too.
A multi-tasking bride’s dream, this pillowcase and sleep mask will not only keep you comfy while you sleep but will help combat signs of aging and keep your hair pretty, too. The pillowcase is anti-aging, anti-sleep crease and anti-bedhead, keeping your skin and hair rested and undamaged while the coordinating mask blocks out light and bathes your skin in high grade silk.
Why not create a beautiful, glowing ambiance and purify the air at the same time? Available in white or orange, this lamp from Urban Outfitters is made of 100% natural salt on a wooden base, and Himalayan Salt is said to host a slew of health benefits, from purifying and deodorizing the air, increasing energy levels, and of course – better sleep.
You might have seen this technology on Shark Tank. Dreampad technology paired with a medium support pillow lets you drift off into dreamland to the sound of your favorite tunes. Its medium firmness is great for side, tummy and back sleeping. Controlled by the app, you can playtime, volume and utilize a helpful alarm, all while playing your favorite relaxing music creating the perfect setting for sleep.
Everyone knows the benefits of a calming hug. In the same spirit, weighted blankets are extremely helpful to those struggling to sleep. Brookstone’s Sleep Tight Weighted Blanket helps those with sleeping disorders or anyone who needs a little extra comforting touch while sleeping. Available in Blue Wave/Solid Blue, Buckskin Tan and Navy Blue, you can match the blanket to any decor and be soothed to sleep under a comforting weight.
With a soothing minty taste and hints of spiced citrus, this tea is not only delicious but can help you get a good night’s rest, too. With passionflower to help calm your nervous system, this tea helps to promote relaxation with its added blend of chamomile, linden flower and hops. Nothing is more comforting than a cup of hot tea, especially one that’s targeted to help improve your sleep.
This all-over body lotion has a sweet lavender and tonka scent that is as pretty as it is relaxing. Incorporated into a bedtime routine, it will keep your skin soft and moisturized while it’s pretty light purple color will make it feel like an at-home spa experience, all just before you head to sleep.