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Beauty sleep aids: products to help support a restful night’s sleep

Relax, unwind and let the beauty world’s night-shift workers get the job done!
Woman smiling with duvet cover over her head like a hatImage: Getty

We’ve looked into the best sleep technology, but there’s something to be said about naturally drifting off into a deep sleep without the aid of an extra device.

Take the time to properly prep yourself for bed with these beauty related sleep aids. You might be pleasantly surprised at how you feel in the morning.

The best beauty sleep aids to shop now

A bottle of Magnesium pills

California Gold Nutrition Magnesium Bisglycinate

$15.84 (usually $18.63), at iHerb

It’s known that magnesium supplements may aid sleep, as they help to settle your nervous system and calm your mind.

A silver silk pillowcase and its box

Slip Silk Queen Size Pillowcase

$115, at Sephora

Don’t let your expensive skincare creams and serums go to waste – switch to a silk pillowcase. Laboratory testing shows a pure silk pillowcase absorbs significantly less face cream than cotton ones!

A jar of bath salts

Circa Jasmine and Magnolia Bath Salts

$21.95, at Circa

In need of calm? Run yourself a warm bath and add in some of these bath salts. Infused with Himalayan sea salt and rose petals, it’s the perfect way to unwind.

Salt By Hendroz Rose Hydration Bath Milk

$39.95, at Adore Beauty

Studies show a warm bath before you catch up on those zzzs can help you fall asleep faster and improve overall snooze-time quality. Add this calming bath milk to the tub to pamper your skin as well as your senses – it’s enriched with plant oils and marshmallow root to soothe and moisturise your skin before bed.

A bottle of Lush branded sleepy dust

Lush Sleepy Dust

$20, at Lush

In search of a blissful slumber? After your bath or shower, sprinkle Lush’s Sleepy Dust Dusting Powder onto your skin, massage it in, then hop into your favourite pyjamas. The gently-scented powder stars soothing chamomile and lavender, and also beautifully softens your skin.

A round tub of sleep balm

ThisWorks Sleep Balm

$35, at Mecca

Struggle to switch off when your head hits the pillow? Call in this best-selling, 100 percent natural formula. This multi-purpose sleep balm soothes the senses and softens skin with a potent blend of lavender and coconut oils. To calm a busy mind, simply apply to pulse points and breathe in deeply, or apply to cuticles as well as any dry patches to nourish and smooth.

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