The Best Sleep Sprays to Help You Relax
Sleep Sprays to Help Insomnia
If you find it difficult to drop off at night then it is important to tackle all the elements that might be preventing you from having a good nights rest. For some sleep is as simple as putting your head on a pillow and drifting off but for others, it is a nightly struggle. These are some of the best sleep sprays that you can use as part of your nightly relaxation routine but make sure you address the items on our checklist as well.
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Sleep Hygiene Checklist
It is not unusual for our clients to have let bad habits creep into their lives with regards to sleep hygiene. The best sleep sprays in the world will not help you get a good nights rest if you don’t pay attention to other factors. Try and follow some of the guidelines below to help reset your sleep patterns.
- Try and reduce stress in your life where possible
- Stick to a sleep routine by going to bed and waking up at a similar time each day
- Avoid working late into the evening
- Switch off electronics and stop making phone calls at least 2 hours before bed
- Don’t try and go to bed early to catch up on missed sleep
- Turn off the television in your bedroom and read instead to quieten the mind
- Make sure your bedroom is at the right temperature
- Update any old mattresses and pillows
- See a therapist if you are experiencing regular anxiety
DROWSY® SLEEP SOS Pillow Spray
I just love the modern design of this bottle of DROWSY® SLEEP SOS Pillow Spray for Troubled Sleepers. It isn’t however just the bottle that is important but the contents and how they can help improve sleep. So I am pleased to say other users are loving this drowsy pillow spray and the sleep hygiene tips that come with the product that can last up to 6 months.
All the oils used in the spray have been carefully chosen to promote sleep. They include cedar and bergamot which are natural relaxants and help calm breathing. Lavender to promote slow-wave sleep. Ylang-ylang to help relaxation and lower pressure and finally vetiver which has sedative properties. The makers even say if you aren’t happy with the product they will refund your money no questions asked!
This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray
This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray manufacturers claim that in their study of 100 people 97% sleep better and 89% fell asleep faster. All of the study subjects has been previously using prescription medication.
As with most pillow sprays the scent is designed to help induce sleep. In this case the spray uses lavender, vetivert and chamomile to do the job. Their belief is that if the mind is calmer in bed it will improve your sleep quality helping you to wake up feeling more energetic. Getting a good nights sleep also has a big knock on impact on how you look so they believe it can be used as part of your skincare regime.
Neom Perfect Night’s Sleep Pillow Mist
Neom perfect night’s sleep pillow mist contains a mix of a whopping 19 essential oils. This is a 100% natural fragrance (no artificial ingredients) and includes English lavender, sweet basil and jasmine. As a product it is ethically sourced and made in Britain. Even better it doesn’t just need to be used at night as Neom claim it can help to relieve stress and help you feel calmer even when you are out an about. The bottle size means it is a perfect fit in a handbag or gym bag during the day.
Bloom and Blossom Sleep Night Time Pillow Spray
Bloom and Blossom Sleep Night Time Pillow Spray contains different ingredients to traditional sleep sprays. In this case there is aloe vera, frankincense, honey myrtle and geranium. When these scents are combined it creates a soothing smell to calm the mind therefore helping you to sleep. This product contains no parabens, SLS, petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances or colourants which means you can feel confident in spraying it on your pillow or bedclothes.
PraNaturals Dead Sea Magnesium Oil Spray
Not every sleep spray has a single purpose. This PraNaturals Dead Sea Magnesium oil spray multi-tasks as it offers an alternative pain relief solution as well. The makes state that the magnesium can help with vertigo, migraine relief as well as arthritis pain and restless leg syndrome.
With regards to sleep the magnesium in the spray promotes better sleep, helps to calm nerves and anxiety. In addition conditions such as fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome could also be helped if they are linked to anxiety and stress.
Tisserand Aromatherapy Sleep Better Pillow Mist
Tisserand were one of the original pioneers of aromatherapy products in the 1970’s and their products are still a firm favourite with many people. Their Aromatherapy Sleep Better Pillow Mist won the Beauty Shortlist Awards Best Pillow Spray in 2018 so clearly this mist is doing something right.
The product as many of the others do contains lavender but also sandalwood and jasmine. Simply spray the product on to your pillow or around your personal space and body and allow the aroma to help you switch off so that you fall into a deep sleep.
Guided Meditation for Sleep
In addition to the best sleep sprays you may want to consider our Guided Mediation for Sleep audio download to also help switch off your mind. When you use both smell and hearing to help you relax you are creating an even more powerful combination of insomnia busting measures.
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