In Honour Of World Sleep Day, Here Are 7 Products To Help You Snooze Better

The sheep are as tired of being counted as you are of counting them. Give these sleep-tech items a try.


Thaaqib Daniels |

Yes, there is an international day dedicated to sleep, but it’s not an invite to go into hibernation for a day despite the temptation. World Sleep Day is, in fact, aimed to raise awareness for sleep-related issues including medicine, education and many social aspects, along with the celebration of sleep. The annual event (16th March) is organised by the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM), whose goal is to lessen the impact of sleep problems by encouraging and implementing better prevention and management of sleep disorders.

Here, we give you a list of products that will better your slumber and keep you well-rested:

1. Avantek White Noise Sound Machine

This white noise machine creates a soothing sound of rushing air to assist you in falling asleep. With ambient sounds to choose from, it also masks any other noises that may distract your relaxation. It is a portable device and small enough for you take on-the-go , allowing you to have peaceful sleep wherever you are. Get yours here.

2. Vicks Mini Humidifier Ultrasonic

When the air in your room is too dry, it irritates your nasal passages and throat as you breathe it in, ruining the comfort of your sleep. This little device lets out sprays of fine mist, returning essential moisture to the air so you can breathe easy. The humidifier is not a noisy piece of tech, so you don’t need to worry about bothersome sounds. It also shuts down by itself after a few hours. Click here to buy

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3. Deconovo Thermal Insulated Blackout Curtains

Blackout curtains are there too block out all the light from outside and help reduce noise as well, making it the perfect item for those struggling to sleep. It can also work for that afternoon nap you know you need, and for those who work nightshift that need to rest during the day. Available here.

4. Woodstock Laundry Lounge Pants

Comfort is key when it comes to sleeping, so make sure your nightwear keeps you warm and is soft on your skin. The fact that it looks good won’t do any harm either. Get these pants.

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5. L’Occitane Relaxing Pillow Mist

Rest your head easier with this pillow mist. The L’Occitane Relaxing pillow mist can be sprayed in your bedroom to create a calming atmosphere that promotes relaxation and well-being. Purchase it here

6. Spine Align Classic Pillow

This memory foam pillow provides great comfort and support while moulding to your unique contours. It gives support to the neck and cradles the head, lessening the chance of you waking up with back or neck pain. Buy it here. For a range of pillows designed specifically for your sleeping style (side-sleeper, back-sleeper etc) check out these options

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7. Go Travel Ear Plugs

Great for when you’re travelling abroad or when your just heading to bed. These ear plugs are soft and will shape to fit your ear with every wear. They are also reusable, making them more than a decent investment. Available here

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For more on Sleep Gear, be sure to get your copy of the April issue of Men’s Health. In stores from Monday, March 19th.

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