Imagine if all that tossing and turning you do every other night could be put to rest with a quick squeeze and swipe of your go-to moisturizer. Well, for all those tired eyes dozing at home, this is what some people are claiming Lush’s Sleepy Body Lotion can actually achieve. (Considering 68 percent us admit to struggling with poor sleep quality at least once a week, hey, we're listening.)
This moisturizer, which is made using long-heralded sleep-inducing properties like lavender, is said to help you fall asleep as it hydrates and enriches your skin.
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Raving about the product, one person said: “It really does help me go to sleep. At night, I put some on my hands before bed and I love the scent. It smells like lavender mixed with vanilla.”
Another added: “A little goes a long way. Well worth the money. We have all never slept so [sic] well!”
Researchers may not have had time look into whether, scientifically, this claim rings true, but anything that makes getting our relaxation on a little easier/deliciously scented, we’re all for it.
However, it is worth mentioning what researchers have recently discovered about why some people sleep are getting a better sleep than others. According to a Wall Street Journal study published in 2012, and reported by Refinery29, along with your sleep environment, our emotions can have a lot to do with why we may get a good night’s sleep resting next to someone. It is being argued that this can come down to feelings of trust, likeness, safety, and security, which in turn can lead to better sleep. That is, if you’re not in a constant blanket tug-of-war with your partner each night…
This post was written by Elie McDonald. For more, check out our sister site Now To Love.