As we’ve just welcomed the hottest day of the year (so far!) we have very few complaints about the weather, but when it comes to night time, the heat can become a real struggle for many. Tossing and turning, pulling the duvet off and then on and then off again, noisy fans, street noise when opening windows, the list of things that negatively impact our sleep in summertime goes on.
That’s why we thought now is a good time to give you our best hints and tips for bedding and bed linen that works to keep you cool through the night when the weather is hot.
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Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? It gives us the rest we need, not to mention the health benefits that come with it, such as reducing stress and inflammation, and improving productivity and memory. Not only that but getting a good night’s sleep also has health benefits for your skin (it’s called beauty sleep for a reason), making it a win-win. With a bit of help from natural skincare experts Jurlique, here are five reasons why sleep is your skincare saviour – and how to make sure you get the most out of your nightly rest.
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The average person will spend around 26 years in their life asleep, yet sleeping can still very much be an unspoken topic and an area that the majority of us really don’t know a great deal about.
But given the importance of sleep it is useful to understand what can affect the quality of your sleep to improve your everyday life and overall health.
According to the NHS, one in every three adults aren’t getting enough sleep, and this is due to a number of factors including blue light from tech, stress and diet.
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When it comes to sleep, we’ve been told for many years that the optimal amount of sleep that we need to feel rested is around eight hours, depending on your age, gender, lifestyle and various other factors. However, what we’re not told is that eight hours of sleep may be enough to feel rested, but is it enough to look rested?
Even when we sleep for a solid eight hours or more, this doesn’t always mean that during this time we have had the best quality of sleep and we can often still wake up looking a little, let’s say, disheveled. What we’re here to discuss, is how to maximise your sleep quantity AND quality so that when you awake you look as fresh as you feel, every single morning.
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A hero product within the beauty blogging sphere, the silk pillowcase has gained traction as a non-cosmetic skincare and haircare saviour amongst influencers and trend followers alike. With the increased popularity of this product, it’s difficult to know what sets these silk pillowcases apart, as not all share the same qualities.
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