We all know we should be getting the full 8 hours, skipping that afternoon coffee and ditching the devices, but why not let your bed linen do some of the work? Our top tip is super breathable linen – its temperature regulating tricks give it year-round appeal.
- Eleesha Simpson, Junior Bedlinen Buyer
Try committing to a simple colour scheme – say, cream and dove grey – to create a sense of visual calm, so you can layer your linens without digging out the matching sets. Then, when you wake, take a moment to reset the scene; your future self will thank you come evening.
We’re big believers that bedtime is the best time for some serious DIY pampering. Make the most of the fact you won’t be moving for the next 8 hours with leave-in treatments like sleeping masks, night serums and hair oils.
- Shannon Lawlor, Beauty Editor
If seriously luxe skincare isn’t your thing, a candle or pillow mist is an easy shortcut to beauty-boosted sleep. Take cues from classic spa scents, like lavender, ylang ylang, clary sage and camomile - they’ll provide a soothing burst of fragrance and won’t invigorate like citrus or mint.