Many studies worldwide have shown the prevalence of insomnia in 10 to 30 per cent of the population, with numbers as high as 50 to 60 per cent in some countries. Small wonder of the plethora of sleep aids available to promote a good night’s rest.
A good night’s sleep is life-changing. Here are 20 sleep aids and accessories that will help you towards better and faster sleep naturally at home.
|Best Sleep Aids & Accessories||Price|
|Sonno Eucalyptus Bedsheets||$259 – $399|
|Noah Sleep Thins||$44.90|
|Pukka Night Time Tea||$10|
|Hush Candle’s Calming Essential Oil Room Spray||$20|
|Hunter Douglas’ Duette Honeycomb Shades||Price not available|
|The Chill Pill||$86|
|SweetNight’s The Eye Tech Mask||$175|
|Intero’s Interior Cooltech Latex Pillow||$159|
|Neals Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep||$48 – $88|
|This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray||$35|
|Osim’s Umist Aroma Humidifier||$179|
|Goli Dreamy Sleep Gummies||$27.20|
|Weavve Weighted Blanket||$205|
|Lynk Artisan’s Shower Steamers||From $12.70|
|Bedtribe Ultra-soft Bamboo Loungewear||From $29|
|The Oura Ring||$460|
|Dr Rock Pad BianStoneFar Infrared Heating Therapy SleepPad||$1,089|
|Tempur Cloud with CoolTouch Mattress||$3,999 – $7,499|
1. Sonno Eucalyptus Bedsheets $259 – $399
Never dread bedtime again when your bed is dressed with the world’s softest textile. Sonno’s silky and cool eucalyptus sheets are so luxurious they’ll lull you to sleep in no time. Made from natural fibre, they’re also good-looking with contrasting buttons. Eco-friendly, strong and long- lasting, they come with a 30-night trial and a one-year warranty.
Prices range from $259 – $399. Available on Sonno Singapore and Shopee.
2. Noah Sleep Thins $44.90
Let a strip of Noah’s Sleep Thins dissolve on your tongue 20 minutes before your desired bedtime, and this formulation is touted to calm your mind and body for a healthy sleep cycle.
Formulated by a local startup listed on Singapore’s Ministry of Health’s list of direct telemedicine providers, this non-addictive sleep aid comprises natural, plant-based sleep aids and 5mg of Melatonin with a pleasant berry flavour.
One tin of 30 strips is priced at $44.90. Available on Lazada.
3. Hatch Restore $250
Hatch’s Restore is a device that features a reading lamp with reduced blue light (to minimise sleep disruption), a soothing soundmaker, and a light-based alarm that mimics the sunrise. The functions can be personalised to suit your sleep routine too.
Hatch Restore retails for $250 on Amazon.
4. Pukka Night Time Tea $10
Pukka’s Night Time Tea will help you ease into rest naturally with an expert blend of herbs and florals. Revel in the caffeine- free combination of organic valerian, chamomile, lavender, oat flowering tops, tulsi and limeflower.
Available on Amazon and Shopee from $10.
5. Hush Candle’s Calming Essential Oil Room Spray $20
Exposure to smells associated with calmness and relaxation may be beneficial in the lead- up to bedtime and through the night. An easy way to infuse your room with serene scents is with Hush Candle’s Calming Essential Oil room spray.
Hand-blended herbaceous notes with hints of lavender, bergamot and ylang- ylang help you to wind down for a better night’s sleep.
$20 for 50ml, $34 for 100ml. Available on Amazon.
6. Hunter Douglas’ Duette Honeycomb Shades
To ensure your bedroom is in complete darkness without compromising looks, consider Hunter Douglas’ Duette Honeycomb Shades with its trademark LightLock system. This innovative window treatment is specially engineered to provide energy efficiency at the window in cold and warm climates, while being equipped with a patent- pending side channel design, optimised to absorb or deflect nearly all incoming light.
Price on enquiry from Softhome Singapore.
7. The Chill Pill $86
Catchily known as The Chill Pill, this lozenge-shaped device relies on a breakthrough method of pressure point stimulation to tell your nervous system to relax.
Just hold The Chill Pill in your hand, and its gentle rhythms will help you return to your natural circadian rhythm so that you can calmly drift off to sleep and improve the quality of your sleep to boot.
Available at $86 (approx) from Mend Your Mental and Shopee.
8. SweetNight’s The Eye Tech Mask $175
Invented to relieve eye strain and soreness common in our screen-heavy times, SweetNight’s The Eye Tech Mask is a modern solution for modern sleepers. A mobile-powered eye massager that produces gentle vibrations to soothe eye discomfort, the ergonomically designed mask also blocks 100 per cent of outside light with a foam core for extra cushioning for maximum comfort.
Available at $175 (approx) from SweetNight
9. Intero’s Interior Cooltech Latex Pillow $89
Your pillow holds the key to a good night’s sleep, and Intero’s Interior Cooltech Latex pillow helps prevent overheating by maintaining a relatively consistent temperature, even when room temperature fluctuates overnight.
Made from allergen-free material, it’s ideal for those with sensitive skin or who suffer from allergies and to top it off, it’s antimicrobial and antibacterial.
Available for $89 on Tangs and Lazada.
10. Neals Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep $48 – $88
Neal Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep range is dedicated to helping you get the best sleep and wake up beautiful. Formulated with a bedtime blend of relaxing essential oils, including organic ylang-ylang and patchouli, complete your nighttime bath and beauty routine, starting with a shower oil, slathering on body butter or body lotion, and then finishing with a beauty serum for the face. The range is suitable for all skin types and contains conditioning oils to leave skin silky-smooth.
Available from $48 – 88 at Neals Yard.
11. Dowdow $135
Dodow is an innovative sleep aid which teaches you how to fall asleep naturally with a light metronome. A three-second tap of the touch-sensitive surface causes the device to emit a relaxing blue light that projects onto your ceiling directly. Then, as you stare at the blue light, it will slowly expand and seem bigger before it contracts to a smaller circular point.
Available for $135 on Amazon.
12. This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray $35
If you struggle with waking during the night or are restless, This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray is a worthy addition to your wind- down bedtime routine. A spritz of this British brand’s award-winning, natural, aroma therapeutic super blend of lavender, chamomile and vetiver will help you fall asleep faster, reduce sleep anxiety and improve sleep quality.
Available at $35 from LookFantastic.
13. Osim’s Umist Aroma Humidifier $179
Create the ideal environment for sleep by optimising your bedroom’s humidity level while imparting soothing aromas with Osim’s Umist Aroma humidifier. Utilising Ultrasonic Technology to break up water into extremely fine mist, this compact humidifier works quietly while dispersing your preferred fragrance oils.
Available at $179 from OSIM.
14. Goli Dreamy Sleep Gummies $27.20
Drift into dreamland in the yummiest way possible with Goli Dreamy Sleep Gummies. Made with a proprietary blend of chamomile extract, passion flower extract, and tart cherry powder, each gummy contains just enough Melatonin to help you fall asleep, stay asleep and wake up feeling refreshed.
A bottle of 60 retails at $27.20. Available at Guardian Pharmacy and on Shopee.
15. Weavve Weighted Blanket $205
Who knew that something as simple as a weighted blanket helps you sleep like a baby? The theory is that the weight stimulates gentle pressure akin to being held, and this pressure increases serotonin which promotes calmer nights of sleep. Weavve’s weighted blanket with a breathable cotton cover is ideal. Being designed for tropical climates, they’re not hotter than typical duvets, just heavier for a restful night of sleep.
Available from $205 at Weavve Home and on Shopee.
16. Lynk Artisan’s Shower Steamers $12.70
A warm shower is a calming pre- sleep ritual, and home-grown brand Lynk Artisan’s Shower Steamers are a novel way to make that shower extra relaxing. Sprinkle the aromatic powder in the corner of the shower, and as the warm water splashes onto it, it will release its scent of essential oil blends and lavender botanicals.
Prices start at $12.70 for 50g at Lynk Artisan.
17. Bedtribe Ultra-soft Bamboo Loungewear $49
Wind down in Bedtribe’s Ultra-soft Bamboo loungewear, which is so comfortable you may never want to get out of them. Made from super breathable bamboo fibre, these sets for men and women are perfect for hot sleepers and ideal for our tropical heat. Sweat-wicking and thermal regulating are available for men and women in chic, neutral colours.
Prices start $49 upwards at Bedtrribe.
18. The Oura Ring $460
A sleep tracker collects data about your body, activity, and sleep to help you optimise your sleep experience. The Oura ring uses optical heart-rate monitoring through its titanium band worn on
Approximately $460 from Oura Ring
19. Dr Rock Pad BianStoneFar Infrared Heating Therapy SleepPad $1,089
A modern application for an ancient remedy, the Dr Rock Pad BianStoneFar Infrared Heating Therapy SleepPad embeds natural red BianStone in a pad to sleep on. It unblocks the body’s microcirculation system and activates cells believed to improve sleep quality.
Available from Tangs and Shopee for $1,089
20. Tempur Cloud with CoolTouch Mattress $3,999 – $7,499
The foundation of a good night’s sleep is a good mattress, and they don’t come dreamier than Tempur’s Cloud with Cooltouch. Their pliable softness comes from Tempur’s proprietary Extra Soft Material, and CoolTouch Technology keeps the cover cool to the touch while absorbing excess heat, which is especially comfortable for hot sleepers.
Available at Single ($3,999), Queen ($6,699) and King ($7,499) at Tempur.