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Three All Natural Skin Moisturizers

All natural skin moisturizers you can keep on while you sleep The reality is that skin endures a lot of stress from free radicals and pollution on a daily basis. Because of these stressors, skin tends to lose elasticity and firmness over time. Sleeping allows the body to repair and rejuvenate the skin. Research indicates that skin cell turnover is 8 times faster during sleeping hours, making it a great time to apply facial skin moisturizers.   Apple Night Moisturizer These ingredients are what make this moisturizer effective: apples are full of Vitamins A, B, C, Beta-carotene, Malic acid (an exfoliant), and antioxidants. Rose water soothes acne breakouts, maintains the pH balance of the skin, helps heal scars, and rejuvenates skin tissue. It also contains…

Bedding materials that can improve mood

How Bedding Can Improve Your Mood In the grand scheme of things, bedding may not seem like an important issue, but the kind of bedding — texture, pattern, color — can make a big difference to the quality of sleep as well as how restful waking time spent in the bedroom can be. Do Colors Matter When Choosing Bedding? Many studies have been done on how colors affect people. The colors on walls and bedding have a great impact on sleep. Blue is the most calming color for the bedroom as well as for sheets. If your preference is using other colors, keep them neutral and less intense, choosing from the pale sections of the color palette. It is better to stay away from red-toned…

Getting the Bedroom Ready for a Honeymoon

For obvious reasons, the bedroom is often considered the most central (and intimate) room of any house. In that sense, the bedroom plays the role of the heart of the house and great measures should be taken to ensure it is properly cared for. Installing the proper lighting, setting up fixtures, choosing the best bed linen, and even establishing a pleasing aroma are all key steps to that effect. The honeymoon bedroom, then, is all the more momentous. The right look, feel, and smell are important for setting the mood for one of the most romantic moments of a couple’s time together. Putting in a little extra effort to spice up the honeymoon bedroom could be just what the doctor ordered. Honeymoon Bedroom While there…

Best Choices for Winter Bedding

Once winter settles in, the nights get colder and sometimes all you want is to settle into a nice comfy bed and not have to worry about spending the first 10 minutes getting the sheets and covers warm. Quality bedding, though absolutely worth the cost, is not cheap, so decide just how cold the area you live generally gets during the winter. There’s a big difference between Alaska winters and southern California ones. There are some shortcuts that can help with your choices. For Those in Cold Country For sheets, invest in a premium set of flannel sheets. Flannel warms up quickly and provides a thicker layer of warmth. If you like an electric blanket that also is a good choice for really cold climates,…

Buying Sheets: Choosing Colors that can Improve your Sleep

The color of our sheets carries way more importance than most people think. When we choose them, we should consider our lifestyle, taste, and how the colors may ultimately affect our sleep. There is hardly a color that meets all these needs, so buyers need to decide on their priority from the get-go. White sheets can brighten a room and add a sophisticated simplicity. But for all that, it dirties quickly, stains easily, and can sabotage your sleep. This is because white sheets reflect light. This can stop the production of melatonin needed by your body to regulate sleep. So for people who prioritize sleep above all else in the bedroom, here are four colors that can help them get more shuteye. Blue Over the…

How to Beat the Summer Heat (without A/C)?

Take a second to think about the most memorable things in the summer. In my mind, I’m thinking about picnics at the park, hanging out on the beach, and chilled beverages (like tasty homemade iced tea). However, summer heat is dangerous. We’re talking about the real dog days of summer, when the extremely intense heat is pounding and the humidity makes it impossible to sit comfortably, be outside for more than a few minutes and sleep well through the night.  How to Beat the Summer Heat? The most obvious answer for comfortable, cool, REM sleep is a functional air conditioning unit. These modern cooling machines will most likely keep a bedroom at the optimum sleeping temperature (which is between 65 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit), and on top of that, provide…

How to Sleep During Pregnancy

Often a pregnant woman will say that one of the most difficult things to adjust to, during pregnancy, is sleep. How to sleep during pregnancy is a very common question and we hope to help you with some these tips: Tips: Sleeping During Pregnancy Buy a white noise machine that will make you feel calm (you can just as easily use your fan, humidifier or cell phone). Rub oils on your body or have your husband help with a massage. Make sure your room is as dark and quiet as possible. Use the bathroom right before bed. Sleep on breathable, high quality bamboo sheets. Consider purchasing a body pillow. Drink a cup of chamomile tea an hour before bed. Exercise or go to the gym. Take a warm…

5 Tips To Stop Snoring

According to a recent study by the Vancouver Sleep and Breathing Center, Pediatrics, BBC News, a staggering 59% of people say their partner snores. It’s quite possible that your partner doesn’t even know he/she snores until you tell them and sometimes, even when you tell them, they may be in denial. Snoring can be a very sensitive subject.  It might seem funny at first but snoring can cause turmoil in a relationship. As the person who is constantly waking up to it, it is important to try to help, to show that you care. The truth is, all you want to do is sleep through the night without the sound of a freight train next to you. Right?   Here are a few tips to help you or your partner stop snoring:…