Yup, even your zzzs can be cleansedé
Clean sleep is, in fact, nothing new. But thanks to Gwyneth Paltrow and her Goop lifestyle team who coined the expression, ‘clean sleeping’ is set to be the next big clean movement of 2017.
Essentially, it’s as simple as trying to get good quality sleep every night. A poor night’s sleep can lead to weight gain, bad moods and poor concentration, not to mention dark circles, blemishes and dull-looking skin.
But in our busy lives, ensuring you’re getting a good night’s sleep can be harder than you think. So how can we cleanse our sleep? Here are Look’s top tips for turning your sleep (and bedtime beauty routine) clean…
Use your iphone’s ‘Bedtime’ feature to work out how much sleep you need and receive a reminder when it’s time to head to bed Keep your bedroom a sleep haven by separating it completely from work and make sure it’s as dark as possible Steer clear of screens an hour before you go to sleep and make sure you keep your mobile on silent and away from your bed
Block out the damaging blue light that keeps your mind working overtime with this Catherine & Jean Alexis Eye Mask,£20, infused with soothing lavender.
Add a scoop of Moon Juice Good Night Dust, £50, to any hot or cold drink to soothe your mind and promote the natural nocturnal rhythm of your body.
For the ultimate prebedtime bath, soak with Cowshed Sleepy Cow Bath Salts, £16, to help your muscles and mind relax.
With a blend of lavender, camomile and vetivert, This Works Super Sleep, £15, relaxes the mind and body, relieves tension and calms anxiety.
Warm a few drops of Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil, £85, in your hands, then massage into your skin to boost collagen production overnight.
Perfect after a long day, Weleda Lavender Relaxing Body Oil, £14.95,dispels stress and helps induce a good night’s sleep.