How to Prevent Bed Head: 19 Ways to Protect Your Hair While Sleeping

Closeup of morning bed head

If you’ve ever woken up in the morning and seen a mess of frizzy, fly-away locks staring back at you during your morning mirror check, you know all about the woes of bed head.  Though it’s been a popular phrase for as long as there have been bad hair days, bed head is an actual […]

Reading in Bed: How to Read Comfortably (Sleep Benefits and Tips)

book and reading glasses in bed

Many people find reading in bed one of life’s most relaxing pleasures. At the end of a long day, when work and responsibilities are put to the side, you can escape into the world of a book while propped up on soft pillows in the cozy confines of your bedroom.  Reading has many benefits, but […]

How to Whiten Sheets: Get Yellowed Sheets White Again! 

Woman happy that her sheets are white again

How do you whiten sheets that have gotten yellowed, stained, or dingy over time? While using a bit of bleach or peroxide in the drum of the washing machine is a popular trick, there are other natural ways to achieve whiter, brighter sheets that last, like a combination of vinegar and baking soda or a […]

Top 8 Benefits of Sleeping with a Silk or Satin Bonnet or Sleep Cap

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If you have naturally curly or wavy hair, the benefits of sleeping with a silk bonnet are undeniable. Protecting your hair while you sleep will improve your hair health and save you significant time and money. Does sleeping with a silk cap help hair? While you may already know that a silk sleep cap is […]

7 Ways to Make an Air Mattress More Comfortable

Air mattress not comfortable woman in pain

If you are far away from home or find yourself in a situation where there are limited beds, an air mattress can provide the best in convenience. The level of comfort, though, is a whole other story. Instead of lying on your back and thinking about the several ways to make your air mattress more […]

9 Ways To Protect Hair (Long or Short) While Sleeping (for Men and Women)

man with bed head hair waking up

To achieve great hair, you may think that you need to use expensive products and get specific styling. However, caring for your hair can be as simple as knowing how to protect hair while sleeping. Basics of Hair Anatomy Human hair consists of a biomaterial containing different types of protein, including keratin. Different components of […]

Does DayQuil Keep You Awake? Plus 5 Tips to Sleep When You Are Sick

woman tries to sleep while sick

DayQuil is one of the most commonly used cold and flu relief medications that you can find in most stores that sell pharmaceutical products. While there are a few different types of DayQuil, including liquid and pill forms, they all serve the same purpose and have mostly the same effect on a person’s body. “Does […]

What Is the Best Bed Height? Complete Guide to Standard Bed Heights in 2022

woman sitting on a very tall bed

There are plenty of things to consider when designing the bed of your dreams. Everything from mattress type (memory foam or hybrid?) to the kind of bed frame you choose influences how well you sleep. Yet one critical feature is often neglected: bed height. The wrong height can make getting in and out of bed […]

Is Sleeping With AirPods in Bad for You? 

Man in bed with airpods

It is late at night, and you are lying wide awake, staring helplessly at the mocking glow of your alarm. Or maybe you keep waking up in the middle of the night, unable to doze back off to dreamland. Rest assured, you are not alone. At least seventy million Americans experience these symptoms of sleep […]

How to Block Out Noise While Sleeping

Woman trying to sleep with noise

Whether you live on a busy city block, you are the parent of rude teenagers, or you have loud neighbors with barking dogs, you’re here because you have trouble sleeping due to noise.  Unfortunately, much of the noise in our lives is out of our hands; we can’t control it, but it can sure control […]