5 products that will help you get a good night's sleep


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1. Scentered Sleep Well Therapy Balm ($20)

This lavender-scented balm "is like Ambien without the side effects." After you rub its mixture of lavender, ylang-ylang, and palmarosa on your wrists and neck, take a few deep breaths and you'll fall asleep in no time. Buy it at Amazon.

2. Lusomé Alexia Knit Sleep Shirt ($69)

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Montreal-based Lusomé is looking out for women who are losing sleep to night sweats. All of the company's sleepwear, including the Alexia, is made with an innovative soft, stretchy, breathable fabric that rapidly wicks away moisture. Buy it at Amazon.

3. The Somnox ($549)

Hug this robotic cat-size pillow close and it will lull you to sleep by breathing in slow rhythms that your body will match. Somnox can also play white noise, meditation tracks, and audio books as you drift off. Shipping begins in early 2019. Preorder it at Meet Somnox.

4. Lumos Smart Sleep Mask ($229)

Designed for business travelers, Lumos' sleep mask resets the user's circadian clock by delivering pulses of light during sleep. The companion app's jet-lag setting makes adjusting to new time zones seamless. Shipping begins in January. Preorder it at Lumos.

5. Bose Sleepbuds ($249)

These small comfortable wireless earbuds mask disruptive noises and stream in soothing sounds, such as raindrops, rustling leaves, or a crackling campfire. They're available in three sizes and come with a 30-day trial period. Buy it at Amazon.

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