10 Tips to a Better Night's Sleep with Brentwood Home 10 Tips to a Better Night's Sleep with Brentwood Home

10 Tips to a Better Night’s Sleep with Brentwood Home

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I recently discovered Brentwood Home over the holidays when I was asked to try out 2 of their pillows: the Helena Latex Filled and Carmel Molded Pillows. Just looking at their site gives me the feeling of being surrounded by coziness and a sense of calm. Keep reading for ten ways to get a better night’s sleep!

About Brentwood Home

For over 30 years, Brentwood Home has been making mattresses and home essentials with a team of local artisans and fabricators in Los Angeles. From the beginning, they’ve created products using healthy and ethically-sourced materials, all inspired by their love for the natural world and their home in California.

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The Helena

This pillow is a favorite among Brentwood’s customers, and now I know why! It is filled with a combination of 100% natural latex ribbons and silky-smooth kapok fibers, it is both fluffy yet supportive. The Helena pillow is great for those who sleep in multiple positions as the latex responds to your movements. The 100% organic cotton cover is grown without pesticides and features a zipped opening so you can remove or add more filling.

I do agree with the masses on this one, it is comfortable, squishy and gives my head just the right amount of support.

Helena Pillow Filling

The Carmel

Made with 100% natural latex, the Carmel pillow is ideal for those in need of a firm, supportive foundation through the night. It is molded to give your neck and head support and it never requires fluffing. This pillow is also made from 100% organic cotton and natural latex.

To be honest, I have never been a big fan of molded pillows. My kids, on the other hand, love them. When you lay on the pillow it forms around your head, but as soon as your head lifts off, it springs back to its natural form.

Carmel Pillow Carmel Pillow

The pillows arrived rolled up, 2 to a box. They came compressed so when you removed them from the plastic they opened up. They also came sealed in another plastic bag. Once opened though they filled up and quickly took shape. All products are made to order when you make a purchase. As you can see this was made on November 15 and I received it about a week later!

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Tips For a Better Nights Sleep

10 Tips to a Better Nights Sleep

  1. Unplug from electronics and TV at least 2 hours before bed; the lights are not good for your eyes plus the light messes with your circadian rhythm.
  2. Wind down; practice a bedtime ritual like reading or yoga.
  3. Avoid caffeine and hidden sources of caffeine, like chocolate.
  4. Try not to nap during the day but if you must make it a power nap of 20 minutes of less.
  5. Stick to a routine; go to bed and wake around the same time, even on weekends!
  6. Don’t eat heavy foods before bed it upsets your digestive system.
  7. White noise can help you fall asleep, try a fan or white noise app.
  8. Set the room to the right temperature; between 68°-70° is ideal.
  9. Upgrade your bedding; is it time for a new mattress? Do you have the right pillow, with so many types available investigate what would work best for you? Have you thought about bamboo sheets to help keep you cool?
  10. My tip; avoid looking at the clock when you wake or have to get up in the night. This one is psychological!

Do you have any tips for a better night’s sleep?

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One reader will receive a Brentwood Home Sleep Wellness Bundle that includes2 Helena Latex/Kapok Pillows & 2 Carmel Molded Latex Pillows, standard size {$276}. See form for Entry Details. Open to U.S. residents. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 1.31.17

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33 Comment

  1. Tiffany Dayton
    January 16, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    Yes, Before my I cloud pillows I did not sleep good. Now, I can’t believe how good I do sleep. Pillows do make a difference.

  2. Nancy
    January 16, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    Establish a regular evening routine. Stay away from caffeine several hours before bedtime.

  3. Elena
    January 16, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    my tip is to take a hot bubble bath before going to bed

  4. Kenya F
    January 16, 2017 at 8:15 pm

    I’ve noticed that when I wake up early in the morning and work out, don’t take a nap and take a nice detox bath about 2 hours before I go to sleep I have the best sleep ever. Also, I like to read a motivational book right before bed. That helps too.

  5. Katt Lewis
    January 16, 2017 at 9:02 pm

    I never get in my bed until it’s time to sleep. And no tv puts me to sleep faster than trying to fall asleep watching something.

  6. Anita Duvall
    January 16, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    I have a terrible time getting to sleep and staying asleep. My neck constantly hurts. I buy pillow after pillow. Even tried ‘My Pillow’ and still no help. Would love to try this one.

  7. Sandy Cain
    January 16, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    My best tip (for me, anyway) is not to drink too much after 9PM. Otherwise, I’m back and forth to the rest room all night! Also, I try to go over the day around 7PM, get out all my worries, etc, so I don’t think about them in bed.

  8. Gwen H.
    January 17, 2017 at 12:02 am

    In order to get a good nights sleep I recommend: Try to go to bed at an established time.
    Have a pretty set routine. An hour before bedtime start shutting things down. Keep it quiet and dark. Relax.

  9. Devchenka
    January 17, 2017 at 1:01 am

    Good restful sleep varies for everyone, my tips are using magnesium that we are so deficient off, herbal teas, essential oils if needed, of course give yourself a brake form electronics, and no heavy meals before bed.

  10. Colleen Maurina
    January 17, 2017 at 1:37 am

    First of all, I turn down the temperature to sleep in a cool room. Then I read a good book to keep my mind off of daily stresses and this usually puts me right to sleep! I have arthritis in my shoulders that bother me at night so have been looking for a better “side sleeper” pillow to help with this.

  11. Edye
    January 17, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    I always try and read before bed. It helps relax and calm me down 🙂

  12. Steve Weber
    January 17, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    I love taking a nice hot shower, getting into cozy jammies and making a nightcap.

  13. Michelle Simons
    January 17, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    Think happy thoughts and it will relax you when you are trying to sleep or put on Youtube like i do and set up a playlist on your ipad if you have one and let All in the Family play each show. I swear I laugh in my sleep.

  14. Margot C
    January 17, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    No coffee after 5pm, no matter what!

  15. Angela Saver
    January 17, 2017 at 8:08 pm

    My tips for sleeping better are to not drink coffee too late in the afternoon, and to avoid electronics before bedtime. Reading a paper book usually puts me to sleep too!

  16. Rachel
    January 17, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    My tip for getting a good nights rest is to stick to a sleep schedule/routine. Also try to avoid drinking a lot of fluids after 7 pm.

  17. Sandy Weinstein
    January 19, 2017 at 12:02 am

    my tips are to get off the internet, phones, etc, and set a specific time that you go to bed every nite. sometimes i find drinking hot chocolate makes me sleepy.

  18. jean b
    January 19, 2017 at 12:55 pm

    don’t have a baby. they make a good night’s rest impossible. 😛

    January 20, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    I am always folding my pillow in half so it will lift my head up. I would love to try out these pillows. Thank you for sharing.

  20. Lynne B
    January 21, 2017 at 12:32 am

    I wish I had good tips for a good night’s sleep. Since perimenopause kicked in, my sleep patterns are completely off-kilter. I would love to have Brentwood Home pillows to help my sleep issues.

  21. sheila ressel
    January 21, 2017 at 11:21 am

    I try not to drink any caffeine 2 hours before I go to bed. I also use a lavender spray on my bedding. Both seem to help me get a good night’s sleep.

  22. Anne
    January 21, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    I have a hard time getting a good night’s sleep; I fall asleep okay, but wake up several times during the course of the night. I find that if the room is dark and quiet, though, I’m a lot more likely to be able to get right back to sleep. Now you’ve got me wondering if some good pillows might help in my quest for sleep…

  23. Kathy Ross
    January 23, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    I know you need a good pillow and mattress to sleep on to sleep well. Also, if you get tired during the day, do not take naps. Yes, You get more energy for the time being, but then you are not as tired at night when you need to sleep.

  24. Julie Lundstrom
    January 23, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    I really like listening to a sound machine to help me fall asleep and to sleep sound.

  25. Dotty J Boucher
    January 25, 2017 at 12:22 am

    I often take a shower before I go to bed, for some reason just standing in the shower like rain falling on me, just relaxing to me.

  26. Tabathia B
    January 26, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    One tip would be to stop using electronic devices about 30 minutes before bedtime. Another would be to turn off the television and be consistent with bedtime.

  27. mrsshukra
    January 28, 2017 at 1:16 am

    No iphones at bedtime!

  28. polly
    January 28, 2017 at 1:37 pm

    I always take a nice long hot bubble bath before I go to bed. Nothing better to relax!

  29. Jennifer Bellotti
    January 29, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    Taking a nice hot shower before bed and having that awesome pillow to lay your head down on. Do not use Electronics before bed otherwise you will be up for awhile.l

  30. Tiffany Dayton
    January 30, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    A daily routine would be the best thing. Never go to bed hungry or mad.

  31. laurie murley
    January 30, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    make sure the room is dark, stop drinking caffinee in the afternoon. no cell phones or tablets in the bedroom

  32. Sarah Mayer
    January 31, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    I always take a nice hot bubble bath with essential oils and then get nice and cozy followed by a nightcap and some melatonin.

  33. Terry
    January 31, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    I don’t have any tips to-date as I have not had a good night’s sleep in over 11 years even with the help of the doctors. One thing I do recommend is making sure you have the proper mattress and pillows.

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