According to experts, having a bedtime routine is good for your sleep. No matter what your age is, having a nighttime ritual helps you wind down and ease you to sleep. This is why crafting your own bedtime routine is a popular tip if you want to sleep better.
If you have no clue how to create a solid nighttime routine or you’re just curious as to how your favorite celebs wind down after a hectic day, here are a few examples that might also help you create an effective routine for you.
Known for being big on self-care, the model, mom, and entrepreneur spends some time meditating with a cup of chamomile tea before bed.
Being one of the most in-demand models and it-girls today, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Hadid spends her time before bed caring for her skin. She does a facial mask and applies facial oils before hitting the sack. Like millions of other millennials and Gen Z’ers, she also does a Netflix binge while at it, though.
What you wear to bed also matters greatly to your comfort so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the popular singer-songwriter feels the same way. However, she tends to take things up a notch by paying close attention to her bedtime ‘look’.
She told Vogue in an interview that she loves dressing up for bed and that having a ‘look’ even in her sleep makes her feel good. Aside from whipping up the perfect outfit for sleep, she also lights up candles or frankincense to prompt her quiet time before bed.
As one of the most popular and vocal sleep advocates there is today, Huffington definitely has a solid bedtime routine that is proven to be helpful to her quality slumber. She does quite a few things to prompt her bedtime including the following:
- Changes into pajamas
- Takes a hot bath with Epsom salt
- Bans screens 30 minutes before bedtime
- Keeps her bedroom cool, dark, and quiet
Most of us consider Conrad as a lifestyle guru so it also shouldn’t be surprising that she has some of the most sound bedtime tips as well. Aside from taking time for self-care, the reality star, designer, and blogger also recommends keeping a to-do list pad on your nightstand.
This way you can list down the most pressing tasks you have in mind. Even the smallest things like scheduling your next Cost Cutters appointment can keep you up ‘til late. Cost Cutters pricing is not even that high, so they are a great option to go with. It’s better to list them down to ensure yourself that you won’t forget what you need to do the next day.
Ever wondered what Oprah does before bed? It turns out that her choice of a relaxation technique is a very simple one: she takes a warm bath. She’s a self-proclaimed bath expert as she has a wide collection of bath salts, bubble baths, oils, and beads at home.
If you’ve always been interested in learning what successful people do to wind down, you might be surprised that it can be very simple. Bill Gates once said that reading a book is an important part of his bedtime routine as it helps him stay creative.
Another unexpected way some successful folks unwind after a long day is by turning off their phones by bedtime. This is exactly what Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg does nightly. She said that keeping her phone on all night long tends to disrupt her sleep so she unplugs completely before hitting the hay.
Being a creative gives King the license to have his own eccentricities and as it turns out, it extends to his nighttime rituals. In an interview, he described that his routine needs to include brushing his teeth and his hands. It’s not exactly weird behavior but combined with his need to have his pillows pointed at a specific direction makes the whole thing a bit odd.
With her hectic schedule, the famous host and comedian tries her best to unwind at the end of the day so she practices transcendental meditation. It’s said to help with anxiety, chronic pain, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol so it’s extra helpful for a large chunk of the population.
A self-proclaimed night owl, the former president’s nighttime routine isn’t exactly recommended by experts. While he was still in office, he worked until he got sleepy which is around midnight. He went through paperwork all evening and only alots about 30 minutes of reading before hitting the hay.
As you can see, celebs are just like normal people with different bedtime routines. Some are definitely better than others, though, and you can definitely give their tips a try if you want better zzz’s.