SPONSORED FEATUREAs a nation we spend millions of pounds every year trying to get a better night’s sleep via teas, apps, specialist alarm clocks and super-dooper mattresses... We’re told to get at least eight hours of shut-eye a night, but often the pressure to sleep well is counter-intuitive and causes more problems than it helps to tackle. Achieving a deep and seriously beneficial sleep is all about getting into the right state of mind, ensuring you’re relaxed and free from external influences. Putting down our phones, writing a to-do list for the next day and reading a book are some of the key ways to ensure you get a better night's kip, but there are little things you can do to boost your emotional wellbeing during this essential period of the day. One of the products I’ve been using for the last couple of years to help me drift off and awake feeling refreshed, is the iconic This Works Pillow Spray. The multi-award winning and clinically proven cult classic contains a unique blend of Lavender, Vetivert and Wild Camomile to soothe the body and mind, helping me to slip off easily and awake feeling refreshed. It's the easy, affordable and effective way to make the most of those hours between the sheets.
Although I’m a pretty good sleeper, I do find the hardest part actually getting to sleep in the first place; This Works Pillow Spray smells delicious without being overpowering or stimulating the senses, helping to relax and comfort my mind simultaneously. It’s been clinically proven to provide a restful and energising slumber (100% felt less restless during the night; 89% woke less often in the night; 97% felt more awake the following day; 89% of ex-sleep prescription medication users would use this in place of medication) meaning it’s not just hocus pocus! This is a formula that really does help in more ways than one. What I love about This Works is that they've managed to maximise the potential of our downtime by creating new products that tackle both beauty and sleep troubles within one multi-effective formula: first we had Sleep Plus Dream Body to hydrate skin overnight, and now we have the brand new Sleep Plus Hair Elixir to tackle hair woes too.
Their classic and award winning Deep Sleep fragrance is encapsulated within each product, which thanks to motion activated technology, is released throughout the night to ensure we awake feeling and looking refreshed. A few spritzes of this beautifully scented formula through the mids and ends of hair before bed will tackle your sleep and beauty issues simultaneously. It’s incredibly lightweight, so you don’t need to worry about washing hair the next day or it weighing down fine hair types - it instantly absorbs to leave a sleep inducing scent and no residue. A unique formula combines Sunflower Extract with Argan, Jojoba and Baobab oils to deeply nourish hair follicles and support healthy hair growth, while the inclusion of Vitamin E ensures hydration even on the driest of ends. Not only does it help to delicately boost hair as I sleep, but it helps to banish bed hair too. (The cause of that morning frizz is the friction between hair and pillow, so this helps to smooth the surface and prevent that horrendous morning mess!)
I was dubious to see if a hair treatment would have the same impact on my slumber as the original pillow spray, but the concentration of essential oils smells the same and has the same positive impact. Seeing as most of us sleep with our hair covering our faces anyway, it seems like a natural progression! If I've tickled your fancy then this Wednesday This Works are offering QVC customers a very special offer: when you buy the new Sleep Plus Hair Elixir for £25.00 you'll receive a luxury mini of the iconic Sleep Plus Pillow Spray absolutely free - so you can boost the impact of the clinically proven scent, or simply have a mini bottle to take away with you. I've got lots of these mini bottles for taking to hotels, when I know I have a restless night's sleep (what is it about not sleeping in your own bed that disturbs us so much?) and they last for such a long time. The original Pillow Spray is something I really can't be without, and I've got a feeling this new Hair Elixir is going to be a long-term addition to my routine too. Anything that gets to work as I sleep is a must-have in my book. Thankfully shinier, smoother and softer hair is just a spritz away.
Have you tried the original This Works Pillow Spray? Do you have trouble sleeping and need a little helping hand? What do you think of the new Hair Elixir treatment?
This is a sponsored post on behalf of This Works and QVC; all opinions are my own. I genuinely use the Pillow Spray every single night!
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