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What’s The Deal With Weighted Eye Masks?

by Fabian Jackson

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Want to know what all this talk of new sleep masks is about? You’ve come to the right place, so stay tuned to find out plus discover some of the best weighted eye masks available in the UK.

Obsessed with sleep? If you can’t tuck in without your sleep mask and you were here for the weighted blanket craze, then buckle in. Weighted eye masks have just entered the chat.

What is a weighted eye mask? 

It’s kind of what you might expect – a sleep mask that has a comforting, heavy feel to help stimulate relaxation in a similar way to deep pressure touch

What are weighted eye masks good for? 

As well as its main function of blocking out any light, the weighted eye mask is thought to trigger the nervous system in order to promote a sense of calm and perhaps even a night of deeper sleep. It’s thought to do this by helping your body naturally produce serotonin and melatonin( your sleep Fairy God Parents).

Best weighted eye masks in the UK

Here are our top two picks for weighted eye masks.

Rest Easy Sleep Better

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The Drowsy Silk Sleep Mask

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By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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