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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Misfit Cosmetics - Slumber Oil

I have always had a bit of a relationship with the beauty that is sleep. It always takes me at least half an hour to relax in bed, get comfortable and then slowly drift off. I am super envious of my partner however who seems to take just seconds to fall into the land of nod.
Close up of oil
I have tried a few things from sleeping apps to diffusers and most recently I've been using Misfit Cosmetic's Slumber Oil. I've considered sleeping pills on the odd occassion where I've had a terrible night's sleep but taking drugs to send you to sleep is a little scary and I'd much rather do it the natural way!

The slumber oil is part of the small selection of products sold by Misfit Cosmetics. It's a relatively new company and you may have seen my last post on the Blackhead Extraction Paste. The oil is made up of lavender which is a plant so versatile and whenever I do smell it, I think of a calm and relaxing place.
Girl sleeping in bed, diffuser next to bed
It's sweet smell and healing properties help aid stress and instil feelings of relaxation, tranquility and serenity, so it's perfect for battling a troubled night's sleep.

I used this firstly in my Organic Aromas Diffuser which sits on my partner's bedside table. I add a few drops of this oil every time it runs out and it seems to last for a few hours at least. I've also used a few drops on my pillow which really helps if I need a quick blast of lavender as sometimes the diffuser takes a little longer to reach my side of the bed. It can also be used in the bath but I've yet to try it. I can imagine the hot water infused with the oil will make it one hell of a bath time treat. 
Super close up of oil
Comparing this to other oils, this is completely lavender so it's actually a nice change to the other oils I have. The other ones are full of ingredients so can be a little overwhelming. I've had no complaints from Sam and I've found that if I'm tossing and turning in bed, the oil is a great way of aiding this - not always a solution to the problem - but nonetheless a great help!

How well do you sleep? Have you used natural oils before to help? Let me know in the comments below.






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