Yes, You Should Always Wash Your Makeup Off Before Bed

You wake up, and immediately the guilt hits.You finally got home, after a long work day and drinks with your friends, and the last thing you wanted to do was spend more time away from your comfy, cozy bed. Especially when it meant dealing with running mascara and sticky lip stains. But this morning, you're paying for it. The flaking black mess on your pillow surrounded by peachy residue and f...

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Should You Nap with Contacts In?

When you’re busy and trying to squeeze in a nap, the last thing you want to do is cut into those precious moments of rest by taking your contacts out.But what’s the risk to leaving them in? Is there a time limit you should keep in mind? Can anything really that bad happen?Why you shouldn’t sleep with contacts in.According to eye doctors, sleeping with your contacts in is never ide...

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Creating the Perfect Sleep Cycle

We know that getting enough sleep is incredibly important to keeping us healthy, well-rested, and thriving in our day-to-day lives, but did you know that when you sleep might be just as important as how much you’re getting?Setting, and sticking to, a healthy sleep cycle involves a bit of math and some serious commitment, but understanding how your body works at night can set you up for some m...

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Will Two Twin Beds Fit A King Frame?

Mattress dimensions can be a little confusing when shopping for a split King bed, but not to fear, we’ll help you figure out exactly what you need.Whether you’re looking for mattresses for an adjustable bed frame, or you and your partner simply prefer two different styles of mattresses, if you’re looking to make a King size bed from two individual mattresses, we’ve got your guide here....

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What is the Biggest Bed Size? What are the Dimensions?

The year is 1590(ish).You and seven of your buds are looking for a place to crash while you travel from pub to pub in Ware, England, and you stumble upon the White Hart Inn. There’s only one room available, but you’re in luck—all of you—because upstairs, adorned with complex European Renaissance-styled carvings, stands a 10 by 11 foot masterpiece.The Great Bed of Ware.Built by carpent...

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What are the Softest Sheets and How to Pick the Perfect Ones

When it comes to bedding, no one is looking for scratchy, itchy sheets.We get that. But some sheets are certainly softer than others, and certain fabrics might be more suited to your particular taste. Depending on the material, weave, and quality, the feeling of sheets can vary widely, even just between two brands of the exact same type of bedding. It can be hard to know for sure what sheets ...

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Blood Stain Removal Tips for Sheets

You’ve invested all that money in those cozy, comfy sheets, but accidents happen.The last thing you want to do is trash a set of perfectly good sheets because of a few stains. Removing blood stains from your sheets can be done in quite a few ways, and if one method doesn’t work, another might be the trick.How to get blood out of sheets There are many ways to get blood out of sheets. I...

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Can Snails Really Sleep for 3 Years?

Animals have a lot of weird sleep habits, from sleeping vertically (lookin’ at you, whales!) to only getting a few moments of sleep throughout the day.The weirdest of them all, perhaps, is the snail. We know, what’s really so interesting about snails and their sleep habits? Well, you Googled it, we’re just here to help.What technically is a snail?First things first, snails are gas...

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How to Wake Up In The Morning & Get Out Of Bed

You can’t keep hitting snooze forever.Eventually, reluctantly, you’ll have to brave the cold light of morning and get out of bed, dragging your feet across the floor and slumping into the bathroom to get ready to face the real world. The day won’t wait on you, and surely you have very important things to do, so you might as well get a move on.Getting up doesn’t have to be a drag—follow th...

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Does Cuddling Help You Sleep?

What better time for National #CuddleUpDay than the frigid nights of early January, when Winter is just starting to settle in and the temperatures aren’t showing any signs of warming up.Snuggling in close to someone you love is the perfect way to pass the time, but is cuddling helping or harming your sleep?The benefits of cuddling seem to outweigh the potential issues—like sleeping next t...

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Everything You Need to Know About Linen Sheets

In case you haven’t been shopping for bedding lately, linen has earned one of the top spots in what’s popular to cuddle up in when bedtime rolls around.Linen is one of the oldest bedding fabrics around, but what’s actually so great about linen that every bedding company suddenly needs to have it?Linen comes from the fibers that grow inside of the flax plant, one of the world’s oldest cultiva...

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What’s Up with Hibernation?

Hibernation is one of those things that you can easily forget about as a human, but it has to be one of the most fascinating processes that occurs in nature.Surely, if we had the choice, most people would opt to cuddle up and sleep for the winter, leaving the rest of the world to spin madly on.But what exactly happens when animals turn in for the long, cold months of winter? Hibernation i...

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T&N’s Ultimate Holiday Movie Bracket

The holidays bring with them a lot of merriment—chilly nights spent in front of a fire, hunting down the perfect gift, endless peppermint flavored lattes.There’s a lot to love, but nothing quite compares to cuddling up on the couch in warm, fluffy socks with a hot toddy and (re)watching your favorite movies, over and over again every year. And where tidings of comfort and joy abound during th...

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Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Dinner is done, the dishes are piled in the sink, and you’re one button on your jeans away from that food coma you’ve been looking forward to all week.The food coma—everyone’s favorite culprit for post-holiday lounging. We love to lay around after Thanksgiving dinner and tell ourselves that we simply can’t help it, the turkey’s to blame. All that tryptophan, you know? It just makes you pass r...

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6 Sleep Myths You Need to Know

Sleep can be quite the mysterious subject, and what we think we know about it can often be totally wrong.Constantly evolving studies on sleep help us debunk common sleep myths and better understand what our bodies need while we’re drifting off to dreamland.You can’t sleep if you have a concussionProbably one of the most common questions the Internet gets is if you sleep after a co...

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