2022 Sleep Awards: The Best-Ever Tools for Better Sleep, According toReal SimpleEditors
2022 Sleep Awards: The Best-Ever Tools for Better Sleep, According to Real Simple Editors
We tested clocks, pajamas, and gadgets galore to bring you the best bedtime necessities.
By Rachel SylvesterJanuary 21, 2022Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission.ADVERTISEMENTSaveFBTweetMore
Ready to upgrade your sleep routine and finally get the rest you deserve? Of course you are! We road-tested a lot of today’s top sleep products—from loungewear to gadgets—to figure out what’s actually worth adding to your shopping cart. Here are six stand-out picks that topped our list for catching the best Zzzs ever in 2022.
1Best Sleep Tech: Oura Ring Generation 3
Slip this lightweight health tracker onto your finger to gain insight into sleep metrics, including your resting heart rate and baseline body temperature. The sensors automatically log daily workouts and naps too, helping you better understand your rest and recovery patterns.
2Best Pajamas: Jambys
Dubbed “performance inactivewear,” this is sleepwear at its softest. Try the breathable boxers (equipped with pockets and a waistband that won’t bunch up) or the ultra-plush JamTee—a stretchy short-sleeve shirt that looks like a tee yet wears like your most lived-in robe.
3Best Bed Topper: Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Topper Supreme
Give your mattress a major upgrade with this cushy three-inch topper. Made from the Tempur-Pedic’s signature memory foam, it’s a breathable bedding staple that adapts to your weight, shape, and temperature over time.
4Best Nap Accessory: Sleep Number Bolster Pillow
This memory-foam pillow supports your neck during afternoon catnaps and serves as a lumbar pillow while you’re WFS (working from sofa). When you lie on your back, slide it under your knees to help reduce lower-back pain.
5Best Mood Setter: Loftie Alarm Clock
Here’s an all-in-one alarm clock, night-light, and white-noise machine that will help you break the habit of falling asleep next to your smartphone. Customize its dimmable display and volume setting, then let the peaceful tones of morning rain or a crackling campfire gradually wake you (never again, blaring alarm clock!). On nights when you struggle to drift off, use the built-in breathing tips and guided meditations.
6Best Before-Bed Ritual: Unisom Simple Slumbers
From calming elixirs to CBD chews, we tried them all, and Unisom’s raspberry-flavored gummies hit the sweet spot. Take two as part of your nightly wind-down routine, and the melatonin will prepare you for a more blissful snooze.