Technology isn’t just invading your professional and personal life, but also your bedroom. There are certain appliances that can be particularly helpful in the winter months, as the weather gets colder and the nights seem to get longer. They have a special place in the space where you relax and spend almost a third of your days. You can use a humidifier to combat the dryness and a UV lamp to make the days longer. The things below might not be the most visually appealing items, but they do the heavy lifting in ensuring that you have the best winter ever.
Honeywell Ceramic Heater, $35
If your first priority is staying warm, a space heater is what you need. It’ll make sure that your room is warm and toasty for you when you’re in bed at night.
Optimus Cool Mist Ultrasonic Humidifier, $44.99
Cold air often equates to sore throats and stuffy noses. If you are suffering from any illness or just want to stave off dryness, a humidifier is your best bet. It’ll keep your insides and outsides glowing all winter long.
GE Remote Wall Switch Light Control, $14.81
Is there anything as terrible as when you’ve gotten all warm and cozy and your bed and you realize you have to get back out again to turn your lights off? With a remote on your bedside table, you no longer have to worry about this nightly struggle again.
Biddeford Microplush Electric Plush Throw, $28.49
If your bed isn’t warm enough at night, you might need to think about investing in an electric blanket. It’s great for keeping you cozy in bed or even on your couch while binging Netflix.
Verilux HappyLight Personal Light Therapy Light, $32.95
If you don’t think you’re seeing enough sunlight these days, grab one of these and shine it on you as you do your nightly skincare routine. It’ll help boost your mood and your Vitamin D levels during the daytime, making life so much better.
GermGuard HEPA Tower Air Purifier, $84.99
Some people suffer from serious allergies in the springtime, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t something in the air in the winter. Oftentimes air pollution can be worse when it’s cold, so it’s important to keep the air clear during those months. Also, get rid of any sick germs that might be floating around in the air while you’re at it.
Hamilton Beach Cordless Kettle, $29.99
If your favorite way to start or end the day is with a warm drink, then this is the thing you need. Have one of these in your room so you can make a warm mug of tea when you’re reading in bed or getting ready for the day.
Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer, $9.99
If you are trying to keep your aforementioned warm drink warm, then this is just the thing for you. Take your time sipping your coffee in the morning without rushing to get through your day.
MarPac White Noise Sounds Machine, $49.99
Winter can be a particularly stressful time for a lot of people. Work is busy and you don’t necessarily have as much time for the things and people you love. With that, at night it can seem almost impossible to settle down and rest. See if this sound machine helps you with making sure that your sleep is sounder.