sleep – the new must have

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We want to remind Australia just how imperative a good night sleep is to your health and wellbeing so we went undercover to highlight the unbelievable benefits of sleep on your physical and mental health.

We spoke to health & fitness experts, beauty lovers, mums and families and they all swear of a solid 8 hours of sleep and a healthy sleep routine.

Famous sleepers

  • Olive Cooke Olive Cooke
  • Ellie Bullen Ellie Bullen
  • Matty Fox Matty Fox
  • Madalin Giorgetta Madalin Giorgetta
  • Isabelle Cornish Isabelle Cornish
  • Khan Porter Khan Porter
  • Geneva Vanderzeil Geneva Vanderzeil

How much would you pay for a treatment that:

Helps you live longer,
Enhances your memory,
Makes you more creative,
Look more attractive,
Keeps you slim and lowers food cravings?
Protects you from cancer and dementia,
Wards off colds and the flu,
Lowers your risk of heart attacks, stroke and diabetes.
You’d even feel happier, less depressed, and less anxious.
Well, it’s free, it’s sleep.

Facts of sleep deprivation

  • Sleep deprivation leads to a reduction in sustained attention & speed of processing.
  • 6 hours of sleep for 14 nights = total sleep deprivation for 2 nights.
  • 3 elements of good quality sleep: depth, duration, continuity.
  • Just one night of poor quality sleep negatively impacts attention span, memory call, learning ability.
  • 46% of individuals with frequent sleep disturbances report missing work, events or making errors at work.
  • Sleep loss impacts hormones involved in appetite regulation: less sleep means more appetite.

Why is it called beauty sleep?

Researchers discovered that sleep deprivation has a harmful effect on a body’s metabolism and endocrine functions—simulating what is seen in advanced aging. As a result, sleep debt may increase the severity of age-related chronic disorders.

So for your next date pass on expensive beauty treatments and get your 8 hours healthy sleep in. You'll also be more alert, hence switched on for great convos - cause beauty comes from the inside, right?

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How the environment impacts the quality of your sleep

The bed room environment, such as temperature, noise, light, mattress comfort and electronic devices, have a significant influence on the sleep quality.

Creating an environment that's cool, dark, comfy and just really zen is key. Style your space in a way that’s home & cozy to you. Relaxing without any distraction will improve your slumber straight away.


10 Tips for a healthy sleep hygiene

Establish a regular bedtime and waking time.
For siesta lovers - do not exceed 45 minutes of daytime sleep.
Avoid excessive alcohol and nicotine ingestion 4 hours before bedtime.
Avoid caffeine 6 hours before bedtime.
Avoid heavy, spicy, or sugary foods 4 hours before bedtime.
Exercise regularly, but not right before bed.
Use comfortable, inviting bedding
Find a comfortable sleep temperature
Block out all distracting noise and eliminate as much light as possible.
Reserve your bed for sleep and sex, avoiding its use for work.

Sleep sounds & mattress comfort

Studies reveal that 70% of people listening to sleep sounds use it to fall asleep easier. White Noise and Meditation sounds have the highest impact on the sleep quality. Relaxing music & sounds help you drifting away.

Once asleep, the right choice of mattress can help to also stay asleep. We’ve engineered Kloudcell – a comfortable, breathable, open-cell foam that is refined into the ultimate comfort layer.



all the support you need

Striking the perfect balance between sink and bounce is no easy task. Koala’s support layer keeps your body properly aligned through deep stages of sleep.

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