Bucky 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask Review

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I’ve been trying to take more naps during the day recently thanks to my problems sleeping at night. Unfortunately, I’ve always had problems sleeping when it’s light out, so I decided to experiment with sleep masks to see if they would help. I decided to try the Bucky 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask because I liked that I could comfortably open my eyes, blink, etc. while wearing it. I don’t wear makeup often enough for it to matter, but it should also reduce smudging and protect lash extensions.

The 40 Blinks Ultralight Sleep Mask does look a little silly – like a bra for your head – but it does a good job of blocking the light and is comfortable to wear. I do suspect the straps might be too thick to be comfortable all night if you sleep on your back (as I do) but I’ve only used it for short naps so far.

My rating: (4 / 5)

The Best Sleep Tracking Apps for iPhone

Ever seen the sky turn green? I have. Good ol' Nebraska... Photo by Zooey | CC

Ever seen the sky turn green? I have. Good ol’ Nebraska… Photo by Zooey | CC

I got interested in sleep tracking when I wanted to figure how badly I was really sleeping. Before I had children, I slept like the dead. I’d routinely sleep through classic Nebraska storms with thunder, lightning, hail… the works.

Unfortunately, since having my oldest child, I’ve turned into a light sleeper, and struggled with insomnia and disturbed sleep as a result. And she was a good sleeper almost from the start. Since the arrival of my younger child, who is a terrible sleeper, my sleep problems have only gotten worse.

I’ve tried several different sleep tracking apps for iPhone, and here are my conclusions.

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