We’ve got more than enough reasons to love a crisp set of white sheets (nothing feels quite as sleek as white bedding, and we can’t help but feel like an all-white bed makes our bedroom feel like a swanky hotel room), but it turns out that white sheets’ affect on your sleep quality might make for one more reason to give them your seal of approval. Why? White sheets might actually help you sleep a little better.
Okay, so first things first, there isn’t exactly a direct correlation between white sheets and better sleep. It’s hardly like the hue of your bedding alone holds the power to change the quality of your sleep one way or the other. But what the color of your bedding does have the power to do is transform the mood of a room, which in turn can impact your mindset and stress levels as you’re winding down at the end of the day.
As far as white bedding goes, the color of these sheets can actually invoke a sense of comfort and serenity by bringing back memories of vacations or cleanliness, as sleep expert Dr. Sabrina Magid-Katz explained in an interview with SheKnows.
“Anything that allows you to associate your bedroom with relaxation can help your sleep routine,” Magid-Katz told the site. “If white sheets remind you of your favorite hotel — since most hotels have white sheets — and encourage you to relax, then by all means, go for it.”
Needless to say, changing the sheets alone may not always be enough to help put serious sleep troubles to bed. When you’re in need of something a little more powerful, try out reBloom. The natural sleep drink is infused with sleep-promoting ingredients like lavender and chamomile to help you achieve a better rest night after night.