Have you ever wanted to drift off to sleep listening to music and wished something like special wireless sleep headphones existed? You may suffer from sleep deprivation and those who experience it will know, it can blight one’s life. And indeed for partners and bedfellows who are also trying to get to sleep.
What type of headphones?
The logical solution was to use normal wireless headphones, or earphones more likely. However the comfort factor with these when your head is resting on the pillow, and more particularly on your side, makes them impractical for this purpose. Enter Bluetooth or wireless sleep headphones.
What makes this type of wireless headphone for bed different to normal earbuds is that it is specifically designed for the purpose of comfort while falling asleep. While comfort is a predominant factor in the ability to go to sleep, others like external noise or a partner’s snoring are also a cause. If all of these can be eliminated to the extent that they are no longer noticed, then a good night’s kip will be a much easier thing to achieve.
And of course listening to soothing music will always help to relax and drift off.
Why are wireless sleep headphones different?
So what makes wireless earphones for sleeping different from other standard earplugs? Well a number of makes utilize a headband that sits over the ears and which contains two small flat speakers for listening. The claims for this method is that it is the most comfortable way to listen to music in bed whichever way you are positioned, and were designed for that purpose. The headbands are fully padded to give the type of comfort needed so as not to cause any irritation to the wearer. There are different sizes to choose from as well as a selection of colours to suit a variety of head shapes and sizes.
As a website all about wireless, we tend to favour Bluetooth sleep headphones rather than the wired version. Especially if you tend to turn over in bed a lot, not having to deal with wires that may become entangled will likely be one less distraction when trying to drop off. As indeed it will prevent you from waking up after having done so. Unlikely as it may be, wires wrapped around your neck or arms could restrict blood flow and prove to be a health hazard.
The speakers can also be adjusted within the headband to get them just right so they become almost non-intrusive. This obviously also makes for a better listening experience when using wireless sleep headphones as the speakers can be accurately positioned. Sounds position across the stereo spectrum will also be much more enhanced when the speakers are correctly placed.
Headbands are the choice.
The ability to eliminate external sound as much as possible is also a significant factor when choosing the best wireless headphones for sleeping. In our opinion the headband type is more likely succeed in blocking out external noise other …