The ELLE Sleep Files

Because a good night’s sleep seriously does the world of good


Sleep. Most of us aren’t getting enough of it and, as we all know, this can have a huge impact on everything from our health to our skin and our mood. Oh the things it can do to our mood. It's best not to go there.

From expert tips to help you get to sleep, to the latest studies to know and a first person account of a life with zero pillow time (new Mothers take solace, you are not alone), we round up a wealth of snooze related content. Because a good night’s sleep really does the world of good. 


Yoga Moves To Help You Sleep

Our in-house Yogi shows you a quick pre-bed sequence to help you snooze.

6 Tips For Better Sleep

Can't nod off? These quick and easy tips will help. 

The 7 Best Foods To Help You Sleep

What you can munch before bed to help you drift off whilst improving the quality of your sleep. 

How To Sleep When It’s Noisy

Can't zone out of the incessant car honking outside your window? These tips will help. 


Can You Sleep Yourself Slim?

Did you know a bad night's sleep makes you more likely to crave junk food? Get the down-low.

How To Become A Morning Person

The seemingly impossible is actually easier than you might think. Here's how to be one of 'those' people. 

So Now You Should Sleep In Make Up?

The pros and cons of sleeping with your make-up on. One of the most famous make-up artists in the world swears by it. 

How Unhealthy Is Your Weekend Lie In?

Did you know that dramatically switching up the amount of sleep you get messes with your circadian rhythms and makes you tired during the day? Get the skinny here. 

The Brutal Reality Of A Life Without Sleep

And finally, if you're wide awake reading this at 2.37am then take solace in the fact that you're definitely not alone. Read our Content Director, Alice Wignall's first person account of a life with zero sleep.

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