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An Inside Look into Bucky's 40 Blink Eye Masks

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An Inside Look into Bucky's 40 Blink Eye Masks

The main reason people can’t sleep is too much light—even ambient light reduces our ability to produce melatonin, the chemical released in the brain that triggers sleep. Sleep masks provide complete darkness, which is essential for the deep, restful sleep all people need for optimal health. Sleep masks are ideal for those with insomnia, taking a daytime snooze, or getting a better quality of sleep at home.At Bucky we produce the highest quality sleep masks that are comfortable, adjustable, stylish, and block light completely. Our sleep masks have been featured on the Dr. Oz show, Top Rated by Good Housekeeping,...

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The Evolution of the Ice Pack

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The Evolution of the Ice Pack

It was a round fabric bag about the size of an overstuffed cheeseburger, with a screw-on cap. Our well-meaning mom would fill it with ice cubes, and we’d clasp it to forehead for a headache or a bruise freshly acquired from the latest bike crash. Generally, it imparted at least as much pain from the wet, hard, frozen lumps inside as it did relief from whatever pain it was supposed to be addressing. Remember the hot water bottle? These were usually made of rubber for flexibility, although zinc, copper and glass were not unheard of, incredibly. The rubber ones had...

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Road Trip! Tips on making your drive more comfortable

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Road Trip! Tips on making your drive more comfortable

“Driving comfort” used to be an oxymoron. Anyone remember bench seats? Droning engines and hissing vent windows? The aching accelerator leg before the salvation of cruise control? Twentieth-century driving comfort was a close relative of twentieth century space capsule comfort. And only a little safer. Well into the automobile’s second century, manufacturers have made cars vastly more comfortable, even for long-distance travel. Seats—at least the front seats—are now sculpted to cradle the human back and buns much more respectfully. Cabins are vastly quieter. There are any number of useful comfort accessories, from simple retracting cupholders to multi-zoned climate control systems....

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Wonderful Variety of Pillows

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Wonderful Variety of Pillows

Let us not romanticize life in sixteenth-century England. Especially at night, in bed. Those beds were miserable. And nice, soft, supporting, comforting pillows—forget it! The English clergyman William Harrison left us a priceless picture of life in Elizabethan times with his book Description of England, published in 1577. At that time, European beds were finally beginning to evolve from straw mats on a dirt floor into something with an actual wooden frame and blankets. But Harrison still recalled:   “Our fathers, yea, and we ourselves also, have lein full oft upon straw pallets, on rough mats covered only with a sheet, under coverlets...

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The Magic of the Eye Pillow

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The Magic of the Eye Pillow

Have you ever used an eye pillow? Many who have, also commented that they would never have thought it would be something they wanted until they tried it. And certainly, not something they would have purchased for themselves. These same people now say it is one of their favorite in-home comfort product. Eye pillows have been around for ages and are well known for providing a sense of peace and relaxation. The truth is that Eye pillows provide a multitude of wellness benefits. The Eye Pillow works first by shielding the eyes from light and then by applying either warmth...

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