Hey girl, I love watching you wake up beside me. Let’s make that happen again. And again. Forever.
When you wake up in the morning, would you rather give your alarm clock a beat-down à la The Hulk vs Loki in The Avengers, or slowly, deliciously surface from a steamy make-out-with-Ryan-Gosling dream into sunrise?
Alarm clocks everywhere hope for the latter.
Beauty sleep is not just a cliché — well-rested skin is more radiant, more even-toned, better behaved. And a happy wake-up experience is an extension of beauty sleep, right?
The Philips Wake-up Light Plus mimics sunrise (or sunset if you prefer) on your nightstand. Much more pleasant than the usual alarm clock, the device brightens gradually, reaching fills-the-room light in 30 minutes, at the time you’re due to wake up.
Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? And there may be benefits to awakening to an “artificial dawn.” According to this study, test subjects who used a Philips wake-up light reported less “sleep inertia” (i.e. “impaired performance, confusion and sleepiness”) after waking up.
Wake-up light audio options include nature sounds, music, or your favourite radio station. And the Philips Wake-up Light Plus model #HF3475 (below) allows you to plug in your own wake-up sounds via USB key.
Get the picture? Here, some YouTube clips from which to create your own good-morning-Gosling sunrise soundtrack:
An all-Ryan version of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me, Maybe. *giggle*
Yep, Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Adorable story about Ryan’s mom’s hair at the Academy Awards.
And Ryan reads some “Hey Girl.” (He keeps hiding his face — awww.)
Hey girl, let’s stay in bed until it’s time to hit the TIFF red carpet again.
I know it’s a bit of a cheat, but will you forgive me if I designate made-in-Canada Ryan Gosling as today’s beauty Can-con?
The Philips Wake-Up Light HF3475 ($169.99 at Personal Edge, CDR, London Drugs, Amazon.ca, Newegg.ca and Boutik Electrik) is being discontinued, to be replaced in September by a new, prettier, decor-friendly model (above) that doesn’t have the USB option.
What would you have Ryan whisper to you first thing in the morning? Or do you have another celebrity in mind?
For more information, visit Philips.ca.