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how can I sleep on my back? Shallow and pathetic thread alert

(19 Posts)
IWouldNotCouldNotWithAGoat Fri 05-Aug-11 20:37:30

In my on-going quest to stop time in its tracks, I am currently attempting to sleep on my back. I have realised that the side of my face I sleep on is heaps wrinklier! shock

So. HOW do I sleep on my back? I roll over in the night - back onto my wrinkly face. angry

If you sleep on your back, you'll snore - far more embarrassing than a few wrinkles imo smile

QuimFabray Fri 05-Aug-11 20:43:01

<marks place>

MrsDmitri I sleep alone, so no worries there!

IWouldNotCouldNotWithAGoat Fri 05-Aug-11 20:46:30

Pah, I would rather snore the house down than be wrinkly!

MadStaringEyes Fri 05-Aug-11 20:49:08

Don't satin pillows help prevent wrinkles? Or is that one of them rubbish rumours?

cyb Fri 05-Aug-11 20:50:06

Peg clothes pegs down the sleeves of your PJ's

Soups Fri 05-Aug-11 20:50:55

Cushion or pillow, by your hip, on the side you tend to roll over onto? That helped me during pregnancy (leg pain) to keep on my back. If I put something higher up I'd roll over and try to cuddle it to sleep! I still try to sleep on my back due to on going probs, it's so hard because I love to sleep on my left hand side.

TattyDevine Fri 05-Aug-11 21:00:47

Sew a cactus onto either side of your pillow.

If you do happen to roll over anyway, you get free DermarollerTM on that side of the face so everyone is a winner.

Side note, my face is okay but my fucking decollete is getting wrinkles


Re satin. Dunno if it works but just this week I bought some Dorma 350 thread count cotton sateen sheets (egyptian cotton) for le marital bed.
Iz gut.

TattyDevine Fri 05-Aug-11 21:01:12


kyacat Fri 05-Aug-11 21:08:37

I am having the exact same battle, to stop my décolletage getting wrinkly. I lie on my back for about 20 minutes, wide awake and sleepless, then turn onto my side and drop off. It's weird but I feel kind of exposed and unsafe sleeping on my back!

I can sleep on my back when I've had a drink, not sure how helpful that is to my skin though grin

cyb Fri 05-Aug-11 21:10:20

sleeping in bra meant to be good for non wrinkled chest. I for one, cant wait to fling that thing off when I come in from work, never mind sleeping in it

IWouldNotCouldNotWithAGoat Fri 05-Aug-11 21:12:42

I bought a silk pillowcase but am still a prune.

IWouldNotCouldNotWithAGoat Fri 05-Aug-11 21:13:14

I just want to look 23 for ever! Is that so unreasonable?

IAmTheCookieMonster Fri 05-Aug-11 21:25:48

I sleep on my back, a weird thing going back to when I was 16 and convinced that sleeping on my side my my tummy saggy (I know!). I don't know how I trained myself to do it though, sorry :-(

kyacat Fri 05-Aug-11 21:27:00

not at all unreasonable - same here!

I kept a newspaper cutting a couple of years ago about a bra that was supposed to protect the décolletage during sleep - I'll look it out and google it. Might be time to try that!

IAmTheCookieMonster Fri 05-Aug-11 21:27:14

On Jonathan Creek there was a guy with sleep apnoea who sewed a walnut into the side of his pyjamas.

HellonHeels Fri 05-Aug-11 21:28:09

Oh god is that what's causing my décolletage wrinkles? I am a side sleeper too.

Hmm does Botox work on decoll-wrinkles?

kyacat Fri 05-Aug-11 21:34:32

The bra is called 'La Decollette', here's the original article I kept:

Here's it for sale:

A bit Madonna-esque grin

kyacat Fri 05-Aug-11 21:34:40

The bra is called 'La Decollette', here's the original article I kept:

Here's it for sale:

A bit Madonna-esque grin

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