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Is the night light safe? What night light is best? Night light selection guide to help you find the right healthy night light!

30 Published by admin Aug 31,2021

What is a night light?

Night lights refer to lights that are turned on at night. Its purpose is to illuminate the room with soft light, so that the room will not be too bright to hinder sleep, and it will not be too dark to cause safety problems at night. Although night lights are part of the home lighting design and play a very important role in our night work, as everyone’s safety awareness increases, there are divergent opinions on whether night lights should be used. One of the negative effects that many people consider is that turning on the lights to sleep at night will cause our sleep quality to deteriorate. Prolonged exposure to light during sleep can make it difficult for your brain to enter deeper sleep. Due to poor sleep quality, it is easy to cause depression and irritability and increase the risk of depression.

 

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So why are there so many safety issues when using a night light when sleeping at night? Why do some people still keep the habit of using night lights?

In fact, the night light is a good companion at night. They will dispel our fear of the darkness of the night; when you wake up at night, they will escort you for your safety; they will make it easy for you to find what you want at night. The night light protects your safety at night by emitting enough light to avoid the risk of falling and collision in the dark. Sometimes night lights are also signs of emergency exits, which can accurately mark the escape route in an emergency.

 

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For people who sleep well and have no habit of getting up at night, the night light will affect your sleep quality and reduce the trip of melatonin. However, for people who have night activities, night lights are a must to protect their safety. Therefore, not everyone needs a night light. The key to whether a night light is needed is to combine personal night activities. So who needs a night light?

 

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For people who are originally afraid of the dark, night lights are an important safety measure, which can reduce their anxiety and anxiety at night; and for people who are used to getting up at night or need to take care of their babies at night, it is also very necessary to have night lights to protect your safety when you wake up at night. In addition, for weak night vision, especially for the elderly, the presence of night lights is very necessary.

 

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Therefore, for people who need to use night lights, they must pay attention to the color temperature and illuminance parameter values of night lights when choosing night lights, so that they can have a better night comfortable environment and minimize the night lights of bad effects  on sleep quality and mood. It can also ensure the safety of your night activities.

 

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Night light color temperature

If the night light emits a blue light, you will find it difficult to fall asleep, and your mind is clear and active. In fact, this is because the blue light can increase the excitement of the brain, making people concentrate and emotional. Being in a blue color temperature environment for a long time will have an adverse effect on people's sleep at night. On the contrary, a low-color warm yellow environment can make the soul feel warm and comfortable, relax the body and mind, and help create a warm and relaxing sleeping environment. Therefore, the best night light color is recommended to choose a warm yellow light with a low color temperature. Choosing the right night light color temperature can not only reduce the harm to human health, but also protect your safety when you wake up at night!

 

 

Brightness of night light (illuminance)

In addition, the brightness (illuminance) of the night light is also very important. Due to the dark environment during sleep, too bright night light can cause eye discomfort. Therefore, soft light should be used to illuminate the room in the choice of night light. Usually the illuminance of the bedroom or toilet late at night is 1-2lx, while the elderly need to reach 10-20lx.

 

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What are the common night lights?

1、Footlight

The footlight is usually installed on the wall close to the ground, and it is also a popular night lamp. It is commonly found in bedrooms, bathrooms, corridors, and staircases. It can produce soft and beautiful light spots, which are exquisite and not dazzling.

 

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2、Light strip

The light strip has strong plasticity and can be flexibly installed in places that need to be illuminated according to its own needs. It is also because of the flexibility of the light strip and the convenience of installation that it is favored by people of different ages. Commonly installed under the bed light belt, cabinet light belt, ceiling light belt in some special positions, etc.

 

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3、Wall lamp

Wall lamps (If you want to know more about the occasions where wall lights are suitable, please click to read "Where should wall lights indoor be placed")generally play a role in lighting and adjusting the atmosphere. Most people like to install the wall lamp on the bedside of the bedroom. The soft light casts a beautiful spot on the wall. The convenient installation method also makes the wall lamp one of the most popular styles when the public chooses the night lamp.

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