The Helight™ Sleep FAQ
Questions ? Let’s shed light on it.
Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions.
If you do not find an answer to yours, write to us: we will be happy to help you.
I already have help (of all kinds) to help me fall asleep ... Will Helight™ Sleep help me?
Helight™ Sleep will complement the aids you already use to improve your sleep. It is used at the very last moment of your day, just before falling asleep. You can therefore practice other techniques before, such as meditation or relaxation. Helight™ Sleep can also accompany the luminous ambience of your sessions to make them even more pleasant and effective.
I'm an insomniac ... Can Helight™ Sleep help me?
Insomnia is a disease that requires the advice of a doctor. Helight™ Sleep is not a medical device. On the other hand, it is a well-being device, a tool that helps improve the quality of falling asleep and sleeping for those who suffer from more or less significant sleep disorders.
Is it as simple as it sounds?
Helight™ Sleep has been designed so simple that anyone can use it. Just press the red button on the device.
In terms of technical design, it is much more complicated: contrary to appearances, Helight™ Sleep is not a simple red light like any other, not a simple bulb. Our red is precisely calibrated to emit only the wavelength most beneficial for your sleep, the one that researchers are studying today in the laboratory and which takes the best of the light spectrum emitted by the setting sun. The manufacturing process of the components used is therefore very technical, to obtain a very pure light spectrum.
Why red light? Isn't it a warm light?
Dans notre culture occidentale, la couleur rouge est considérée comme excitante. Mais les travaux scientifiques montrent que la lumière rouge, elle, est au contraire une lumière calmante et apaisante.
La lumière à composante bleue, dominante des écrans ou de l’éclairage artificiel, trouble nos rythmes biologiques.
Pour en savoir plus, lisez notre page “Red light for sleep“
How does it work?
The mechanism behind Helight™ Sleep is that of a universal signal for falling asleep: red light. Helight™ Sleep can therefore work for everyone, since our device is based on the biological functions of the human body. Of course, the effects felt can vary depending on the users, the situations and their habits.
To sleep, we close our eyes: will we perceive the light with our eyes closed?
Yes, because the receptors in your retina that pick up light are extremely sensitive: you can close your eyes after switching on the Helight™ Sleep and let yourself go. The light will gradually go out.
Does using Helight™ Sleep pose health risks?
No. Helight™ Sleep uses a natural biological mechanism to help you improve the quality of sleep. Its use fits into your habits without changing anything. It poses no risk to your health.
Is Helight™ Sleep suitable for everyone?
Yes ! Our real-world tests are made up of a very large panel of people: children, adults, the elderly, people who are more athletic, others who are more sedentary, people subject to daily stress, others less… Among our testers, the rate of improvement in falling asleep is 75%. In almost 20% of cases, people have obtained positive results after ten days of use.
Can Helight™ Sleep be turned back on at night, if I wake up at night?
Yes, it’s even a good idea to help you get back to sleep faster. Since the device is portable and light, you can also use it as a flashlight if you have to get up in the middle of the night. This will avoid using the aggressive lighting of the ceiling!
Can I read or watch my phone using Helight™ Sleep?
Helight™ light is specially designed to have a biological action, so it differs from a lighting or reading lamp. That being said, depending on the location of the device chosen, if it allows you to read a few pages before falling asleep and you enjoy reading with it, no problem!
For the smartphone, we can only recommend that you do not use it at the same time as the Helight™ Sleep because the blue light it emits can disturb the beneficial action of the red light. If you really want to use your phone at bedtime, use Helight™ Sleep when you are done, when you are ready to fall asleep.
Should the Helight™ Sleep be installed in a particular place in the room? How to position it for optimal efficiency?
Our advice: install the device where it seems most obvious to you. Some users prefer, for instance, to move it away a little, so that the light bathes the whole room and creates a dimly lit atmosphere throughout the room. Other users put it on their nightstand. No matter where you place it, Helight™ Sleep will have the same effectiveness.