Blue Blocking Lighting For Sleep And Health

Protecting your eyes from blue light is only part of the problem. The receptors in our eyes that respond to blue light also exist throughout our skin. If your skin is still being exposed to the artificial light in your home from overhead LED lighting, the high amounts of blue (and green) light hitting your skin at night can also disrupt your sleep and circadian rhythms. Read our article ”Do We Need to Protect Our Skin from Blue Light?” to find out more about this.

All of BlockBlueLight’s blue blocking lighting products have been specifically designed and verified to be free of any blue light, produce zero flicker, and are low EMF. 

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Blue blocking light bulbs (Amber Light)

The SweetDreams Sleep Lights are a warm amber colour; they are bright enough to sufficiently light a room and can be used as a general-purpose light throughout the house. These low blue lights produce zero flicker, are low EMF, and most importantly, have been verified to emit zero blue light. These are available is E27 Screw, B22 Bayonet, E14 small screw, and recessed downlights.

Blue & green light Blocking Bulbs (Red Light)

The Twilight Red Light Bulb not only removes all the blue light but also has all the green light spectrum removed. The melatonin disruption zone also extends into the green light range, so removing all the green light makes them even more effective. This light is a dimmer light to be used in the last few hours before bed, suitable for bedside lamps and bedrooms. These bulbs produce zero flicker and have a low EMF, making them great lights for sleep. These are available is E27 Screw, B22 Bayonet, E14 small screw.

Book Lights and Sleep Lamps

The Amber Book Light is a must-have to reduce your blue light exposure. This handy book light is portable and runs off a rechargeable battery for over 15 hours. It can be clipped onto a book for reading time and can also be used as a bedside sleep light or even as a blue blocking torch. And the best thing is that it emits no blue light at all (not even low blue light), produces zero flicker, and is low EMF.

The NoBlue Amber Sleep Lamp is based on the same design as the book light, however it is much bigger in size to provide much more blue free light as a bedside lamp, desk lamp, or table lamp. It has 3 brightness levels, it is lightweight and portable, flicker free, and 100% free of any harmful blue light. Our lamps range also has the Twilight red light lamp which also blocks out all green light for more optimal light prior to bed or when up in the night.

Night lights

The red plugin night light emits zero blue and green light, making them the ultimate blue light-free products to have around. These are great lights for when you need to get up in the middle of the night but don’t want to suppress your melatonin levels, perfect for kids who are afraid of the dark, and for mothers who are nursing.

FAQs for Blue Light Free Lighting

How do BlockBlueLight's light bulbs differ from other LED light bulbs?

BlockBlueLight's LED bulbs have transformed the common LED bulb to now be complexly safe and healthy for us. Our bulbs have been specifically designed and manufactured to block 100% of harmful light wavelengths that will interfere with melatonin being released. We have also incorporated an advanced driver to make the light completely flicker free; normal LED bulbs produce flicker which is causes headaches, migraines and eye strain. Our bulbs are also low EMF to ensure we are not also being exposed to harmful radiation.

Our Sweet Dreams amber bulbs are guaranteed to block all blue light wavelengths up to 500nm, and our Twilight red light Bulbs all blue and green light wavelengths up to 570nm

Several top lighting manufacturers have introduced night-time bulbs that have lower blue light output and label these are "warm white", however these bulbs have not been designed with removing enough of the blue light spectrum, they still emit high amounts of blue light which will still cause melatonin suppression, and still have a lot of light flicker causing headaches and eye strain.

Only BlockBlueLight's bulbs are guaranteed to be 100% blue-free, 100% flicker free, and low EMF.

I've heard LED lights are bad for us, how are BlockBlueLight's Light Bulbs different?

Conventional LED bulbs are bad for us yes, but all of BlockBlueLight's lighting products are not the same as conventional LED lighting.

Common LED lighting you will find in most homes is bad for our health for two main reasons; They have a very high spike in the Blue light range and are void of any of the yellow orange or red colors. This high intensity of blue light is very far from natural balanced light you find in nature, it can cause eye damage, eye strain, headaches, and migraines. It is also responsible for causing sleep disruption by suppressing the sleep hormone melatonin.

Secondly Conventional LEDs produce flicker, while it may not be visible to the human eye, the LED lights are flashing on and off hundreds of times a second, the brain can recognize this flicker even if you can’t, which can then lead to eyestrain, headaches, loss in concentration, and even damage to our eyes!

All of BlockBlueLight's lighting products be extensively researched, designed, and manufactured to remove these harmful aspects of LED lighting. All our bulbs contain zero blue light wavelengths and is the only LED available that does not include the blue color spectrum at all. All our lighting products are low EMF and eliminate harmful flicker, providing a smooth, constant light that's better for your health!

Can’t I just use cheap colored light bulbs that are red or orange? How are yours different?

Be very careful with cheap colored light bulbs, while these appear to look like pure orange or red light they are not. We have measured these with a laboratory grade spectrometer and have shown they still emit significant levels of blue light. Even a small amount of blue light can disrupt your circadian rhythms. The cheap bulbs are just colored shell to make normal light appear a different color such as red or orange. There’s no testing or specific designing gone into these bulbs to remove 100% the harmful blue and green spectrum of light.

Cheaper light bulbs will without a doubt will also have flicker which is been shown to cause migraines, damage the eyes and even may affect our nervous systems over time.

All of BlockBlueLight's lighting products are only emitting a particular beneficial wavelength of light, produce zero flicker, and are low EMF. All our lighting products are spectrum tested and are guaranteed to have 100% no blue light (and green light for the red lights). We also provide the exact light spectrum reports of each light bulb to show you the exact wavelengths being emitted.

What's the difference between the SweetDreams Amber Light Bulb and the Twilight Red Light Bulb?

We developed the SweetDreams Bulb to be a more general-purpose bulb to use throughout the home to replace most 60+ watt bulbs, they provide sufficient brightness and color while still removing 100% of the harmful blue light. This is a great solution to swap out most of the bulbs in your house, they give of a nice warm relaxing amber light yet still fully protect against harmful blue light.

The Twilight Bedtime Red Bulb is a slightly dimmer light with not only all the blue light removed but also all the green light removed. These are great to use in reading lamps, bedrooms and bathroom, or anywhere you wind down in the evening in the last few hours before bed, they still provide plenty of light to read and see and give off a sunset deep orange to red glow. They are the ultimate bulb for ensuring the best possible sleep!

Having a combination of both the red light bulbs and amber light bulbs in your home is ideal. The amber bulbs are great to use in your overhead lighting throughout the home, and in areas of the home where having brighter light is favorable, then the red-light bulbs are great to use in the final hours before bed when your winding down and relaxing for the evening such as reading lamps, bedrooms, kids rooms etc

Are the SweetDreams amber light bulbs suitable to use throughout my house?

Yes absolutely, we have designed these bulbs to be a general use light bulb for all areas of the home, they provide sufficient light for living areas and bedrooms, but also give off a warm, relaxing, soft light making them suitable for reading lamps and nurseries.

Because eliminating blue light at night is so important, you should use the SweetDreams bulbs in any room you or your family typically spend evening and night hours.

Should I use the BlockBlueLight light bulbs while sleeping?

Ideally, you would turn off your lights and keep your room as dark as possible during sleep. However, if you are uncomfortable sleeping with the lights off, we recommend using our Red Night Lights which have been designed to provide very low wattage and just enough dim light to take the darkness out of the room, and these can safely be kept on while sleeping.

Are your light bulbs dimmable?

Our light bulbs are not suitable to be used with dimmer switches or to be dimmed. This is by design, because when LED bulbs are dimmed and are not running at full brightness it significantly increases the amount of flicker from the light, it also creates high EMF levels being emitted from the bulbs. We have designed our light bulbs to be flicker free and low EMF, so to not compromise this we have made them non dimmable.

We do have our flicker free NoBlue Amber Lamp, Twilight Red Light Lamp, and the NoBlue Book Light, which have 3 brightness settings which make a suitable light source to use if you would like to raise and lower the brightness of the light.