HEALTHY LIVING
07/31/2015 03:06 pm ET | Updated Dec 09, 2015

This Is What You Really Look Like While You Sleep

Because let's face it -- we're all a little bit curious.

Are we ever really aware of all the things we do when we're sound asleep at night?

HuffPost Lifestyle set out to answer that very question and gained permission from 15 people to let us bring a camera into their bedrooms and capture exactly what happens when they drift off to dreamland. The camera snapped an image at 15-minute intervals throughout the course of an evening, revealing how where we begin is often not where we end up.

One thing remains constant: We all make time for this crucial aspect of our health and effortlessly prove just how peaceful a moment of rest can be.

Check out a selection of the beautiful sleep portrait series in the video above, and the full collection of GIFs below. 

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Video produced by Damon Dahlen and edited by Eva Hill

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