Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies Review: Tried And Tested (2024)

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Our Verdict

Sunday Scaries CBD gummies contain 10 milligrams of broad-spectrum CBD per gummy and may help improve minor daily stress when taken consistently. However, the 10-serving size container can make it challenging to incorporate Sunday Scaries into your daily routine, as a single bottle doesn’t last very long.

Key Features of Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies

  • Sunday Scaries CBD gummies contain 20 milligrams of broad-spectrum CBD per two-gummy serving, as well as vitamins B12 and D3 for additional stress relief benefits.
  • Sunday Scaries sources its raw CBD materials from KND Labs in Denver, Colorado. KND Labs is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) current good manufacturing practice (cGMP), ISO 9001:2015 and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)-certified supply chain partner that provides CBD products worldwide.
  • All Sunday Scaries CBD products undergo third-party laboratory testing for quality and safety assurance. Certificates of analysis (COAs) are readily available on the brand’s website.

Mike Sill and Beau Schmitt founded Sunday Scaries in 2017. Prior to launching their CBD company, they worked in hospitality and ran a full-service restaurant together, during which time they both abruptly lost loved ones. As a result, they wanted to find a product they could use daily to relieve stress and anxiety without mind-altering effects.

“At the time, there were [almost] no CBD brands. A couple of big ones, but certainly nothing with a young, hip, brand-centric presence,” says Schmitt. “We started Sunday Scaries because [the sensation of ‘Sunday scaries’ is] what we dealt with, and it resonates with everyone. ‘Sunday scaries’ is that impending doom of Monday. It happens at 3:28 p.m. on Sunday at your local time. Your weekend ends, and the realization of Monday creeps around the corner,” he adds.

“We want everybody to live fulfilled and happy lives and be confident—not their [own] worst enemy,” says Sill. “Speaking from experience, and I know Beau experiences this, too, but we’re in our own heads a lot. One of the reasons we started Sunday Scaries was to bring awareness to this condition in a fun, unique and approachable way.”

ProsCons
  • USDA-certified organic
  • Made with U.S.-grown hemp
  • Consumers can save up to 20% with subscription pricing
  • One bottle only contains a 10-day supply
  • Contains sugar and artificial flavors and colors
  • May contain traces of gluten
  • Not vegan-friendly

Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies at a Glance

  • Cost: A one-time purchase of a bottle containing 20 Sunday Scaries CBD gummies costs $29.
  • Type of CBD: Each gummy contains 10 milligrams of broad-spectrum CBD.
  • Quality: The CBD used in Sunday Scaries gummies comes from USDA-certified hemp grown in the U.S. Sunday Scaries gummies are third-party tested, and COAs are available on the company’s website.

How Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies Works

Sunday Scaries CBD gummies come in a 20-count jar of gummy bear-shaped edibles. Each gummy contains 10 milligrams of broad-spectrum CBD. The label on the bottle suggests taking two CBD gummies daily for the best stress-reducing results.

CBD is one of many active ingredients in cannabis and hemp plants, but CBD doesn’t cause the psychoactive, intoxicating “high” associated with cannabis. Furthermore, CBD doesn’t have effects that indicate abuse or dependence in its pure state, meaning it doesn’t contain additional active cannabis plant compounds, according to the World Health Organization. Instead, 2019 research in The Permanente Journal suggests CBD may provide calming effects and relief for anxiety-related disorders[1].

In addition to broad-spectrum CBD, Sunday Scaries gummies contain 20 micrograms of vitamin D3 (100% daily value per serving) and 12 micrograms of vitamin B12 (250% of daily value per serving). Research indicates that vitamin B12 and D3 deficiencies may affect a person’s stress and anxiety levels, and including these vitamins as part of a daily wellness routine may aid in overall stress relief.

The Cost of Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies

Sunday Scaries CBD gummies come in a 20-count bottle for a one-time purchase of $29. Customers can save 20% and earn free shipping with a subscription. If you choose the subscription pricing, you must fulfill a minimum of two shipments before you can cancel the subscription.

Consumers can also purchase two or three bottles at a time, but this option doesn’t offer additional savings.

Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies Fine Print

The suggested serving size is two 10-milligram CBD gummies a day. If you take these gummies for daily stress management as recommended, a single bottle only lasts for 10 days. The highest frequency subscription is every 30 days, which means if you choose to subscribe and save, you either wait 20 days between deliveries without CBD or triple the size of your subscription to have CBD daily, which effectively triples the cost.

Unlike many other CBD options on the market,Sunday Scaries isn’t an all-natural product. The gummy bear-shaped, CBD-infused candy contains corn syrup, sugar, beef gelatin, citric acid, natural and artificial flavors, beeswax and natural and artificial coloring.

What Experts Say About Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies

Sunday Scaries markets its CBD gummies as a way to help relieve stress. Stress relief is one of the many therapeutic qualities associated with CBD, explains Holly Wurtz, a naturopathic doctor based in Schaumburg, Illinois. “CBD can have a therapeutic effect and, when used appropriately, can be of great benefit to people,” she says. “There’s research that [suggests] CBD is as efficacious as benzodiazepines in reducing anxiety, which is huge because benzos can be highly addictive.”

CBD dosing depends on factors such as body weight, individual metabolism and the condition being treated. Dr. Wurtz says it’s better to start low and dose up if needed. “A dosing guideline for generalized anxiety, PTSD and sleep disorders is 25 to 75 milligrams per day, and in cases of severe anxiety, a patient’s dose might be increased to 300 to 600 milligrams daily,” says Dr. Wurtz.

Some people with anxiety (which may include stress) experience significant symptom relief with a daily CBD dosage of 300 to 600 milligrams, according to a 2019 study in the Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry[2]. Sunday Scaries CBD contains 200 milligrams of broad-spectrum CBD per bottle, with only 10 milligrams per gummy, which suggests individuals may not experience a significant decrease in stress while using this product, according to Dr. Wurtz.
It’s always important to speak with a health care provider familiar with CBD to understand what dose might suit your individual needs.

There are three essential things you want to look for when assessing the safety and quality of a CBD product or company, says Dr. Wurtz: easily accessible COAs, raw product sourcing transparency and third-party testing results. Sunday Scaries meets these criteria.

“A certificate of analysis details the compounds found in the CBD product,” explains Dr. Wurtz. “You should be able to find it easily on the [company’s] website. If not, you can request it from the company. It’s a red flag if you ask and they don’t have it. Worst case scenario, they’re not testing for the safety or validity of the products.”

Delivered with the COA, third-party testing results serve as an unbiased product analysis to ensure quality, continues Dr. Wurtz, adding that it’s best if CBD companies source their products from the U.S. because other countries may not have the same quality control standards.

Sunday Scaries CBD Gummies Experience

I tried Sunday Scaries CBD gummies daily for 10 days. I took the suggested serving of two gummies at the end of my workday to relax before bed.

I’m most stressed at night and hoped taking the gummies at the end of the day would improve my sleep quality. I didn’t notice a difference during the first two to three days of taking the gummies. However, around day four, I fell asleep faster and stayed asleep more easily. Unlike other CBD gummies I’ve tried, Sunday Scaries didn’t leave me feeling groggy the following day, so waking up was easier.

The only downside of Sunday Scaries for me is that the 20-count bottle only lasts 10 days when you take the suggested two gummies a day. It felt like I was out of gummies once I started feeling the effects of consistently using them. While the company offers the option of purchasing multiple bottles at once, it would be nice if you could just buy a larger bottle.

Life Can Be Scary, Mellow Out With Sunday Scaries

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