As summer approaches, so do hot and sweaty nights that disrupt your sleep. That’s not in your head: That to learn published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology, found that “the thermal environment is one of the most important factors that can affect human sleep,” and the researchers added that “heat exposure increases alertness and slow-wave sleep and sleep.” decreased with rapid eye movements”. And another to learn showed that people whose rooms were hot had higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Additionally, the American Osteopathic Association says that while night sweats can be caused by underlying medical conditions, they are more often the result of a warm sleeping environment. That’s why we asked sleep coaches and experts to share their favorite cooling comforters and duvets.
BEST COOLING FROM BAMBOO
Cozy Earth Bamboo duvet
Starting at $320
Recommended by: Tony Klespis, reviewer of accessories at Mattress Clarity, who states: “It’s more of a luxurious choice, but because it’s also made of bamboo, I really enjoy the Cozy Earth Bamboo duvet. Again, bamboo is just a really great option for warm sleepers and Cozy Earth’s duvet has two thickness and fluffiness options to choose from – standard and extra and the standard duvet isn’t super thick.”
Have to know: Asked Oprah Bamboo panels from Cozy Earth on her list of favorite things in 2018, calling them “the softest ever.” This duvet is also made from the brand’s breathable and moisture-wicking bamboo.
BEST COOLING SILK BLANKET
Kailu Heritage duvet
Recommended by: Ben Trapskin, Founder of SleepSherpa.com, who says, “This is a silk duvet that’s incredibly breathable yet cozy. Silk conforms to your body better than cotton, down or wool, so there are no air pockets, resulting in a more even body temperature. And silk is also a surprisingly breathable material that’s great for temperature regulation so you don’t get too hot or too cold.”
Have to know: This duvet has won the 2021 Healthy Sleep Awards for Best Duvet by Women’s Health magazine and has been named Best Luxury Duvet by them women health in their list of the 12 Best Cooling Blankets of 2021.
BEST AFFORDABLE COOLING FLOAT
Layla Down Alternative Duvet
Starting at $179
Recommended by: Logan Foley, sleep science coach and senior editor at SleepFoundation.org, who notes that: “I struggle with allergies, so having a duvet that is free of goose or duck feathers is crucial for me. The Layla duvet is made of lightweight and breathable cotton that will keep you cool. I use mine as a bed insert with an organic cotton duvet cover over it. The Layla duvet has fasteners on all four corners, which keeps it in place and spreads evenly.”
Have to know: It was voted the most comfortable alternative down duvet by The Sleep Foundation.
BEST COOLING WEIGHTED BLANKET
Silk and snow weighted blanket
Starting at $210
Recommended by: Laura Georgieff, reviewer at Non-Biased Reviews, who says, “Because it’s knotted with bulky knits, it lets all the air through and keeps the sleeper nice and cool all night. I love natural cotton for its breathable and moisture-wicking properties, which will keep even a sweaty sleeper dry and cool.”
Have to know: AskMen.com named this blanket one of their best blankets for Fall 2021.
BEST COOLING RUG
100% premium Australian cool wool plush blanket
Starting at $299
Recommended by: Kelly Murray, sleep coach who says: “When it comes to duvets and duvets for warm sleepers, wool is the way to go. This may sound counterintuitive at first, but wool is actually one of the most dynamic natural textiles in the world. Wool is naturally moisture wicking, which helps control moisture and moisture to keep you from overheating. It’s also insulating and breathable at the same time, making it the perfect compromise duvet for those with bed partners who might get cold,” says Murray. A self-proclaimed heavy sleeper, Murray recommends using this wool blanket with the wool topper as the combination improves her sleep.
Have to know: Only two fibers are used in the construction of this duvet; premium Australian wool and tencel from eucalyptus trees. This duvet is machine washable and can be tumble dried or dry cleaned.
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