These cool-blanket picks will still provide all the benefits that weighted blankets have to offer.

By Nicole Bradley
February 13, 2019
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Everyone you know is buying a weighted blanket. While the science is still out on whether weighted blankets help you sleep better, it's clear that, anecdotally at least, plenty of people love them and use them for just that.

However, there are people that "run hot" and for them, it'd be nice to reap the benefits of weighted blankets without waking up in a pool of sweat. Luckily, there are a few cool-blanket options out there for comfort-seekers who'd like to enjoy weighted blankets without roasting.

If you're a first-time weighted blanket user, Coolmax gives a few tips on making the most of your experience. The company recommends cocooning under the blanket and relaxing your muscles. As you're relaxing, notice how the pressure feels on your body, slowly making your way up from your feet, to your knees, to your torso, to your shoulders.

Coolmax's 15-pound cooling blanket is the ultimate get-sleep-while-staying-cool weighted blanket. The full-size blanket's fabric has a super silky and cool feel to it—think of the flip side of your pillow. The blanket's design is what makes it unique: the fabric transports moisture away from the body to keep you cool and dry for a no-sweat sleep. ALL while giving you every benefit that weighted blankets have to offer.

Buy It: Coolmax Weighting Comforts Blanket, $269, Amazon

BlanQuil has another cool-blanket option. The company's weighted blanket weighs in at 15 pounds comes in 5 different colors: Grey, Smokey Grey, Navy, Taupe, and White Frost. Like Coolmax, BlanQuil's weighted blanket is made from quick-dry and breathable fabric so you can stay cool and calm throughout the night and wake up fully rested. This specific blanket is three-quarter size—a smidge smaller than a full-size blanket.

Buy It: BlanQuil Chill Cooling Weighted Blanket, $249, Amazon

What makes the weighted blankets from YnM stand out is that they're made from bamboo! The 300 thread count of bamboo viscose feels cool to the touch, but not cold enough to be uncomfortable to sleep under. Kiss the night sweats goodbye and cozy up with this cool weighted blanket, weighing 25 pounds and fit for a king bed.

Buy It: YnM Cooling Weighted Blanket, $359, Amazon

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