When it comes to getting a better night's sleep, there are many tricks you can try to sleep more deeply. But nothing — not even the most technologically advanced eyewear on the planet — will work if you continually wake up drenched in sweat. Fortunately, the best cooling bed sheets can help sweaty sleepers wake up feeling fresher.
Whether you live in an apartment where the heat is kept at a balmy 98 degrees at all times, reside in the most humid place on earth (I'm looking at you, Florida), or simply have a high body temperature and are so smoking hot that you require cooler sleeping arrangements, the solution might just be bed sheets that stay crisp and cool, even when you're not.
Cool bed sheets are made with natural fibers that are breathable and can prevent perspiration or feature moisture-wicking fabrics that whisk your sweat away faster than you can produce it — so you'll stay dry through the night. Considering that the ideal temperature for sleep is between 60 and 67 degrees, it stands to reason that sleeping with sheets that keep you cool can make your bed feel less like a sauna is a very good idea.
These 10 amazing cooling bed sheets will help stop you from overheating, so you can get a better night's sleep.
1. Eco-Friendly, Soft Bamboo Sheets
Bamboo is one of the most breathable and lightweight fabrics, and these bamboo bed sheets won't disappoint when it comes to providing luxuriously plush and soft sheets that feel like a feather over the body. These sheets, which come in Full, Queen, King, and Split King sizes, are hypoallergenic, stain-resistant, and won't wrinkle in the dryer. Choose from 12 shades that include chocolate, burgundy, gold, and goes-with-everything neutrals.
The bamboo fiber sheets are eco-friendly, durable, and won't weigh you down on hot nights.
2. Moisture-Wicking Sheets With A 1500-Thread Count
If you perspire a lot at night, these moisture-wicking sheets, made with smart fabric can actually absorb your sweat fast so that you don't feel wet and sticky (which is a surefire way to lose sleep). These breathable 1500-thread count sheets feature deep pockets and are anti-pill, anti-microbial for sensitive skin, and will be free of wrinkles when you pull them out of the dryer — no annoying ironing necessary.
Reviewers who have night sweats say these sheets do such an amazing job of keeping them cool and comfortable that they can't recommend them enough. They come in 18 shades that include rich colors like eggplant, chocolate, and sage green.
3. Microfiber Bed Sheets For A Cooler Night's Sleep
Here's the deal with microfiber bed sheets: if you're a fan of the fabric and don't mind its slightly rough texture, you already know that it's one highly breathable material that holds more moisture than cotton and is incredibly durable. This four-piece bed sheet set, which comes in 37 shades and fit every bed size from Twin XL to California King, won't fade, shrink, stain, or wrinkle and is hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial.
Thanks to a microfiber blend, these sheets are soft, thin, and reviewers say they have a "silky cool feeling" and are "soft to the touch."
4. Temperature Regulated Bamboo Viscose Sheets
These temperature regulated 100 percent bamboo viscose sheets are cool when you're hot and warm when you're cold (it's almost as if they can read your mind). They're made with viscose from bamboo and each set provides a flat sheet, fitted sheet with 18-inch pockets, and two standard pillowcases.
These sheets are soft, eco-friendly, and have natural wicking abilities. One reviewer says these keep her cooler than cotton sheets, while another calls them the "softest, most incredible sheets."
5. Microfiber Bed Sheets That Are Softer Than Egyptian Cotton
Backed by a lifetime warranty, the Cosy House Collection luxury queen bed sheets are woven with an ultra-tight knit which makes them more durable and breathable than traditional cotton to help keep you cool all night long. With a 16-inch pocket that makes it ideal for deep mattresses, these sheets are made from premium double-brushed microfiber that leaves them feeling smooth and soft while also being stain and wrinkle-resistant. “I was looking into getting 100 percent Egyptian cotton sheets, but I read about these sheets and thought I would give them a try,” one Amazon reviewer wrote. “I like how cool and soft these sheets are…I’m glad I went with these because they aren’t too heavy or too thin for my liking.”
6. Microfiber Sheets That Keep Moisture Out
A highly rated Amazon bestselling item, Mellani bed sheets are made with 1800-thread count 100 percent brushed microfiber fabric that is both breathable and effective at keeping moisture (and dust mites and allergens) at bay. These hypoallergenic sheets stay cool throughout the night and come in an array of interesting colors like hot pink, persimmon, and coral.
Reviewers say these thin sheets are smooth, silky, and "won't stick to you like other sheets will do."
7. These Extra Soft Sheets That Are Breathable
These cooling sheets are microfiber for an extra soft and comfortable slumber — and they're also super breathable and cooling, making them ideal for hot nights. Another bonus: these are made a little larger than traditional sheets, so they'll never pop off the mattress.
8. Percale Sheets That Are Cool To The Touch
Don't be fooled by a higher thread count — this doesn't always translate to cooler sheets. These 300-thread count percale sheets are perfect if you sweat or get hot at night because they're made with breathable cotton that stays cool to the touch. Percale sheets are a little stiffer than your standard microfiber sheets, but the upside to that is that they won't cling to your body as you sleep. They're lightweight, cool, crisp, and reviewers say they last a long time.
9. Microfiber Polyester Sheets That Stay Cool Through The Night
These microfiber sheets are made with moisture-wicking CoolMax fabric that keeps you cool and dry while you sleep. The set comes with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, and it's available in several sizes and colors to fit any bed and decor.
10. These Organic Cotton Sheets That Get Softer Each Wash
These bed sheets are 100 percent cotton, meaning they are warm in the winter and cooler in the summer. They're also organic and completely non-toxic, they're naturally hypoallergenic, and they get softer with each wash. Reviewers love how soft and breathable they are.
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