No matter how many hours of sleep you get, it's hard to wake up feeling rested when your nose is stuffy and your throat feels like you dry-swallowed a pinecone. If you have allergies, the best hypoallergenic comforters might just improve your quality of sleep tenfold. Not only are they more resistant to common allergens like dust mites and mold spores, but some of them even stand up to wrinkles, fading, germs, and overheating.
While the best down comforters might be luxurious and fluffy, some people experience itchy red eyes, irritated skin, a runny nose, and a dry throat when exposed to goose feathers. According to a study from the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, some materials work better when it comes to blocking dust mites and allergens. The tighter-knit ones tend to offer more relief, while porous and loosely-knit fabrics allow dust mites through.
These comforters use allergen-blocking fabrics and hypoallergenic fillers that reviewers say improve their breathing and help their coughing. You can find options for hot sleepers, cold sleepers, people who prefer quiet fabrics, and people who want the option to wash their blankets in hot water. Best of all, almost all of them are available through Amazon Prime, so if you're a member, you could be getting the best sleep of your life in less than two days.
1. This Hypoallergenic Comforter That Is Super Popular On Amazon
With more than 4,000 reviews, you know the Utopia Bedding down-alternative comforter is fluffy, soft, warm, and breathable. However, the best part for people with allergies is the hypoallergenic barrier that protects against dust mites and mildew. It's also machine-washable and made with quality features (like box-stitching to keep the filling from shifting or clumping) and materials that stand up to everyday wear.
2. This Bamboo Comforter That's Not Only Hypoallergenic But Antimicrobial Too
Made with a combination of bamboo and microfiber, this Zen Bamboo luxury comforter is hypoallergenic and resistant to stains, fades, and wrinkles. And since one study proved that bamboo is antimicrobial, it could also help fight germs. "I naturally have really bad allergies and can't stand when I order a product and they say it's hypoallergenic and it's not," wrote one reviewer. "This product gave me zero issues with allergies...Comfortable as well."
This comforter comes in six colors (white, ivory, navy, gray, and sage), three sizes (twin, full, and king), and features box-stitching to keep the filling place.
3. This Breathable Technology For People Who Sweat At Night
In addition to hypoallergenic materials, the Climabalance lightweight comforter might just be the most technologically advanced cooling blanket you ever own. It uses adjustable mesh baffles, careful ventilation, and proven ClimaBalance technology to transport heat and humidity three times faster than your average comforter. That means that your body temperature stays balanced and you stay cool and sweat-free all night.
4. This Quilt That You Can Wash In Hot Water To Clean Off Germs And Mites
Unlike many blankets, this polyester quilt can stand up to being washed in hot water — no gentle cycle required. This allows you to give it the deep clean that's required to get rid of dust and mites. It's also hypoallergenic, comes preshrunk and pre-washed, and has finely stitched threads that hold up well to cleaning. And don't worry, if white doesn't go with your color scheme, this blanket comes in four other colors.
5. This Luxurious Silk Blanket That's Cooling As Well As Allergy-Free
Wrapped in cotton and filled with actual long-strand mulberry silk, this Silk Camel comforter is a great source of relief for those with allergies and rheumatism. It's naturally resistant to bugs, mites, mildew, and mold, and it's insanely lightweight and cooling for hot sleepers or summer months. No wonder reviewers have given it five stars: "It is extremely light and very comfortable to sleep with.…the best experience: NO allergies!"
6. This Two-Color, Cloud-Like Comforter That's Reversible
This hypoallergenic blanket is designed to be gorgeous with or without a duvet. It's made with down-alternative filling that stays in place thanks to the box-stitching, and has a dual-color scheme that lends itself to being reversible. Or, if you prefer a duvet, you'll appreciate the piped edges and four corner tabs that help anchor your comforter cover. Either way, your bed will look pristine. It comes in eight sizes and three color combinations.
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