If you have a hard time sleeping, or if you wake up every morning feeling that you haven't rested properly and with various body parts in pain, then maybe you're not using the right pillow.
People often talk about good mattresses, but when it comes to sleeping, a good pillow and bed sheets are just as important- if not more- as a good mattress.
Whether because of a medical condition or humid temperatures, nobody likes sweating at night and waking up with a sweaty pillow. It's not pleasant and it's not healthy in the long run either.
Below, we have compiled the 14 best cooling pillowcases and sheets that can guarantee a sweat-free night's sleep. All you need to do is choose the ones that best accommodate your needs!
1. Perfect for all seasons: Luxear Cooling Pillowcase 2-pack $28
You may need a cooling pillowcase now, but you're not sure you're ready to give up a warmer feel when it's not that hot anymore. Well, the answer is here for you. The Luxear Cooling Pillowcase is ideal for warmer months with its cooling technology fabric that’ll feel cool and silky to the touch. At the same time, it can offer you a warmer feel if you turn it around, as on the other side it features a soft cotton fabric.
Reviewers have given this pillowcase 4.3 stars out of five, with most of them evaluating it as a 5-star product. Most of those who bought it commented that it is super soft and comfortable, while it is well-made and does not make any funny sounds when you move. "I never understood buying cooling pillows if you were just going to cover them up with pillowcase, this product helps solve that problem!" someone wrote.
2. Ideal for beauty treatment: Pure Silk Pillowcase $94.44-$116.74
If you are all for anti-aging treatments or someone who hates waking up with face creases and messed-up hair, then this pillowcase was made for you! It is made of silk, which means it is much less absorbent than most kinds of fabric, making sure your face creams will stay in place all night long.
With 4.6 out of 5 stars, this pillowcase seems to accommodate for the needs of even the most demanding consumer. Reviewers commented about the quality of the fabric and how it was a savior for those who can't tolerate most pillowcases on their sensitive skin. Several of them also found it worked great for their hair, too. The silk pillowcase prevents hair from knotting and tangling during the night, which is ideal for women.
3. Luxurious sweat-free sleeping: SHEEX- Original Performance Pillowcases (set of 2) $64
These pillowcases made of microfiber polyester and spandex are just what you need if you are looking for a good night's sleep that won't be disrupted due to temperature changes. This kind of fabric helps regulate body temperature, while it is highly breathable, and it has an ultra soft feel to the touch.
Their 4-star rating on Amazon is indicative of how good these pillowcases are. Most reviewers comment about how effective they are against hot sleeping, and they are happy with the fact that they wake up "not drenched in sweat"! Apart from that, what is also great about these pillowcases is that they are wash-resistant and they only get softer after every wash. They are specially designed not to pill or fade, which is an extra advantage they offer.
4. Eco-friendly option: Snuggle-Pedic Kool-Flow Bamboo Pillow Cover $20
If you're looking for a pillowcase that is both cooling and harmless towards the environment, then you should probably go for this bamboo pillow cover. Made of extra-breathable, machine-washable, and super durable material, there is nothing it can't offer you. One extra advantage is that it comes in five different sizes so it can fit from a kid's pillow to a full-body pillow.
With all these features it doesn't come as a surprise that reviewers have given it a 4.5-star rating, with about 800 of them giving it 5 stars. It is amazing how even people with chronic back and shoulder pain have found that using this pillowcase has helped them get a better sleep. It seems to be worth the try!
5. Dermatologists' choice: Alaska Bear Natural Silk Pillowcase $27.70
Made of 100% natural, hypoallergenic silk, this pillowcase is the perfect choice for those who have dry skin or wake up with frizzled hair. Cool to the touch and extra smooth, the Alaska Bear pillowcase is super breathable, which means it will never let you down during the night.
Its 4.6-star rating brings it to the top ten of cooling pillowcases, while reviewers can't stress enough how special this kind of fabric is, how beneficial it is for the skin and hair. "My hair is noticeably less fizzy and retains more moisture," someone wrote. "As for skin, I have noticed my face is even softer than before and appears smoother." What more can one ask from a pillow?
6. Vegan and cruelty free: COOP Home Goods Eden Pillow $69.99
Are you looking for a hypoallergenic pillow that is ideal for hot sleepers? Look no further! The perfect pillow for you is here and it's 100% vegan and cruelty free, among other amazing features.
It is made of a blend of bamboo-derived viscose rayon and polyester, which makes it extra breathable and soft. At the same time, it features a soft, gel-infused memory foam & microfiber fill blend, which offers the head complete support as needed.
The most impressive thing about this pillow is that the buyer has the opportunity to return it and get a refund if they are not happy with it after 100 nights. Seriously- who would offer that option if they weren't completely sure about the quality of their product? Reviewers agree that it's one of the best pillows out there and have given it a 4.5 out of 5 rating.
7. Silky smooth bed sheets: Mellanni Bed Sheet Set $25-$33
These amazing bed sheets can guarantee that every morning you will be waking up refreshed and full of energy instead of sweaty and more tired than when you went to bed the previous night. They are made of high quality brushed microfiber that allows the sheets to last longer than common bed sheets. The manufacturer is in fact so confident about their product that they offer a full refund if the buyer is not happy with it and wishes to return it for any reason.
It's no coincidence that more than 55k reviewers have given these sheets a 5-star rating, after all! All of them seem to agree on the fact that these sheets are super soft and well made. They also comment about how breathable they are, making one's sleep more comfortable and sparing you the morning sweaty sheets other kinds of fabric often give you.
8. Works well during both warm and cold months: Brooklinen Linen Core Sheet Set from $249
Casual, yet elegant, this bed sheet set is ideal not only for warmer months keeping your temperature low, but they are also cozy for colder nights during the winter. They are 100% linen, made of French and Belgian Flax, guaranteeing breathability.
Reviewers couldn't stress enough how comfortable these sheets are, one even mentioning that they'd never buy any other sheets again. "I sleep hot and always wanted to try linen sheets. Man, this was one of the most memorable things I have ever done," someone wrote.
These sheets definitely look like something worth giving a try!
9. A cooler version of silk: Bamboo Bed Sheet Set $35.97
This set of cooling bed sheets come in more than 15 different colors, which means one can definitely find one that best matches their bedroom colors- or, why not, mood!
They are 100% bamboo and designed to be super soft and light. They are anti-pilling and elastic to fit mattresses up to 15''. The fact that they are made of bamboo makes them hypoallergenic, thermoregulating, and, of course, eco-friendly.
With an average rating of 4.6 stars and more than 4.3k reviewers that gave them 5 stars, these sheets might be the answer to hot sleeping. Buyers that reviewed the product agreed that these sheets are soft and silky, while offering a nice cooling effect that is all you need during humid summer nights.
10. Safe for babies and children: Cool Supima $60
Made of 100% Supima cotton from California, these sheets can guarantee agood night's sleep both for adults and for children/babies.
Their 400 two-ply thread count and percale weave make them incredibly breathable, which is exactly what one wants during hot summer months. They also come in 14 different colors, which makes them even more appealing to the eye!
11. Egyptian cotton: Percale Sheet Set $109-$149
Lightweight and durable with a crisp finish, these Egyptian cotton bed sheets are just what you were looking for if you're into cooling sheets with a luxurious feel to them.
The set includes one fitted sheet and one pillowcase set, but it is likely once you hop into one of them, you'll go back and order several more sets. They come in six different sizes and six colors, all elegant and calming for the eye.
Some reviewers admitted that they were initially skeptic about whether the bed sheets were as good as they claimed to be, but eventually fell in love with them and wouldn't change them for any other kind of sheet!
12. Maximum sleeping comfort: Stratus Sheet Set $159
You can achieve maximum sleeping comfort with these soft yet durable sheets. Their material and design can guarantee minimum to no temperature fluctuations during the night, thanks to the Outlast® technology that has been used.
The set includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillow cases. They are also washing-machine friendly, which makes them even more attractive!
As for reviews? Almost 400 people have given them 5 stars, highlighting in their comments how cool the sheets are and how much they have helped them stay cool on summer nights!
13. Make the bed easily with these comfy cooling sheets: True Temp™ Sheet Set $159.99
The special design of these sheets makes them fit like a dream on your mattress, while keeping them securely in place. At the same time, they use 37.5 technology to keep whoever sleeps on them cool and sweat-free while they are resting.
This combination of comfort and amazing fit makes these sheets ideal for anyone who is tired of waking up all sweaty at night or struggle with sheets that constantly pop off!
Reviewers have loved them too since 2500 people have given them a 5-star rating. The fact that they are thick yet soft, and crisp at the same time has everyone going crazy about them!
14. Keeping you cool: Chateau Home Collection's Egyptian Cotton Set of 2 Standard Pillowcases $22.41
Egyptian cotton ensures breathability and helps you sleep without annoying temperature changes during the night. These pillow cases are ideal for those who need a couple more pillows to be comfy in their sleep, while at the same time they want to make sure that extra fabric around them won't make them feel hot at night.
People who have bought them seem to have loved them. "There is an ever so slight sheen which makes them smooth as you move under them, without being in anyway slippery. The material feels rich and full of quality, " someone wrote.
It is understandable to be a little confused now that you have all this information at hand. Take your time, examine all the options and we are sure you will end up buying the best cooling sheet and pillowcase for your needs!
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Source: Nest Bedding, Real Simple, Bustle, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Prevention
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