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The Best Weighted Blankets For a Stress-Free Night of Sleep

SPY — Brenlyn D'Amore

Weighted blankets are a lot less expensive than therapy and can have similar comforting effects.If you suffer from insomnia or anxiety, weighted blankets are known to provide comfort and help induce the sleep process. Some describe sleeping with a weighted blanket as the feeling of being wrapped up in a big hug. When buying a weighted blanket you want to make sure it weighs around 10% of your body weight. You want it to be heavy enough to provide comfort but not too heavy to where you feel uncomfortable.

We’ve chosen the top three highest reviewed weighted blankets that will have you counting down the minutes till you can curl up in your nice, cozy bed.

 

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1. Quility Premium Adult Weighted Blanket

The Quility Premium Adult Weighted blanket is comforting like a weighted blanket and super soft and cozy like a quilt. It comes in a variety of sizes ranging from 5-25 pounds.  This weighted blanket is made with a 7 layer design that ensures there is no spillage of the millions of micro glass beads that make up the weight of the blanket. The 100% cotton outer layer provides breathable comfort so you won’t get too hot when using the blanket. This is a great blanket to use as a bed cover or to nap with on the couch.

PROS: Super soft cover included

CONS: Some reviewers claim weight can distribute unevenly.

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Buy: Quility Premium Adult Weighted Blanket $129.70

  

2. ZonLi Weighted Blanket

The ZoniLi Weighted Blanket is a cotton duvet cover that comes weighted. It’s easy to use and easy to clean. The Zoni blanket is made with a 2 layer microfiber interior that prevents the glass beads from leaking. This blanket is made with tighter squares that evenly distributes the weight across the whole blanket. This blanket is known to help people with sleep problems fall asleep quicker, and stay asleep longer.

PROS: Good quality, easy to clean.

CONS: Some reviewers claim it can flatten out over time.

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Buy: ZonLi Weighted Blanket $64.90

  

3. YnM Weighted Blanket

The YnM Weighted Blanket can be used with duvets or as a duvet. It’s made with 7 layers of material that form and shape to your body while you sleep. YnM states their blankets are made with more glass beads and less fiber fill that provides for better temperature control. Each individual compartment of the blanket has glass beads sewn into place to prevent uneven weight distribution and noise from movement while you sleep.

PROS: Glass beads are sewn into place.

CONS: Only comes in neutral colors.

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Buy: YnM Weighted Blanket $59.90