The newest trend in bed in a box mattress brands is the weighted blanket. Popular for years, it seems like almost every bed in a box mattress brand either has one or is coming out with one. We wanted to list all of your options in one place to help you make an informed decision. Most weighted blankets are filled with glass beads.
Today’s weighted blankets are as much a lifestyle item as they are a blanket. You can find something for all ages and tastes. Check out our chart below to help you find the best weighted blanket for you!
Top 3 Weighted Blanket Benefits
How Much Should Your Blanket Weight?
When looking for a weighted blanket for comfort, think about the weight that you need. The recommendations are based on how much you weight. Here’s a general rule:
Kids: 10% of body weight plus 1-2lbs.
Adults: 10% of ideal body weight.
Weighted Blanket Comparison Chart
If you like more pressure then buy a heavier blanket. Here’s a chart that shows how to figure out the right amount of weight for you. Note, we may earn a commission when you shop through our links.
|Name Brand||Fabric/Weight(s)||Sizes/Colors||Sleep Trial/Warranty||Price||Buy|
|Bear Mattress||Microfiber/15 lbs||1 size/3 neutral colors||100 days/1 year||$120||Buy Now|
|Brooklyn Bedding||Cotton and minky 15/20||1 size/gray||30 days/1 year||$139 for 15lbs $149 for 20 lbs||Buy Now|
|Casper Weighted Blanket||Cotton/ 10, 15 or 20||1 size/navy||100 days/1 year||$169, $179, $189||Buy Now|
|Chilipad||Cotton/20 lbs||1 size/color||90 days/2 years||$299 - add heating/cooling $499||Buy Now|
|Eight||Microfiber 72” x 48”/15 lb||1 size/light gray||30 days||$300||Buy Now|
|Helix||Soft Fleece & Sheared Fabric/ 10, 15, 20||2 sizes/gray||100 days/1 year||$99, $105, $119||Buy Now|
|Layla||Mink-like fur+cotton/15, 20, 25||twin, queen, king/gray||120 days/5 year||$99, $129, $149||Buy Now|
|Nest Bedding||Fleece/cotton/15, 20, 25||twin/king/queen, light grey||-||$300||Buy Now|
|Nectar (made by BlanQuil™)||Cotton blanket + cover/ 15, 20||1 size/gray or blue||5 years||$159/$169||Buy Now|
|Purple||Minky/unclear||All bed sizes /4 colors||30 day trial||$89, $102, $116||Buy Now|
|Saatva||Organic cotton velvet/15, 25||2 sizes/graphite or taupe||45 days/1 year||$295 single/$395 king or queen||Buy Now|
|Sweet Zzz||Organic bamboo & cotton/10, 15, 20||2 sizes/blue or gray||50 days/5 years||$97/$118||Buy Now|
|Yaasa||hand-knitted/15, 20||Cream or grey||-||$249 (15 lb), $269 (20 lb)||Buy Now|
|Yogasleep||microfiber/ 12, 15, 20||Gray||101 nights||$99, $109, $119||Buy Now|
5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Weighted Blanket
We look at the following factors:
- Fabric type (so you have an idea of the feel and if it can be washed) – some weighted blankets have a removable cover too
- Sizes, some are more like a throw and others are made in sizes like twin, full, queen and king
- Price, including financing
Also look at the sleep trial and warranty.
Best Weighted Blankets For…
Best weighted blanket to cover your entire bed: Get a Purple + Gravity Weighted Blanket. Comes in king or queen.
Best Price Weighted Blanket: Get a Helix weighted blanket.
Best heating or cooling weighted blanket: Get a Chilipad
Most unique: The Yaasa hand knit weighted blanket
Best for anyone who is organic: Saavta’s GOTS certified 100% cotton weighted blanket
Best if you have money to spare and then some (are really hard core on your sleep and health numbers/data): Eight sleep weighted blanket
Do you have a weighted blanket? What’s your favorite brand? Leave a comment and let us know below.
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