Weighted blankets have increased in popularity over the past year, and for a good reason. These blankets are filled with heavy materials to create pressure, and in return, can have a calming effect. There are quite a few benefits to these blankets. It is believed that weighted blankets help those with stress and anxiety, especially if it’s a cause of insomnia. They are also helpful for those suffering from sensory processing disorders and restless leg syndrome.
Gravity blankets’ focus is their weighted blankets, as opposed to other companies who are just adding it to their inventory. Created through a Kickstarter in 2017, their blankets range from 15 to 25 lbs. They also have a cooling weighted blanket option.
Casper’s weighted blanket is made with a cotton cover to keep you cool. Their blankets range from 10 to 20 pounds – they recommend purchasing one that is 10 % of your weight. Caper also offers a 100-day trial to see if it’s the right one for you.
Blanquil makes a variety of weighted blankets, including those for kids. These have removable covers to help the cleaning process.
This is the most affordable weighted blanket on the list and is available through Amazon. They also have numerous colors and sizes available.
Layla’s blanket is also more budget-friendly. It also has dual sides: one is plush, and one is cotton.
These weighted blankets differ from the rest of the ones on the list. They are made with a glass sand filler intertwined in the soft, responsibly farmed eucalyptus tree fabric.