Struggling to catch up on zzz's after Daylight Saving Time? Sleep Week is here to help. From editor-tested bedding and slumber-friendly products to bed cleaning hacks, we've got everything you could ever need to up your sleep game. Happy snoozing.
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Need a hug? Quite frankly, given the state of the world, so do we. But since coronavirus concerns might prevent you from hugging your loved ones, maybe it's best to look at another option for comfort. Cue Brooklinen's new line of weighted comforters, which is making its grand debut today!
It's a scientific fact that pressure therapy — that is, applying pressure around your body as if you're being hugged or swaddled like a baby — can induce a sense of calmness, helping with conditions like anxiety, ADHD, and autism. So if you're feeling a little stressed out by life right now, you can always wrap yourself up in a weighted comforter to ease yourself into blissful sleep.
The comforters range in size from twin to California king, weighing 15 to 35 pounds. They also range in price from $249 to $419. (Note: your weighted blanket should be around 10% of your total body weight for the best effect.) They have a sateen cotton shell, an interior layer comprised of glass microbeads for weight, and they loop to connect to any duvet you'd like.
You can shop the full collection here.
Stefanie is a New York–based writer and editor. She has served on the editorial staffs of Architectural Digest, ARTnews, and Oyster.com, a TripAdvisor company, before setting out on her own as a freelancer. Her beats include architecture, design, art, travel, science, and history, and her words have appeared in Architectural Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, Popular Science, Mental Floss, Galerie, Jetsetter, and History.com, among others. In another life, she'd be a real estate broker since she loves searching for apartments and homes.