The Best Tools for Better Sleep, According to Real Simple Editors

Courtenay Smith
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The Best Tools for Better Sleep, According to Real Simple Editors

We tried 65 pajamas, blankets, alarm clocks, and more to find 11 winners that can help you calmly and comfortably drift off.

Best Bedding

Bamboo Weighted Blanket

When several testers independently said, “This blanket was like a warm hug,” we knew we were onto something. “I love the look and feel of this blanket,” one reviewer told us. “It looks like an expensive quilt, and I really enjoyed the smooth, cool feel of the fabric.” Another reviewer had never used a weighted blanket before and found it eye-opening that it improved his sleep. The 15-pound weight was deemed just right, and the bamboo-viscose material wicked away moisture. Plus, the company donates 10 percent of sales to organizations helping people without homes—making this a feel-good purchase in more ways than one.