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Are You a Hot Sleeper? These Cooling Sheet Sets Could Help You Get a Better Night's Rest

Beat the nighttime heat with these temperature-regulating linens.
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Getting under the covers during the summer season isn't always a comfortable experience. High temperatures and humid days can result in tossing and turning all night as your body attempts to beat the heat. You might assume that buying portable fans and cranking up the air conditioning are your best defenses against summer weather, but did you know certain kinds of sheet sets can also help you stay cool? Sustainable, airy fabrics like silk, eucalyptus, bamboo, organic cotton, and other plant-based materials absorb moisture and fend off those flashes of heat. Penny Murphy, the president of Pioneer Linens, notes that, "High quality fibers act as natural temperature regulators, making sheets cool and breathable in the summer, and warm and insulating in the winter."

While some fabrics are naturally cooling, certain iterations' designs and styles of weaving also help regulate body temperature during the summer. "Percale is a type of textile weave that affects the way fabric feels," says Erum N. Ilyas, MD, MBE, FAAD, a dermatologist and functional textile expert. Usually 100-percent cotton, percale's construction utilizes a criss-cross weave, making the fabric lightweight and very breathable. "These kinds of sheets are ideal for those who live in warm, humid climates and during the summer months," Ilyas adds. Here, we've rounded up our favorite percale and plant-based sheets to help you stay cool all summer long, wherever you live.

Top Picks

Hansleep Bamboo Sheets Set in White
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Hansleep

Bamboo fiber absorbs sweat and helps regulate body temperature, making your bed a better place to be. What's more, this luxurious fabric is as soft as silk, odor- and stain-resistant, and ideal for those with sensitive skin.

Shop Now: Hansleep Bamboo Sheets Set in White, from $43.99, amazon.com.

Buffy Eucalyptus Sheets in Light Gray
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Buffy

Made from 100-percent eucalyptus fiber, these hypoallergenic sheets are breathable and feel cool-to-the-touch against your skin. Each sustainable sheet set is also colored with plant-based dye.

Shop Now: Buffy Eucalyptus Sheets in Light Gray, from $168, buffy.co.

Molecule Percale Performance Sheets in Ivory
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Molecule

This percale weave utilizes temperature-regulating fabric to keep your skin dry and sweat-free, even on the hottest of evenings. Some more bonuses? The light, airy fabric is wrinkle-resistant and helps prevent bacterial growth each time it wicks away moisture.

Shop Now; Molecule Percale Performance Sheets in Ivory, from $119, onmolecule.com.

Boll & Branch Signature Hemmed Sheet Set
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Boll & Branch

These organic cotton bed linens are bestsellers thanks to their lightweight feel and signature fabric weave, which helps to keep you cool under the covers. An extra bonus? They're Fair Trade Certified and an eco-friendly add to your home.

Shop Now: Boll & Branch Signature Hemmed Sheet Set in Eucalyptus, from $168, bollandbranch.com.

West Elm Silky TENCEL™ Sheet Set & Pillowcases
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West Elm

Enjoy the super soft feel of botanical fibers when you sleep on these hypoallergenic textiles. If you start sweating in the middle of the night, the plant-based material will absorb moisture to help regulate your body temperature.

Shop Now: West Elm Silky TENCEL™ Sheet Set & Pillowcases in Glass Blue, from $44.99, westelm.com.

Parachute Percale Sheet Set
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Parachute

This percale set, made in Portugal, is crafted with Egyptian cotton and offers the breathable, cooling sensation that the percale weave is known for.

Shop Now: Parachute Percale Sheet Set in White, from $109, parachutehome.com.

Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale Sheets in Aegean
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Coyuchi

A crumpled texture gives these sheets a stylish aesthetic and ultra-soft feel. This percale is crafted from organic cotton fabric that has been purposefully spun and woven to create breathable, easily washable linen.

Shop Now: Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale™ Sheets in Aegean, from $38, coyuchi.com.

Slumber Cloud Essential Sheet Set
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Slumber Cloud

Warm, humid weather can complicate a night's sleep, leaving you uncomfortable, sticky, and overheated. This pastel-hued cotton sheet set is lightweight and designed with temperature-regulating fibers.

Shop Now: Slumber Cloud Essential Sheet Set in Blush, from $179, slumbercloud.com.

Pottery Barn SleepSmart Temperature Regulating Sheet Set
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Pottery Barn

These aptly-named linens incorporates active volcanic minerals to wick away moisture and help stabilize your body temperature at a comfortable 37.5 degrees Celsius throughout the night.

Shop Now: Pottery Barn SleepSmart™ Temperature Regulating Sheet Set in Platinum, from $139, potterybarn.com.

Sijo Eucalyptus Sheet Set
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Sijo

With a luxurious softness similar to silk, these eucalyptus sheets are hypoallergenic, antimicrobial, and more sustainably-produced than other bedding. The plant-based fabric helps combat humidity for a cooling sleep experience.

Shop Now: Sijo Eucalyptus Sheet Set in Forest, from $165, sijohome.com.