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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 all year round with these temperature-regulating linens.
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Are you someone that can't stay cool throughout the night no matter what the temperature is outside? It may be time to turn to cooling sheets. Sustainable, airy fabrics like silk, eucalyptus, bamboo, organic cotton, and other plant-based materials absorb moisture and fend off those flashes of heat. "High quality fibers act as natural temperature regulators, making sheets cool and breathable in the summer, and warm and insulating in the winter," says Penny Murphy, the president of Pioneer Linens.

While some fabrics are naturally cooling, certain designs and styles of weaving also help regulate body temperature if you're a hot sleeper. "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 people that live in warm climates—or if you're simply someone that runs hot.

To help you find a great set of cooling bedding, we're sharing sheets that are breathable, lightweight, and made from materials that will keep you comfortable all night long.

Top Picks

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Buffy Breeze Sheet Set

From $149, buffy.com

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. 

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Boll & Branch Signature Hemmed Sheet Set

From $228, bollandbranch.com

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.

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West Elm Silky Tencel Sheet Set and Pillowcases

From 145, westelm.com

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.

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Parachute Percale Sheet Set

From $129, parachute.com

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

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Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale Sheets

From $168, coyuchi.com

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.

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Slumber Cloud Essential Sheet Set

From $159, slumbercloud.com

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.

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Pottery Barn SleepSmart Temperature Regulating Sheet Set

From $169, potterybarn.com

These aptly-named linens incorporate active volcanic minerals to wick away moisture and help stabilize your body temperature at a comfortable 37.5 degrees Celsius (that's 99.5 degrees Fahrenheit, in case you were wondering) throughout the night.

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Sijo AiryWeight Eucalyptus Sheet Set

From $145, sijo.com

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.

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Sheex Arctic Aire Max Sheet Set

From $230, sheex.com

Made from naturally hypoallergenic fibers, this softer than silk sheet set was designed to wick away moisture and keep you cool throughout the night. The tencel lyocell fibers have submicroscopic channels that help regulate absorption and reduce the growth of bacteria on your sheets. 

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Luxome Luxury Sheet Set

From $125, luxome.com

This is the highest thread count of any bamboo viscose sheets you'll find. The luxurious set has wicking and thermal-regulating properties that not only keep you cooler in the summer but also keep you warmer in the winter—a year round win. 

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Brooklinen Classic Core Sheet Set

From $139, brooklinen.com

Cool and crisp, Brooklinen's percale set is formulated with a a breathable 270 thread count weave that is perfect for hot sleepers. Made from long-staple cotton, the brand uses strong yarns that yield hotel-quality smooth and soft sheets.  

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Mellanni Sheet Set

From $46.97, amazon.com

These silky soft sheets are made from microfiber material that works to keep you from overheating while you sleep The easy to care for set is built to last—it's fade, stain, shrink, and wrinkle resistant. 

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Bedsure Bamboo Cooling Sheets

From $33.99, amazon.com

Constructed from 100 percent organic bamboo material, these highly rated sheets have extra-cooling and moisture-wicking capabilities. The fabric is soft to the touch and ultra-breathable, making for a great night's sleep.