Amazon's No. 1 weighted blanket is up to 40 percent off — shoppers are 'falling asleep faster, sleeping much better'

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This weighted blanket makes counting sheep easy. (Photo: Amazon)
This weighted blanket makes counting sheep easy. (Photo: Amazon)

When winter comes and there's a chill in the air, we all want to make like bears and hunker down in our cozy beds. So when you're looking for a gift for someone you really care about, why not give them a gift that brings some coziness and rest to their life? A weighted blanket is a perfect choice.

Weighted blankets work basically the way a swaddle does for newborns by using pressure to reduce stress and bring about a feeling of calmness.  

Tens of thousands of reviewers recommend sleeping under a YnM Weighted Blanket, which is Amazon’s No. 1 bestselling weighted blanket. And guess what? Right now some styles are an unbelievable 40 percent off! It comes in 21 colors and 14 different sizes and weights, starting at $45 with the on-page coupon. 

The innermost layer is made of hypoallergenic premium glass beads, which imitate the feeling of a warm hug while you doze off.

“This is the BEST purchase I have ever made,” wrote a delighted reviewer. “I have been an insomniac for years and have never successfully been treated. Even with many doctor's appointments and medications. NOTHING worked! On top of that I have RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome). I thought I would give this blanket a try...I have had my blanket for three days and I have been basically sleeping in a coma-like state!!! It is the soundest and best sleep I have ever had in my life.”

$50 $84 at Amazon

Warning: Unfold it or it may crush you! Just kidding... (Photo: Amazon)
Ground yourself with the No. 1 bestselling weighted blanket. (Photo: Amazon)

Quality sleep for less

Bedding — especially good bedding — is notoriously expensive. A blanket that can do double-duty as a comforter, a duvet, a throw or just as an added layer on your bed can run well into the triple digits, so take advantage of the sale and grab this multipurpose blanket while it’s marked down.

Don’t just go ahead and get the heaviest blanket available. For the most comfortable experience, opt for one that’s roughly 10 percent of your body weight. For example, a 15-pound blanket is best for someone that’s 150 pounds.

The YnM weighted blanket has an average 4.6-star rating and over 35,000 perfect five-star reviews! Sizes range from a five-pound option meant for kids to a 30-pound blanket for adults weighing around 300 pounds. Several sizes are on sale (use the on-page coupon), but we're eyeing the 38 percent off deal on the 15-pounder.

$50 $84 at Amazon

Great for keeping kids from floating away, too. (Photo: Amazon)
Keeps kids from floating away, too. (Photo: Amazon)

Soothes you to sleep

Weighted blankets help to ground you and better get you to sleep. This is beneficial for both children and adults. 

“My 8-year-old was having trouble sleeping and this has helped almost instantly! He has ADHD and struggles with sleep,” a five-star reviewer wrote. “This blanket has been a lifesaver. He now wakes up happier and sleeps through the night. When he does wake up he falls back asleep quickly. Great price and wonderful quality blanket. I would highly recommend this if you have an anxiety-ridden child who loves that deep pressure and seeks it.”

The multipurpose blanket can be used in any way you choose: as a comforter, as a living room throw, and, if you want to get creative, it can easily be placed in a duvet with matching dimensions. This way, you won’t have to get rid of the bedspread you love to reap all the benefits of a weighted blanket.

"I've always slept poorly, had a lot of nightmares, and tossed and turned a lot at night. But not anymore," said a happy customer. "This blanket has been a GAME CHANGER. The glass beads keep the blanket feeling cool despite the weight and it feels like a nice hug that keeps you tight and comfortable all night long. I'm 150 lbs and ordered the 17lb blanket because I wanted a little extra weight. It doesn't feel suffocating at all...I checked my Fitbit a few times to compare sleep quality and I am getting a lot more REM sleep, falling asleep faster, and sleeping much better... It'll change your life."

$50 $84 at Amazon

Finally have something pleasant weighing on you while you try to sleep. (Photo: Amazon)
Finally have something pleasant weighing on you while you try to sleep. (Photo: Amazon)

Cool comfort

Made from breathable cotton and cooling bamboo, the YnM blanket soothes and regulates temperature, along with providing comfort.

“I love this blanket,” one enthused shopper wrote. “The cotton duvet cover is cool and comfortable (I sleep with a fan even in the winter), even with the weight of the blanket. The weight is perfect. This blanket has helped me relax enough to fall asleep faster and helps me stay asleep longer than I have for months.”

$50 $84 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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