The Best Weighted Blankets on Amazon

Weighted blankets help stimulate pressure points to naturally improve mood and relaxation. Add one of these luxe covers to your home and start reaping the benefits.

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April 30, 2020

Weighted blankets have been the hottest thing in bedding for a few years and at this point, a lot of people you know probably use one and swear by it. From easing insomnia to reducing anxiety and stress levels, weighted blankets can help address an array of health problems common in adults, kids and even pets. These heavy blankets, typically ranging from about five to 25 pounds, are designed based on deep touch pressure stimulation, which helps release serotonin in the brain to help you feel calm. This ultimately leads to a better night's sleep and a general feeling of next-day restfulness.

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Depending on the style, size and weight you choose, weighted blankets can cost anywhere from $50 to $300. We combed through Amazon to find the best weighted blankets in a variety of price ranges. Check out our top picks below that are all under $170, based on a 15-pound weight option.


This weighted blanket features advanced quilting technology with bold stitching in each pocket to ensure long-lasting durability. Thirty-percent more glass beads and soft fiberfill are evenly sewn inside each pocket, too, to avoid glass bead leaks over time. The blanket itself is made of breathable, 100-percent cotton material, which helps maintain steady body temperature throughout the night. The blanket and duvet cover are sold separately, but the blanket's honeycomb design makes it look just as lovely on its own.

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It's hard for us to resist a weighted blanket called the CuddleBug. This soft, breathable "anxiety blanket" uses glass beads instead of poly pellets that traditionally don't distribute evenly. This blanket is also suitable for all weather conditions and even works great on a couch, chair or lounger.

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This five- to 20-pound weighted blanket comes with its own duvet-style cover and is available in five stylish colors: red, navy, plum, teal and rose. The washable cover features minky dots which allow for a tactile, extra comfortable sleep. As one of the lighter-weight gravity blankets, it's a great choice for kids who might be experiencing insomnia or anxiety.

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These gravity blankets are available in a wide variety of colors and weights ranging from five pounds to 25 pounds. The company recommends that you choose one that is 10 percent of your total body weight, so a 100-pound person would choose a 10-pound blanket. This blanket also features an extra liner to avoid any leakage of the beads. However, you will need to purchase a duvet for this one separately.

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"I've been sleeping like a baby with this blanket," says one happy Amazon reviewer. This weighted blanket comes as a set with the cooling blanket and a breathable cotton duvet cover. It also includes eight ribbons to keep the blanket and duvet in place. Both pieces are made with luxurious organic cotton and come in two hues and weights: frost grey and sky white in seven- or 15-pound options.

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This weighted blanket also comes with an ultra-soft cotton duvet cover to preserve the life of the gravity blanket itself. It's designed to provide you with "deep pressure touch," which ends up feeling like a big hug. Plus, it comes in a variety of weights, from five pounds to 30 pounds, so you can find the perfect match. "This blanket is amazing. I've tried a few other weighted blankets and this one takes the cake," says one happy Amazon reviewer.

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"Sleeping in this thing is like being hugged by a tame Bengal tiger," says one well-rested reviewer. Need we say more? This luxury weighted blanket comes in a set with a breathable and plush minky cover to protect the heavy blanket. It's available in a variety of weights (10- to 30-pound options) and uses heavy glass beads to ensure even distribution.

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Available in 12-, 15- and 20-pound options, this soft weighted blanket is made from natural cotton fibers. It features a tight quilted design which ensures that the filling stays evenly distributed and doesn't move around throughout the night. One happy reviewer says, "I'm experiencing a deep sleep that has eluded me for years." We'll take it!

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