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IKEA Bedding | $2 Pillows, Plus Linen, Lyocell, and Air-purifying Curtains

I was surprised too, but IKEA has some hidden treasures in the bedding department, including down, lyocell, and linen.

All You Need to Know in One Infographic: How to Choose Bedding

Depending on your budget and the quality of your sleep, choose the best bedding value for you

What Bedding Do Hotels Use? (And Why Does It Feel Nicer?)

Hotels prefer sheets made of cotton/polyester blends or 100% cotton; pillows or comforters filled with down or down alternative (polyester).

Lyocell. The Coolest Natural Fabric for Wear or Sleep

Lyocell is a natural fiber derived from wood pulp. It is far superior to cotton with its ability to absorb moisture, keeping you cool and dry. Likewise, it’s hypoallergenic and antimicrobial.

Cuddly Feet. Can You Wear Compression Socks to Bed?

There’s nothing wrong with wearing light compression socks to bed. However, (unless they are worn for a medical reason) any benefit will be minimal.

Can You Sleep on Top of an Electric Blanket? (And Other Questions)

A complete review of how to use heated bedding safely. Electric blankets and mattress pads are budget-friendly but are best used for pre-heating only.

Over Fifty Ways to Make Your Bedroom Cozy and Inviting

Create an inviting space where you can relax and look forward to curling up and falling asleep

Beware of Pokey Feather Quills in Your Pillows and Duvet

The four main reasons I prefer polyester-based down alternative to real down

Can a Duvet Cover be Used on a Comforter?

Use a duvet cover on a comforter to improve your décor and add protection, which can be easily removed and machine-washed as needed

How to Choose the Correct Weight of a Weighted Blanket

A recent trend in bedding is the addition of the weighted blanket. These blankets may give you the sense that you are being “hugged”. But what is the correct weight?

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