few of us Get enough sleep these days. There are many reasons for this, but if you need a new bed or a more relaxing sleeping environment, these Amazon Prime Day deals on mattresses, comfy comforters, and high-tech sleep gadgets might help.
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Update 7/12/2022: We removed the Avocado Green Organic Mattress and added the Casper Element Mattress, Homelabs Sunrise Siren, Casper Glow Light and Philips White & Color Hue Smart Bulb Kit.
we have tested a lot of mattress. Check out more of our favorites in Best Mattresses and Favorite Organic Mattresses. If you have young adults in your family, give them a good night’s sleep with our guide to the best tech cradles.
Nod is an Amazon-exclusive sub-brand of Tuft & Needle. Although our reviewer is a Tuft & Needle fan, we haven’t tested this particular model. This mix has 2 inches of soft foam on top, 1 inch of harder foam to reduce elasticity, a layer of 6 inches of pocket coils, a layer of spring coils, and an inch of base foam. Hybrid mattresses like these tend to be our preferred type of mattress because they combine the benefits of foam with traditional innersprings.
While we haven’t tested the Element, we have tested the Casper mattress and are extensive fans of the brand.Our favorite mattresses tend to be mixed with coil springs and foam, but this all-foam model consists of three layers of foam for comfort and support.
You have to put that mattress on something. Box springs provide support for the mattress and lift it to a more typical height, although you’ll still need a frame to lift it off the floor. Wrapped in dark chambray, this Casper spring box has an elegant look that blends in with a variety of bedroom decorating schemes.
enter code sleep 300 Check out for discounts. This is another deal that has continued since July 4th. Wired review editor Julian Chokkattu has slept on the mattress for about two months. The Tencel comforter adds pillow-like softness on top, but the entire bed feels relatively firm, he says. The edge support is very good and it seems to provide good support for the belly, back and side bolsters. These mattresses are handcrafted in the USA.
We didn’t ask any cats or dogs if this PetFusion bed eased their anxiety about the state of the world, but it has fluffy polyester plush nested on a sturdy memory foam base for comfort. Since it’s fairly small, it’s aimed at pets that weigh no more than 25 pounds. Reviewer Medea Giordano recommended it in our holiday stress-relief gift guide, saying PetFusion products excel at withstanding the wear and tear of animals.
Unlike pet beds with 90-degree walls, like sofa arms, this Furhaven bed is gently reclined at both ends, so your little one can sleep peacefully without having to crane their necks. In our experience, the Furhaven bed is well made, with a solid piece of memory foam at its core, not a bunch of shredded foam. This size is suitable for dogs up to 75 lbs.
enter code summer Check out for discounts.It’s not a Prime Day sale, but avocados are Our top choice for organic mattresses It’s a good deal that happens a few times a year. The Avocado Latex Mattress is 11 inches thick and made from organic latex, organic wool, and organic cotton. It is also not toxic. According to the company, it contains no polyurethane, flame retardants, memory foam or chemical adhesives. It’s on the harder side, but you can add a pillow case if you like a softer feel.
Pillow and Sheet Deals
Sometimes all you need is a new set of sheets to get your bed looking new again. While you’re at it, check out our guides to the best weighted blankets and best earbuds.
As one of Amazon’s private labels for bedding, Pinzon is a label that far exceeds its weight when it comes to value for money. We have been using these for years. The sheets were crisp, smooth and cool to the touch on a hot summer night.
Chase your dreams on the traditional fluffy quilted side of this pillow, or flip it over so your head rests on the firmer cooling gel side. The gel inserts are removable so you can toss the rest of the pillow in the washing machine, unlike many gel pillows that have to be hand washed. We are huge fans of the Leesa mattresses from the WIRED review team and their pillows are of comparable quality.
As a side sleeper, I prefer foam pillows because they support my neck so I don’t wake up in the morning with pain. This pillow is designed for side, back and belly sleepers, so you can flip and change positions throughout the night.
Blankets aren’t just for winter. Whether you’re compensating for an air conditioner that’s too cold, or just want to embrace something soft for movie night, Sherpa blankets have high-pile fibers that are softer and more luxurious than regular blankets. While we haven’t tested this blanket, it’s rated 4.7 out of 5 by more than 16,000 reviewers on Amazon.
A weighted blanket triggers a calming response that helps you sleep soundly. If you’re finding it hard to catch Z’s at night or craving a little extra comfort, a weighted blanket might be just what you need. Several different weights are available, from 12 to 20 pounds. Like the Amazon Basis Sherpa Blanket, we (haven’t) tested it, but it’s a low-cost option in a space where competitors typically sell for over $100.
If memory foam is too hot for your sleep, check out these fluffy polyester microfiber-filled pillows. The quilt cover is 100% cotton with a percale weave, which is crisper and cooler than typical quilt covers. Our Casper experience was limited to mattresses and sunrise alarms, but in our experience, Casper products are well-designed and well-made.
Sometimes all an old mattress needs is a new mattress to restore the soft feel of a new mattress. Gels tend to benefit those who sleep warmly. The gel construction feels cooler than memory foam while providing back support. We slept on it many nights.
Sleep Gadgets Deals
For high-tech sleep, check out our Sunrise Alert, Best Sleep Gadgets and Apps, and Best White Noise Machines guide.
Measuring the health of your sleep habits is all the rage. Slide this sleep tracking pad under your mattress to record your heart rate, sleep cycle, rate of breathing disorders, and more to create a sleep diary that you can use to diagnose sleep quality. It works with Amazon Alexa and pairs via the Android or iPhone app, so you can see results as soon as you wake up in the morning. WIRED contributor Simon Hill used this as a benchmark, comparing it to other sleep products he’s tested.
Homelabs earned the best overall pick in my guide to the best sunrise alarms, not because it’s the fanciest or most revolutionary. It was (and still is) my favorite because of its impressive build quality and feature list that matches the competition for several times the price. It worked as well as setting a calming “sunset” mode before bed, just as it gently woke me up in the morning with a “sunrise” mode.
It’s not quite the same as a dedicated sunrise siren, but if you already have lights, a smart bulb kit with some easy-to-set customizations can be a reliable way to go to bed at night or get up in the morning with a typical size light bulbs. The shade product names can be a bit confusing. “Ambience” means that you can set not only the color of the light, but also the “temperature” of the white light. This means making it more yellow (warmer) or bluer (cooler). I’ve included some tips for setting up sunrise and sunset routines with Hue bulbs, as well as some of their limitations, in my guide to the best sunrise alarms.
What the Casper Glow Light lacks in the feature list, it makes up for in an intuitive design. Simply rotating the glowing light or flipping it controls a basic but reliable set of functions that make this sunrise/sunset siren a great performer. More features are available in the app.
Complete, oppressive silence can be as bad as loud neighbors and street noise when you’re trying to get away.White Noise Machine Provides Soothing Background Whizzing Help you fall asleep. There are two speeds that change the volume and pitch of the noise. This is one of our favorite white-noise machines, thanks in part to the internal fan producing real wind noise rather than simply playing a sound file.