Get your beauty sleep with the best cooling sheets for summer

Pick the best sheets to sleep on this summer

We know the importance of a good night’s sleep and how it affects our overall health and wellbeing, but these New Zealand summer nights can make it almost impossible to get a good night’s rest.

There are a few things to consider when it comes to picking your summer time bed sheets, and picking the right ones can make the world of difference to your sleep cycle. When picking sheets, considering the following:

  • Thread count – the lower the thread count the cooler the sheets and the better for summer thanks to increased circulation.

  • Natural fabrics – because you’re going for a lower thread count, make sure your sheet fabric is up to scratch so it is still soft and cosy to sleep on. Natural fabrics like cotton, linen and bamboo are also better for airflow and circulation.

  • Go light – look for lighter colours for your summer time sheets as dark colours absorb heat and especially if your bed is by a window, it will trap this heat, making it particularly warm come bed time.

To help you on your journey to a better night’s sleep we’ve rounded up some of our favourite sheets on offer that are perfect for summer slumbers.

Read on to find our top picks of linen, bamboo and cotton sheets.

The best sheets to get a good sleep on this summer

Vintage Washed Linen Check Sheet Set, $370.99 (usually $529.99) for super king size at Adairs

Made from 100% linen using flax fibres sourced from France, this set has a sophisticated and timeless look. The linen is pre-washed to create luxurious softness with a relaxed, lived-in vibe.

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Bamboo Bedding, $260 for queen size at Ecosa

These 100% organic bamboo sheets are super soft, and are also eco-friendly, hypoallergenic and antibacterial.

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Ecosa are also giving away an amazing 2-night holiday package for two lucky shoppers, at the Warblers Retreat in Auckland. To enter the draw, simply purchase anything from the Ecosa website by the 29th of January and you are in the draw! Full prize details can be found here.

Everyday Cotton Sheet Set, $100 (usually $249.99) for queen size at Sheridan

These sheets are made of 100% cotton in a 250 thread count, made for everyday use and are super soft, offering superb sleeping comfort.

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Bamboo Cotton Sheet Set, $185.99 (usually $309.99) for queen size at Adairs

Indulge in the silky-smooth blend of bamboo and cotton sateen fibres. The bespoke fabric creates a unique surface sheen with a contemporary style, emphasised by luxury and quality. The blend ensures the fabric is extremely breathable which helps regulate body temperature for a comfortable night’s sleep.

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Alba Flat Sheet, $109.90 for queen size at Seed Heritage

For a restful sleep, try this linen-cotton flat sheet. Soft, breathable and sure to get even more touchable with wear.

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Relaxed Cotton-Linen Sheet Set, about $350 at Anthropologie

Crafted of cosy cotton and natural linen, this incredibly soft sheet set features a lightweight and breathable finish for a dreamy night’s sleep.

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