Cooling Tips for Better Sleep

Last Updated on July 13, 2024

by Marc Werner, Founder - GhostBed

Seeking a way to sleep cooler can be an evasive search. With the guide of an easy-to-navigate table one can find quick resolutions for different options that allow for a cooler and better sleep.

Whether seeking to buy a wonderful mattress designed to cool, or just looking for ways to create a cooler sleep environment, finding ways to sleep cooler is as effortless as reading a table guide.

Tips for Cooler Sleep

Cotton Sheets Use 100-percent cotton sheets in white or light color Surrounds body with breathable environment to ventilate and cool
Sleep Naked Strip off bed clothes Sleeping naked, or just a loose bed shirt, allows skin to breath for cooler sleep
Cooling Pillow Mat Place cooling mat atop pillow Cooling pillow mats are designed to cool the head for sleeping cooler
Cool Mattress Pad Cover mattress with pad made for cooling Pads are made with gel and temperature control systems for sleeping cool
Sweat-proof bedding Sheex bedding is crafted to wick sweat away from body Special thermoregulation fabric designed to keep the body dry and sleeping cool
Wet Head Wrap damp hair in a towel to sleep Sleeping with a wet head will aid in keeping the head cooler for a better sleep
Ice Pack Sleep with ice pack on pulse points Cold on points at the wrists, neck, elbows, behind knees, and ankles cools body temp
Frozen Wash Cloth Place a cold washcloth from freezer onto forehead Sleeping with frozen washcloth on the forehead will help cool body
Sleep Alone Get away from the extra heat a bed partner puts off It is cooler to sleep alone
Take to the Floor Rest body on bamboo or straw mat placed on floor Heat rises so floor level is cooler
Egyptian Wrap Wrap the body is a damp sheet Ancient Egyptians cooled off at night sleeping wrapped in a damp sheet
Hang Wet Sheet Place wet sheet as window covering A wet sheet in front of window will cool the breeze as it enters the room
Update Mattress Purchase a mattress designed to sleep cool, like GhostBed GhostBed is made for the most advanced complete adaptive cooling sleep experience
Cooling Pillow Buy a pillow crafted for cooling Manufacturers are designing pillows using technology specifically to sleep cooler
Eat Petite Instead of large meals, eat small portions through day Eating small portions during the day helps curb body heat boosted from metabolism
Stay Hydrated Drink water right before bed to stay hydrated Heat will dehydrate so help combat it by drinking 8-ounces of water before bed
Create Cross Breeze Make a breeze flow over bed Place fan facing open window from across bed to create a cooling cross breeze
Fan Heat Away Use a fan to move heat from inside to outside Place box fan in window facing out to blow the hot air from room to outside
Reverse Ceiling Fan Allow the ceiling fan to suck the heated air up Adjust ceiling fan to turn in opposite direction to pull the hot air up
Fan the Ice Place an ice filled pan in front of a fan An ice filled pan placed in front of a fan will create the blowing of cold air to cool
Bed Fan Purchase a fan made specifically to cool bed Bed fans are designed to place on the mattress to keep temp regulated and cool

Marc Werner - Founder, GhostBed

Marc Werner

Founder - GhostBed

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Marc has spent the last two decades designing & manufacturing mattresses and other sleep products, drawing on a lifetime of experience working with the material sciences. With several patents to his name, he works closely with the GhostBed team to create products with the perfect balance of comfort & support. Learn More

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