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17 products we swear by for staying cool when it’s hot out

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.We asked Insider Reviews reporters and editors how they stay cool during a heat wave. Whether indoors or outdoors, cool down with these 17 products — from a mattress pad to a silk robe. For more cooling help, check out our guides to the best portable ACs, fans, and air conditioners. Regardless of how much you love summer, no one wants to be stuck in extreme hot and humid conditions. With heat waves starting to hit, it's best to stay prepared with ways to stay cool — especially when the power shuts off at home or during long commutes.We asked Insider Reviews reporters and editors for various ways t...
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I’m a sleep researcher and these smart lights help me fall asleep faster and wake up feeling energized

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.The Casper Glow Lights are gesture-controlled smart lamps that help you fall asleep and wake up easier. They're portable and simple to operate, making them a good choice for a night light or bedtime reading lamp. The warm glow of the Casper Glow Lights helps you avoid exposure to blue light, which can interfere with quality sleep. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The 5 best mattress toppers we tested in 2021

FAQs Why should I buy a mattress topper?There are several reasons why you might want a mattress topper. Many people like to have one around to use as a pad under their sleeping bag when camping, or in a pinch, it can serve as a guest bed.The most common reason people turn to mattress toppers is to make their otherwise uncomfortable mattress more comfortable. "Let's say you bought a mattress a couple of years ago, and you're not quite satisfied with it, but you want to extend the life a little bit," said Rebecca Robb...
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The best futons for under $500

Futons are space-saving pieces of furniture that you can use as a couch or bed. If your home has limited space, buying a futon is an easy way to add a seating and sleeping area. The Jerry Sales Excelsior Futon is our top pick; it works well as a pull-out bed and couch. Futons were made for small living spaces and are perfect for putting up overnight guests. The trick with picking out a futon is finding one that works as well as a couch as it does a bed. That's especially the case when you're trying to find a futon online, without testing it out first.Despite their reputation as starter furniture, you can find some quality futons without spending more than you would on a couch. W...
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This cooling weighted blanket from Gravity helps me sleep deeper and keeps me from overheating at night

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Weighted blankets can help improve sleep and help reduce anxiety, but they can also trap heat. I've been using Gravity's Cooling Blanket, and it's better-looking and better at temperature regulation than alternatives I've tried. The Cooling Blanket is expensive at $150, but if you can comfortably afford it, this is a solid option. ...