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- Gridded stitching distributes weighted micro glass beads evenly across body
- Comes in choice of three weights & two colors
- Includes removable, machine wash & dryable microfiber duvet cover
- Free shipping within U.S.
- 30-night sleep trial
- Inner blanket is hand-wash only
- Only one size available
- Some users report glass bead pooling despite gridded stitching
Mike Grillo first dreamed up the idea of designing a weighted blanket in the wake of the 2016 election. Hoping to relieve post-election anxiety, Grillo created a weighted blanket that harnesses the power of deep pressure touch stimulation to calm the nervous system.
Honored as one of 2018’s best inventions by TIME Magazine, the Gravity Blanket was the first weighted blanket to be marketed to the public. Prior to the Gravity Blanket, weighted blankets have been used by the medical community to reduce stress and anxiety in patients suffering from mental disorders like autism and PTSD. These effects are a result of the blanket evenly distributing weight across the body to simulate the feeling of being hugged, thus releasing the sleep-regulating hormone serotonin and decreasing the stress-hormone cortisol.
To give the Gravity Blanket its weight, the blanket is filled with non-toxic glass beads within a pure cotton shell. The shell features gridded stitching to keep the pellets evenly distributed as you sleep. Every blanket comes with a velboa plush duvet cover that is removable and machine washable. The soft duvet attaches to the inner weighted blanket with internal clasps to hold everything in place.
The Gravity Blanket is designed for one person, measuring at 72″ x 48″ and coming in a choice of 15 pounds, 20 pounds, or 25 pounds. For best results, sleepers should choose a size that is around 10 percent of their body weight. The original blanket also features a choice of two colors: “Space Grey” or “Galaxy Blue”. Recently, the company released a cooling version of the original blanket which includes a special, moisture-wicking duvet designed with hot sleepers in mind.
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We’ve included detailed ratings for the Gravity Blanket below, compiled from the results of our in-house testing.
In summary, our testers appreciated the Gravity Blanket for its quality, hypoallergenic, and eco-friendly glass bead fill, in addition to the plush, warmth provided by the removable microfiber duvet.
However, the microfiber also tends to trap heat and is not recommended for users that sleep hot. If you tend to overheat at night, we recommend using the cotton insert without the duvet to allow for better breathability.
Compare Weighted Blankets
Compare the Gravity Blanket to other top weighted blankets on today’s market in the table below.
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|Interior Components||Eco-friendly weighted glass beads; polyester fill||Micro glass beads||BPA-free, hypoallergenic, FDA-compliant plastic pellets & polyfill|
|Cover Components||Polyblend shell beneath removable microplush cover||300 thread-count, pure cotton bottom layer with hexagon stitching; fuzzy, mink-like top layer||100% cotton|
|Size Options||Twin||Twin, Queen, King||Kids, Throw, Twin, Full, Queen, King|
|Weight Options||15 lbs, 20 lbs||15 lbs, 20lbs, 25lbs||5 lbs, 8 lbs, 10 lbs, 12 lbs, 15, lbs, 18 lbs, 20 lbs, 25 lbs|
What You Need to Know About Gravity Weighted Blankets
Sizing and Pricing
Designed for a single person only, the Gravity Blanket is available in one size and for one price. As with all weighted blankets, we recommend choosing a Gravity Blanket that is around 10 percent of your body weight.
The following table displays the sizes, weights and prices of the Gravity Blanket.
- 72" x 48" 15 lbs $249
- 72" x 48" 20 lbs $249
- 72" x 48" 25 lbs $249
Materials and Construction
Below, we dive into everything you need to know before purchasing a Gravity Weighted Blanket.
|Product Name||Inner Fill Material||Outer Shell Material||Weight Options Available||Colors/Patterns Available|
|Gravity Weighted Blanket||Non-toxic micro glass beads||Microfiber duvet made from 100 percent polyester over a pure cotton shell||15, 20 & 25 lbs||Space Grey or Galaxy Blue, with different duvet colors available for purchase separately|
Cleaning and Care
The duvet cover may be removed and machine-washed in cold water along with similar colors. Users are advised against using a chlorine-based detergent. Once the blanket has been cleaned, owners can tumble dry on low heat. The Gravity Blanket can also be ironed and dry cleaned.
To clean the weighted cotton insert, Gravity recommends hand-washing only.
Sleep Trial 30 nights
Shipping U.S. and Canada
Made In USA
Where Do They Ship?
Gravity Blankets ship to destinations across the U.S. and Canada, including P.O. boxes.
What Is the Delivery Policy?
Orders are shipped via UPS in the U.S. and DHL in Canada. Orders should arrive within five to seven business days to destinations within the continental U.S. or 10 to 14 business days to destinations within Hawaii, Alaska, or Canada. Once you place an order, you will receive a tracking order you can use to check the status of your delivery.
Gravity Blankets are available to those in the UK, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain via Amazon EU.
Return Policy and Warranty Details
Although the company does not offer a warranty, the blanket does come with a 30-day sleep trial. Customers can request a return by contacting [email protected] with the following info:
- Name on order
- Order number
- Email address order was made with
- Shipping address
- Reason for return
- Request for exchange or refund
- Photo of product in original packaging
Returns are only accepted in original packaging and new condition. If your blanket arrived damaged, you can also request a refund or exchange within 30 days. To return a damaged product, include a description and a photo of the defect in your email.
9 of 10 owner experiences show customers have a positive experience with Gravity.
Gravity has earned a B+ from the Better Business Bureau.
Gravity launched in 2017.
The Gravity Blanket is available at Showfields in New York City’s NoHo neighborhood as well as certain Indigo locations in Canada.
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