10 Cooling Pillowcases That’ll Keep You Cool and Sweat-Free All Night Long

published Jun 13, 2023
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If you’re anything like me, dear reader, then you tend to run hot as you sleep. Because of this, I’ve become something of a cooling bedding connoisseur. From mattresses to sheets, cooling bedding is one of my favorite product areas to research as they’ve been the products that have truly made the biggest difference in my sleep. Another game-changing cool sleep essential? A cooling pillowcase! These pillowcases are different from your usual sets in that they’re made with materials known for their moisture-wicking properties, meaning no more waking up drenched in sweat after a good night’s sleep. Below, I rounded up 10 of the most popular cooling pillowcases that’ll help you get get the comfortable rest you deserve, including my personal go-to. Here’s to sweat-free sleep for everyone.

Do you have a cooling pillowcase you swear by? We want to hear all about it! Tell us about your favorite cooling pillowcases in the comments below.

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When it comes to my go-to cooling pillowcase, it's an oldie but a goodie: the Slip Silk pillowcase. This beloved pillowcase is made of 100 percent mulberry silk that not only keeps you cool as you sleep but helps prevent wrinkles and bed head. I call that a win-win.

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Coop Sleep Goods

Coop may be known for its popular cooling pillow but its pillowcase shouldn't (err, should?) be slept on. Made from Coop's Lulltra Cool fabric — aka a blend of bamboo-based rayon and polyester — the Coolside Pillowcase will help regulate body temperature so you sleep soundly all night long. The best part? Coop offers a 100-night trial so you can send it back with no worries.

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With over 7,000 five-star ratings, the Luxear Cooling Pillowcases are an Amazon favorite. Coming in three sizes and a host of colors, this pillowcase features a dual-sided design (one side is 100 percent cotton while the other is made from the brand's Arc-Chill fabric) that absorbs body heat to transfer it away from you as you sleep.

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Like your bedding with more of a crisp feel? Then the Classic Pillowcases from Brooklinen are going to be your saving grace. Made from 100 percent long-staple cotton, these pillowcases feature a breathable 270-thread count weave for a guaranteed cool night.

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When it comes to cooling sheets, I swear by Luxome so it shouldn't be too much of a surprise to learn that I love their pillowcases, too. Made from the same viscose bamboo as their sheets, these pillowcases feature a 400 thread count — the highest bamboo viscose thread count around — and a buttery sateen weave you can't help but sink into.

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was $54.00

Speaking of bamboo sheets, when we tested cooling sheets Ettitude's won the title of best bamboo, making their pillowcases another natural favorite. The signature sateen pillowcase set is made from 100 percent bamboo lyocell with moisture-wicking fibers and a breathable weave that cools for a comfortable sleep.

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Sleep Number
was $44.99

Made from a blend of cotton, polyester, and spandex blend, the True Temp pillowcase set from Sleep Number is an internet favorite for a reason. These silky, sateen-weave pillowcases use the brand's 37.5 technology to keep your body at the most comfortable temperature possible, cooling you off when you're hot and warming you when you're cold.

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was $22.99

For an affordable pick, head to Amazon to pick up Bedsure's Cooling Pillowcases. Coming in at under $15, these bamboo rayon pillowcases are available in eight sizes and 22 (!) colors making them one of the most versatile picks on this list, too!

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Rest Duvet
was $79.00

Rest's Evercool+ Cooling Sheets made our Best List as the best luxury cooling sheets so if you're looking for a real treat in pillowcases, this is it. Designed to transfer and wick away heat, these pillowcases are made from an ultra-fine nylon fabric that mimics silk, creating a cool and frictionless sleeping surface. Best of all, thanks to its IONIC+ antimicrobial technology, these pillowcases stay fresher for longer periods.

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Slumber Cloud

For a pick that's truly out of this world, head over to Slumber Cloud to pick up the Performance Pillow Covers. Infused with NASA-approved temperature-regulating technology and proprietary lyocell-based Outlast moisture-wicking fabric, these pillowcases offer some of the coolest sleep around. If it works for NASA, I'm game!