Great product and service
Love the breathable bamboo fabric as I was worried it would be too hot. Glass beads distribute evenly. The colour of both smoke grey and the Maldives green are lovely. The 9KG was a little too heavy for me but the free return was easy and customer care has been excellent. My new 6.8kg blanket is perfect. And they come with a bonus matching pillow slip :) I highly recommend Calming Blankets!Show details
Great Weighted Blanket
Great quality blanket. Customer service was phenomenal despite me being really difficult. Glass beads are evenly distributed. Really soft blanket.Show details
Products Are poorly made
went through two blankets in two years. the first tore while being washed despite their advertisement that products were machine washable. they sent a replacement blanket that began to fall apart within 6 months leaving warranty. severely disappointed in the overall quality on display.Show details
It works for me!
Stayed at my sisters; with a weighted blanket on bed. She lives on a busy road in Melbourne and I never sleep well there. With the blanket I had a very restful night! I bought the 6.8 Kg model as soon as I got home. Use it every night and take it away with me.Show details
Great returns and refund policy
I ordered 2 kids blankets and unfortunately they were way too small to put on my kids king single beds (It was my fault I should’ve read the measurements before purchasing).
However, I loved that there was a free return policy. It was made easy.
I do hope one day they’ll make a bigger sized blanket in a light weight blanket. My twins only weigh 20kg but have a queen doona on their beds as they wriggle. I would’ve given 5 stars if this was the case, but the service was excellent to return I must admit. Great job.
Great blanket + Excellent Customer Service
I use my blanket every single night and love it. When I had some issues with it the team at Calming Blankets were so friendly and helpful. I couldn't recommend them more.
So cosy weighted blanket
Informative website, easy to order and arrived promptly. Lovely weighted blanket, such a cosy cover, it’s lovely to snuggle up under and the weight felt surprisingly comfortable when I first started using it. I’m still using the summer duvet over the blanket as I’m so warm, just love the cover. I also ordered the bamboo cover but the temperatures went down so I will try that again next year when it’s warmer at night. I’m completely satisfied with the blanket and covers and recommend them.Show details
Weighted Blanket Family Pack + 3 Cotton Covers
They finally arrived! My daughters and I are loving our blankets!! The minky cover is lovely to touch and we are looking forward to using the cotton covers over the summer period. When you wrap the blanket around you, it feels like you're getting a big hug!! Such great value getting the family pack. Three very happy ladies here! :)Show details
The kids love their calming blanket
Very good for kids who are sleep walkers or find it difficult to settle at night. My kids love theirs.
The 3 pack is good value, excellent customer service and fast postage.
My teen son loves it! Purchased the queen size in the graphite grey colour. The colour looks great in his room! Definitely recommend this blanket…I wish I bought it sooner.Show details
The first night i slept like a baby, haven't slept like this in years. I’ve had it for over a month now, and with trial of using my old blanket in between i have to say i do go into a deeper sleep with the weighted blanket. However after a while i do feel like id like a “heavier” blanket but that is because of the weighted exercise and my body feeling more sore. Overall I honestly believe it is one of the best purchase’s I’ve made this year and have zero regrets. Literally a 4 out of 5 stars for sure.Show details
Lovely, restful sleep
A beautiful product. So calming and warm in any weather. Got the wrong weight and had no trouble exchanging, customer service was prompt. Very quick to dispatch too. Love it!Show details
Good Customer Care
EDITED REVIEW: I initially reviewed this product as "disappointed" the blanket was to heavy for me even though I went with the recommended weight. I have to say I am now very impressed with this company and the blanket, their customer care reached out to me after my review and offered to exchange or refund. I opted to exchange it for the lighter one and they arranged return postage of the old one and delivery of the new one to me very quickly. I now have the new one and love it! It is a much better weight for me!Show details
Hell to the yes
My life literally changed when I got this blanket, it’s been over a year now and I can’t sleep without it! It feels like a big warm hug and quite honestly makes you never want to get out of bed. Treat yourself and get it, trust me.Show details
Amazing. Best nights sleep. Feel amazing
For years I have suffered anxiety and every few days I would end up tossing and turning, overthinking things I know I have no control over and unable to get back to sleep, unable to basically fall back into a proper sleep pattern. I tried everything, from ASMR, listening to rain sounds, calming myself before I slept, sleeping herb aids, only to wake up in the early hours of the morning tossing back and forth trying to get comfortable and then my overthinking brain would kick in and I was back to square one. I’d wake up the next day feeling vagu... Read moree, tired and lethargic but I just put it down to everyday life, work and so forth. I got so used to it, I felt it was normal to feel this way & that’s not healthy when I think about it now. Who knew a simple blanket would change your mindset I heard about these blankets many years ago but never really decided to buy one. They were basically too expensive or there were cheaper ones and I wasn’t going to pay hundreds of dollars for “just a blanket” as I originally called it. Fast forward to today and I’m so pleased I took that plunge and bought one. It’s only been two nights sleeping with my weighted blanket but it’s been the best sleep I have had in years. The feeling of comfort and weight and I woke early hours of the morning only to fall straight back to sleep and I mean you do fall into a deep sleep. I woke up refreshed and felt amazing. Don’t hesitate like I did, one of best purchases and I’m feeling the benefits of a restful nights sleep already after a short period
Questions & Answers
Do people find that the weight of the blanket hinders breathing in any way? I don't think I have sleep apnoea or anything like that, but just am curious to see what people experiences are with a weighted blanket and breathing.
I had wondered that but didn’t find it a problem, it was surprisingly comfortable
Order #CB188237 Hi, I'm more than a little concerned after reading these reviews. I really hope this blanket works for me. Due to my sleeping disorder. I should have done my research prior to ordering, but I am at my witts end with sleeping. Could you please explain the return/refund process to me, if I am delivered an inferior or misleading product?
Sorry im not sure about the refund/return process. However before you open it I suggest to check the websites T&C’s. Its been about 2 months now with the weighted blanket and im back to where i started again. Insomnia. Not sleeping well, feeling fatigue in the morning again. So not quiet sure its worth the price for a good few weeks of sleep.
I purchased the Bamboo Weighted Blanket as I live in sunny Queensland and wanted a natural fabric that would breathe. I received a blanket and the label says Polyester Inner and Outer with glass beads filling. There is zero reference to bamboo. I've done a bit of reading online and am pretty confident that Bamboo should not be labelled as polyester in any circumstance. Can anyone offer any explanation? It seems a bit misleading to me.
Hi Ange, Steph here :)
I'm very sorry to hear that you have possibly received an incorrect blanket.
I can assure you that our blankets are made from 100% bamboo, however unfortunately, we have recently found that some of the bamboo blankets had the incorrect label put on them when they were manufactured.
Rest assured as soon as we found out, we got on top of this with our suppliers.
I have just sent you an email, if you could please get back to me with a photo of that one, I would love to get this sorted for you right away!
Hope to hear back soon :)
Hi, I have just had the same experience. They are telling me the polyster one is infact bamboo.... it doesnt feel anything like bamboo. It feels silky, just like polyster. Did you ever get sent a bamboo one?
Really hate feeling misled.
Hi Krystina, Steph here :)
I am very sorry that you feel misled in regards to your Bamboo Weighted Blanket, unfortunately, as we mentioned, there was a batch of incorrectly labelled blankets and covers. Our suppliers have now fixed this issue, unfortunately, it is just a case of phasing out all of the affected items.
If you would like to return that one to us for a full refund, we are more than happy to help you with this.
I have just closed your tickets with our support agent Lucy and have contacted you via my personal email to hopefully get this sorted out for you!
Looking forward to hearing back.
Hi Krystina, I ended up sending my blanket back for a refund. It was going to be a gift and I didn't want to give it to the person with a verbal disclaimer that the tag that said it was polyester was not correct and that it was actually bamboo.
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Improve your sleep, reduce your anxiety and wrap yourself in the velvety embrace of the original weighted blanket.
- Ultra-soft faux minky plush fabric
- Durable & washable
- Weight options: 4.5kg, 6.8kg & 9kg
- 30-day risk-free guarantee with free returns
- Non-toxic, noise-free glass beads
- Warmth: Both the inner and outer blanket are made from polyester which is scientifically proved to retain heat. The tight weave of the polyester fabric traps the heat inside, keeping you warm for long periods of time. The luxurious faux-fur coats the outside for an extra layer of warmth and softness.
- Minky fabric: The ultra-soft feel comes from the knit fabric which is very durable. As minky fabric is one-sided, this means a plusher, fur-like and ultra snug texture on the outside.
What reviewers thought
There are many 5-star reviews that state that the blanket had a very calming effect on the users. Others claim that the product did little for them or the blankets bunched to one side and needed to be shaken to be loosened. Overall, there are many satisfied customers who would recommend the product to others.
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