Bedding Basics

New Home Checklist: Bedroom Essentials

New Home Checklist: Bedroom Essentials

August 31st, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

Moving into a new home can be an incredibly exciting and hectic period in your life, and you certainly don’t want to forget one of the most important must-haves: bedding! The moving process can be incredibly tiring, so you could especially use a good ... more »

Guide to Duvets & Duvet Covers: Everything You Need to Know

Guide to Duvets & Duvet Covers: Everything You Need to Know

July 29th, 2021 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

When it comes to pampering yourself with a good night's sleep, it's worth it to upgrade beyond just a standard sheet set and blanket. One of the best bedding essentials you can get is a duvet cover — not only does it elevate your bedroom look, but ... more »

How Sleep Helps Your Muscles Recover and Grow

How Sleep Helps Your Muscles Recover and Grow

July 20th, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

At SHEEX®, we've been inspired by the athletic world from the get-go — founders Michelle Marciniak and Susan Walvius developed SHEEX bedding to mirror the moisture-wicking and cooling properties of performance gear. It turns out that athletes ... more »

Which SHEEX® Set Fits You?

Which SHEEX® Set Fits You?

July 12th, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

Picking out the perfect-for-you bed sheets can be daunting, but we’ve got you — and your mattress and pillows — covered at SHEEX®. Our temperature-regulating sheets will allow you to enjoy deep, restful sleep no matter which set you ... more »

Best Pillowcase Materials for Healthy Hair

Best Pillowcase Materials for Healthy Hair

July 9th, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

Perhaps you’ve spent precious minutes at your local beauty supply store looking at rows of hairbrushes and considering how a detangling or paddle brush will impact your hair health. But did you know that your pillowcase can also play a huge role in ... more »

SHEEX® Ultimate Guide to Summer Bedding

SHEEX® Ultimate Guide to Summer Bedding

July 1st, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

The sun’s out, and the temperatures are high — summer is officially here! But that doesn’t mean that you need to lose precious sleep during those hot summer nights. With breathable and moisture-wicking sleeping goods, you can get the ... more »

Is Sleeping on the Floor Actually Good for You?

Is Sleeping on the Floor Actually Good for You?

March 29th, 2021 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education | Bedding Basics

Many relish the comfort and support that a high-quality mattress can offer. But can resting on the ground actually be beneficial for your body? We’ve rounded up what you need to know about the pros and cons of sleeping on the floor and go into why ... more »

4 Benefits of a Mattress Pad & Why You Need One

4 Benefits of a Mattress Pad & Why You Need One

March 17th, 2021 5 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

It's safe to say that most of us have a codependent relationship with our beds. We crawl in and out of it every single night and morning. When we're not sleeping in it, we're daydreaming about how we can't wait to get back into our bed. But science says ... more »

How to Pick the Perfect Pillow for Sleeping

How to Pick the Perfect Pillow for Sleeping

March 16th, 2021 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

While a mattress is key to achieving quality slumber, the right pillow makes a world of difference, too. It's an essential piece of the sleeping equation because it helps keep your spine in a neutral, comfortable position. Here are some factors you should ... more »

Design a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom for Your Child

Design a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom for Your Child

February 22nd, 2021 6 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | What's New | Bedding Basics | Education

Whether you have a child, teenager, or both, it’s important for their growth and development to get a good night’s sleep. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to get them to turn off video games or Netflix and go to bed. However, if you design ... more »

SHEEX Valentine's Day Gift Guide

SHEEX Valentine's Day Gift Guide

February 3rd, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | What's New | Bedding Basics

Valentine’s day is about celebrating all of the people you love. Everyone loves the romantic dinners, beautiful roses, chocolates and cards, but we have some gifts of comfort from the heart that are unforgettable.   For your Valentine: Take your ... more »

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

December 8th, 2020 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education | Bedding Basics

Washing bedsheets is one of those chores that no one really wants to do but clean sheets are a part of good personal hygiene. Plus, doesn’t it feel so good to climb into a freshly washed and made bed? It’s like cleaning and organizing your room. ... more »

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

November 13th, 2020 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education | Bedding Basics

Over the years, weighted blankets have become a popular bedding accessory due to its therapeutic benefits. They're just like regular blankets, but they're filled with either plastic or glass pellets and beads to give them their heaviness. When you get ... more »

Weighted Blanket Buying Guide

Weighted Blanket Buying Guide

October 19th, 2020 5 minute read Bedding Basics

Weighted blankets have become a popular sleep accessory over the last several years as many people use them to help manage stress, anxiety, and insomnia. If you’re interested in the calming effects of weighted blankets, keep reading to learn more about ... more »

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

November 12th, 2019 5 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

Does the thought of folding your fitted sheet make you cringe? If so, you're certainly not alone. It's no secret that folding a fitted sheet can be one of the most frustrating household chores. Do you fold in the corners and at least try to make it look ... more »

What Is a Pillow Sham & What Is It Used For?

What Is a Pillow Sham & What Is It Used For?

October 28th, 2019 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

You've likely heard someone use the word "sham" for pillows and shams alike. The definition of a sham, at its core, is a thing that is not what it is purported to be - a false front, essentially. That is how "sham" transitions into becoming a descriptive ... more »

How to Make Hospital Corners

How to Make Hospital Corners

October 19th, 2019 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

Making your bed seems like one of those mundane chores, but it actually offers a wealth of benefits. It gives you a feeling of accomplishment to start your day, it lowers stress and leads to other good habits. On top of it all, a well-made bed looks nice. ... more »

Fabrics for Sensitive Skin: How Your Skin Responds to Different Fabrics

Fabrics for Sensitive Skin: How Your Skin Responds to Different Fabrics

February 22nd, 2019 5 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

When you have sensitive skin, choosing the right clothing and bedding is essential to all-day comfort. While many shoppers can decide on a fabric purely by a touching comparison or by reading reviews online, buyers with sensitive skin need a gentle ... more »

What Is Thread Count & Is It Important for Your Sheets?

What Is Thread Count & Is It Important for Your Sheets?

April 27th, 2018 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

Many consumers equate a higher thread count with a higher-quality sheet. And why shouldn't they? For decades, manufacturers have convinced buyers that higher thread count is the ultimate metric of a better sleep. 800-thread count sheets? They must be ... more »

Top 4 Tips For Choosing A Mattress

Top 4 Tips For Choosing A Mattress

August 9th, 2017 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Bedding Basics

The journey to great sleep begins with a look at how you sleep and your sleep preferences. Find Your Firmness The ideal mattress should provide enough support to prevent pressure points and soreness upon waking. Pressure points are created when the body ... more »