Us sleep deprived parents know the importance of a good night's rest for ourselves and for the kids.
One of the most important factors affecting sleep is the quality of the bedsheets.
So we've scoped out some of the best across all budgets.
From premium Tencel sheets and ultra luxe Egyptian Cotton, to organic kids sheets, here are our favorite bedsheets and places to buy bedding for families and kids in Singapore.
Many of these brands are actually from right here in Singapore and practice sustainable manufacturing, so you can rest well knowing that your sheets aren't harmful to the environment!
Be sure to check out the FAQ as well for some tips on what to consider when you're buying bedsheets.
Tencel Lyocell vs Bamboo Lyocell
What is Egyptian Cotton?
Why are Single-ply sheets better than Multi-ply?
Is a higher thread count better?
What is a Sateen Sheet?
Softer than 1,700 thread count Egyptian Cotton and smoother than silk, you'll just want to cuddle up in bed all day with Heavenluxe's Premium Sheets.
We tried them out and safe to say we'll have a hard time changing back to our regular cotton sheets.
We really like how smooth the sheets feel and how they manage to stay cool throughout the night.
It's been a while since we've had such a relaxing night's sleep!
A brand from Singapore, Heavenluxe's sheets are made from 100% Austrian Tencel, which makes them silky soft plus cooling to the touch.
The sustainable luxe fabric is hand-crafted from the highest grade eucalyptus, ultra breathable, AND super soft.
The sheets are also 100% organic, hypoallergenic, and eco-friendly. So they're suitable for those with sensitive skin as well.
OEKO-TEX certification means that these sheets are good even for babies, as every component down to the threads has been tested by OEKO-TEX Institutes for 100 harmful substances and are assured to be harmless for human health.
Heavenluxe keeps things simple with only one type of sheet available (in various sizes and available in white, grey, sapphire or pastel pink).
With their 30-day return policy, you can try out Heavenluxe's sheets risk-free, and return them for a full refund should they not be to your liking.
What We love:
The Iced Bamboo Sheets from Bedtribe are impressive.
Touching them for the first time, you'll be surprised at how cool it feels.
We felt them and couldn't wait to try them out, they were definitely one of the coolest sheets we've ever felt!
And they didn't disappoint, staying cool all night and and keeping us comfortable throughout.
We like the texture too as it's soft and feels good against the skin.
You really do get the "iced" feeling, particularly if you sleep with the air conditioning on.
According to Bedtribe, the coolness comes from the bamboo fabric, which is naturally 3 degrees lower in temperature compared to other common fabrics.
Bedtribe uses 300 thread count bamboo fabric which helps to provide comfort without sacrificing on durability.
Oeko Tex certified sheets for baby cots are available too, and they're made from the same material as the regular bed sheets.
The Baby Cot Natural Bamboo Sheets also come with a matching drawstring bag which can be used in other ways.
Great as a gift for new parents!
We love the affordability of Bedtribe's Iced Bamboo Sheets as well, at $59-$69 for just the sheets and $99-$129 for the Basic Set with Pillow and Bolster Case.
Very good value given the quality that you're getting.
At the moment, the only way you can purchase these sheets is online from Bedtribe's website.
But if you'd like to try the material before you buy, you can request for a sample of the bamboo fabric which Bedtribe will mail to you free of charge.
Weave uses 400 thread count 100% Lenzing Tencel fibres for sheets that feel luxuriously silky-soft with a sheeny finish, and are super cooling and airy.
Starting from 100% Lenzing Tencel Lyocell fibres that are spun into the finest 80s yarn count threads, these fine single ply threads are then woven into 400 thread count fabric, resulting in a stronger, smoother, and lighter bed sheet.
Lyocell fibres wick excess moisture away quickly, keeping the body cool during sleep while reducing odour and bacteria proliferation, making them ideal for Singapore's humid climate.
Gentle and hypoallergenic, and with OEKO-TEX certification, Weave's Tencel Fibre Lyocell sheets are kind to you and your family's skin.
What We love:
Made from 100% Organic Bamboo Lyocell, HyggeB's Bamboo Lyocell Bedsheet are silky smooth with a feathery soft texture.
Bamboo lyocell's naturally elongated fibers result in stronger and finer yarns that produce extremely smooth and elegant weaves.
Only single-ply yarns are used because it is the finest yet strongest, resulting in sheets that are ultra-smooth and soft while being durable at the same time.
HyggeB's ultra fine threads are the main reason for its sheets being so soft and smooth.
By using single-ply bamboo lyocell, HyggeB is able to produce the most luxurious sheets at 60 and 40 yarn count threads, which is not possible to achieve with normal cotton.
HyggeB uses a Sateen weave, which exposes more thread surface, giving its sheets a snuggly feel and lustrous sheen.
HyggeB's Baby Crib Fitted Sheets are anti-bacterial and OEKO-TEX certified, which is perfect for babies with sensitive skin.
Highly breathable, the sheets will keep your baby comfortable through the night!
Kids lifestyle retailer Deer Industries stocks a wide variety of cotton sheets for nursery, toddlers, and kids.
Pair these with their duvet covers that come in lovable designs ranging from dinosaurs and robots to teddy bears and monkeys.
Drop by their 2,600 square foot retail showroom at Tan Boon Liat Building to experience their range of European style kids furniture, bedding, and accessories.
Showroom location: 315 Outram Road, Tan Boon Liat Building #07-05, Singapore 169074
If you're looking for luxury cotton sheets that look great but won't break the bank, Sojao is hard to beat.
Sojao's lightweight sheets are made with GOTS-certified (Global Organic Textile Standard) 100% organic cotton, which means that its entire supply chain, from seeds to sheets is truly organic and ethical.
Long-staple cotton fibers result in luxurious and durable single-ply cotton yarn that will only get softer with every wash and use.
Paired with a sateen weave, this produces sheets that have a smooth finish and feel incredibly soft!
Sporting a 300 single ply thread count, the sheets are also hypoallergenic and free from toxic chemicals and harmful finishes.
Thoughtful details that make changing sheets easier such as labelled sides and envelope closures are a nice touch.
Sojao's organic sateen fitted sheets are completely free of toxins, harsh dyes, and harmful chemicals, ensuring your baby will be sleeping naturally in comfort.
Epitex carries a wide range of bedding and sheets ranging from basic cotton sheets all the way to the super luxurious and custom made 100% Mulberry Pure Silk Series.
Made from 100% Egyptian Cotton with a luxurious 1,200 thread count sateen weave, the Hotel Collection will have your bed feeling like a luxury hotel bed.
The sheets retain their elegant matt sheen even after multiple washes while the long staple cotton used makes it more durable than standard cotton.
For kids sheets, check out the 900 thread count Cotton Kids collection which come in a variety of designs and offer very good value at prices from $59.
If you're Tokidoki fans like us, you'll find it hard to resist all the glorious designs in Tokidoki Collection as well!
Bamboo Lyocell sheets are made from bamboo pulp using an eco-friendly closed loop process which is non-toxic and recycles 99% of the solvent and water that is used for manufacturing.
This means that it is a sustainable fabric, unlike normal bamboo viscose fabric (otherwise known as bamboo rayon) which uses harmful chemicals in the manufacturing process.
Tencel is the trademarked name for the Lyocell that is produced by German company Lenzing AG.
It is made from the pulp of eucalyptus trees and like Bamboo Lyocell, is produced using a closed loop process.
Sheets made from Bamboo Lyocell and Tencel have a smooth and soft feel. However, you won't get the crisp feeling from cotton sheets, though this is more of a personal preference.
Considered to be the best cotton, sheets made from Egyptian Cotton are softer, finer, and more durable than regular cotton.
Longer cotton staples produce longer threads and stronger fibers, and Egyptian Cotton has one of the longest staples.
The long staples can be spun into fine threads that are softer and stronger than regular cotton.
As these threads can be packed tightly into each square inch, they also result in higher tread counts for the fabric.
In addition, in contrast to regular cotton which is picked by machines, Eqyptian Cotton is hand picked.
This puts considerably less stress on the cotton fibers, leaving them straight and intact.
Single-ply sheets are produced from single-ply yarn which is made from one long thread and can only be spun from long-staple cotton.
Single-ply yarn results in sheets that are light, soft, and yet more durable.
Multi-ply yarn is made from two or more threads twisted together.
They are more likely to be from lower quality, shorter-staple cottons, resulting in threads that are thicker, rougher, and heavier.
Multi-ply sheets are also less breathable than single-ply ones.
Thread count refers to the number of threads that are contained in one square inch of the fabric.
In general, the higher the thread count, the softer the bedsheets will be.
Note that ply affects the thread count as multi-ply sheets allow manufacturers to claim a higher thread count.
A 600 thread count could be from 300 double-ply threads or 600 single-ply threads.
Hence, don't rely just on thread count to make your purchasing decision as a higher thread count sheet may not necessarily mean that the sheet is better!
Many other factors such as the sheet's material and weave will have a big impact on how it feels as well.
Sateen refers to the weave used which is a one-yarn-under and three or four-yarn-over weave (as opposed to the traditional one over and one under weave).
This weave pattern exposes more thread surface, giving sateen sheets a silky feel and lustrous sheen.
While Sateen sheets can feel smoother than regular sheets, they tend to be more prone to snagging or pilling.
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