SUNDAY CITIZEN CRYSTAL WEIGHTED BLANKET REVIEW

Not all weighted blankets are created equal. We have tested many and while most are either made of glass pellet-filled inserts or pure organic cotton, the Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket is very unique. With its plush and cozy outer cover, you will love laying in pure softness. But what makes this Sunday Citizen Weighted Blanket unique are the thousands of pieces of crystal making up its weight. Whether or not you believe in holistic healing, it has become one of our top weighted blankets and has found a full-time home on our bed.

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What's Inside The Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket

In a nutshell:

  • Plush cover
  • Crystal pieces
  • Machine washable

In more detail...

Plush Cover

The Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket comes with your choice of snug blanket cover. We reviewed the Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket, which comes with the ultra-soft 100% microfiber Snug Cover. You can however choose to add the Bamboo Cover for a very different feeling – soft, lighter, and cooler.

Crystal Pieces

What makes the Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket special and unique are the thousands of crystal pieces added to the glass pearls, that make up its weight.You will find fragments of amethysts, clear crystal, and rose crystal, for a holistically calming, healing, and restorative sleep.

Machine Washable

A big plus of the Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket is its machine washable Snug cover. Easily throw it in your washer (on cold) and dryer, for a clean weighted blanket night after night.

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Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket Sleep Test

Everything we felt in one box

Softness Temperature Maintenance Breathability Weight
The Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket with the Snug Cover is a wonder of softness - which is not easily found in the weighted blanket world. Since the cover is the layer you will most feel against your body, it is important to feel comfortable with it. Sunday Citizen developed the coziest weighted blanket cover we have every tested and it is incredibly hard to stop snuggling with it.
Because of the thick microfiber Snug Cover, the Sunday Citizen Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket sleeps fairly warm. Great on a colder nights or for cold sleepers, hot sleepers might find it on the hot side of things. If that is a worry, choose the Bamboo cover when ordering, for cooler sleep and a naturally moisture-wicking and temperature-regulating cover.
We absolutely love the convenience of being able to machine wash the Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket's cover. Since it is 100% microfiber (think fleece-like material), you can wash it on your machine's cold cycle and dry it on low tumble. Easy maintenance that make this Sunday Citizen Weighted Blanket well rounded.
Due to the nature of microfiber, the Sunday Citizen Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket is not overly breathable. When you choose the Snug Cover for it, you are however not looking for a light and breathable cover. You rather need a warm and cozy weighted blanket for colder nights. If you are looking for the breathable option from Sunday Citizen's Crystal Weighted Blankets, pick the Bamboo Cover. Even better, order an extra Bamboo Cover to switch it out for the summer!
Sunday Citizen caters to all body weights with its Crystal Weighted Blanket. Choose from 4 options: the 10-lb blanket can work really well for an older child or smaller adult. The 15-lb and 20-lb blankets are great for most adults and the size of a throw or to be used for a single person on a bed. The 35-lb option is a Queen/King blanket that will work great for couples.

Firm —————- Soft

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Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket - Prices & Discounts

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Sunday Citizen’s Crystal Weighted Blanket comes in 4 different weights:

– the 10-, 15-, and 20-lb option are the size of a throw blanket, ideal for one person lounging of sleeping. Think the size of a twin size blanket
– the 35-lb weighted blanket is the perfect size for couples sharing a queen or king-size bed

We reviewed the Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket, which comes with the thicker Snug Cover and comes in 3 colors: Purple Haze (reviewed here), Cloud Grey (a light grey), and Off-White

Sunday Citizen’s prices are very unique. The 10-, 15-, and 20-lb weighted blankets are all equally priced. The price only goes up when picking the 35-lb queen/king weighted blanket.

Make sure to click the box above to claim the deepest discounts on Sunday Citizen discounts. The Crystal Weighted Blanket in Purple Haze is sometimes out of stock in the 35-lb option, but worth waiting for if it is your preferred color!

Price List updated: November 2021

Detailed Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket Review Conclusion

We have been testing the Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket for over a week and it has found a full-time home on our bed. We test many bedding products and it takes a lot for us to keep one in our master bedroom.

Not only incredible in quality, it is the coziest and comfiest weighted blanket we have ever tested. We also love the use of crystal pieces – a very unique offering in the weighted blanket industry. In fact, I dare to call the Sunday Citizen Weighted Blanket addictive. It has something to it that calls you in and won’t let you go.

We recommend the Sunday Citizen Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket as best weighted blanket for anxiety. It also earns recognition for coziest and softest weighted blanket! And earns the “can’t get out of bed, it’s too soft” award.

Who Is Sunday Citizen?

Sunday Citizen is all about softness and chill. Its name? Sunday Citizen designs and curates products for the Sunday lovers and lifestyle.

You will find that Sunday Citizen has engineered unique fabric blends to reach the utmost durable softness. With their consumers in mind, their products are designed to be easily washable, while looking good before and after washes. We love the modern, yet inviting designs that elevate any room a Sunday Citizen product calls home.

Sunday Citizen started from the frustration of a luxury hotel owner would wanted the softest blankets in his rooms. He partnered with a textile engineer and those soft luxurious blankets were born. Today, three collections live at Sunday Citizen, and include a lounge wear line, as well as all bedding accessories from weighted blankets to comforters, pillows, sheets, throws, and even towels.

Find all of our Sunday Citizen reviews HERE

What Is Inside The Sunday Citizen Weighted Blanket?

The Sunday Citizen Weighted Blanket is different than any other weighted blanket on the market. What makes it unique is the source of the weighted insert. Usually made of glass pellets or organic cotton, Sunday Citizen took a radically different approach and created weight from glass pearls and thousands of crystal pieces. In the Crystal Weighted Blanket, you will find pieces of amethysts, rose quartz, and clear quartz.

In holistic medicine, you will find that each of those crystals have a separate healing property. :

  • Amethysts: recognized as a natural tranquilizer, the amethyst relieves stress and anxiety, and soothes your negative emotions. It is also known to relieve of some stress symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, and anxiety. Some even say that keeping amethysts “on your bedside table or under your pillow will aid in a number of sleep problems” by purifying your mind and clearing it of negative thoughts
  • Rose Quartz: known as the universal loving stone, it brings you love, harmony, and peace, thanks to its calming properties. Some even say that rose quartz will help increase your quality of sleep by bringing your peace and inducing pleasant dreams
  • Clear Quartz: clear quartz is the magnifier of all other crystals. It magnifies the crystal vibrations of the amethyst and rose quartz to bring you in a state of peace and calm and give you the most restorative sleep possible

Together, the crystals work towards a soothing and calming effect. They redirect your energy to give you the most restorative sleep.

You can expect the crystals to have a calming effect on your body and mind, and to wake up feeling refreshed and rested.

Additionally, the weight comes from very fine glass pearls. All crystals and glass are enclosed in a blanket insert sown into small quilts and secured with ties and buttons to ensure that the weight stays evenly distributed over your body the entire night. 

The Snug Cover of the Sunday Citizen weighted blanket we tested is made of thick 100% microfiber. It is soft and warm, making this weighted blanket extremely cozy. If you were looking for a cooler, but equally soft option, you can order the bamboo weighted blanket cover for it. Having both covers would allow you to customize your blanket depending on the season.

How Does The Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket Sleep?

Softness

The cover of the Sunday Citizen weighted blanket is what you will feel the most. We tested the Snug Cover and could not believe how soft it truly is. You will be impressed by its thickness and the overwhelming softness. You could choose the Bamboo Cover, which is one of the softest natural materials used in bedding, and probably thinner than the Snug Cover.

Temperature

Because the Snug Cover is so thick and made of 100% microfiber, you will find the Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket to sleep fairly warm. It is ideal for cooler nights or if you are a cold sleepers. Hot sleepers might find it a bit too warm. In that case, opt for the Bamboo cover (same crystal insert!).

Weight

The blanket’s weight is very evenly distributed. The insert is securely fastened by ties and buttons inside the Snug Cover and the crystal and glass pieces are contained in a small quilting patterns, meaning that the weight will never be shifting.

Based on the 10% of body weight rule-of-thumb when picking a weight for your blanket, the Sunday Citizen weighted blankets can work for all body shapes and sizes, from older children to heavier adults.

If you are unsure about the weighted blanket weight rule of thumb, check the last session in this review

How Do I Care For My Sunday Citizen Crystal Weighted Blanket?

Sunday Citizen has designed a weighted blanket that is extremely easy to care for, which is a big plus in our books.

The Snug Cover is machine washable on a cold and gentle cycle. You can also dry it on low tumble, which is really convenient.

The weighted insert should only be hand washed, and unless you have a large spill, there should not be much of a need to wash it. But if needed, use a clean cloth and clear water to tend to any stains on the weighted insert. Do not throw it in your washing machine, however. For drying, either let air dry flat.

Ideal Weight For Weighted Blankets

The general rule of thumb for the ideal weight for weighted blankets for adults is 10% of your body weight, plus or minus a couple of pounds. For children, you will find that they generally enjoy 10% to 30% of their body weight on them. Before letting a child sleep with a weighted blankets, ensure that they can safely remove themselves from the blanket on their own!!

Let’s look at an example for most adults: you weigh 150 lbs and 10% of your body weight is 15 lbs. If you add or remove a couple of pounds, the ideal weight for your weighted blanket would likely be 13 lbs to 17 lbs. 

The other way to think about this is to look at a 15-lb weighted blanket. It would comfortably soothe a person weighing between 130 and 170 pounds. 

Your preference in terms of weight and hugging sensation will impact the ideal weight for your weighted blanket. Most importantly, you need to be able to remove the blanket from your body unassisted.

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The PLUSES The MINUSES
  • Incredibly soft
  • Natural way to de-stress
  • Use of crystals for holistic healing and redirecting of energies
  • Natural calming properties
  • Most restorative sleep
  • Calming and earthy colors
  • 90-day at home trial
  • Washable cover
  • Even weight distribution does not shift over night
  • Great on colder nights or for cold sleepers
  • Several weights to choose from, including a queen/king option for couples
  • Highly recommended for people suffering from anxiety
  • Might sleep too warm for hot sleepers
  • Rarely discounted, but an amazing product at this price point

FAQ

Sunday Citizen sent us this Snug Crystal Weighted Blanket for testing purposes. This review is not sponsored and all opinions expressed in this review are my own.

Sunday Citizen has one showroom, in NYC, at Showfields in NOHO.

The Sunday Citizen weighted blanket is currently made in China

No, Sunday Citizen does not currently manufacture mattresses.

Yes, Sunday Citizen offers many bedding accessories from lounge wear to comforters, pillows and shams, sheets, throws, bed blankets, and towels. All aim at being as soft as possible.

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Laura Georgieff

Laura Georgieff

Laura is a mother of three who did not sleep through the night for the first 5.5 years of her kids' lives. She is passionate about sleep quality and loves sharing her experience and knowledge of all thing bedding! It is her mission to help you make the best decisions when it comes to sleep and help you get the best deal on the market!

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