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Nobody wants to sleep on a mattress that’s like a bouncy castle, do they? That’s the key to a Talalay latex mattress. It bounces. It springs back. It’s soft and fluffy like sleeping on top of clouds. But…all natural Talalay latex mattresses are hard to find. How do they compare to regular foam mattresses? Foam mattresses are very popular: they are supportive, ultra-comfy, and durable. All told, you spend about a third of your life in bed, and ideally, your mattress will be free of harmful chemicals that can cause a range of serious health problems while cradling you in a soft, supportive cloud of joy while you sleep. Let’s explore the Talalay latex mattress. Is it for you?
I will be brutally honest with you, there is no strict industry definition, of what the term “eco friendly mattress” really means. And there’s the danger for you: when there is no clear definition, manufacturers can claim their mattresses to be eco friendly with nothing to back up that claim. What’s my definition of an eco-friendly mattress? What criteria can you use to properly assess if a mattress is eco-friendly? This article cuts through the eco-hype and honestly shares what you really need to know about the “eco-friendly mattress”.
Looking for the best organic mattress? Organic products are everywhere – vegetables, fruits, groceries, wines, cotton clothing, baby clothing, skin care – offering more healthy, environmental and ethical choices. And now the humble mattress has gone organic! I was a little skeptical at first. So how do you find the best organic mattress and is it worth the investment? Read on to discover why my friend decided to buy an organic mattress after reading a draft of this blog post.Continue reading
Walked on a bamboo floor? Yes. Eaten from a bamboo bowl? Tick! Sliced on a bamboo cutting board? Yes! Slept on a bamboo mattress? Hmm, what??? A bamboo memory foam mattress is an eco-friendly alternative to your normal mattress. But it raises questions about comfort, safety, and durability.
Looking for the best natural mattress? You spend 7 to 9 hours sleeping on your mattress. So buying a new one is a seriously big decision. Sure, COMFORT is important. Always has been: you don’t want a new mattress that leaves you sore and tired when you wake up. But people increasingly look for a mattress that is HEALTHY too. Just as people want to eat more natural foods and wear more natural fibers, they also want a mattress made with natural materials. But this non-regulated market means you need to be a savvy shopper. Let’s find out what you need to know so you don’t get conned.Continue reading