How long do latex pillows last? This is what customers care most. Natural Latex pillows can be used over 10 years with correct maintenance. However, it’s usually up to your living habit. What we suggest is to change it every 2 years. One reason is that benefits of latex pillow will reduce and disappear slowly. Another reason is that most people don’t know how to maintain the pillows. Do you remember when you buy your pillows? I think most people forget it.
Our Latex pillows are made of 100% natural latex. They are durable, supportive, non-toxic and anti mites. It requires less maintenance than other pillows. Here are top rated latex pillows as follow. Let us pay more attention to our pillows to create a good sleeping environment.
Top 7 Latex Pillows
Top 1 Natural Latex Foam Pillow
Latex pillow has three types of material. They are natural, blended and synthetic latex. Our latex is made from fluid of rubber tree. We don’t put in any chemical addictives when processing. It’s pure natural and harmless to health. This pillow is also hypoallergenic and anti-microbial. The latex core itself has thousands of small pinholes. With man-made holes on the latex surface, it has a great ventilation structure. Smooth circulation drives hot air out. It’s a perfect selection for those who sleep hot and sweat.
Top 2 Organic Latex Pillow
Organic latex pillow is very popular in recent years. The raw material should be 100% chemical free. Our latex is harvested from rubber trees, which is certified in organic. The pillowcase also comes with 100% organic cotton. It offers a comfortable and safe sleep. The pillow supports your neck and head effectively. Unique pin-core design allows air to flow freely, which keep you far away from hot. Organic latex pillow is also good for allergies as all raw materials are natural.
Top 3 Shredded Latex Pillow
Shredded latex pillow is favored by most customers. It’s very similar to common pillows. The different is the filling. Shredded latex pillow is filled with chipped latex. It feels very soft that perfectly shapes and molds the pillow to your head and neck. Pillows offer plenty of necessary support as well. The height is adjustable. There are low or high loft pillows for option. So they are suitable for all kinds of sleepers such as back, side, stomach and mixed. You will not feel hot when sleeping on this latex. The latex filling cut into pieces has a smooth ventilation.
Top 4 Dunlopillo Latex Pillow
This dunlopillo latex pillow is one of the best selling pillows. Latex pillows are made by two different technologies, one is Dunlop and the other is Talalay. Talalay is more advanced. But it’s very expensive. Price of Talalay latex pillow is around 3 times of Dunlop one. According to our investigation, Dunlop pillow performs almost same as talalay pillow in durability, support, and comfort. So it’s not necessary to spend more money. Dunlopillo latex pillow surely meet all your demands in good sleeping.
Top 5 Firm Latex Pillow
Firm latex pillow is good for those who suffer from neck or shoulder pain. Your head and shoulder sink in the pillow shallowly, but it still offers excellent support. You can change your sleeping position freely, which can promote muscle relax and blood circulation. When you wake up muscle pain, you can try this firm pillow. It helps ease your pain. The latex density decides the pillow firmness. The normal latex pillow is 45D. You should choose the higher density when buying a latex pillow.
Top 6 Soft Latex Pillow
Soft latex pillow is suitable for kids, elders and stomach sleepers. It allows head to sink in the pillow deeply that sleeper always stays on the pillow. This provides enough support and avoids misalignment of the spine. As for a stomach sleeper, the firm pillow is not a good choice. When sleeping on a soft pillow, head sinks into the pillow deeply. The neck stays in a natural and relaxed position. It also has a unique pin-core design, providing fresh air during your sleeping.
Top 7 Contour Latex Pillow
Contour latex pillow is well known for its ability to reduce pressure from body. It benefits from the contour shape. The pillow is designed with front side higher and back side lower. It perfectly conforms to your neck and offers good support. The wave shape creates enough space for breathing. If you snore, you should try this pillow. Contour latex pillow is also good for elder, youth and kid. But different group should choose different size. There are three heights for selection, 5cm,8cm and 13cm.
Who should Buy Latex Pillows
In general, latex pillows are suitable for most people. If you belong to below group, do not hesitate to use latex pillows.
- Side sleepers require their pillows to support neck, head and shoulder effectively.
- Back sleepers who weigh 100kgs or more should use latex pillows instead of common one. They need completely conforming to reduce pressure from heavy body.
- If you often sleep hot and get sweat, you must not use feather pillows as they will go mildewed easily. By contrast, latex pillows have a natural ventilation system. It keeps you cool during sleeping.
- Latex pillows are friendly to severe snorers. It might relieve your snoring if you insist in using for a long period.
- If you are fighting against neck and shoulder pain, try latex pillows. It will surely ease your pain.
- Latex pillows are especially good for kids and elders who usually need soft but supportive pillows.
Who Should Not Buy Latex Pillows
- Latex allergy is an ill reaction to natural rubber latex. People who are allergic to natural latex should stay far away from latex pillows.
- Latex pillow has a special odor. People who are sensitive to the smell should not buy latex pillows. The smell is from latex itself. It will disappear after opening the package for 3 or 4 days.
Why We Replace Our Pillows?
Pillows should be changed in a fixed time. There are two reasons.
Keep Your Bed Far Away From Germs
After a long time usage, the dead skin cells peel and are absorbed in the pillow. The sleepers' sweat also makes the latex pillow dirty. To avoid any allergy or disease, we suggest to change of pillow when it's been used over 3 years.
To Sleep Well
Latex pillows are of perfect support of your neck and head. It will help relieve the pain. However, its resilience will be reducing when it turns old. Finally, it will not meet your demands of well-sleeping. A new one will bring you a better sleep.
Buyer’s Guide- Consideration in Latex Pillow
What Is Latex?
Latex is a milky fluid extracted from natural rubber trees. They grown in tropical climate areas such as Thailand and Malaysia. Natural latex is bio-degradable, organic and resistant to bacteria. Latex is a sustainable material. Farmers have a small cut on the rubber tree. The latex liquid goes into a tank along the cutting mark. This process will not do harm to the rubber trees.
Why buy Latex Pillows ?
- Latex pillow has a lot of benefits. It’s the precious gift from great nature. You will not regret to own one.
- Latex pillow is made of natural latex. It doesn’t contain any synthetic latex and chemicals. This is harmless to health.
- Natural latex itself is resilient material. It is soft but supportive to keep your head and neck comfortable during resting. Latex pillow also aligns your spine and eases your pain and pressure.
- Latex has a unique open cell structure. It makes the air inside latex pillow flow smoothly. This keeps latex pillow breathable, ventilated and cooling. This dry and air flowing environment prevents dust mite from growth.
Latex Pillow Size
Our latex pillow has many specifications for option. Latex pillow sizes are as below.
- King latex pillow is 20W” x 36L” which is fit for the King bed.
- Queen latex pillow is 20W” x 30L” which is 5” shorter than King. It’s designed for lady.
- Standard latex pillow is the most selling pillows. It’s suitable for all sleepers.
- Latex throw pillow is in square shape. It’s about 20” x 20”.
- Kid latex pillow is thinner than standard pillow. The thickness is about 2.5” and the size is about 12W” x 20L”.
Latex Pillow Price
Price is always an important factor when shopping. Latex pillow is more expensive than other pillows. It ranges from $40 to $60. But it’s worthy to own one. Are you looking for inexpensive but quality latex pillows? Our latex pillows are factory directly. The price is around $20.
How Often We Should Wash Natural Latex Pillows?
Latex pillows should be cleaned every 2 month. What you need to do is putting your pillows in the shaded and ventilated place. Direct sunshine is strictly prohibited. Do not wash it in water if it's very necessary. It will shorten the lifespan of latex core. If needed, please follow this washing steps.
When You Should Replace Your Latex Pillow?
Acne Caused By Dirty Latex Pillow
The worst kind of acne is the kind caused by pressing your face into dirty things. This kind of acne could be avoided. It's not coming from inside you. You can get it from your phone, or even your football helmet. But the usual suspect is your pillow and especially your pillowcase. It collects dirt, oil, and dead skin. You might not need to completely replace your sleep gear, but clean it. Experts recommend laundering your pillowcase many times a week. However, it seems impossible unless you live in a hotel.
Dust Mites Are Not Good for Health
The oils and the dead skin are lunch for dust mites. These tiny, eight-legged arthropods are too small to see with the naked eye. They feed on the flakes of human skin we shed each day. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, we each shed enough skin on a daily basis. It feeds 1 million dust mites. They're thought to be the most common trigger of year-round allergies and asthma. How to keep them far away from your pillow? We should use a zippered allergen-resistant pillow protector to keep them out. Remember to wash it at least once a month.
Not Wash over Six Month
Now we've talked about washing the pillowcase, and the pillow protector. But what about the actual pillow? If you're like most people, you probably don't even know if your pillow can go in the washer. For latex pillow, it should can be washed by hand,but machine wash is not allowed. According to the National Sleep Foundation, pillows even in an anti-allergy cover should still be washed every six months. Really don't have time? Put your pillow in a dry place for half an hour to freshen it up..
Pillow Is out of Shape
When you wash your pillow, it eventually breaks down. Latex foam can get lumpy. The National Sleep Foundation suggests a test that will prove if your pillow is shot. Fold it in half and let go. If it stays folded, it's time to throw it away.
Waking up Pain
Over time, your pillow gets beaten down by use and loses its shape. It might not give the same level of support anymore. After spending all night with your spine twisted, you could wake up with back, neck, or shoulder pain. It could even travel down to the hips or knees.
Dizzy and Sleepy in the Morning
During your deepest stages of sleep, most of your brainwaves are slow-moving waves. It helps your body restore and rejuvenate. But neck pain could interrupt those deep-sleep brainwaves. When a person is in pain, it will interfere with their sleep patterns. You experience a bad sleeping and wake up tired in the morning.
Headache Becomes Regular
When you’re sleeping on a pillow without good support, your upper body could start experiencing tension due to an improper position. Eventually, that stress could turn into a tension headache. We hold stress in the upper arms or neck, and gradually goes into the head as time passes. Here’s what to do if you wake up with a headache.
Sleeping Positions Are Changed For Comfortable Purpose
Your sleeping position determines the type of pillow to prop your head up comfortably. Back sleepers, for instance, might just need a thin pillow to keep their necks straight. On the other hand, side sleepers need something thicker to keep their heads from tilting toward their shoulders. When you adjust your usual sleeping position like switching to your side to stop snoring, or lying flat to avoid shoulder soreness. Your old pillow might not keep your spine in its natural position anymore. You should use a more comfortable pillow.
Pursuing A Better Pillow
Just think about how much better life could be. Pillow tech has improved. Today there are even pillows that can gently wake you up in the morning. Knowing the basics, and knowing your options. A pillow with natural fabric and latex will undoubtedly conform to your sleep habits. Want to know how to use a latex pillow properly, click here.
How Long Do Your Pillows Last ?
Tempur-Pedic is one of the famous brand in bedding. They only sell top quality pillows and offer 5 year quality warranty. So their pillows can usually last for a very long time.
By comparison, latex pillow is more durable than other pillows. If you have a latex pillow, you can replace it every two years.
How Often Should You Replace Other pillows?
Fiber pillows have to be replaced in half year due to its poor absorption ability.
Memory foam pillows last one year as their conforming is great, but the material is not reliable. They tend to sink.
Down pillows are a year,too. They tend to lump quite a bit and become unusable.
Feather pillows can last one year and half because it's more breathable.
Bamboo pillows should be change every year, or a little longer. It's a bit more reliable than cotton ones.
To help prolong your pillow’s lifespan, you should add a protect case between the pillow and pillowcase. Note that you can’t wash latex pillows by machine. Warm water and mild detergent will help get rid of any dust mites.
While washing your pillow may solve the allergen problem, it doesn’t help your pillow stay supportive. After nightly use, a pillow will lose its fluff and start to resemble a pancake. While some pillows might last a little longer. If yours is looking a little flat, fluff it every morning.
Do not hesitate to change your pillows if you are not comfortable with them. A contour latex pillow is a good option. It will not cost you too much. I'm sure the contour latex pillow will bring you a nice sleep if you use it in a proper way.
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