The Casper Mattress

The Casper Mattress

Also known as “The Disrupter” The Disrupters When The Casper Mattress and Yogabed were put on the market in 2014, “The Disrupters” soon became a nickname for these upstarts. They joined Tuft & Needle (T&N) and BedInABox (BIAB) as online only mattresses,...
The Wave

The Wave

Casper Sleep’s “Groundbreaking Mattress” 1 to 3 Casper Sleep has expanded their offerings from one mattress to three. On either side of the latest version of their signature model, the Casper Mattress, are the Wave and the Essential. A clue to their relative standing...
Fibro-Pedic and Soft-Pedic

Fibro-Pedic and Soft-Pedic

Latex Beds by Selectabed The First Latex Mattresses Latex (then called “foam rubber”) was used in mattresses before memory foam mattresses were invented: In 1931, Dunlop Tyre and Rubber Company sold the first latex mattress, made with the firm’s...
Boyd Sleep Memory Foam Mattresses

Boyd Sleep Memory Foam Mattresses

On the Leading Edge of Specialty Sleep In 2017 Boyd Sleep became the new name for Boyd Specialty Sleep. This was more than a cosmetic change, an aesthetic streamlining of the name and logo. It reflected a real change in Boyd’s product lines. With the inclusion of...
Latex-Like Foams

Latex-Like Foams

Made to Perform and Feel Like Latex Latex, Natural and Synthetic Latex is a milky liquid (“latex” means milk/milky) produced by the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) when the trunk is cut. It is not sap, but is used to seal wounds, keeping harmful pests and infectious...
Malouf Sleep

Malouf Sleep

(a.k.a Malouf Fine Linens and Malouf Sleep, also d.b.a. LinenSpa) The Company Malouf is located in Logan, Utah, not far from Salt Lake City. Also known as Malouf Fine Linens, its first products were bed linens: sheets and pillowcases. This was the passion of Sam...
A Closer Look at Bed-in-a-Box Mattresses

A Closer Look at Bed-in-a-Box Mattresses

With a Comparison of Four Top-Rated Brands Updated 10/25/2017   Memory Foam Dominance Most boxed mattresses are memory foam or memory foam hybrids. Some have quasi memory foam – foam that performs like memory foam, or is really memory foam called by another name. As...
CRaVE Mattress

CRaVE Mattress

Deja Vu I heard the rave about the CRāVE Mattress (CM), and thought to myself, “That name sounds familiar.” When I Googled the name, page 1 of the search results had a review of the CRāVE Collection from 2½ years ago. The family who owned Carolina Mattress Guild, the...
Counting Sheep – Getting to Sleep

Counting Sheep – Getting to Sleep

Countering Insomnia “I can’t sleep …” Insomnia – that’s what counting sheep is for. Insomnia is sleeplessness, not being able to fall asleep. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, between 30% and 35% of adults have occasional insomnia, with brief...