Biogreen Memory Foam

Biogreen Memory Foam

Certified Lab-Tested Green Memory Foam What Is Green Memory Foam? When those of us who are older were growing up, to label something as “green” meant  (1) its color, (2) it was unripe, uncured, or undeveloped, (3) of a person, by extension from #2, naïve or...

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...
Tencel® Lyocell

Tencel® Lyocell

  The Third Generation Cellulosic Fiber   First Generation The first, best known, and most common cellulosic fiber is rayon viscose. Both natural and artificial, cellulosic fibers are manufactured fibers produced from a natural substance – cellulose. Cellulosic fiber...

Shredded vs. 1-Piece Memory Foam

Information on the following chart was extracted from a comparison of types of pillows on Sleep Like The Dead, an independent review and evaluation site for mattresses and pillows. Shredded memory foam is rated higher in most categories, though single-piece memory...

Down and Feathers, Part 2

Marketing, Sourcing, Issues, and Certifications To read Down and Feathers, Part 1, click here. Down and Feathers in the Marketplace While down and feathers have been used in featherbeds and pillows for a long time, they are now increasingly used in other applications,...
Down & Feather Bedding on Amazon

Down & Feather Bedding on Amazon

Down Pillows, Featherbeds, and Down Comforters With over 100 Customer Reviews on Amazon (As of 11/03/2017)   Down Pillows Sample of down feather pillows w/ 100+ reviews Pillow Manufacturer Avg Rating Price # of Reviews Set of 2, Luxury Goose Feather and Down Bed...

Down and Feathers, Part 1

What They Are and How They’re Used Figures of Speech “Feather Your Nest” is a figure of speech related to traditional bedding materials. It refers to the mother bird lining her nest with feathers and down for softness and insulation for the eggs she would...
Spandex – A Long Stretch to Cover

Spandex – A Long Stretch to Cover

Lycra, Spandex and Elastane are all names for the same Fiber   First developed by DuPont, Lycra is a polyurethane fiber. The two prepolymers, one long and flexible and the other short and stiff, link to form a folded or twisted fiber which can be stretched up to five...