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

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 is...

Down and SMF Comparison Charts

Top Down and Down-Feather Pillows on Amazon as of 11/17/2017 Manufacturer (# of Models) Total Reviews Total Gross Rating Overall Average Rating East Coast Bedding (6) 756 3,386.1 4.5 DOWNLITE (6) 499 2,221.2 4.5 Continental Bedding (6) 962 4,210.0 4.4 Royal Bedding...
Down and Feathers, Part 2

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 100 or More Customer Reviews on Amazon (As of 11/03/2017) Down Pillows Sample of Down/feather pillows w/ 100+ revs Pillow Mfr Avg Rtg Price Num. Revs. Set of 2, Luxury Goose Feather and Down Bed pillows (Standard) by...
Down and Feathers, Part 1

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...