Natural Latex Over Memory Foam

It’s no wonder most shoppers looking for a new mattress choose memory foam. Pressing your hand into the material and watching its imprint gently revert back in shape would win over any buyer. The problem with memory foam is in its construction. Memory foam is a polyurethane made of made of many different chemicals that make it such good energy absorbers. However, most memory foam products have no…

Tencel: a New Eco-Friendly Option

Polyester is a sturdy fiber, but comes from a non-sustainable source that is chemically questionable. That's why the conventional comforters sold at big box stores are no good. Wood is an abundant natural resource, and Eucalpytus trees in particular have a high sustainability index. In addition to bamboo, a natural bedding material called Tencel has become popular in recent years. Developed by…

Buckwheat vs. Shredded Latex

Fiber-based materials like organic cotton, natural kapok, and eco-wool have been on the organic market for quite some time, but some exciting new additions have arrived on the scene. Buckwheat and shredded latex in particular have become popular for their health benefits, distinct textures, and body molding qualities.Buckwheat Buckwheat is a fruit related to rhubarb that originates from East A…

Natural Wool is Naturally Fire Resistant

Traditional manufacturers spray their bedding products with fire retardant chemicals to make them fire resistant. These chemicals are linked to cancer and a number of long-term health risks. Why is this so widely tolerated?Most of us are not confronted with our health problems until it’s too late, so it’s important to take the necessary precautions. Just as exercise and a proper diet are a daily n…

Kapok: the Silky Fiber

Kapok is one of the natural alternatives to the standard stuffing material featured in our products. Also known as silk- or java-cotton, Kapok refers to a type of tropical tree and the fibers harvested from the seedpod of its fruit. Found in the rainforests of Southeast Asia, a fully grown kapok tree can easily yield up to 15 kilograms of fiber each year. During harvesting, the unopened ripe pods…

Down Alternative For Vegans

Down filled comforters are generally considered the most luxurious option, but they have a number of drawbacks. Because down is made of duck and goose feathers, it comes with associated allergies. It also requires difficult after care, as dry cleaning is expensive and uses harsh chemicals that can have harmful long-term effects. There are many alternatives to down on the market, but our down alter…