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Mattress Topper Guide

Trying to buy mattress toppers online is not easy, especially as you won’t have the opportunity to touch and feel the product. So we’ve created a helpful guide that should remove the guess work when you buy a mattress topper online.

Product Firmness Feels Like Level of support
Latex Topper Medium-firm Latex feels springy, giving the sleeper a well-supported feeling of buoyancy. High
Cool Gel Memory Foam Topper Medium Cool gel memory foam feels spongy, absorbing and supporting the weight of your body. High
Wool Topper Soft Wool is super soft, giving the sleeper an extra layer of cushioning and comfort. Low - this topper is about adding comfort.
Down Mattress Topper Plush Down is luxuriously soft and will turn any mattress into something incredibly comfortable. Low - this topper is about adding luxury & comfort.

Latex Mattress Toppers

If you need some extra support on your mattress, but don’t like the soft sinking feeling of memory foam, than a latex mattress topper may be a great option for you.

Latex is naturally derived from the rubber tree and is well known for hypoallergenic properties. It has a springy feel, which gives the sleeper a feeling of well-supported buoyancy.

Is it for me?

A latex mattress topper is best suited to those who need extra support on their mattress but want something a little firmer than memory foam. Our latex mattress toppers are also hypoallergenic, providing a happy, healthy night’s sleep.

Cool Gel Memory Foam Mattress Toppers

Memory foam, originally developed by NASA, is world renowned for its ability to provide an excellent amount of support and comfort, not to mention hygiene. Memory foam has a somewhat spongy consistency, which will contour to the shape of your body for ultimate comfort.

Cool gel memory foam has been infused with millions of micro cool gel beads to help prevent the foam for getting too hot. The cool gel essentially keeps the memory foam at a lower temperature for a much longer time than standard memory foam. As well as optimising comfort and sleep quality, this also improves the hygienic and hypoallergenic qualities of the mattress topper.

Is it for me?

A Cool gel mattress topper is best suited to those who need extra support while wanting to avoid anything too stiff.

Wool mattress toppers

Wool acts like nature’s air conditioning unit. Reacting to changes in your body temperature, a wool mattress topper helps to keep you warm when it’s cold and cool when it’s hot. Wool also works to wick excess moisture away from the body, preventing those uncomfortably sweaty nights and ensuring you have a healthy night’s sleep.

Is it for me?

A wool mattress topper is best suited to those who want a year-round option that will add softness to an already good, supportive mattress.

Down Mattress Toppers

If you’re looking for the most luxurious way to snuggle up at night, a down mattress topper may be just what you need. Made from a premium mix of European goose down and feather, this topper will transform your mattress into something a little plusher.

Being a natural insulator, down regulates body temperature and wicks moisture away from the body, preventing clamminess in the nights. Perfect if you’re looking to add some luxury and softness to your mattress, whilst keeping comfortably warm at night!

Is it for me?

A down topper is best suited to those who want to add luxury, comfort, and warmth to an already good, supportive mattress.

FAQ

Will a mattress topper help to fix an old mattress?

In most cases a mattress topper can extend the life of an old mattress by a few years – ensuring you can enjoy a comfortable, supportive, and healthy night’s sleep. If your mattress is only slightly sagging or slightly lumpy, a mattress topper can make a world of difference.

Will a mattress topper help fix a sagging mattress?

A mattress topper can make a mattress with some slight sagging and lumps useable again. However, if your mattress is heavily sagging to the point where you feel you are rolling or sliding into a certain section of the mattress, it’s probably time to just get a new mattress.

Will a mattress topper help alleviate firm mattress?

A mattress topper can be an excellent option for softening a stiff mattress. Down and wool are fantastic options if you need to soften it a lot, or you can try the cool gel memory foam or latex if you don’t want to soften it as much.

Which mattress topper is best for me?

Over the years, we have noticed that side sleepers tend to prefer memory foam, while those who sleep on their back prefer latex. However, it is still a very subjective matter and you should try and use the above information to find the best choice for YOU.

Which mattress topper is best for back pain?

The best mattress topper for back pain depends on whether you sleep on your side, back or stomach. For those who sleep on their back or stomach, you need something firm enough to support your lower back while still being soft enough to comfortably contour to the rest of your body.

For side sleepers suffering from back pain, you need something with a little more cushioning for the shoulders and hips. But not something so soft that there is not enough support for your lumbar and spine. We would recommend side sleepers suffering from back pain the cool gel memory foam topper for a comfortable nights sleep.

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