There are many importers out there when it comes to memory foam pillows. The reason is because there are many cheap materials like foam that make the pillow appear like it is memory foam. Then you lie down on it for the first time only to wake with a sore neck and bad back. There are four main things to consider when picking out your pillow. You spend every night with it, why not get the best memory foam pillow that you can find.
Price – don’t overpay!
What happens to many customers is they decide to save as much money as they can and sacrifice quality for price, and with a memory foam pillow you do get what you pay for. However, don’t be suckered into getting an overpriced pillow. Even the best memory foam pillow in the world is worthless if it is not comfortable to you. It could end up taking a couple more purchases and wasted dollars before you finally find the memory foam pillow that will be perfect for you. Shop around, it doesn’t need to be the most expensive.
Firmness of the pillow
Firmness is the most important feature you should look at when choosing your pillow. Every manufacturer has a different definition of firm and every pillow will feel different. Take advantage of the variety and find the best memory foam pillow that will fit your personal needs. For example, you may need a pillow that offers special support for your spine for those with spinal problems.
Your own personal needs
There are a handful of types of materials used to make these types of pillows, and the material used can affect how the pillow feels. The type of material effects whether or not it fits your own needs. Pillows made of polyurethane are denser and therefore more firm than their latex counterparts. These pillows are designed to support the back of the neck and spine. Your orthopedic memory foam pillow will most likely be made of this same material. Latex, both natural and synthetic, is more malleable than polyurethane and is available in quite a few different densities.
Don’t listen to the employee at the store, he doesn’t know if that pillow will fit your needs. Ideally, you should be able to lay on it, but if not there are other ways to tell if it fits your needs. The orthopedic types mentioned before tend to cost more but you can normally find a reasonably priced memory foam pillow at a furniture or department store. Be sure to note what type of material the pillow is made out of, and always ask every question you can think of, no matter how asinine They may hate that, but it can help you out in the long run.
Quality – what materials were used in the manufacturing
Compared to normal pillows, memory foam pillows are always firmer and because of this they are much more comfortable to sit on. Another benefit of memory foam pillows is that they seem to last longer than standard pillows. The only reason I had to replace a memory foam pillow was because it was dirty after so many years. My standard pillows always seem to lose their “fluffiness” around 6 months and always ended up in the garbage. You end up spending more money on normal pillows than you would ever spend on a quality memory foam pillows.
Things to look for when buying a memory foam pillow:
- Quality – stay away from the dollar store
- Firmness – arguebly, what most people look at
- Price – Don’t be conned and overpay.
- Needs – make you to consider your own personal needs.
Using these tips, hopefully you can find the best memory foam pillow to fit your needs perfectly. Also, these tips can applied loosely when buying a memory foam mattress, but take it with a grain of salt.