Savvy Rest will bring you complete peace of mind as you lie down to sleep. They're company was born out of the extreme concerns surrounding the toxic chemicals and pesticides in the materials used in mattresses. By making their mattresses from "green" materials like natural latex rubber, certified organic wool and certified organic cotton, you can rest assured knowing exactly what you're sleeping on. The Savvy Rest bedding line also includes great organic accessories to go along with your new natural mattress including organic mattress toppers, sheets, mattress pads, and pillows. Savvy Rest's commitments to you:
Purity: our materials are natural, nontoxic, certified and independently tested.
Comfort: every Savvy Rest organic mattress is customized for the individual.
Integrity: we treat customers with honesty and respect.
Value: a Savvy Rest will long outlast a conventional mattress.
When you consider that you spend 1/3 of your life sleeping (well, depending on what stage you are in life!), I think it's fair to say that buying a high quality, non-toxic mattress and bedding is a great idea. Starting with a good pillow is just the beginning. I never used to feel this way, but recently my favorite pillow in the world has really been showing signs of wear. It suddenly dawned on me that is was too flat, was getting lumpy, and it almost didn't unfold when I folded it in half. And I don't even want to think of the toxic off-gassing this pillow produces either. I'm embarrassed to admit that I think this pillow is over 4 years old!
I've tried to find a comparable pillow, preferably made with natural materials. The brand of my old pillow no longer made pillows, and everything else was just horribly uncomfortable for one reason or another. So, I've given up on the hunt for the perfect pillow many times. I didn't think an organic pillow would be any better either. When I was given the opportunity to review an organic pillow from Savvy Rest, I said " YES!" I wouldn't have said that if I didn't like the great features I saw on their website. The organic fibers and 100% pure latex in the Organic Shredded Latex Pillow are pretty appealing I must say.
The Organic Shredded Latex Pillow is exactly what I've been looking for. It features organic inner and outer casings that are unzipped to reveal the 100% pure latex blend of Dunlop and Talalay latex. I wasn't quite sure what to expect, but the shredded latex is really neat! It has the texture of tiny pieces of soft foam, and smells like strong latex (of course). The latex smell does go away significantly over time, but I still smell it a little. It doesn't bother me, but you could always cover it with an extra casing or two. The latex poured out quickly, so I recommend having a bag or other storage device ready to collect any latex you wish to take out. That bring me to my favorite part of this pillow, the customizable height.
By removing the desired amount of latex, you can achieve the perfect height without loosing the firmness of the pillow. They are intentionally (and generously) overstuffed so this pillow can really work for anyone. I literally took out 2 1/2 gallon size bags of the latex! Yeah, I was shocked it took that much too to get it right. But the result is a pillow that is the right height for my head and neck. Just zip up the pillow casings, shake the pillow and the 100% pure latex inside will distribute evenly without any issues. No lumps or anything!
Most pillows I've slept on leave a lot to be desired, in the sense of materials used and comfort level. I'm mostly a side sleeper and I tend to sleep on one side of the pillow close to the edge. This usually gets interesting because I have to fluff a synthetically filled pillow a billion times so my head isn't turned too far down or too far up (if that makes sense). The Savvy Rest Organic Shredded Latex Pillow provides a very supportive, yet extremely comfortable position EVERY time you lay your head down. Not.Even.Kidding. It's almost like your lying on a pillow filled with air. When I lay my head down, it ever so slightly bounces as the pillow cradles my head to sleep. I'm so thrilled I can hardly stand it! This pillow definitely has a "wow" factor to it and I can rest easy knowing it's organic.
Price: $89 for the standard size Organic Shredded Latex Pillow
The Verdict: This is an amazing pillow and I can't say enough! Savvy Rest is completely committed to only safe, organic materials for their products, and I love it! My hubby keeps trying to steal it from me and "borrow" it from me for a night. I know I'd never get it back so I have to tell him no! No more lumpy pillows, synthetic fibers, chemical off-gases, or uncomfortable nights. My search is over. I have found the holy grail of pillows! Thank you Savvy Rest!
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Disclosure: Savvy Rest provided me with this item to review free of charge, but has not influenced my review or opinion. No other compensation was received. This is my completely honest opinion above and may be different from yours. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. The Reynolds Mom, not Savvy Rest, determines the winner. Savvy Rest is responsible for shipping the prize to the winner. No purchase is necessary to enter.