Best Mattresses for Side Sleepers

Side sleeping means quite simply that you sleep on your side – either for some or all of the night. If that’s your sleeping style, then the mattress that you choose should obviously be suitable for side-sleeping, but it’s surprising how few people consider this. It’s not helped by the fact that there’s a lot …

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Here’s why Casper UK stopped taking orders

A few people have asked me why Casper are no longer trading in the UK. I’ve checked them out to see what’s going on. Casper, which is a mattress company similar to Simba, Nectar and Otty, are no longer available in the UK. It’s surprising to hear, as all three Casper mattresses rate really well …

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Best Memory Foam Mattresses

If you’re not sure what memory foam is, then read my description here – this may not be the best mattress type for you. There are a LOT of memory foam mattress sellers and suppliers on the market, let’s demystify which ones you should consider. 1. Nectar Memory Foam mattress At a glance: 356 night …

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Best Pocket Spring Mattress UK

Whenever people ask me for a spring mattress recommendation I tell them to buy the DreamCloud. Even if they argue they don’t want any memory foam I tell them to give it a shot, you get free returns if you don’t like it and trust me, it’s one of if not the most comfortable mattress …

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OTTY vs Simba mattress

They’re two of the biggest UK brands for hybrid mattresses but do have some key differences. So you’ve decided that you really do want a hybrid mattress and are aware of the pros and cons, but aren’t sure if  OTTY or Simba Sleep give you the best bang for your buck. To be clear, I …

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Is your pricey memory foam mattress just an IKEA one underneath?

When I first started writing about mattresses, it pretty much coincided with the birth of the entire “mattress in a box” industry. I had a front-seat view as this curious niche practically exploded overnight. Fast forward to now: globally there are at least 109 companies selling a memory foam mattress (or some mix thereof, such …

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Pocket spring vs Memory foam

Pocket spring? Memory foam? Hybrid!? Which is best for you? The mattress sector is full of wild claims and marketing hype. Let me sort the wheat from the chaff and finally answer this question. While these mattress types do have some similarities, first let’s look at what is different.   What are they made of? …

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Don’t get scammed – Best Mattress Toppers

The Slumberdown Airstream is perfect if you want a cooler mattress topper that’ll soften up a mattress but still has plenty of support. It’s designed with, you guessed it, Airstream technology, this provides little air pockets that allow air to flow through the whole thing. A great alternative to memory foam , this topper is …

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