Are you ready for comfort that’s out of this world? If so, check out our ultimate guide to Tempur.
There are many memory foam mattresses in the world, but there’s only one that’s been to space…
That’s because Tempur memory foam was developed by the scientists at NASA, creating a comforting cushion and support system to give space travellers the feeling of weightlessness throughout lift-off. But what does this have to do with us on earth!?
Once it was decided that this material would work wonders for us, too – Tempur landed in the bed and mattress market. With its focus on innovative technology for a dreamy night’s sleep, it’s still the only mattress recognised by NASA and certified by the Space foundation.
So, if you’re ready to see if it gets yourseal of approval, here’s our step-by-step guide for everything you need to know when exploring Tempur for the very first time…
What can Tempur do for you?
The Tempur mattressis made of a temperature sensitive material that moulds and conforms to the exact shape of your body (meaning you get exceptional support).
The Tempur mattress absorbs and distributes pressure. If you’ve ever felt stiff and sore, or had bad neck or back pain, this pressure relief can be a true lifesaver. It achieves this through redistributing your weight taking the pressure away from painful or affected areas of your body – allowing you to get a more-than-comfortable night’s sleep.
The material is made with minimal motion transfer. “What could that mean?!” You may be wondering. We aren’t rocket scientists either, but according to the people at Tempur this is to do with problems caused by partners in bed. When one sleeper moves, the other is disturbed – Tempur minimises that energy carried through the mattress.
So, which TEMPUR mattress is for me?
When it comes to choosing your first Tempur mattress, there’s plenty to consider. The great thing, however, is that they cater to different needs, so you can choose a level of comfort that’s right for you – from ultra-soft to ultra-firm.
Now onto the four types of Tempur mattress. Want something that responds to your body immediately? The Hybrid is the one for you, with its innovative precision micro coils which cleverly, support and react to your movements throughout the night. Or if you’re a serial shuffler, you might prefer the Sensation, which is specially built to relieve pressure points while guaranteeing ease of movement and full body support. Alternatively, if you’re a sucker for sumptuously soft sleep – go for the Cloud, made from extra-soft material with a luxurious cushioning layer. If this sounds like your kind of sleep, we’d suggest going for the Tempur Cloud Elite Mattress or Tempur Cloud Luxe Mattress. They’re the softest mattresses in the range, with the Tempur Cloud Luxe coming in as the slightly softer option, with more material to enhance that sought-after sinking feeling while the Tempur Cloud Elite is a slightly sturdier option.
Finally, on the other end of the spectrum, firm-mattress lovers should opt for the Contour, which offers body conforming comfort with outstanding support – particularly good for those with aches and pains.
If you’re not ready for the full thing but want to try the world of Tempur, why not start with the ultra-thinTempur Mattress Protector?
A pillow to match
The Tempur pillowis specially produced to relieve pressure points, help with spine alignment and further help people with back or neck pain (as well as offering a great night’s sleep). So if you’re going for a Tempur mattress, you may as well go all out and get the pillow to match.
But which one will win you over? If you’re not sure what to go for, the Tempur Cloud Pillowis a solid choice for a new buyer because of its innovative balance between support and dreamy softness. If you feel you could benefit from something a little firmer, the Tempur Traditional Pillow Firmprovides supportive comfort designed to deliver a relaxing and rejuvenating sleep.
Travelling with Tempur
Fast forward to having spent some time with Tempur, and now you don’t know how you could possibly live without it. Well, the beauty of their product line is that you really don’t have to, with a travel range that promises to give you all those sleep benefits from wherever you are in the world.
Whether you’re mountaineering in the Alps or wandering through the wilderness, the Tempur Travel Set provides a compact carry bag on wheels. This includes a mini travel pillow based on the original, as well as a travel mattress topper for total comfort. If you see yourself as more of a high flyer regularly collecting those air miles, try the Tempur Transit Pillow stuffed with supportive, pressure relieving Tempur material.
Tempur lead the way in mattress technology, with a track record in outer-space to prove it. So if you’re waking up to the fact that the way you sleep is mega important (we do spend around a third of our life doing it, after all!) then it might be time to take the leap into out-of-this-world mattress territory. Whether you go for the sumptuous softness of the Cloud or the super supportiveness of the Contour, we’re willing to bet its temperature sensitive, pressure absorbing material will take your sleeping to another dimension…