Buying a new pillow
Buying a pillow is one of the most difficult choises of a bed. The position of the neck and head is esthablished by the pillow. It is important that the matras has been chosen, so you can think about the softness and support of both. A pillow has several functions. First it has to support the head. Secondly it needs to provide warmth isolation and ventilation.
Shaped of shake up?
There is a nig diversityt of pillows, from the classique shake up pillow to a shaped pillow.
With a duck down an synthetic pillow drops the head in the pillow. It gives a warm feeling, but less ventilated. Duck down pillows are a combination of duck down and feathers. The more duck down, the softer the pillow. With shaped pillows (most of the time latex) the head lies on the pillow. It provides a beter ventilation and cooler feeling.
4 questions that helpes choosing a pillow
Sleeping on your back
Is your head in one line with your spine? Make sure there is enough support so your neck is relaxed. Which pillow is most comfortable? Do you have a firm matrass dan you will need a higher of firmer pillow than when you have a soft matrass.
Sleeping on your side
Is your head in one line with your spine? Make sure there is enough support so your neck is relaxed. Which pillow is most comfortable?
Position of the head
Lies your head on top of the pillow or in the pillow? What do think is the most comfortable, on top or in the pillow?
Shaped or shaked?
Do you like to shake up your pillow before sleeping? Which pillow do you like to shake up?
Tip: Make sure you can wash the pillow-slips. But there are also moltons that can slow down the wastage.