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Authentic Talatech 230 Thread Count Latex Foam Soft Density Pillow
Enjoy a great night's sleep with this soft latex foam pillow. The soft-density latex fill contours to fit the curve of your neck, avoiding painful pressure points, and it's been designed to work best for people who tend to sleep on their tummies.
ITEM#: 13318085This soft density Talalay latex foam bed pillow contours to the neck for natural comfort and support. Naturally hypoallergenic, antimicrobial and dust mite resistant, this pillow requires no cleaning.
Use the pillow with or without the included stretch cotton cover that can be machine washed when necessary. Made with a knife edge, this item has a distinct, defined shape. The pillow comes in standard, queen, and king sizes, enabling you to select the option that best fits your existing pillowcases.
- Pillow type: Latex
- Fabric construction: 100-percent cotton cover with zipper closure
- Fill material: 100-percent latex
- Thread count: 230
- Edge: Knife edge
- Firmness: Soft
- Type of sleeper: Stomach Sleeper
- Care instructions: Sterile hygienic material does not require washing. Spot clean if necessary. Cover is machine washable
- Standard: 18.5 inches wide x 26.5 inches long with 26 ounces of fill
- Queen: 18 inches wide x 30 inches long with 34 ounces of fill
- King: 18 inches wide x 35 inches long with 40 ounces of fill
Plastic packaging sometimes traps odors. After unwrapping, allow product to air for a few days.
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|Product Features||Antimicrobial Hypoallergenic Made in USA|
|Tags||Comfy Quality Soft|
|Dimensions||See product description|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year Manufacturer|
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I've used this pillow now for 6 months or so, and it is the perfect pillow (at least for me). Soft but with a heft to it. Love it!Read More
FYI- there is a big difference between the medium and soft density Talatech. I returned it for the medium density, which was just perfect. Great for people with dust mite allergies.Read More
This is the best pillow I have ever slept on. Your head feels like it's on a cloud. I have ordered the soft and medium. I prefer the soft for myself. I will never sleep on any other pillow but this one.Read More
This was my first order from Overstock and I am extremely disappointed. I have used foam pillows for years and this was the first time I bought one that turned out to be such "poor" quality for very expensive price ! I have used it for two weeks now and it has completely lost its shape and is already becoming uncomfortable. I will not purchase from Overstock again as I feel the products are not up to what they should be for the price.Read More
This pillow works better than any other pillow I've used, but it's defi not a magic billet that'll make for a much better sleep.it certainly reduced neck aches though!Read More
This is a good pillow for a stomach sleeper. In general, you should buy the soft one if you are a stomach sleeper, the medium one if you are a back sleeper, or the firm one if you are a side sleeper. I am a stomach sleeper, so I bought the soft one. At first I was worried that it was still too thick as it pretty well fills up my king size pillowcases, but it compresses to an appropriate thick for a stomach sleeper like me. I probably would like it even better if it was a little thinner, but with that being said, I have not had neck or back pain. It's also good to remember that the pillow is only one part of the equation. My wife and I replaced our old mattress that had developed divots where we sleep with a new very firm Simmons mattress (a very firm mattress has very little of the foam padding, which is the first part to wear out in my experience). We combined this very firm mattress with a 3" all-natural botanical latex topper. This has worked very well for us. I also like separating the topper from the mattress so that if one part wears out, we just replace that, rather than having to get a whole new mattress just because the foam layers are starting to wear out and develop divots. Our new topper did not fix our old mattress, it simply filled the contours of our old lumpy mattress. But on a new flat mattress, it is wonderful. I hope sharing my experience with the various factors that you need to take into account will help you to make an informed decision. There's nothing more frustrating than spending a lot of money on mattresses and pillows and still not sleeping any better -- hopefully my experience of what has worked for me and what hasn't will save you some cash and sleepless nights.Read More
I had recently discovered latex pillows and purchased one from Overstock which I loved, but which was way too plump to actually sleep on (but great for propping up to read or watch TV in bed). I was unaware that they came in soft, medium, & firm versions - so it was my error not to check. I realized I preferred a soft latex pillow for sleeping, one more squooshy and flat - and when I saw this one online I ordered it. I was not disappointed - it's excellent!! Very comfy, but more piable and flatter than the firm one I'd ordered originally. This is the perfect pillow for a stomach steeper, or a side sleeper. I purchased a king size one so I could use it as a body pillow - it's fantastic!! Supports your neck, but is also soft and pillowy.....all in all I love this pillow and just purchased another!!!Read More
There are plenty of customer reviews for this particular pillow and none more are needed. I bought it based on the 12 customer reviews, all of which gave it a 5-star except one. I give it a 5-star, too, and would even give it a 10-star on a scale of 10. It's a terrific SOFT pillow, next to impossible to find. The sensation is incredibly comfortable and luxurious. I feel as if I'm floating on a pink cloud, somewhere over Shangri-la, when I wake up!! My recommendation now goes to Overstock.com: be sure to keep this pillow available and restock, when you run out of it. :-)Read More
Only buy this pillow if you are looking for a very soft pillow, perhaps for a stomach sleeper, or for someone who really doesn't need a pillow at all. It is lightweight and thin density and falls flat upon laying on it. It has no weird odors, which is the only benefit I saw in it. Also buyer beware, this pillow is considered "non-returnable," which is ridiculous when you are making such a subjective purchase, buying a pillow on-line, and can't test it for yourself ahead of time.Read More
This is finally the pillow I've been looking for since I had one as a child. It's very soft, can be manipulated how you like, yet is supportive enough for side-sleepers like me. Unlike other stiff latex pillows, this is the real deal. Nothing can compare to Talalay latex, and this is the best price by far after extensive research. Highly recommend!Read More
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Hello Posa, thank you for your inquiry. I am sorry that it has taken so long to get back with you. I was informed that pillows do not have an ILD rating. The pillow is rated soft by the manufacturer. Thank you for shopping with us.
how much does this pillow weigh? thanks
Hello powermo, Thank you for inquiring about the Authentic Talatech 230 Thread Count Latex Foam Soft Density Pillow. The ship weight for the standard is 1.7 pounds, the queen is 2.8 pounds and the king is 3.4 pounds. I hope this is helpful. Thank you for shopping with us.
What is the height/thickness in inches?
Thank you for contacting us abiehl88. The pillow is approximately 5 inches high. It was measured on a flat surface and the tape was held up. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
What is the thickness of this pillow?
Standard: 18 inches wide x 26 inches long with 26 ounces of fillQueen: 18 inches wide x 30 inches long with 34 ounces of fillKing: 18 inches wide x 35 inches long with 40 ounces of fill
How can you tell these are soft density pillows? There are no markings on the bag or pillow.
From the picture, it does not look like the pillow itself has a tag on it. This would be the same for the packaging. However, even though not marked this is a soft density pillow.
If you've used regular foam pillows in the past, you can immediately feel the difference.
are these pillow made from only botanically derived latex, or is it a blend?
It is a blend.
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