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Choosing the right mattress

There are a plethora of mattresses in the market, and we know you don’t have time to sleep-test every single one. So start by narrowing your options before popping down to the stores to pick your perfect one.

Start by identifying what you’re looking for in a mattress:

FIRMNESS
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SOFT - Perfect for side-sleepers: If you like something soft, opt for Restonic Heavenly, it is an extra-plush mattress with a thick layer of latex that contours and comforts your body. Priced at $3,200 for a queen-size mattress. Available at OM.

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HARD - Reduced motion transfer: Does your partner toss and turn a lot? Get the Restonic Golden Stone mattress. Specially catered to those who like a very firm bed, it offers very strong support, hence reducing motion transfer. Priced at $2,570 for a queen-size mattress from OM.

Other options:
Therapedic Dr. Bones: $1,890 for a queen-size mattress from Courts Megastore.
Goodnite Niagra: $1,699 for a queen-size mattress from Hommage Lifestyle.

 

ECO-FRIENDLINESS
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Au-naturale: Heveya mattresses are 100 per cent natural and is made from the sap of certified organic latex trees. With two latex layers at its core, the mattress conforms to your body and promotes natural spine alignment. You can also customise the size and firmness level of the mattress. It is also anti-dust mite and anti-mould, and has a removable cover for easy-cleaning. Priced at $3,688 for a queen-size mattress, from European Bedding.

Other options:
Coco-Mat Mattresses: $2,989 for a queen-size mattress from Coco-Mat.

 

HYGIENE
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ANTI-MICROBIAL – Allergen-resistant: Lotus Monaco is a firm mattress made of Talalay latex that has been cleansed of any residue or bacteria attracting protein. The springs of the bed are also wrapped in soft, dust mite- and allergen-resistant Lots Hygiene Guard for protection. Priced at $3,999 for a queen-size mattress from Lotus Bedding at Big Box.

Other options:
Heveya (under Eco-friendliness)
Sealy Posturepedic Hybrid, $5,599 for a queen-size mattress from Sealy Sleep Palace.

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EASY-TO-CLEAN – Removable covers: Coco-Mat mattresses are handmade in Greece and are elastic and customizable. With zippered, removable covers, the organic mattress, made from materials such as anti-allergy seaweed, natural rubber and horsehair, is great for easy cleaning. Priced at $2,989 for a queen-size mattress from Coco-Mat.

Other options:
Heveya (under Eco-friendliness)
Ikea Malfors: $199 for a queen-size mattress from Ikea.

 

ORTHOPAEDIC PROPERTIES
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Supports your back and keeps you cool: Therapedic Ardent is a firm, orthopaedic mattress that provides good support with its five-zone wrapped coils. The mattress is made with memory gel foam and a cooling outer fabric for optimum relaxation and comfort throughout the night. Priced at $2,190 for a queen-size mattress from Courts Megastore.

Other options:
Therapedic Dr. Bones: $1,890 for a queen-size mattress from Courts Megastore.

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