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How to choose the right down pillows?

How to choose the right down pillows?

Down pillows are considered to be the most luxurious and most comfortable of all the types of pillows available in the market. These pillows use the down feathers or the undercoat of the geese and duck, which are extremely soft and fluffy. It is better than the synthetic fiber fills used in pillows as they create air pockets inside the pillow and make it breathable. You need to select pillows with down fill according to your sleeping position.

If you sleep on your back, you need perfect support for your neck, head and upper part of the spine. You need to select down pillows that offer medium support to cradle the natural curves of the spine. Proper body and back alignment reduces pain and aches when you wake up from your sleep. The down and feather blend makes the medium support pillows most comfortable for back sleepers. Make sure that the pillow you select comes with a shell made of quality material like cotton or satin.

Side sleepers need a pillow which will perfectly support their shoulders, neck and head.  The pillow used should be a bit firm. The fill power of the downs offers greater comfort and insulates the body better. It will provide the necessary warmth needed for a good night’s sleep. You need to select down pillows of fill power of 500 to provide necessary support for the body while sleeping on your side.

Stomach sleepers need perfect support to their head and neck at an angle preventing the head and neck turning unnaturally while you are in sleep. Select soft pillows with adequate support which contour the body in a comfortable way. It is necessary that you select down pillows from companies which provides hypoallergenic brands so that you can keep yourself away from allergy causing pillows. Make sure that the downs are used on the pillows after the purification. If you want to have economic models of these pillows you can use mixes of feather and down. They offer excellent support and right firmness while sleeping.