SizePillow’s come in a variety of set sizes from the standard everyday pillow to exceptionally long body pillow. The type of bed you have at home will influence just what size and quantity of pillows you may need. So for example single beds may suit the widely available standard size pillow, where as a king size bed due to its wider dimension would best suit a larger pillow size that fits either edge of the bed space. Bear in mind also that should you make an investment into different pillow sizes that the bedding you buy to accompany it is sure to fit their dimensions.
- Standard pillow - 19 x 29
- King size pillow - 36 x 19
- Body pillow - 54 x 19
- V shape pillow – 66 x 13
ShapeMoving on from sizing you can also find a majority of pillows both online and in store available in an assortment of tailored shapes made especially to give support to areas of the body as you sleep. Depending on your personal sleeping needs contour, neck, body, triangle and knee pillows may come in handy to give you the optimal support and comfort you need.
FirmnessLast but not least we move onto firmness, now the density of your pillow will influence the overall sleeping experience you have on it because each pillow density actually suits different sleeping positions. For example if you sleep on your back a pillow of medium firmness will support the natural curve of your spine as well as your head and neck. If you sleep on your side a pillow with firmer support is needed to cradle the head, neck and shoulders preventing aches and pains as well as potential pinched nerves. Lastly should you sleep on your stomach a softer pillow would be ideal to allow your body to naturally ease into its own shape and pose creating comfort during the night. Now that we’ve explored all areas of pillow buying know how to you can go ahead in finding the perfect pillow investment for you with confidence and ease.