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- If one mattress isn’t enough for you to live the bougie lifestyle you know you deserve, you may try 700 mattresses in one via the SleepOvation mattress.
- Trusted by chiropractors and apparently slept on by athletes, this bed is meant to relieve back pain and other aches, and it really does get the job done.
- With its unique Cushion Pocket Spring technology, you’ll be both supported and cool throughout the night.
- Be warned though, with this sort of technology, the mattress doesn’t come cheap.
Why settle for one mattress when you can have 700?
That is the question that SleepOvation poses to all you restless sleepers with its new offering, which purports to combine 700 “tiny mattresses” into a single unit. And while I’ll admit that I have never actually slept on 700 literal mattresses, and consequently, can neither verify nor deny that sleeping on the SleepOvation feels like sleeping on a plethora of teeny mattresses, I will say that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my evenings since receiving this unique bed. Thanks to the hundreds of cushion pocket springs embedded into the SleepOvation, I felt thoroughly supported across the entirety of my body, and really, what more could I ask for?
SleepOvation really hangs its hat on its Cushion Pocket Spring technology, and for good reason. In essence, the bed comprises hundreds (around 700, I would assume) of individually wrapped cushions that are attached to their very own pocket spring. Consequently, when you lie down, each cushion responds individually to its individual weight load. It’s surprisingly noticeable — whereas a lot of other beds in a box feel a bit squishy due to their foam-only construction, the SleepOvation doesn’t give quite as easily, something you may expect more from a traditional coil-based mattress.
On the topic of “giving,” in terms of firmness, the SleepOvation feels a bit more solid than some of the other beds that I’ve tried. However, it’s not necessarily that it’s actually any less soft than the other options, but rather that the cushion technology is meant to relieve back pain by correcting your sleeping posture. As such, some of the firmness is attributable to the bed literally fixing years of slouching, craning your neck, or otherwise being unkind to your body.
As a 20-something who has somehow tricked her body into believing that it is decades older than it ought to be, I really appreciated the back pain-relieving aspects of this mattress. While it took a bit of time to grow accustomed to, I did find that the composition and firmness led to a more supported sleeping position, which led to less lower back aching. Ultimately, because the bed reacts differently to different body types and weights, the way the SleepOvation feels will vary by person, which honestly, is probably how a bed ought to be.
Oh, and if you’re going to be sleeping with another person on the SleepOvation mattress, rest assured that the nocturnal movements of your partner will not disturb your beauty sleep. I was pleased to find that no matter how many bathroom breaks my significant other had to take, I was none the wiser — that’s likely thanks to the independence of each foam and spring packet. Even if your partner gets up or tosses and turns, your side of the bed ought to remain quite stable, which I hear is key to a healthy relationship.
The comfort of your sleep will also be boosted by the fact that this mattress does not sleep hot at all.
This will be especially important over the course of the next couple months as the summer really reaches its boiling point, but even during the milder seasons, I’ve found that it’s useful to have a bed that doesn’t feel like a hot pad a few hours in. Thanks to those tiny mattresses strewn throughout the one large mattress, you’ll have several airflow pathways, which lead to a significantly cooler sleep surface. SleepOvation claims that their channels are meant to keep a cool temperature throughout the night, and seeing as I didn’t wake up in a pool of sweat, I won’t argue with that assertion.
As for keeping and caring for the SleepOvation, there are few mattresses that have taken cleanliness to quite this extent. The mattress comes with a zipped on mattress cover, which can of course be zipped off and washed so that you’re constantly keeping your mattress clean. And if you’re really looking to kill germs, you can actually vacuum in between each of those little cushion pockets in order to keep out dust, bacteria, and allergens. Some call that overkill — but you may call it a fun Sunday afternoon.
The SleepOvation mattress ships free throughout the United States, and in order to ensure that you actually enjoy what you’re buying, the company will give you a 100-night sleep trial to make up your mind. There’s also a 10-year limited warranty on the mattress, which covers material and performance defects.
For all of its innovative designs and comforts, the SleepOvation is by no means a cheap mattress. If you’re looking for a bargain, you’re better off looking at other beds in boxes. If, however, you’re looking for a comfortable bed that helps you heal as you sleep, the SleepOvation is at least worth the 100-night trial (though you’ll likely want to keep it afterward).
Pricing starts at $999 for a twin, and goes up to $1,599 for a California king.
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