What is a Contour Memory Foam Pillow?

A contour memory foam pillow is specially shaped with two heights, with a larger contour at one end for back and side sleepers and a smaller curve for front sleepers. Memory foam adapts to your body to support your head and neck, giving you a more comfortable night’s sleep.

If you want all the benefits of memory foam in a unique pillow that’s good for all sleeping positions, choose a contour pillow. Learn how they can work for you here, plus see how easy a contour memory foam pillow is sleep on.

Top 5 benefits of contour memory foam pillows

1. Works for every sleeping position

With their anatomical design, contour memory foam pillows are good for any sleeping position. If you sleep on your back or side, the broader contour is designed to fully support your head and neck. Alternatively, if you’re a front sleeper, use the smaller contour of your pillow to ensure your body remains in a neutral position at night, reducing any aches and pains when you wake up.

2. Helps with neck pain

Contour memory foam pillows can help to take the strain off your neck. By reacting to your body heat and pressure, the unique material offers personalised comfort, unlike regular pillows. The contours of the pillow then comfortably cradle your neck, giving you an additional layer of support.

3. Reduces pressure points

Some sleeping positions can put pressure on different parts of the body. For example, side sleepers might experience hip pain after lying in this position for too long. However, a contour memory foam pillow alleviates pressure points by providing even support across your body.

4. Better spine alignment

Side and front sleepers can suffer from back pain, as these positions misalign your spine during the night. With a contour memory foam pillow, you’ll find improved spinal alignment, which should also minimise your sore back.

5. Minimises allergy symptoms

Memory foam is naturally hypoallergenic, which means it’s resistant to dust mites and germs. If you suffer from any allergies, a memory foam contour pillow can reduce symptoms such as sneezing and congestion, giving you a better night’s sleep.

How do you sleep on a contour memory foam pillow?

If you’re a back or side sleeper, place your contour memory foam pillow with the larger curve facing the end of the bed. Lie down, allowing the contour to cradle your neck to get the most comfort and support.

Front sleepers should do the opposite, sleeping on the smaller side of the pillow to keep your body flat. Although sleeping on your front isn’t advised because it can cause back pain, the thinner side of a contour memory foam pillow can still provide support while keeping your spine in a neutral position.

Find your perfect contour memory foam pillow from our online range today.

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