Kapok Pillows Are A Healthier, Eco Friendlier Way To Sleep
When Goldilocks Natural Bedding sent me one of their Kapok Pillows I couldn’t wait to try it. I had been scouring the web for months looking for a completely safe, natural pillow that actually doesn’t flatten to a pancake, or feel to heavy and lumpy. Yes, it took me a few nights to adjust, but now a few weeks down the track, I am loving sleeping on my Kapok pillow and now I can share with you why Kapok Pillows Are A Healthier, Eco Friendlier Way To Sleep .
Kapok is nature’s, eco friendly, vegan friendly, dream fibre, and with some regular airing and sunlight, it actually puffs itself up again like magic. Honestly, once a month if you pop it outside in the sunshine by hanging it from a few pegs on your clothes line, it will be like your Kapok pillow is born again!
Not only does Kapok Fibre have these wonderful self renewing traits, but it is more importantly, 100% naturally antibacterial and moisture resistant, making it hypoallergenic. So for those with allergies to dust mites and mould, Kapok fibre is definitely your friend.
Prior to my Goldilocks Kapok Sleep Pillow arriving, I had tried quite a few different styles of natural pillows, and although I loved that I was sleeping healthier, on both a natural and organic cotton filled pillow, together with another organic cotton pillow filled with buckwheat husks, I was uncomfortable. I had found that my organic cotton pillow flattened down way too much for my liking and my buckwheat pillow began to feel a little too firm, lumpy and compressed, hence why I combined the two. I was sure there had to be another alternative and so began my research on Google. I had never heard of Kapok Fibre until I stumbled upon and then approached Goldilocks Natural Bedding and explained my plight, which led to this wonderful pillow arriving on my doorstep, or should I say in bed!
The Goldilocks Naturally Organic Kapok Sleep Pillow is 100% natural and toxic free.
The Kapok Fibre comes encased in a certified organic cotton cover (as my one does), or a hybrid organic cotton/ hemp cover.
The Kapok Fibre is ethically and sustainably sourced from Indonesian Kapok Trees.
Kapok pillows are the perfect ethical, vegan friendly and humane alternative to goose feather pillows, or environmentally toxic and unhealthy synthetics, like polyester.
Kapok pillows are soft and light and I know it is cliché, but yes it really feels like you are sleeping on one big fluffy, comfortable cloud.
I also love the incredible ethics of this wonderful boutique natural bedding company. Goldilocks Natural Bedding’s founder, Julie Emery goes above and beyond to assure every stage of development of her beautiful natural bedding products are as eco-friendly, and ethically produced and sourced as possible.
What actually is Kapok Fibre?
Kapok Fibre comes from the inside of the pods that fall off the Kapok tree. It is a hollow, silk like fibre and this is what gives it it’s superior bounce back ability and beautiful cloud like softness.
Kapok used to be used more widely, but in modern times Kapok has been overlooked for synthetic, easy to produce, yet toxic alternatives made using petrochemicals.
By supporting the use of Kapok once again, companies like Goldilocks Natural Bedding are leading in the way of helping these important trees and their surrounding natural ecosystems, survive and thrive, plus giving local communities fairtrade work opportunities.
To find out more and to see the great range of Goldilocks Natural Bedding products, they even have pet beds and meditation cushions, visit Goldilocks Natural Bedding
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