When we searched Amazon for the highest-rated mattresses, the British-made Emma mattress won in the hybrid-foam category. It’s now over a third off (£422, down from £649). Enticingly, Emma has also extended their 100-night trial period to 200 nights, and Emma says it will pay for any return postage.
The mattress is made of three types of foam with a top-layer of Airgocell foam, a material that promises the body-moulding benefits of memory foam but with better air circulation. According to five customers, these materials also mean the mattress is lighter and easier to handle than spring-based models. For 15 customers, it’s the great back support that won them over (positive and negative reviews emphasise that this is a pretty firm mattress). But two reviewers, both of whom experience back or neck problems, say it’s still yielding enough to sleep in any position. Some reviewers acknowledge that the Emma mattress is pricey compared to its mattress-in-a-box peers. But many buyers say they are fully convinced by the quality — one reviewer raves that, by helping him wake up better, the mattress has given him a new lease on life.
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