The thermal environment is one of the most important factors to affect sleep. Research found the typical effects of being too hot or too cold in bed were increased wakefulness, and decreased REM and slow wave sleep (deep sleep). These important sleep states aid memory consolidation, cell rejuvenation and recovery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Contrary to what most bedding marketing will tell you (especially mattresses), your bedding doesn’t have to be high tech, or full of new-wave gels or foam, it simply needs to let your body breathe and cool down, then warm back up again, naturally of its own accord. Woolyzzz™ cool wool does this. And a whole lot more.
Our skin is the largest respiratory organ we have. We love Tencel® because it supports the skin's natural ability to act as a protective shell to regulate body temperature and maintain water balance. To get a bit geeky for a moment, it's the first cellulose fiber built through nanotechnology to create 'nanofibrils'. These are tiny fibers that provide excellent cooling properties because they trap and then release moisture into the air. For you, this means that Tencel works more effectively than cotton to help your body maintain its temperature in any environment. Tencel is also hypoallergenic which makes it ideal for allergy sufferers.
We also love Tencel because it's more environmentally-friendly than cotton. Tencel is made from sustainably-farmed eucalyptus trees that use 80% less land and 50% of the water that cotton fields need to produce the same amount of fibre. And it has the following certifications:
The International Forest Stewardship Council.
OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certificate.
Awarded the Eco-Label of the European union.
European Award for the environment.
Panda Award (WWF Austria).
FLEECE TOPPER CARE AND CLEAN.
ThermaControl Wool® has natural antimicrobial properties that make it unnecessary to wash your underlay often. Our wool loves the great outdoors; give it air and sunshine whenever you can and it’ll stay healthy and reduce the need for washing.
If you don’t want to fully wash your topper, but have a small stain on it, The Woolmark Company recommends this mix for spot cleaning of most stains (coffee, blood, urine, vomit...): Make a solution of one teaspoon of approved wool detergent with one teaspoon of white vinegar and about two pints of warm water. Then hang outside to air dry.
When the time comes however, we recommend using the 'wool wash' cycle if your machine has one, or a 'gentle' setting. We like using a eucalyptus wool wash as the result not only looks good, it smells fabulous! Then put out to dry naturally or tumble dry on a low or delicate setting. (Or, if you prefer, your topper can be professionally dry-cleaned. Just make sure you tell them its 100% wool, they'll be extra nice to it.) If you've any questions on caring for your product, don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
COMFORTER CARE AND CLEAN.
ThermaControl Wool® and Tencel®, have natural antimicrobial properties that make it unnecessary to wash your comforter often. Regular airing and sunshine will do your comforter wonders. When the time comes however, we recommend using a 'wool wash’ cycle if your machine has one, or any other 'gentle' setting. We also recommend using a quality natural wool wash as its specifically made for wool! Then put out to dry naturally or tumble dry on a low or delicate setting. (Or, if you prefer, your comforter can be professionally dry-cleaned. Just make sure you tell them its 100% wool, they'll be extra nice to it.) If you've any questions on caring for your product, contact us at email@example.com
PILLOW CARE AND CLEAN.
ThermaControl Wool® and Tencel® have natural antimicrobial properties that make it unnecessary to wash your pillow regularly when used under normal conditions. (Dust mites hate wool, so no worries there!) And because of this, you can expect to use your pillow for at least 5 years. If you choose to wash your pillow, simply remove the wool filling and pop the pillow shell in the wash. We recommend using a 'wool wash' cycle if your machine has one, or a 'gentle' setting. And either line dry or tumble dry on low. For any questions on caring for your natural product, you'll find us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To make certain you’re delighted with your purchase and your sleep, we offer a 14 Day Sleep-On-It promise when you buy a Sleep System. This means you can return the Comforter & Topper in their original packaging, for a full refund within 14 days of the product’s delivery date. You will be required to ship it back to us at: 529 Court Street, PH1, Brooklyn NY, 11231. As soon as we receive the products, we will credit your account.
Please note that if there is damage or unreasonable soiling to the product, we may deduct moneys out of the refund amount in order to clean or repair them.
The Sleep System products, and all individual bedding products are covered by a 5 year warranty for manufacturing fault and workmanship. (Please refer to the Warranty section under the LEGALS link below.)
Our premium cool wool Topper is the foundation of any sleephealthy bed. It is designed to fit snugly over your mattress and under the bottom sheet, to provide effective insulation and thermal control, naturally. It is not a sheepskin; long fibers of shorn wool are specially woven into one large thick covering using the latest technology. And it will breathe and perform better than anything you’re likely to have had on your mattress. Our Topper uses two specific layers of cool wool: on top, a plush wool fleece that will benefit you all year round (it's perfect for summer too!), and then another layer of additional wool fill, held in place with Tencel® fabric, below this. (Fun fact: it takes the fleece equivalent of two whole sheep to make just one King Topper!)
We are committed to the production of naturally sourced products, free of harmful chemicals and safe for the environment. A good example of this is how we ensure our wool is sterilized. It is acceptable (USA state laws), to use Formaldehyde to do this. This however, is not acceptable to us, so instead we simply use steam from fresh water.
THE WOOLMARK GOLD LABEL.
A prestigious certification from The Woolmark Company. It is given to products that have been tested and approved as a premium wool product of the very highest standard for quality and performance; from Australian wool growers to manufacturers.
TWO CERTIFICATES OF SUSTANABILITY.
We chose Tencel® fiber over cotton for our fabrics. Not just because it performs better than cotton. But because it holds both the EU Ecolabel award, symbol of environmental friendliness and responsibility, and the Forest Stewardship Council certification for responsible forestry management and planning.
Our customers tell us so. We spent more time designing our pillows than any other product, to ensure it passed the ‘pillow for everyone’ test. The construction and materials are unique. Only three sides of the pillow is sewn, allowing one long side to curve more, to better fit the neck of a side sleeper. They are filled with 100% Premium cool wool 'knops' (little springy balls of wool) that compress and rebound again after ever use. The fabric shell of our pillows is made with an eco-fiber called Tencel® (sourced from eucalyptus trees), and filled with the wool we use in our comforters. Both wool and Tencel were chosen to help regulate head temperature and draw away moisture to keep you comfortable and asleep. And finally, to ensure that our pillows suited everyone with every sleeping style, we made them infinitely adjustable; you just unzip and remove or add fill as needed to change the firmness. (Every pillow purchase comes with a bag of extra fill.)
SleepSpheres essential oils are blended to bring restful peace to your body before you go to sleep. These are three pure essential oils: Roman Chamomile, Ylang Ylang and Vetiver, all in a Jojoba oil base. They have been carefully balanced for skin contact. (Because you can have too much of a good thing, we recommend following the instructions for use exactly.)