Latex mattresses offer a natural and unique bonding of latex and spring, with the spring operating as a base layer and the latex offering a comfort layer. The result is that you end up with great support paired with luxurious comfort and cushioning. What is a latex mattress? These mattresses consist of a latex comfort layer on top of a traditional or pocket sprung base that offers the support. Latex actually has many of the same properties of memory foam, but with very little of the downsides. With memory foam, you get too hot and you can’t move about very easily. With latex however, you still get all the contouring to your body which still has all the bounce back properties of memory foam due to its natural elasticity, but you won’t get too hot while using it. What are the benefits of a latex mattress? By being completely natural, latex is also hypoallergenic and anti-microbial. What this means is that latex mattresses are ideal for anyone in a risk category for respiratory problems. Latex is also the preferred top supportive layer of allergy UK, showing that an adequate amount of research has been done and found that latex offers one of the best and most hygienic options for preventing allergies while you sleep. What is the best latex mattress for you? Latex mattresses can come in varying degrees of firmnesses relative to your own personal preferences meaning that you are not limited to a specific type of feel for a given product. This means that these latex mattresses can be suitable for those that suffer from back pain and thereby require firmer base options, while also catering to those looking for a medium or soft experience.