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A new addition to the Avocado Mattress family has emerged and is adding plush comfort to mattresses across the country. The Alpaca Mattress Pillow Topper by Avocado is an exciting new mattress upgrade turning natural mattresses into plush comfortable beds. This mattress topper is something dreams are made of. Fluffy Alpaca Dreams. Keep reading to get all of the details on what makes the Avocado Alpaca Mattress Topper so unique and whether or not it is the right choice for you.
Unsurprisingly the star material of this mattress topper is the nearly 2 inches of 100% Natural Alpaca Wool. Avocado sources all of their Alpaca wool through the Patagonia region of Argentina.
Alpaca wool is made up of silky soft plush fibers that are mold resistant, naturally hypoallergenic, water-repellent, and naturally flame-retardant.
Making it a great material to use on top of a mattress. If you have ever been so blessed as to pet an alpaca in person, then you will know how truly soft, plush, and yet durable their wool is.
The Alpaca wool is in the center of the Avocado Alpaca Mattress Topper. Surround this core layer of Alpaca Wool are two layers of sheep’s wool.
With two such high performing natural materials this creates a very soft pillowy feeling mattress topper with a nice amount of responsiveness as well.
The three internal layers are then covered with a 100% Organic Cotton cover and is quilted in order to keep the filling distributed comfortably throughout the bed. This topper is made completely without latex and is very lightweight. The hand-stitched elastic bands on the corners do a great job at securing the topper to the mattress and keeps it from shifting around.
Wool is fantastic! Learn more about why we love wool bedding products on our post Wool! Glorious Wool!
The Alpaca Mattress Topper from Avocado will add a super soft plush feel to just about any mattress. Similar to a pillow top feel for a mattress except it is more supportive and doesn’t fall flat like some euro style pillow toppers do. Instead the Alpaca Mattress Topper has a plush feel that has a great balance of pressure relief and contouring support.
One of the reasons we really love sheep and alpaca wool for bedding materials, is that they are both so great at temperature regulating. Since wool is naturally breathable, it has a great way of keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Maintaining a neutral sleeping temperature throughout the night.
Since the Alpaca Mattress Pillow Topper is so breathable and is not waterproof (although wool is water repellent) Avocado does suggest that their users invest in a mattress protector in order to keep it as safe and long lasting as possible.
Avocado also suggest that you give your topper a nice fluffing whenever you give your sheets a wash. (Which should be at least every two weeks.) If you find your mattress topper needs some extra freshening up, they also suggest hanging it outside and allow it to fully air out in some sunshine for a bit.
Since it is a natural product that can absorb moisture easily, they do not suggest putting this product in a washing machine. You can spot clean with natural cleaners when needed. Be sure to avoid ironing, bleaching or the use of any harsh cleaners. If you choose to spot clean be sure to let the area dry completely before using again.
Avocado now has a Waterproof Organic Mattress Protector – click the link for our review.
This is a premium item with a price to prove it. While this is a rather pricey mattress topper you are getting a rather unique premium topper. If you go look for a similar mattress topper for less you won’t find one. The wool and alpaca blend in this mattress topper creates a pillowy soft feel to any mattress.
With the added benefits of all natural materials including being naturally fire retardant, antimicrobial, and free of nasty toxins. So while these prices are high, we do think you are getting what you pay for with this one. The value of the product matches their price tag.
With your purchase price you also get Free Shipping, Free Returns (if needed), 1-Year Warranty, and a 100-Night Trial Period. So you can be completely confident that you purchased the right mattress topper for you and your family before you commit to keeping it.
Whether you are looking to add some soft pressure relief to a firm mattress or extra plushness to a softer mattress, this is a great addition to any bed. While it is nice to have natural materials throughout your entire mattress, we especially love that this mattress topper brings cushioning comfort from natural and organic materials right up to where you will be sleeping.
There is no doubt that this is a pricey mattress topper. However, it acts as a full upgrade for any mattress, making this more than just a topper. It is a natural mattress upgrade that we think you’re going to love.
Have questions for us? Feel free to contact us and we’d be happy to help.