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Accessory Review Malouf Talalay Latex Pillow

The Z by Malouf Talalay latex pillow is comfortable and resilient. This pillow is great for most anyone and has a consistent feel that never needs any fluffing or reshaping. Having a good quality pillow that compliments your mattress and preferred sleeping position is well worth the small extra investment.


This pillow is made of 100% natural Talalay latex that are manufactured through a eco-friendly process. They derive the latex from the sap of the rubber tree. Then they whip and pour it into a mold and chill it. Then they heat it up to create its unique consistency.

This latex is not only all natural but is also naturally hypoallergenic and mildew proof which makes it that much cleaner. This pillow has a removable cover that you can be easily unzip and wash.

They make this cover out of polyester and rayon from bamboo that makes a velvety smooth finish. The cover is great for sensitive skin. It also helps regulate temperature.


The Malouf Talalay latex pillow would work well for anyone who likes the feel of latex. This pillow comes in different options to customize it specifically for you. The options include comfort, loft height and size.

You can also choose from either firm or plush and this allows you to choose whether you would like your pillow to be softer or not.

The plush option allows form more sink and give while the firmer option keeps you from sinking in. This allowing you to choose what kind of support you want.

This pillow also comes in two size options as well, queen and king. These sizes correlate with the size of the pillow cases included in most sheet sets for the size of your bed.

The comfort of this pillow, regardless of what size or comfort level you choose, is exactly what you would expect from a latex pillow. It is supportive yet soft and squishy and doesn’t let your head feel overly conformed too. It allows for easy movement and a little bounce. The two zoned areas of this pillow really do allow them to work in conjunction to cradle your head as well as support your neck and provide a great surface to rest your head. They aerate the latex to make it more breathable. This helps keep the surface cool all night long.


This latex pillow also has two loft height options to allow you to choose the thickness of the pillow that will work best for you. The loft height basically refers to how thick or thin the profile of the pillow is.

This pillow comes in either a ‘low loft’ option that is about 4″ to 5″ thick or a ‘high loft’ that is about 6″ to 7″ thick.

Having this option allows you to choose what would be better for your sleeping position or just personal preference. This pillow is also unique in how it’s designed to really give your head, neck and shoulders maximum support.

There are two zones of holes specifically created to to function in different ways. The center portion has larger holes that allow for your head to sink deeper and be cradled more.

The edge of the pillow has smaller holes that creates more support for you neck. This design creates the optimal support for your body regardless of whether you sleep on your back, side or stomach. This pillow has been designed with support being a top priority and it shows.


This Malouf latex pillow comes in around $100 and for a 100% natural Talalay latex pillow that has multiple options to really get the best pillow specifically for you is not a bad price at all.


This pillow is covered by a zippered cover that is machine washable and can easily be cleaned when needed. Malouf does recommend washing it separately to ensure the zipper doesn’t snag.

Also be sure to use the gentle cycle with a warm wash and cold rinse. Wash with a mild non-chlorine bleach detergent. Drying is as simple as putting it on low heat. The pillow itself can be spot cleaned if needed, but never put in the wash machine.

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