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Pillows: The Ultimate Guide & Expert Advice

Welcome to the Pillow section of our Devon Duvets blog, your comprehensive guide to achieving the perfect night's sleep. Here, we delve into the world of pillows, exploring everything from the benefits of natural, sustainable materials to advice on selecting the right pillow for your individual sleep needs. Discover insights into our beautifully British wool pillows, along with top tips for care, maintenance, and how our products contribute to a more restful, comfortable sleep. Immerse yourself in the knowledge and experience the difference with Devon Duvets.

  1. How do I beat the 'Afternoon Slump'?

    Many of us have an 'afternoon slump' after lunch. We start to feel a bit sleepy and find it difficult to concentrate...but you've still got a few hours before you can finish your day. In our blog you'll find some tips on how to get through the slump - and even lessen the chances of experiencing one.

  2. Why sleep is important for emotional wellbeing

    Getting a good night's sleep isn't just important for our physical and mental wellbeing. It's crucial for our emotional wellbeing too. Read on to find out what happens in our brain when we don't get enough sleep and how this can impact on our emotional health - and discover how a few simple lifestyle changes can help you get a more restful sleep.

  3. 5 sustainable ways to recycle your old pillow

    What do you do with your old pillow when the time comes to replacing it? If you have a pillow made from natural wool, then there are a few ways you can recyle it to be more sustainable. Read our blog to discover five alternatives to putting your pillow out with your weekly rubbish.

  4. What is the best sleeping position for me?

    Are you a side sleeper or a back sleeper? Or do you sleep on your stomach? Your nightime body posture can be an important factor in either easing or exacerbating aches and pains. We are all individuals, with our own sleep habits, but read our blog to find out how altering your sleep position might improve the quality of your sleep.

  5. How does the melatonin cycle work?

    Melatonin is sometimes referred to as the 'sleep hormone' because it plays a critical role in our body's daily ryhthm. Read our blog to find out how our melatonin cycle works and how specific lifestyle changes can help it to work more effectively for us.

  6. How Devon Duvets shares its magic through unique bedtime stories

    Over the past few months we've been launching an enchanting series of bedtime stories, each one of which embodies our commitment to sustainability, nature, craftsmanship - and to you, our customers. Our stories describe the magic behind the creation of our award-winning products, and we invite you to share in the warmth behind each one. Read our blog to find out more.

  7. Unwrapping Hygiene: The Assurance of Purchasing a Brand New Duvet, Mattress Topper or Pillow

    You want to be sure that when you tuck yourself into bed it's more than purely cosy. You also want the reassurance that the bedding you've just purchased is hygienic and isn't a previous return that has already been in opened in someone else's home and then sent out to you. Read our blog to find out more about our strict hygiene processes.

  8. 7 tips to tackle jet lag whilst travelling

    Those of us who head off to catch some winter sun - either over the festive period or in the next few months - will know that longer flights often lead to jet lag. We've put some tips together to help with some of the symptoms, so read on to find out more.

  9. Pillow Talk - How do you sleep?

    Whether your sleep on your side, back or front, it's important to make sure you use the right kind of pillow to support your neck and spine whilst you sleep. This blog focuses on 'Pillow Talk' and how our unique British wool folding pillows provide three choices of heights and firmness.

  10. The benefits of a wool pillow for your toddler

    What should you be looking for when your little one is ready for their first pillow? There's a lot of choice out there but the best pillow will not only help them get a good night's sleep but will also be natural and chemical free. Our Little Lana range of pillows has been specially created for children - they are natural and chemical free, with each pillow  individually handcrafted here in our workshops on the edge of Dartmoor.