Layla Mattress Review 2019 – Best Copper Infused Mattress

Editor’s Rating: 8.5/10

Finding for a mattress can often times be something hard to do as there are so many types of mattresses available in the market. From memory foam to inner spring mattress you would wonder which type of mattress you should go for and how can you make sure you buy the right mattress.

The right mattress for you is out there somewhere and all you need to do is a little research. Knowing what you want out of a mattress is the important part as well as knowing the things a particular mattress can offer.

Memory foam mattresses have been on the rise due to its sinking effects that is able to sink in when it reacts with your body heat, making it able to conform to the curvature of your body and give you the right support in the right places.

In this article, one of the popular memory foam mattresses will be discussed in great detail, The Layla Mattress. The Layla mattress is a 10 inch mattress with one of the most unique features that makes it stand out in a crowd of memory foam mattress. The Layla mattress actually has copper infused into its memory foam. Why is this so? Copper is believed to be very helpful and beneficial to ones body and health and has certain characteristics that brings the mattress to the next level. Below, the Layla will be discussed in great detail about each component and features the mattress has as well as its advantages and disadvantages to it.

Key takeaways:

  • Unique design – has copper infused to the mattress
  • Cooling
  • Comfortable

Material 

The Layla mattress is unique and different as compared to its competitors. Layla stands out as it has copper infused into its memory foam. The memory foam is on the top and bottom layer of the bed. Copper is used as copper is known to have great effects to the body.

The cover of the mattress is a soft polyester blend cover with Thermogel in it that offers the cool feel to the mattress. The mattress has 4 layers to it, the first layer being the 3inches memory foam followed by the 2 inches polyfoam which is the transition layer. The 3rd layer is the base and support of the mattress and the last layer has a 1 inch memory foam.

The Layla mattress is flippable and that is why it has memory foam on the top and bottom of the mattress. Firstly is the first layer which is the top part of the mattress is a memory foam layer that is 3 inches in height. This part of the mattress is the softer side of the mattress offering a less firm option for the user.

Next, the second layer of the mattress is the poly foam layer which is the transition area and is 2 inches in height. The transition layer is placed between the comfort part of the mattress and the support part of the mattress. This transition layer links the memory foam to the base of the mattress. This layer of the mattress also has holes at the side of it to promote air circulation making it breathable.

The third layer of the mattress is the support layer and it is 4.5 inch in height. This part of the bed  gives the support to the layers above and below it. It has a 2lb density foam layer to support the whole mattress.

As for the last layer of the mattress, the 4th layer is the 1 inch memory foam layer. This is the bottom of the mattress also the firmer side of the mattress. All the memory foam used in the mattress has copper and gel infused into it to provide the best comfort to the user.

Firmness

The Layla mattress is unlike a typical memory foam mattress and is quite different compared to its competitors in the market. The mattress is flippable with each side of the mattress providing a different level of firmness. The Layla is a 2 firmness option in one mattress.

On the top layer, which is the softer side, on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the firmest, the top layer is at a 5.5 and the bottom layer of the mattress is at about an 8 and when putting pressure you can feel the firmness from the base layer.

The memory foam used in this mattress tends to react quickly hence making it different from most memory foam mattresses as there is no stuck feeling when lying down especially on the firmer side of the mattress and you don’t feel like you are sinking in too much.

Temperature

Due to the copper infused into this mattress, it is a excellent temperature regulator. It is able to keep cool throughout the night. The gel infused copper is suitable for people who tend to sleep hot at night and break into sweats while sleeping.

The Mattress also has a great design and materials used that promotes air circulation into the mattress allowing air to flow in and out preventing any heat trap making the bed breathable.

With the copper infused, it is able to keep the user cool all night and able to get quality sleep as there is no disturbance of heat buildup.

Sleeping Positions & Pressure Points

The Layla mattress has the classic memory foam feel to it which offers great support to all types of sleeping position. The Layla mattress is most ideal for side sleepers as it gives side sleepers the best comfort.

Firstly, for the softer side, it is very nice for the side sleepers as it allows the hip and shoulder area to be sinked in a fair amount giving it the support it needs.

For back sleepers, when lying down on the mattress, the mattress is able to contour the body properly and also fills the gap between the back and the mattress above the hip area providing great support for the user.

Stomach sleepers might not like this side of the mattress very much as the mattress is on the softer scale and the pressure placed may cause the hips to sink in, making it uncomfortable for the user and not giving proper alignment in the back.

The softer side also has a slower response memory foam which makes movement and changing positions a little harder as you would sink in more. Moving around would need more effort and if you are one to move a lot in your sleep, more energy would be needed making you feel restless due to the moving.

For the firmer side of the mattress, when on your back you can still feel the memory foam layer that it has and it also has a slight contour when you lie down.

The firm side keeps the back in quite a straight posture. This side of the mattress does not have much sinkage as the memory foam layer is only 1 inch. The lesser sinkage makes moving around the mattress and changing positions very easy.

However, side sleepers will not prefer this side of the mattress as it is too firm for them and does not provide the right amount of support needed as lying on the side more pressure is being placed at the small area causing the user to reach other layer faster making it too firm.

This firm side of the mattress is suitable for stomach sleepers as stomach sleepers prefer firmer mattress. The firmness is able to keep the hip up and not sink like the softer side would. This allows the back to be supported properly and placed in the right alignment making the body supported.

Edge Support

The Edge support for the Layla mattress is on the average level. On the softer side of the mattress, when lying down and sitting at the edge there is a high level of compression on the bed, but it does not give the falling off feeling and is still able to support the body.

If you are on the heavier side and on the edge, you might feel like you are going to fall off.

However, edge support on the firmer side is much better as the compression in the bed is not much making it better than the softer side. Overall, the edge support for this mattress us good and would be able to support the body even those on the larger scale. 

Motion Transfer

Motion transfer is one of the most important factor for those sleeping with a partner. Couples are always finding mattresses to suit their needs and if your partner is keeping you up at night from moving too much, this mattress would be perfect for you.

Motion transfer is transfer of motion made from one side of the bed but the motion is also felt on the other side of the bed. Memory foam mattresses are usually the best at isolating motion.

The motion transfer on the Layla is not the best but it still is able to isolate the motion transfer. From few tests, it shows that when you are changing position at night, this motion does not affect the partner much and they would not be able to feel it.

This will allow you and your partner to have good sleep and also improve the quality of your sleep as the individual movements will not bother the other.

Size and Foundation Bases

The Layla mattress comes in 6 different sizes. The sizes being Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King. The range in sizes gives the users a great option to choose any size bed. With the different sizes available it is able to cater to short, tall, bigger and smaller people as well.

When purchasing, some would worry whether the mattress can be used with the foundation they already have at home. The Layla mattress is good with any foundation you have, from a solid platform, adjustable base, box spring, a bunkie board on the box spring as well as a slatted base.

Although the mattress can be used with all bases, there are a couple things to take note of when using certain bases to ensure that the mattress is used to its best and also taken care of.

For the Bunkie board, this option might reduce the airflow in the mattress a little and might cause the mattress to have heat trap inside. With the slatted base, it is able to provide good air flow to the mattress however to prevent any sagging to happen in between the mattress the slats should be at 3 inches apart at most and no more further than that.

Warranty 

The Layla Mattress comes with a lifetime warranty which is an excellent feature to have with the mattress. Below will be some details on the warranty and what it does and does not cover.

The warranty is only applicable or valid to the original purchaser. So if you purchase the mattress from someone else, a second hand mattress the warranty will not apply for you.

The warranty covers defects by the manufacturer such as the seams coming out and if the mattress has a permanent compression that is visible and at the mattress surface for than 1 inch.

The warranty does not cover minor defects in the appearance of the mattress. For example, if it has wrinkles, wear and tear that naturally occurs due to usage such as blemishes on the mattress. It also is not valid if the mattress has been burned, stained, dampened, soiled or abused in any way. If there is any growth or bed bugs on the mattress due to lack of care and unsanitary reasons, the warranty will not cover this as well.

Take not that the size of the mattress has adjustments of +/- 1 inch. If you leave your mattress in the packaging for more than 2 weeks after receiving it the warranty will automatically be voided.

How the warranty works is that the mattress will either be repaired or replaced with a new one or repair and replace the specific component that is defected. The replacement might be different from what the original mattress has as they will use whatever is available at that time.

One thing to take note is that there might be a shipping fee imposed in certain situations up to $50. The fee will be evaluated on a case by case basis by the company itself.

Advantages

These are some other advantages of the Layla Mattress and further information on it

Material 

The mattress also uses a Ventext material which is a fire blocking sleeve made out of 48% FR Rayon Allesandra and 52% Rayon Polyester. The mattress has no chemicals added into it and the fire blocking elements are within the fabric.

The memory foam used is also CertiPUR-US certified memory foam making it safe for use. The CertiPUR-US certified means the memory foam has gone through thorough checks and test to ensure that is it safe memory foam.

The mattress was made without any ozone depleters and any type of heavy metal, mercury or lead.

Maintenance

The Layla mattress comes with a cover that is washable allowing you to clean the cover whenever you want to. The company also sells replaceable covers that is available for purchase in their website.

Packaging & Shipping

The unboxing of the Layla mattress is extremely easy. it is delivered to you packed and compressed in a roll and zipped in the bag. All you would need to do is open the bag, unroll the mattress to where you want it and the mattress will inflate itself fully.

This simplicity makes it easy for the customers to open it up and use it with no need to hire or pay for extra services to have it set up for you since this mattress is extremely easy and simple to set up.

Another advantage of the mattress is that it comes with free shipping within the entire US and there is a flat fee of $125 for shipping to HI, AK and Canada.

Trial Period 

The Layla mattress also comes with a 120 night trial which is a 4 month trial. You will be able to bring the mattress to your own home and try the mattress out for yourself in the comfort of your own home to see if it is to your liking.

When purchasing a mattress to know if you like it you would need some time to try it out to let your body get used to it. Trying it out for 5 minutes in the shop will not be enough at all.

Hence having this option is a great choice for the customer to be able to test the mattress out and return it you do not like it but this does not happen often. The company will also offer you a full refund after you return the product.

Financing

If you are tight with money but still want to invest in a great mattress like the Layla mattress, they do provide financing options allowing you to pay monthly installments instead. This will ease up the worry on having to come up with a huge sum all at once and allow you to pay for the mattress gradually.

Disadvantages

Hard to Flip 

Earlier, it was said that the mattress is flippable and allows you to have 2 different firmness on each side which makes it a great mattress as customers will be able to choose the firmness of the mattress.

However there is one slight negative to this as flipping the mattress is a very tough task to do and it isn’t easy. Flipping the mattress would take 2 people or more to do so.

So if you are living alone and are tiny in size, flipping the mattress is going to be a huge challenge for you.

Support

For heavier people, this mattress might not be suitable for you as the mattress wouldn’t be able to continue supporting in the long run since it is an all foam mattress.

Memory Foam

This mattress does have the memory foam feel to it so if that is not what you like, this mattress wouldn’t be the suitable one for you and it has the slow response and the sinking feel like quicksand.

What Makes the Layla Different?

The Layla mattress is different from others as it is one of the only mattresses to have copper infused into its foam. Copper is an element that has a lot of benefits to it and the Layla Mattress has decided to infuse it into its mattress to provide the best comfort to its customers.

The reason behind using copper is that copper is able to keep you cooler meaning preventing any hot sleepers as the copper infused will be able to maintain the coolness throughout the night.

For hygiene purposes, the copper is antimicrobial making it a clean mattress as it will prevent bacteria, fungi, molds and viruses from harboring in the mattress and prevents the mattress from getting dirty on the inside.

The use of copper also gives an extra layer of comfort as it has a soft feel to it and is able to support deep compression areas well. Copper provides a supportive layer as he copper cells compress and interact with one another which results in the firming response called the Variable Support of the mattress and it sinks in more in the areas that have deep compression and hugs your body to give it the support it needs, especially in the hip and shoulder areas.

Another unique thing about the Layla that makes it different is that it is a flippable mattress with 2 different firmness level which allows the user to pick the side of the mattress that they prefer and they can even test both sides of the mattress to see which side is able to give them the optimum support in whichever sleeping position they normally would sleep in.

Final verdict

 Overall the Layla mattress is an extremely good mattress especially if you are not on the heavier scale. This mattress is an excellent choice for side sleepers especially as most of our readers who use this mattress and side sleepers says this mattress is one of the best mattresses they have ever slept on and it does wonders for them.

With the extremely soft cover it gives you an additional layer of comfort and providing you with good quality sleep. Also, the mattress is flippable that makes it an added plus. 

This is for you if:

  • You’re a side sleeper 
  • Hot sleeper
  • Want to choose the firmness level of your mattress

Potential downside include:

  • Hard to flip
  • If you are on the heavier scale, the mattress might not be able to support you fully.

About the Author Jessica Larsen

I am a big advocate that having a great sleep is something everyone deserves. With over 10 years of experience in this field, I would love to use this platform as a means to help you achieve a good night sleep.

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