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The Layla Memory Foam Mattress is a 10-inch flippable, all-foam mattress. One side of the bed measures medium soft, or 4 out of 10 on the firmness scale. The other side measures firm, or between 7 and 8 out of 10 on the firmness scale. Both sides contour to the body, though the “soft” side is more conforming.
The Layla Memory Foam Mattress has four layers. The firmness level of the side facing up determines which two layers are acting as the support core and which two are acting as comfort layers.
When the medium soft side faces up, the top layer is three inches of copper-infused memory foam. The memory foam contours to the body, giving a “hugging” sensation. The copper infusion makes this mattress cooler than most all-foam beds and adds antimicrobial properties to the layer.
Next lies two inches of transitional polyfoam. This layer is zoned, so it provides more support in the areas of the body that need it most. Below the transition layer is the support core, which is made up of 4 inches of polyfoam above one inch of copper-infused memory foam.
When the “firm” side of the mattress faces up, the layers are reversed. The “firm” side feels less contouring because its top layer is one inch of memory foam, compared to three inches on the “soft” side.
The Layla Memory Foam Mattress contains four foam layers in a blended cover. Each layer can function as a comfort or support core layer depending on which side of the mattress is facing up. The following is how the mattress operates when the medium soft side is facing up
66% polyester, 30% viscose, 4% poly/lycra, with a ThermoGEL cooling agent
3″ memory foam (copper infused), 3.5 PCF
2″ transition polyfoam (with SMT technology – 3 zones), 1.65 PCF
1″ memory foam (copper-infused), 3.5 PCF
4″ polyfoam, 1.5 PCF
The Layla Memory Foam Mattress is an affordable option for customers seeking an all-foam bed. This mattress falls in the low-to-average price range for comparable beds.
Layla uses high quality materials in their mattresses, which is what makes their Memory Foam Mattress a good deal. There are no add-ons or other feature options with this bed, so there’s only one price-point for each size.
|Twin||38" x 75"||10"||41 lbs.||$749|
|Twin XL||38"x 80"||10"||44 lbs.||$849|
|Full||54" x 75"||10"||57 lbs.||$999|
|Queen||60" x 80"||10"||69 lbs.||$1,099|
|King||76" x 80"||10"||87 lbs.||$1,249|
|California King||72" x 84"||10"||87 lbs.||$1,249|
Layla – Soft side
Side Sleepers: Of all sleep preference groups, side sleepers preferred the “soft” side of this mattress the most. The bed promotes spinal alignment in side sleepers and relieves pressure. Hips and shoulders are cushioned and sink into the memory foam layer while remaining supported by the zoned transition layer, which also supports the abdomen.
Side sleepers weighing under 130 pounds especially enjoyed this bed, rating it excellent. The “soft” side of the mattress provides lighter side sleepers the precise mix of support and cushion they need. That said, side sleepers weighing over 130 pounds also felt supported by the bed. The Layla is particularly good at supporting side sleepers.
Back Sleepers: Back sleepers weighing under 130 pounds will find adequate support in the Layla. The medium soft firmness level provides enough lumbar support to keep the lower back from arching and sinking in too deeply, which can lead to discomfort. The zoned transitional layer helps provide support in the right places.
Back sleepers weighing over 130 pounds might not experience adequate lumbar support on the “soft” side of the Layla. This group will likely prefer the “firm” side, which excels at providing lumbar support to heavier sleepers. After sleeping on the “soft” side of the mattress, back sleepers who weigh more than 230 pounds might experience discomfort.
Stomach Sleepers: When it comes to stomach sleepers, the “soft” side of the Layla performs best for those weighing under 130 pounds. In this group, the medium soft firmness of the bed is firm enough to provide adequate support. The transitional layer also provides support to the abdomen, so sleepers don’t have to worry about their back arching.
Most stomach sleepers weighing over 130 pounds will prefer the “firm” side of the Layla. The “soft” side simply doesn’t provide enough support to heavier stomach sleepers. Also, stomach sleepers generally need firmer mattresses than sleepers who sleep on their backs and sides.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
Layla – Firm Side
Side Sleepers: For side sleepers weighing under 130 pounds, the “firm” side of the Layla will feel too firm. Sleepers in this group feel most comfortable on the “soft” side of the mattress, which provides support and spinal alignment.
Side sleepers weighing over 130 pounds might feel equally supported by both sides of the Layla. Both sides provide spinal alignment to sleepers in this weight group. Side sleepers who prefer a firmer mattress with a more responsive feel will enjoy the “firm” side more, however.
Back Sleepers: Back sleepers weighing over 130 pounds find the “firm” side of the Layla adequately supports their lumbar region. The mattress especially excels at supporting sleepers weighing over 130 pounds. The “firm” side has a firmer feel that will support them better than the “soft” side can.
Back sleepers who weigh under 130 pounds will want to stick to sleeping on the “soft” side of the mattress. The “firm” side will feel too firm to almost all sleepers in this weight group. As a result, the “firm” side could lead to pressure points and cause discomfort in lighter sleepers.
Stomach Sleepers: Stomach sleepers of all sizes will find the support that they need on the “firm” side of the mattress. Those who weigh more than 130 pounds are particularly better off on this firmer side of the bed.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
Layla mattresses are only sold online. Customers may purchase a mattress from the Layla website or Amazon.com. Layla doesn’t operate any brick and mortar stores or sell their mattresses in mattress stores.
Layla ships their mattresses to locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Layla ships to the U.S. and Canada using standard shipping through FedEx Ground. They ship to the contiguous U.S. for free. People in Alaska and Hawaii must pay $125 for shipping. Those in Canada must pay $225.
Layla mattresses are shipped in a box. They have been compressed and rolled to fit in a box much smaller than the size of the mattress.
Since Layla manufactures mattresses on demand, customers can expect their mattress to arrive 4 to 8 business days after they’ve placed an order. Assembling the mattress takes 2 to 3 business days, and the delivery process takes 2 to 5 business days.
Customers must set up their own mattress upon its arrival. FedEx generally leaves the box on a front step or porch. Layla doesn’t offer any setup services at this time.
Currently, Layla doesn’t offer white glove delivery or old mattress removal. Customers have to set up their own mattresses and assemble any bed frames they purchase. They also have to make their own arrangements for getting rid of any old mattresses or bed frames.
Layla offers a 120-night sleep trial that begins the date the mattress is purchased. The sleep trial comes with a required 14-night break-in period. After 14 nights and before 120 nights, customers may return their mattress free of charge.
Shipping charges are not included in refunds. Customers in the contiguous don’t pay shipping, so this policy doesn’t affect them. Customers in Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada, however, should be aware that if they return a Layla mattress, they will not have their shipping fees refunded.
Layla doesn’t sell returned mattresses. Instead of asking customers to ship back returns, the company generally coordinates to have the returned beds picked up by a charity for donation.
Customers may initiate a return by emailing Layla.
Layla offers a lifetime warranty on their mattresses. They will either replace or repair a mattress if it’s defective. They decide whether the problem warrants a repair or replacement.
The warranty is void if the mattress hasn’t been on a proper mattress base, such as a slatted bed base or box spring and frame. The warranty doesn’t cover body impressions under 1 inch thick. The warranty is only valid for the original purchaser, and becomes void if the bed is used in a commercial facility.
Customers may need to pay up to $50 shipping fees when using the warranty if the situation requires shipping.
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