Benefits of Shredded Latex Pillows

December 22, 2020

So, you might have heard of latex pillows, but you might be questioning what shredded latex pillows are. Since, more and more people are getting aware of latex pillows, let’s introduce you to another option for the best natural latex pillow.

In some  retail stores these types of pillows are called micro cushion pillows.

Latex and shredded latex can be all natural latex or a blend with synthetics. However, at My Organic Sleep, we dedicate our products to be completely natural without synthetic blends. We believe our pillows can work just as well as non-organic shredded latex, if not better.

Standard Latex pillows: These are usually made as one slab of latex. These pillows are made by utilizing a unique pin-core design to allow these pinholes in the pillow to deliver free air flows, preventing heat from building up.

Shredded latex pillows: These are made by shredding latex slabs into small pieces (about 0.5-1.5 inches long). The cut pieces are flexible and resilient in order to conform to body contours. The versatility offers varying degrees of support and pressure point relief. This enables comfortable, deep sleep.

Natural latex pillows are categorized into single zone and dual-zones. The single zone pillows have the same sized pinholes, which spread from the edges to the center of the pillow. Dual-zone pillows has two areas zones, which consist of smaller pinholes and bigger pinholes.  This variation in pin hole size changes the density, on the other hand, in dual zone pillows offer firmer edges and softer mid section. Take a look at below to understand the difference and what would be the best natural latex pillow for you. 

What is the same? What is the difference?

Latex Pillows

Shredded Latex Pillows



 It will be in its original shape for at least 5 years.

The standard latex pillow has a thickness of 5 – 6 inches.


Usually made with the zippered covers for easy adjustment.If it is too thick, you can get some micro cushions out to and use them later.

The cushions inside are movable and can be adjusted to support body contours whereby a greater degree of support and comfort.

Weight(Standard size)

3 pounds

6 pounds




Both Latex Pillows and Shredded Pillows are made with natural latex and are usually covered by a 100% organic cotton cover.No synthetic latex and other toxic additives are added to these pillows.

They are more expensive than big store pillows because they do not lose their thickness (and shape) within a few months of use, whereas big brands do.

Will keep you cool and dry throughout the night.

Offers resilient, responsive support, and have the added benefit of being naturally hypoallergenic and anti-microbial, preventing the growth of harmful bacteria

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