When it comes to getting a good night's sleep in college, your dorm room mattress is key. But it's not just the mattress itself that matters - the right accessories can make all the difference in terms of comfort and quality of sleep. In this guide, we'll show you everything you need to know about choosing the perfect dorm room mattress accessories, from organic mattress toppers
and more, so you can get a good night's sleep all semester long.
What size is a dorm room mattress?
A dorm room mattress is typically twin XL size. This means that it is extra long, measuring 80 inches in length vs a standard twin mattress that measures 74 inches in length and 38 inches wide. Matching sleep accessories like mattress toppers, protectors, and sheets are available in twin xl size.
What is the best material for a dorm room mattress topper?
There are a few materials that can make a great dorm room mattress topper.
The healthiest options include organic cotton, wool, and natural latex
. These materials will add an extra layer of comfort to your mattress and are breathable and allergy friendly to help you get a deeper night’s sleep.
What type of organic mattress topper is best?
Most college dorms will not allow students to bring their own mattress , so adding an organic mattress topper to the dorm mattress is the perfect solution. Adding a mattress topper to an existing mattress will provide an additional layer of comfort and breathability . Our contouring, all-natural latex toppers
are made with two inches of GOLS certified
organic latex and are covered with a GOTS certified
organic cotton cover that can be removed and hand washed. Organic materials are free of harmful chemicals and toxins, so you can rest assured knowing that you're not exposing yourself to any potential health risks. Additionally, organic toppers tend to be more breathable, which means they'll help keep you cool and comfortable all night long.
What types of organic sheets are best for a dorm room mattress?
When choosing sheets for your dorm room mattress you'll want to look for organic cotton sheets
that are made from 100% GOTS Organic Cotton. This will ensure that your sheets are free of harmful chemicals, pesticides and harsh dyes that can cause skin irritations and other health issues. You'll want to make sure that the sheets are soft, comfortable and a good fit for your mattress. Select a sheet set that is machine washable and dryer friendly for easy care.
What types of organic pillows are best for a dorm room mattress?
There are a variety of organic pillows available on the market, and it can be tricky to know which one is right for you. The My Green Mattress Charcoal Infused Organic Latex Pillow
is made from a solid core of charcoal infused organic Dunlop latex. Activated charcoal is a mineral that acts to reduce odors and moisture. This molded pillow has a firm, bouncy feel that contours well to your head and neck. It is designed specifically for back and side sleepers. Use a couple of pillows to support yourself in an upright position while studying or reading in bed.
What types of organic mattress protectors are best for a dorm room mattress?
Now that you have an organic topper, sheets and pillow for your dorm, you will want to naturally protect your mattress. Use our waterproof organic cotton mattress protector
to protect your mattress from moisture, spills, dust mites, and other allergens. A mattress protector that is made from 100% natural materials is free of chemicals, synthetic materials, and other harmful substances. You'll also want to make sure that the protector fits snugly on your mattress. Look for one that fits like a fitted sheet with skirting around the entire mattress. If the protector is too loose, or so tight that it is popping off of the corners of the mattress, it won't do its job properly. Lastly, choose a protector that is machine-washable and dryable, so you won't have to worry about special care instructions.
How to accessorize your dorm room to create the perfect sleep environment.
Making your dorm room feel comfortable and like your home away from home is important. , And, we can help make the transition easier. Your bedroom should be your oasis, and that includes creating the perfect, healthy environment for a good night's sleep. In addition to organic toppers, protectors, sheets and pillows, there are a few other must-have accessories for your dorm room bed to make it perfect. A favorite blanket or comforter from home is essential for cuddling with and staying warm on chilly nights, Fun throw pillows are not just for decoration - they can also provide support for your back or neck when you're sitting up in bed studying or working on your laptop.
We hope this guide has been helpful in choosing the perfect mattress and healthy sleep accessories for your dorm room! With all of the studying ahead, it is important to can create a dorm room that's conducive to a great night's sleep - and that's something we can all benefit from! Sweet dreams!