Lifekind is one of the pioneer brands to make an organic mattress. They used latex for the softness and comfort in the mattress. With some medium to firm mattresses, they have as many as 15 mattress varieties including a traditional spring mattress as well. The Lifekind organic mattresses have a longer warranty and a comfort exchange time limit to get enough time to test the mattress. Since it is difficult to pin down that ONE mattress that could be the best for you, here is a compilation and comparison of the top 3 Lifekind organic mattresses.
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The Lassen Plush- Certified Organic Natural Rubber Latex mattress
The Lassen Plush is the plushest organic mattress from Lifekind. With a pillow top to start with and the natural springiness of the latex gives the ideal plush feeling for those who love it. This mattress is ideal for side sleepers to have a softer surface for their shoulders and hips. Using only natural fire barriers, The Lassen Plush mattress cannot be any more organic.
Lassen Plush Mattress layers
The top layer is the plush pillow top that is 3 ½ inches thick. This layer is removable. It has quilting with organic cotton fabric and wool fibers as filling. This plush top surface is very soft to touch and cloudy to feel. The pillow top is on both the sides of the mattress and is also removable. The only difference between these sides is that one is sculpted while the other is smooth and flat.
The second layer, as well as the core layer, is the 7 inches of certified organic latex layer. It is medium firm in feel and can provide excellent support as well.
The overall depth of the mattress is 10.5”.
The Lassesn Plush mattress sizes are available in twin (38” x 75”), Twin XL (38” x 80”), full (54” x 75”), queen (60” x 80”), Eastern King (76” x 80”) and California King (72” x 84”).
Frames and foundations
Lifekind Lassen is most suitable with a closely slated platform bed. Any surface with a closed or closely packed surface would work fine for this mattress. It is compatible with adjustable bases and other frames and foundations like bed frames, box springs etc. Lifekind has a collection of suitable bed frames for this organic mattress.
Lifekind Lassen Plush mattress price is in the most expensive range. The twin size mattress has a price of $1899 and for Cal King it is $3499.
- Twin $1899
- Twin XL $1999
- Full $2599
- Queen $2899
- Eastern King $3499
- Cal King $3499
The Lassen Plush organic mattress is completely safe for everyone even for those with allergies or breathing difficulties. The mattress is resistant to dust mites, mold, and mildew. It is metal free and does not emit harmful chemicals.
The mattress has certifications from GOLS for the latex safety, National Organic Program for the natural raw materials, GOTS for the organic cotton fabric Oeko-Tex safety certificate for the latex and GREENGUARD certificate for low chemicals.
The Combo-2 Sided (flippable) certified organic mattress
Lifekind Combo is a flappable hybrid mattress with organic rubber layers and innerspring coils. You have the latex layer guarding over the spring coils on both sides with the outer protection with the quilted top on either side as well. The inner spring coil type decides the firmness of the mattress. There are 2 choices- medium and medium-firm. The mattress is flappable and you can use it by both the sides.
- The topmost layer is the quilted organic with wool. It gives the cushiony effect to the surface and protects the mattress against fire. The mattress cover has the organic cotton material with natural wool filling in between.
- The second layer is the 2-inch thick organic latex for the cushioning effect over the spring coils. This layer is present on both sides of the spring coils.
- Next comes the 6 layers of organic cotton batting for more cushioning. This layer is present only on one side of the mattress.
- The Bonnel-stye open spring is the next layer followed by the latex and quilted layers. The coils are also present at the sides that are heavy duty to give edge support.
The Lifekind Combo mattress is available in all the 6 standard sizes of twin, twin XL, full, queen, Eastern king and Cal king. The dimensions are standard.
Frames and foundations
The suitable foundation for The Combo mattress is wooden slat foundation or better yet a box spring for more bounce.
The Combo is a luxurious mattress and high priced for each size.
- Twin $1899
- Twin XL $2099
- Full $2499
- Queen $2599
- King $3499
- Cal King $3499
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The Combo organic mattress has safety certifications from National Organic Program for the natural cotton fill, GOTS for cotton ticking, Oeko-Tex and GOLS for the latex safety, GREENGUARD for water-based adhesive in the mattress etc for the materials only.
The product itself has got the certificates from GREENGUARD for low emission, flammability test certification, GOTS for the innerspring mattress and GOLS for being the organic latex mattress.
The Youth Bed- Certified natural rubber latex mattress
As the name suggests, it is a youth bed, an upgrade from the toddler bed to the teenage bed. The Youth Bed is a thin mattress at just 4 inches thick. The mattress is available only in Twin size.
- The Youth Bed has a simple design with only 2 layers.
- The top layer is the organic cotton wool quilted layer around the mattress. The quilted layer is hardly ½ an inch in thickness.
- The mattress core is the 3-inch thick organic latex. The mattress is firm in feel and supports the growing body well enough. The latex layer provides the softness as well as support for the sleeper.
- The mattress being thin is only useful for children.
The Youth Bed from Lifekind is available in only one size- Twin. The mattress dimensions are 38”x 74” with 4 inches thickness.
Frames and foundations
The Youth Bed is most suitable for the bunk beds and in Trundles. The mattress is no different than the twin sizes Euro mattress. It is named such that customer can easily find the suitable mattress for their children and save their time. The mattress goes with all flat surfaced and close slated foundations.
Lifekind Youth Bed price is $899.
The mattress uses only the organic natural material from top to bottom. The organic cover, natural wool, and natural latex are all certified or purify and safety. The mattress stays clear of mold and mildew, dust mites and other allergens. There also is no heavy metal presence in or on the mattress.
Lifekind 90-Day Comfort Exchange on the organic mattress
All the Lifekind organic mattresses have this 90-day Comfort Exchange offer. The customer can sleep on the delivered mattress for a minimal period of 15 days. If the mattress is unsatisfactory, they can exchange the mattress with a different comfort level. This is a onetime offer that has no shipping charges. It comes free of cost. The time limit is within 90 days from the day the mattress delivery happens. The manufacturer is confident that the customer will like the mattress. The 15 days time frame is for the user to get used to the new body before reaching any conclusion.
The main drawback is that the Lifekind organic mattresses are a non-returnable product. You can only do an exchange in case you don’t like the mattress. There is no return or refund for a mattress that is expensive.
Lifekind organic mattress 20-years limited warranty
Lifekind organic mattresses all have the 20-year limited warranty against all manufacturing defects.
Lifekind mattress maintenance tips
- All the Lifekind mattresses have non-washable mattress covers. The mattress covers may come off but be washing them is not possible.
- Use a mattress protector to save the mattress cover from soiling and also for blocking any spillage.
- The mattresses have tight packing for shipping so there could be some strong odor upon opening. Air the mattress well in a ventilated room. The odor would ease out within a few hours.
- Turn the mattress from head to foot regularly to keep up the shape. Though the Lifekind mattresses have better bounciness and spring effect to maintain its shape, it is better to rotate the mattress from time to time.
- Flip all the flappable mattresses regularly so that one side does not have to bear the brunt all the time.
- Vacuum clean the mattress surface once in 2-3 months.
- Use only mild soap and cold water for spot cleaning on the mattress surface. Make sure that the mattress surface is thoroughly dry before you put on the topper/protector or other bedding items.
Lifekind bedding accessories
Lifekind mattress foundations
The Lifekind foundations are designed to allow good aeration through the mattress. The foundations available are box spring types, upholstered wooden slated ones, adjustable metal frame bed etc. All the foundations are available in all the sizes. The price range of the foundations is $99-625 depending on the type.
Lifekind mattress pads
Organic mattress pad- flannel protects the mattresses from stains and dirt. This is a double layered flannel available in all sizes, including crib size. It is not waterproof but is machine washable. It costs $149-279.
Wool Moisture protector pad is a wool layer over the mattress to keep it dry. It avoids the use of plastic as a barrier. The available sizes are puddle, crib, twin, twin XL, full, queen, king and Cal king. The cost ranges between $59-299.
Wool under bed pad protects the mattress from rubbing against the wooden slates or to the metal springs. It also keeps the dust and other allergens off that often accumulate between the bed and foundation. It is also a good option to avoid wear and tear on the mattress material especially when the mattress needs rotation or flipping. The price starts from $109 for the crib size to $279 for the Cal King size.
GOTS certified Organic cotton Dust-mite and Bed Bug mattress barrier cover: As the name suggests this is a complete barrier for the mattress all around. It sips up the mattress inside making a firmer barrier without any openings. The choice of this is with regard to the depth of this mattress protector. The available depths are 6 inches, 8”, 10” and 12 inches. The sizes available are the crib, twin, twin XL, full, queen, king and Cal King for the 6 inches depth. The other depth options have the size starting from Twin. The cost is $99 for the 6” crib size to $269 for the 12” Cal King size.
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Lifekind Blankets and Comforters
There are comforters, blankets, throw blankets and baby blankets.
The Certified Organic All-season Wool comforter has the wool filling, suitable for all seasons. It has cotton sateen cover to make it softer and heavenly. It is available in twin, full/queen and king sizes. The price range is $335-465.
Certified Organic Egyptian cotton blanket feels soft like Cashmere. It is in ivory color available in crib, twin, full/queen and king sizes. The price starts at $49-199.
Organic cotton thermal crepe blanket is made of colder seasons. The sizes are available from crib to king. The price would be $75-199.
Fleece blanket is non-dyed, safe and silky. It is a throw blanket. There are other throw blankets in different designs. The price range would start from $45.
Baby blankets are of 3 types. One is cable knit, the other is cotton in crocheted look and the last one is pure cotton. The baby blankets start from $29.
Other bedding items
Lifekind pillows are available in different sizes like standard, queen, and King. What makes them different from other brands is that they can be wool, cotton or shredded rubber fillings inside. There also are the Buckwheat filling, neck pillows, body pillows, Euro pillows etc. The firmness is also different from soft, medium to firm etc. there are a total of 21 different choices with the pillows.
Sheets, duvet covers, and shams are all made of organic cotton. There are not many color options but the ivory, white and brown. There also are the crib sheets as well as crib skirting.
Pillow tops are mattress toppers for the softer cloud-like feeling. They could be cotton and wool or the latex topper with 5 zones on the surface.
Lifekind address and customer service phone number
Lifekind address is Lifekind Inc, 1415 Whispering Pines Ln., #100, Grass Valley, CA 95945
The customer service phone numbers are
- (800) 284-4983
- (530) 477-5395
- Fax- (530) 477-5399
The working hours are 7.30 am to 5 pm (PST), Monday-Friday.
Email id would be firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Lifekind BBB Business profile
Lifekind Inc has got accreditation from the by the Better Business Bureau with A+ grading.
Lifekind organic mattress sale
From time to time there would be a clearance sale of the Lifekind organic mattress and the foundations. This will help get the mattresses at a much cheaper rate than in real. The clearance sale could have a price cut to as low as $999 for the popular mattresses. Do check out their clearance section while shopping for a mattress.
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The Lifekind organic mattresses are truly organic with no trace of ay harmful chemical or allergens in them. The mattresses are of good quality but the major hindrance is the price. If you are particular about the quality then Lifekind organic mattress could be the best option. But if you are keen on the expense factor, you better look somewhere else.