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Emma pillow review

EMMA PILLOW REVIEW

Nicky P.

Last updated: 22.04.2021 4 Min.

You really can’t underestimate the importance of a quality pillow.

If you’re sleeping on a pillow of poor quality, you’ll possibly wake up with back or neck pains, headaches, or, even worse - grumpy!

And we wouldn’t want that, now would we?

One of the best pillows available on the Indian market is the Emma pillow, made of high-quality materials and perfect for any mattress, including the award-winning Emma Original.

Why do we love this pillow so much?

Let’s find out.

  • Overview
  • Composition
  • Cover
  • Comfort
  • Adjustments
  • Certifications
  • Delivery
  • Conclusion
  • Contact

Advantages

  • Interchangeable layers
  • Height-adjustable
  • Suitable for any sleeping position
  • Breathable and temperature-regulating
  • Machine-washable cover
  • One-year warranty
  • Free delivery and returns

Disadvantages

  • One standard size
  • No trial period

Composition

The Emma pillow is designed, engineered, and manufactured in Germany, quality assured.

It is available in the standard 16” x 28” (40 x 70 cm) size.

It is a very breathable pillow with a beautifully-designed cover and three separate layers of foam.

These three layers are:

  • A top layer of Hypergel foam
  • A middle layer of Hypersoft foam
  • A bottom layer of viscoelastic foam

Hypergel foam

The top layer of Hypergel foam gives you that soft feeling for maximum comfort while also providing great support.

Hypersoft foam

The middle layer of Hypersoft foam supports your head and neck no matter which position you sleep in, ensuring that you never wake up with aches and pains.

If you’re uncomfortable, though, you can remove this layer to reduce the pillow's height.

Viscoelastic memory foam

This layer distributes pressure.

It also adapts to the shape of your head, giving you the best support and guaranteeing a comfortable night’s sleep.

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Foam layers of Emma pillow

Emma pillow

Interchangeable layers

All of the layers are interchangeable and removable.

By removing some layers, you can adjust the pillow's firmness and height to match your preferred comfort.

There is no wrong way of sleeping on the Emma pillow.

You can sleep on the memory foam layer or the Hypergel foam layer - simply decide which is most comfortable.

Emma pillow cover

The cover of the Emma pillow is similar to the cover of the Emma Original mattress.

The cover comprises 98% polyester and 2% elastane and is available in a sleek and elegant white design.

It’s climate-regulating, allowing the pillow to breathe and not retain heat, which keeps you cool and comfortable throughout the night.

The cover is also removable and can be machine-washed at 40℃.

Emma pillow cover

Emma pillow

Comfort and firmness

The Emma pillow aims to provide maximum comfort and support in all sleeping positions.

The foams are also designed to distribute pressure evenly, which prevents a build-up of tension.

You can choose whether you want to sleep on the viscoelastic foam layer or the Hypergel layer.

  • Memory foam: A more comfortable, cushioning feel.
  • Hypergel foam: More support for your head and neck.

Luckily, you can also adjust the height of the pillow by removing one or two layers.

Sometimes this is necessary.

For example, if you sleep on your stomach, you’d require a pillow with a low height.

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How can I adjust the pillow to suit me better?

You can play around with the Emma pillow so that it fits your desired comfort level and preferred sleeping position.

Side sleepers

We’d suggest using all three layers of the pillow if you sleep on your side.

This is because the distance between your head and shoulders must be filled to provide adequate support and prevent neck pain.

But even when utilising all layers, you can choose which side of the pillow works best for you.

You can sleep on the comfort side (memory foam) or the support side (Hypergel foam), depending on personal preference and desired level of firmness.

Stomach sleepers

It’s essential to pay attention to the height of your pillow if you sleep on your stomach.

If your pillow is too high, your back and neck have to bend slightly.

But if your pillow is too flat, then your back might not be adequately aligned either.

Here, we’d recommend choosing one of the three layers of the Emma pillow to sleep on - this will ensure the best height.

You can use the layer that’s most comfortable for you.

Back sleepers

If you like to sleep on your back, we’d recommend keeping two of the three layers, thou you can choose which ones to keep.

Our recommendation: Combine the middle layer with either the Hypergel foam layer or the memory foam layer.

Emma pillow sleeping positions

Emma pillow

Certifications

The Emma pillow carries the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certification for all of its foam layers.

This certification guarantees that the materials do not contain any dangerous chemicals or toxins and are safe to use.

It also makes it suitable for infants and children.

The Emma pillow is 100% vegan.

Delivery conditions

In India, the Emma pillow is delivered within 5 - 12 working days.

Delivery is free of charge.

If you’re not happy with the pillow, you can simply return it. Returns are also free of charge.

To return a product, you only have to contact customer service through the Emma India website.

One-year warranty

The Emma pillow comes with a one-year warranty.

If you find that the pillow's quality is lacking or the materials deteriorate, you can contact customer support.

We've found the Emma India customer support team to be kind and courteous, and they've answered all our questions quickly and effectively.

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Emma pillow in packaging

Emma pillow on bed

Conclusion

We really liked the Emma pillow and slept very comfortably.

It is imperative to find the right height for your sleeping position.

That’s one of the reasons we like the Emma pillow so much.

If you’re not sure of the right height, you can try different layers or combinations of layers to see what’s best for you.

Everyone is unique and will have different sleeping preferences.

The Emma pillow caters to all.

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Contact Emma India

Customer service: To contact Emma India directly for complaints, support, or queries, please e-mail them at hello@emma-mattress.in, visit their live online chat, or complete their online contact form. You can also call their toll-free number on 0008009190734. Customer service is available Sunday - Thursday from 01:00 pm to 09:00 pm.

Registered office: H No. 8-2-682/3 A and B, Myfair Garden Apts, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India 500034

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Frequently asked questions

  • Curious about the Emma brand?

    Emma is a German start-up company established in 2015, but they’re brand-new in India.

    The founder, Max Laarmann, wanted consumers to get the best products at the best prices, with risk-free trial periods and easy returns. 

    Emma now sells its products in India, Germany, the UK, and numerous other European countries.

  • Where are Emma pillows manufactured?

    Emma pillows are designed, engineered, and manufactured in Germany, with guaranteed German quality. 

  • Can I buy the Emma pillow on Amazon?

    No, the Emma pillow is not currently available on Amazon in India.

  • Can I buy the Emma pillow on Flipkart?

    No, the Emma pillow is not currently available on Flipkart.

  • What is the Emma ‘Refer-Your-Friends’ programme?

    Emma India offers a unique "refer your friends" programme, where your friends get ₹1000 to spend on their first purchase, and you earn ₹1000 for each referral.

    This is how it works:

    • After you have made a purchase, you can share your unique personal friend referral code. Your friends will get ₹1000 off their first purchase.
    • Your friend buys an Emma product and doesn't return it.
    • Contact customer care, and they will credit your rewarded amount to your bank account.  

    You will have to make a minimum purchase of ₹5000 to receive a referral code, and your friend will have to make a minimum purchase of ₹1000 to use the discount.

    The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other sales or promotions.

    You can refer up to 10 friends.

Nicky P.

My mum calls me "bear" because I like to sleep so much. I never knew that, one day, that would be a very useful skill. Can you tell that I've found my calling? 

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