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  1. Give yourself five to seven days to get used to your new pillow, especially if you are switching from a non-memory foam pillow.
     
  2. The sides of contoured memory foam pillows come in two heights ─ usually 10cm and 12cm. Choose the side that's more comfortable for you.
     
  3. Replace memory foam pillows once every two to three years ─ they lose their shape after that.
     
  4. Sun your memory foam pillow regularly to get rid of odours. If you must, handwash your pillow with a mild detergent, press out the water gently (never wring) and let it air dry. 

 

This story was first published in Simply Her April 2014.