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Is it the Groove pillow, Sleep Easy pillow, or the Easy Sleeper pillow?
Before we deep-dive into the compositional elements of the Groove pillow, let’s first answer your most burning question:
What is the actual name of this pillow?
You’ve probably heard it referred to as the Sleep Easy pillow or the Easy Sleep pillow.
But, actually, the real name is the EasySleeper pillow. 😳
That is - until recently.
The company has now rebranded as Groove Pillows!
The pillow is also marketed as one that will help you “Sleep Easy”.
This is why the pillow has become known as the Sleep Easy pillow, or even the Easy Sleep pillow. 🧐
We may use these terms - Sleep Easy, EasySleeper, and Groove pillow - synonymously throughout this article.
After all, we’ve also become used to the Sleep Easy term. 🤦♀️
But we’ll always be referring to the original EasySleeper - now Groove - pillow!
What does sleeping on the Groove pillow feel like?
The EasySleeper memory foam pillow has been specifically designed to eliminate neck, shoulder, and upper back pain by correcting your posture while sleeping. 💤
But is the pillow still comfortable?
Let's take a closer look at this. 👇
Groove pillow firmness
The EasySleeper pillow comes in one standard medium-firm version.
This is the perfect level of support that will suit most back and side sleepers well.
Soft pillows cause too much sinkage, while firm pillows can often cause spinal misalignment as they push the neck up too much.
By coming in a medium-firmness, the EasySleeper is the perfect pillow for a good night's sleep.
During our Easy Sleeper pillow review, we found that the pillow offered the perfect balance of sinkage and support.
It was comfortable in every position. 😴
Groove pillow ergonomic shape
The first thing you'll notice when looking at the Easy Sleeper pillow is that it doesn't look like most pillows on the market.
While it is still standard-sized and has the rectangular shape you may be used to, it’s a little odd-looking. 🎁
This is because the EasySleeper pillow has a unique concave ergonomic shape, allowing you to place your head and neck where they will be most supported.
This offers superior neck support, making this a great pillow for anyone struggling with pains.
Lying back on the pillow for the first time for our Easy Sleeper pillow review definitely felt like a comforting hug around the neck. 🤗
Regardless of how you sleep (i.e. if you're a back sleeper or a side sleeper), the Groove pillow hugs the space between neck and mattress perfectly.
This allows for excellent support and relief of pressure points. 🙌
We'll go into details on how to use the Groove pillow further down.
Sleeping positions for the Groove pillow
While you could use it as a stomach sleeper, this is strongly discouraged. 🙅♂️
The ergonomic design, firmness, and loft of this pillow aren't ideal for stomach sleepers, and you'll likely end up with neck tension if you do sleep on it.
But the Groove pillow is the perfect support pillow for back and side sleeping.
But how exactly do you sleep on this pillow? 🤔
Who is the Groove pillow suitable for?
Most people - except stomach sleepers - will find the Groove pillow comfortable. 💤
Correct spinal alignment is always important, even if you're not struggling with severe cervical or neck pains.
According to Groove, the pillow can help with the following:
- Relieve a stiff neck, tension, and pain
- Chronic neck pain from joint conditions
- Upper back and shoulder pain
- Tension headaches and migraines
- Sports-related injuries
- Sleep apnoea and snoring
- Restless sleep
Let's look at some of these in more detail. 👇
People prone to tension headaches and migraines
Tension headaches and migraines are often caused by cervical tension.
This may be as a result of bad posture throughout the day, too much strain from computer work, or incorrect spinal alignment while sleeping.
If the latter is the cause, then improving posture while sleeping can greatly minimise the chances of getting a tension headache or migraine attack. 🖥
People with orthopaedic concerns
Of course, the original EasySleeper pillow has been designed to combat back and neck pains.
It may be helpful for people with severe and chronic pain, as well as those struggling with sciatica and scoliosis.
If you are struggling with a more severe condition, we recommend you check with your physiotherapist or doctor before using the pillow. 👨⚕️
People struggling with sleep apnoea or snoring
Most anti-snore pillows work by keeping the head in a particular position, which keeps the airways open. 💨
A uniquely-designed pillow like the EasySleeper can help keep the head and neck in place.
This can reduce snoring and help eliminate the symptoms of sleep apnoea.
We didn't find that the Groove pillow kept our head "in place" all night long, but this may still work for some people!
People prone to allergies
The original EasySleeper pillow is hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial.
This makes it suitable for people with sensitive skin and those prone to allergies. 🤧
People often have a restless night because they can't find a comfortable position.
The Groove pillow offers good support and unique contouring that keeps your head and neck firmly in place.
By giving you a more comfortable position, the EasySleep pillow can help you "sleep easy", helping you stay in position and enjoy a night of deep sleep.
Groove pillow cover
The original Groove pillow comes with a quilted diamond-patterned cover made of a polyester knit.
It feels very soft and luxurious to sleep on.
Conveniently, the cover has a full-length zipper on the back, allowing you to take it off quickly.
The Groove pillow cover is machine-washable. 🛀
Simply pop it in the machine at 30℃ and hang up to dry, but be sure to not tumble dry, bleach, or iron the cover.
Memory foam itself is not washable, so make sure you never put the actual pillow in the wash. 🧼
We recommend purchasing an additional pillowcase to protect your pillow and cover.
Groove sells a few custom pillowcases, but most standard pillowcases will also fit.
Groove pillow price
The EasySleeper pillow is priced very well. 💰
Groove pillow discount codes
Occasionally, Groove Pillows may run sales or promotions. 🤑
You may be able to get the EasySleeper at a discounted price.
We'll be sure to announce any sales throughout this page!
Does the Groove pillow come with a trial period?
Conveniently, the original EasySleeper pillow comes with a 100-day trial period.
If you’re not 100% happy with your purchase, you can return your pillow & get a full refund. 💷
You will need to contact Groove within 100 days, though.
Contact Groove Pillows UK
Customer service: To contact Groove Pillows directly for complaints, support, or queries, please e-mail them at email@example.com or call them on +44 808 258 3559.
Registered office: Easy Sleeper Co, 3rd Floor, 86 - 90 Paul St, London EC2A 4NE, United Kingdom