Freelance writer and editor Alison is an expert mattress tester for Tom's Guide, and hails from Philadelphia, USA. Alison has reviewed a wide range of mattresses, pillows and other sleep accessories for Tom's Guide, putting the latest hybrid, memory foam and cooling mattresses from Casper, Nectar, Awara, Brooklinen and other leading brands through their paces. Alison has been sharing buying advice and retail news for over a decade. When she isn't reviewing mattresses, other home products or hunting for great deals to save you money, Alison can be found teaching/training in martial arts, fawning over skincare, and indulging in her quarantine-borne hobby: cooking.
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January's Tempur-Pedic mattress deals and sales feature massive savings on a couple of closeout models, including the best-selling Tempur-Breeze.
Nectar mattress sales and deals are coming in strong as we enter the new year. Find savings on both US and UK models.
This month's DreamCloud mattress sale sees costs plummet on all of the sleep brand's best beds in the US and the UK.
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I'm a mattress tester and these are my reasons for and against buying the Nectar Memory Foam this Black Friday.
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Learn about the latest Eight Sleep discount codes and deals, to help you pick up one of these cooling, heating, data-tracking beds for less.
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