BEAR MATTRESS REVIEWS
OVERALL RATING = 95.33%
Bear Mattress Reviews: Ranked #1 for being socially good. Ranked in the top 3 for support, sleeping cool, and no noise. (Click here to see all the ANS Best Mattress Award Winners)
Awesome technology! Bear’s innovative focus on keeping sleepers cool and helping them heal has produced an amazing mattress. Not only do top athletes greatly benefit from sleeping on the Bear Mattress, but also those that are not active at all.
The Celliant Technology and the Graphite Infused Gel Memory Foam are two of the top reasons the Bear Mattress is so incredible. First, the state-of-the-art Celliant Technology in the mattress cover keeps sleepers cool, improves physical performance, quickens recovery times, and promotes restful sleep. Second, the top layer of Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam keeps heat away by combining superconducting graphite particles with open-cell, high air-flow memory foam.
Other reasons the mattress really stands out include its great support and low price. The great combination of memory foam and high density foam is the reason for the great support. On the other hand, the price of the mattress is remarkably low when compared to both brick and mortar stores and on-line options.
Additionally, the mattress has received top ratings from athletes and those with active lifestyles. Also, very importantly, Bear Mattress has an awesome reputation of being socially good. Not only is Bear environmentally friendly and safety conscious, they promote health and give back to others.
The Company overall scored well in many of the essential categories including comfort, durability, good warranty, and trial period. The mattress did well for all types of sleepers (back, side, stomach, and large people) and with other attributes such as edge support, low motion transfer, not too much sinkage, and limited off-gassing.They also scored well in the company categories including customer service and company reputation.
Please see below a summary of positives and negatives, a company created snippet and snapshot, general information, and finally ratings using the 20 considerations.
Bear Mattress Reviews
- Celliant Technology
- Top Rated for Athletes / Active Lifestyle
- Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam
- Offers Great Support
- Keeps Sleepers Cool
- Lower Priced
- Socially Good / Give Back
- One Firmness Option for Both Models
- Below Average Density
Bear Mattress Reviews
Amazing Sleep Guaranteed. Recover from Your Day, Every Night – The top rated mattress for your active lifestyle.
Premium Gel-Foam with Celliant® Technology. Not too firm, not too soft, the Bear Mattress is a perfect blend of cooling comfort, contouring pressure relief and core support designed for all body shapes and all types of sleepers. Recover Faster. Enhance Performance. Bear Mattress strives to improve sleep quality and help people recover from their daily lives faster and improve their performance in life. They design, develop and build amazing, technologically advanced products with the goal to help everyone from professional athletes to daily grinders to teenagers wake up each morning feeling their best, ready to perform.
|Thickness / Type:||10″ – Memory Foam + Graphite
|ANS Comfort Rating:||95.80%|
|Price of Queen:||$690 after $150 in Savings (Save up to $300 plus a FREE Bear Pillow) (Website)|
|Shipping:||Free shipping and no cost to return mattress.|
|Coupon / Discount:||Save up to $300 plus a FREE Bear Pillow (Website)|
|Financing Available:||Affirm – 0%+ APR Financing for 6, 12, or 18 Months|
|Headquarters:||USA – Hoboken, New Jersey
|Manufactured:||USA – South Carolina and Georgia|
|Where Deliver:||USA and Canada|
|In Business Since:||2014|
|Number of Models:||2, Bear Mattress (reviewed here) and Bear Hybrid Mattress ($1,350 Queen)
|Cover:||White, quilted, super soft to the touch, durable, Celliant and polyester blend
|Weight of Queen Mattress:||70 pounds|
|Foundation:||Any hard, flat surface. Bear highly recommends the Bear Foundation paired with a bed frame. Other options include a platform bed, adjustable base, or the floor. With a traditional inner coil box spring, they recommend using a bunkie board for the proper support.|
|Assembly:||No assembly – easy to unbox and decompresses
|Thickness / Layers:||Celliant cover|
|1″ (4lbs, IFD: 9) of Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam
|1.25″ (3lbs, IFD: 10) Response Memory Foam
|1.25″ (3lbs, IFD: 18) Response Memory Foam
|6.5″ (1.8lbs, IFD: 30) of high density foam
|Firmness:||Medium firm – 6 to 7 on a scale of 1-10.
|Warranty:||10 year non-prorated, 1″ indentation
|Return Policy / Trial Period:||100 day, no-fee, no-risk, full-money-back trial. Must try out mattress for 30 days before calling to return it.
|Link:||Bear Website (Save up to $300 plus a FREE Bear Pillow)|
|Top 20 Considerations||Rating||Detail|
|1||Good Value?||95.93%||Tremendous value! The Bear Mattress offers state-of-the-art Celliant Technology, cooling Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam, and exceptional comfort and support – all at an affordable price. First, in addition to keeping sleepers cool, the innovative Celliant Technology in the mattress cover does much more. It has been clinically proven to improve physical performance, quicken recovery times, and promote restful sleep. Next, the top layer of Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam keeps heat away by integrating superconducting graphite particles with open-cell, high air-flow foam. Lastly, the combination of Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam in the top layer, Responsive Memory foam in the middle two layers, and high density foam in the bottom layer provide fantastic pressure relief, superior spinal alignment, and a solid core foundation. To provide all these top-level benefits at such a low price is unbelievable!|
|2||Comfortable?||95.80%||Extremely comfortable. The Bear Mattress offers a wonderful overall feel and a superior restorative sleep experience. Sleepers describe the mattress as medium firm with a rating of 6 to 7 on a scale of 1 to 10. Even so, sleepers find it extremely comfortable. It is not only satisfactorily soft, but provides prompt pressure relief, cooling contentment, contouring comfort, and an overall soothing sensation. Moreover, the Celliant Technology in the mattress cover further promotes restful sleep. In fact, it has been clinically proven to help sleepers fall asleep quicker. A study conducted at the University of California, Irvin found that subjects reduced the time spent in bed before falling asleep by 18.3 minutes. Furthermore, the Celliant Technology better restores the body. The Celliant, which has been determined by the FDA to be a medical device, actually increases blood flow which results in not only increased energy and enhanced performance, but also quicker recovery.|
|3||Supportive?||95.68%||Excellent support. From the solid core bottom layer of high density foam to the Graphite Gel Infused Memory Foam top layer, the Bear Mattress provides top-notch support. Specifically, the bottom layer provides that solid core foundation of stability and support for the entire mattress. The transitional middle layers of Response Memory Foam provide that push back against the body to keep the spine aligned and also superlative conformability. Lastly, the top layer of memory foam also helps with spinal alignment, but also provides mollifying pressure relief. All of the layers work together to keep the sleeper from sinking too far into the bed. Individuals will not have that feeling of being stuck in the mattress.|
|4||Durable / Quality Built?||95.19%||The Bear Mattress is made from high quality materials including graphite-gel infused memory foam and a durable Celliant cover. Graphite has long been used to keep temperatures down including in computers and electronics. Now it has been combined with gel and open-cell memory foam to give sleepers an even cooler option. The Celliant Technology in the mattress cover further keeps sleepers cool. It helps regulate body temperature. Other benefits of Celliant include the promotion of restful sleep, increasing physical performance, and quickening bodily recovery. Clinical studies have shown that Celliant technology (an FDA approved medical devide) increases blood flow and oxygen levels. Among other things, this leads to the body recovering faster and healing better. Per Bear’s website, the Company really strives to improve sleep quality, help people recover from their daily lives faster, and improve their performance in life.|
|5||Sleep Cool?||95.65%||The Celliant fabric cover and graphite gel infused memory foam layer keep the sleeper exceptionally dry and cool. The Celliant technology is woven into the mattress cover to improve oxygenation, thereby aiding blood flow and helping the body maintain its temperature. The graphite gel infused memory foam top layer combines open-cell, high air-flow foam with superconducting graphite particles. As a matter of fact, the foam dissipates heat and moisture much faster than regular foam mattresses and the graphite keeps the mattress up to seven times cooler than traditional memory foam.|
|6||Warranty?||94.39%||10 year non-prorated, no fee full refund. Replacement if mattress sinks over 1 inch.|
|7||Return Policy?||95.77%||100 day, no-fee, no-risk, full-money-back trial. The buyer must wait 30 days before returning the mattress.|
|8||Customer Service?||94.28%||Bear strives to offer superior customer service. If a customer, current or future, needs assistance, he or she can contact customer service via a phone call or using Bear’s online chat application. If after hours, customers can e-mail the company and receive a response the next day. Most customers report having a positive experience with Bear’s customer service.|
|9||Good Reputation?||96.15%||Manufactured in the USA. Bear Mattress began in 2014, yet the company was created by people who have been crafting mattresses for decades and know how to make them. The mattresses have been well reviewed and have won awards among athletes and the physically active. Because of their brilliant Celliant fabric cover and cool graphite gel infused memory foam, the Bear mattress has a reputation of being technologically innovative. Bear mattress is family owned and has a BBB rating of “A”. Per the Company’s website, Bear is “Built on experience, honesty & value. Our family started in the mattress business over 25 years ago and the most important lessons learned were to deliver a first-class customer experience, provide the highest-quality products and superior value. We used those pillars as a foundation to build Bear into an honest, transparent business that always puts the customer first.”|
|10||Socially Good?||99.31%||Bear Mattress ranks very high in this category. Not only is Bear environmentally friendly and safety conscious, they promote health and give back. The Company is friendly to the environment in that the Bear mattress is all natural and they utilize CertiPUR-US® certified foams and a water-based bonding solution. Whenever possible they donate returned mattresses to local charities instead of having them hauled away to a local landfill. This reduces the negative impact to the environment. Bear Mattress is also safety conscious in that their mattress is wrapped in a proprietary fire retardant sock that helps smother and dampen flames. Additionally, the use of Celliant Technology promotes health. Celliant aids in the muscle recovery process. Researchers have clinically proven that Celliant treated textiles convert the body’s natural energy into infrared light which leads to faster recovery from physical activity and an increase in a person’s endurance, stamina, energy and performance. Bear also hugely gives back. They have donated over $20 million in equipment to over 3,200 organizations. They have also donated millions of dollars in athletic products to over a thousand schools and organizations to benefit millions of children. A portion of the profits from each Company sale are sent to Good Sports to help children.|
|11||Motion Transfer / No Sinkage?||95.13%||Bear mattresses have little motion transfer. Thus the impact of one sleeper’s movements on another’s is minimal. The top layer gives in and conforms very well for any weight. The middle layer of response memory foam adds some bounce so the sleeper doesn’t sink completely into the mattress. The Bear mattress adjusts instantaneously to a sleeper’s movements. They combine masterfully the right amount of sinkage to not disturb others, but also to not get stuck in the mattress.|
|12||Edge Support?||91.33%||Although foam mattresses are known to have substandard edge support compared to traditional innerspring mattresses, the Bear mattresses provides pretty good edge support. There is less compression on the side of the mattress than many competing foam mattresses.|
|13||Bouncy?||94.19%||The middle layers of quick response foam provides extra bounce. Thus, the Bear Mattress is better than other foam mattresses, but not quite up to par with many latex and innerspring alternatives.|
|14||Noisy?||96.66%||Like other memory foam mattress, there is no noise at all.|
|15||Off-Gassing?||95.36%||By utilizing CertiPUR-US® certified foams and a water-based bonding solution, the foams used by Bear Mattress have either no smell or very little smell. Like the smell of the interior of a new car, any odor will dissipate rather quickly. At most, this slight smell will last a couple of days.|
|16||Easy to Handle / Break In / Maintain?||95.72%||After it is unboxed, the Bear mattress takes less than a minute to almost completely expand. Even though people can sleep on it and test it out right away, the Company asks that individuals sleep on the mattress for at least 30 nights before deciding to keep or return it. They want to make sure people have time to adjust to the feel, or break themselves in. The mattress’s lighter weight makes it easier to move than most other mattresses. Even so, Bear suggests that two people move it. As the mattress was built one sided, it should not be flipped. However, even though not necessary, the mattress can be rotated every 6 months to ensure an even longer life. The mattress cover should not be removed, but can be spot cleaned with warm water, mild detergent, and as little water as possible.|
|17||Good for Backs?||95.60%||The Bear Mattress is one of the best mattresses for back pain. The combination of memory foam layers greatly alleviates pressure points and helps spinal alignment. Furthermore, the Celliant Technology in the cover increases blood flow which results in quicker recovery time. Concerning back sleepers, the above average firmness of this mattress (6 or 7 out of 10) is perfect for what back sleepers usually prefer (6 or 7 out of 10). Additionally, they will like that the Bear Mattress provides great support, little sinking, and optimal spinal alignment.|
|18||Good for Side Sleep?||94.77%||Even though side sleepers generally prefer a softer mattress (4 or 5 out of 10), many really like the Bear mattress ( 6 or 7 out of 10). They love its high level of comfort, its ability to contour to the sleeper’s body, and its relief of pressure points –especially the hips and shoulders.|
|19||Good for Stomach Sleep?||94.83%||The medium to firm feel of the Bear Mattress ( 6 or 7 out of 10), will please most stomach sleepers who want a firm mattress (7 or 8 out of 10). Stomach sleepers will also enjoy the mattress’s consistent support, optimal spinal alignment, and relief of pressure points.|
|20||Good for Larger Sleepers?||93.97%||The underlying bottom layer of the Bear mattress offers good firmness and support that prevents many heavier sleepers from “bottoming out” or sinking excessively. Still only 10″ of thickness is many times not enough for some heavier sleepers. Furthermore, the light weight of this mattress and the below average foam density might not be ideal for them. If this is the case, please see the Bear Hybrid mattress instead. (Link)|