Happsy Mattress Review
Just how good is the Happsy Organic Mattress? Find out in this review!
Last Updated: January 5, 2021Matt Ross
Happsy competes in the natural and organic mattress category, alongside Avocado and many others. In this review we dissect Happsy to see not only what's inside, but who it will be best for, and not best for. We make sure to touch on everything from construction and feel to pricing and value.
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People that like firmer mattresses
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Happsy Mattress Reviews
Happsy is a bed-in-a-box mattress company that offers an all-natural and organic bed as its flagship product, and other mattress essentials such as bedding, mattress protectors, and pillows. If you want an environmentally-friendly mattress that’s antimicrobial and hypoallergenic, Happsy may be the way to go. It utilizes more certified organic materials than the average natural mattress, and is the ultimate non-toxic, sustainable mattress.
We took a look at every inch of this premium bed for our Happsy Mattress review. We’ll discuss each section in depth below, but here are jump-to links you can use to skip around.
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Happsy Organic Mattress Materials & Design
With most online mattresses, the story is all about comfort. The brands will play up things like pressure relief, pain relief
, and improvements to quality of sleep. Happsy takes a different approach. Sure, it still contends that its bed is comfortable and will help you to achieve more restful sleep, but the big sell with this particular bed is the organic design.
Happsy is an organic mattress, pretty much start to finish. Here’s how the layers of the bed break down:
- Cover – The mattress is fitted with a soft-to-the-touch organic cotton cover
- Comfort layer – 2” organic latex foam that’s aerated for increased airflow, and covered in organic wool batting
- Support layer – 8” pocketed coils to allow for better air circulation, additional support, durability, and isolate motion
- Foundation layer – Organic cotton shreds as part of its commitment to create one of the best mattresses for health-focused lifestyles
Happsy Mattress Cover
And, with regard to design, the last element to discuss is that Happsy has an organic cotton cover. You will notice that it’s a little more coarse than the average cover out there. That is because it doesn’t have a lot of the “filler” materials that other covers contain. It won’t be as stretchy or elastic.
The cover isn’t machine washable, so if you happen to spill something on it, you’ll need to spot-clean it.
Happsy Firmness And Feel
Happsy is a firm mattress broadly speaking, but we rate it as a medium-firm (without the topper). That is according to the average person in America (anywhere from 160 lbs to 210 lbs).
As you can see in our chart below, however, firmness is a range because it’s subjective based on a person’s weight. The heavier you are, the softer Happsy will feel.
With the optional topper, Happsy goes from a 10″ latex hybrid mattress to a 12″ one. The optional pillow top adds 2″ of softer organic latex foam, moving Happsy from a medium-firm to between medium and medium-firm.
The latex foam will offer pressure relief, but primarily the benefit you get from this type of foam is resilience and responsiveness. The bed will have a springy, durable feel that not many online beds offer. That said, absent the optional topper, Happsy won’t feel as soft and contouring as a lot of the other bed-in-a-box mattresses. There are tradeoffs with everything.
What Does The Happsy Mattress Feel Like?
If either you or your partner tend to sleep hot, you might also be interested in how the Happsy mattress regulates temperature. The bed doesn’t have any built-in cooling technology, but because it’s a hybrid bed with aerated latex foam, you should stay cooler than you would in a memory foam mattress.
Is Happsy Mattress Good For Couples?
If you sleep with a partner at night, there are some additional considerations to keep in mind before buying a bed. Here’s how the Happsy organic mattress performed in these categories.
The first element to cover is motion isolation—and this, objectively speaking, is the worst part of the mattress. It does not deaden movement as well as, for example, a gel memory foam mattress.
Movement will transfer through the bed, albeit less than if Happsy had an innerspring unit. You might consider, if you’re a highly sensitive sleeper, buying the optional topper or getting a larger size. We can’t imagine that it will be a major issue for most people, but we do want to acknowledge that we’ve reviewed mattresses that deaden movement better than Happsy.
The next element is edge support, and it refers to the strength (or lack thereof) of the perimeter of your mattress. Happsy has good, not great edge support, but it’s not a serious concern because it’s basically just as good as most other latex hybrids out there. We don’t think it will be necessary to “size up” with Happsy due to the edge support.
Sleeper Type Analysis
As you shop around for a new mattress, consider your primary sleeping style because it can play a critical role in the mattress firmness you should choose.
Let’s ignore the topper for a second and just take Happsy as-is. Just to shoot you straight, Happsy is not our favorite side sleeper mattress. Having said that, by default, it’s not a terrible option for side sleepers. The pressure relief isn’t as deep as, say, the Leesa Legend mattress, but it does have some pressure relief.
If you spend the majority of the night on your side, and you really want an organic mattress, we’d say you should seriously consider the optional pillowtop with Happsy. That will add even more pressure relief and cushion, making it a far superior mattress for side sleepers (especially those under 150 lbs). You can see the pillowtop on Happsy.com.
Back And Stomach Sleepers
Given that it’s a medium-firm, it will be best for back and stomach sleepers.
The main thing that Happsy provides is support. The latex foam, together with the pocketed coils, provide plenty of bi-directional support, meaning you will remain more buoyant on top of the mattress.
With those points in mind, how well does the Happsy organic mattress accommodate people who switch between sleeping positions? We do feel that most combination sleepers will be fine on the mattress.
Body Type Analysis
For reference, the Slumber Yard’s Happsy mattress reviews (and all other mattress reviews on our site) are written from the perspective of an average-sized sleeper.
Petite To Average Individuals
Petite and average-sized individuals should be fine on most mattresses, including Happsy. However, more petite people under ~150 lbs exert less pressure on a mattress, which can make the bed feel firmer than it is. Because the Happsy mattress is already a medium-firm bed, we’d only recommend it to petite back and stomach sleepers.
We typically recommend that heavier folks (more than 250 lbs) opt for a mattress with coils because they’re generally more durable than all-foam constructions. Because the Happsy mattress includes a layer of pocketed coils, we think it should be fine for bigger people.
Plus, heavier people sink into mattresses more than lighter people, which can make the bed feel softer than it is. Considering that the Happsy mattress is a medium-firm, it should provide enough give without feeling too soft.
Happsy Bed Pricing
Before we come out and mention exact prices we need to preface this section with the fact that organic mattresses are not cheap. Most latex mattresses are in the $2,000 range, if not more. Happsy, luckily, is priced for the mass-market even if it is more expensive than the typical bed-in-a-box mattress online. Here’s a look at the prices by size for the bed:
|King / Cal King||$1,699|
As you can see, Happsy is not “cheap,” but it’s also not egregious whatsoever in terms of MSRP. Actually, relative to a lot of other latex hybrid mattresses, Happsy is quite affordable. If the company is running promotions, however, the bed will be even more affordable, so it might be worth your time to check Happsy.com for current discounts.
The one wrinkle to the entire pricing equation is that, like the Avocado Green Mattress, Happsy sells an optional pillow topper that will add cushioning to the bed, and also increase the price tag. For the queen size, if you get the topper, the MSRP ends up closer to $1,800, which—at the risk of sounding like a broken record—is not cheap, nor expensive.
Happsy Mattress Review Verdict
It’s a nice mattress, but is it right for everyone? No. That said, it’s not supposed to be right for everyone. Happsy is designed specifically for eco-minded shoppers that want a bed-in-a-box mattress. And with that goal in mind, it’s hard to dislike the bed. We think the price point is approachable, design is very thoughtful, and comfort is clearly there.
If you’re a strict side sleeper who wants an extra plush mattress, you should probably look elsewhere. But
, if you’re a back or stomach sleeper, it’s certainly a good bed with plenty to offer. Again, however, the big thing you’ll be paying for is the construction, so if you don’t care about getting an organic mattress, why pay (a little) more for Happsy?
Other Happsy Mattress Reviews
- Happsy mattress reviews on Amazon: Happsy has a 4.2-star rating from 50+ reviews on Amazon. Most customers had good things to say about the bed and the unboxing process, with several reviewers mentioning that they experienced little to no odor when they opened their Happsy mattress.
- Happsy mattress reviews on Reddit: There aren’t many Happsy mattress reviews on Reddit, but there were some users who expressed their satisfaction with the mattress.
Happsy is like, and unlike, every other mattress online. It’s similar in the sense that the company offers many of the standard policies in regards to shipping and trial periods. What’s not common is the warranty and mattress itself.
- Free shipping and returns
- 120-Night risk-free trial
- 20-year warranty
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Happsy vs. Avocado Green Mattress
At a high level, ignoring certifications, these beds are quite similar. Here’s a quick comparison showing the main differences between Happsy vs Avocado Mattress.
For starters, we think Avocado Mattress feels like the more luxurious option despite the fact that it’s around the same price as Happsy. Something about its design as a whole, and all of the little details, just makes it feel like a truly premium, high-end mattress.
Beyond this, Avocado has a 365-night trial period and a 25-year warranty, both of which are longer than what Happsy offers. You get to try Avocado for a full year before you decide to keep or return it. Happsy is generous with offering a 120-night trial, but 365 nights is just ridiculous.
By default, Happsy is a little softer than Avocado if you take both beds without the topper. As such, if you tend to spend more of the night on your side and don’t want to pay extra money, you might prefer Happsy. Lastly, these are heavier mattresses, which means handles are key. Avocado has handles, and Happsy does not.
We were sent Happsy by the brand so that we could test and review it. We do not allow brands to influence our opinions, however, and we review products independently.
Beyond their flagship mattress, Happsy sells a mattress topper, sheet set, pillow, mattress cover, and foundation.
No! That’s a big thing that Happsy promotes, actually. They do not use any retardants or glues in the bed.
It depends on whether or not you add the topper. Without the topper, Happsy is about a “medium-firm.” If you add the topper, it becomes a little softer with added cushioning.
We think with and without the topper it should work for side sleepers (and all sleep styles), so long as you’re aware that it’s not a “plush” mattress.
Yes. Happsy has coils for support and organic latex foam for comfort.
Yes. Happsy comes with a risk-free trial period and totally free returns during that period.