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Kind Face | NZ Wool Pearl Pillow - Waking up happy
Kind Face | NZ Wool Pearl Pillow - Sleeping soundly
Kind Face | NZ Wool Pearl Pillow
Kind Face | NZ Wool Pearls (also known as knops)
Kind Face | Sheep modelling NZ wool
100% NZ Wool Pearl Pillow
$119.90

100% NZ Wool Pearl Pillow

Sleep healthier, sleep sounder with a Kind Face™ 100% NZ Wool Pearl Pillow. In a world filled with synthetic fibres and foams, we believe there is something refreshingly old school about a natural wool pillow.

Our handmade pillows are designed to give you the very best natural sleep experience. The signature 'Wool Pearls' are mechanically engineered wool knops providing superior support, comfort and neck alignment. Four sizes available; Standard, King (also known as Lodge), Euro and Child. You can also purchase top-up packs if you want to add more / new fill in the future.

We can't fit all of the benefits and features in this section - see below for more.

Proudly designed, hand-cut, stitched with love and hand-filled in our Auckland workroom to be kind to New Zealand, and to you.

Size Standard Pillow (75cm x 48cm 850gm)
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  • Temperature regulation - Wool is an exceptional insulator that keeps sleepers cool in summer and warm in winter. Temperature changes within wool are gradual, creating a stable microclimate which enables more restful sleep. If you are a 'hot sleeper', this is the pillow for you.
  • Moisture management - Wool’s naturally occurring proteins and microscopic pores attract and absorb water vapour. Wool can absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling damp, so sleepers are kept comfortable, not clammy.
  • Comfort and support - Wool is naturally springy and bouncy, which makes it a great fibre for use in pillows, providing soft comfort and effective support for your head and neck. You can easily adjust shape by reaching inside and fluffing up the wool pearls; or, if you feel the pillow is too full or not full enough, remove / add some fill. 
  • Non-allergenic - Wool fibres are covered in scales which trap dust, mould spores and other harmful allergens, removing them from the air and preventing them from being inhaled.
  • Fire resistant - The high keratin and moisture content of wool makes it naturally fire resistant, offering safety and peace of mind without the need for harmful chemicals.
  • We source our wool from local NZ farms where both the sheep and the environment are happy and healthy. Your purchase supports NZ industries, keeping profits in New Zealand.
    • The pillow case is made from premium Japara cotton, which is a finely woven natural waxed cotton. Highly durable, breathable, water-repellent and stain-resistant. We believe it is the best option for protecting the fill and ensuring you get a long life from your pillow.
    • Invisible zip allows for ease of laundering and adjustment to ensure comfort meets your preferences. Remove or add wool pearls, then give the pillow a good shake and fluff up to rebalance the fill.
    • Incredibly resilient, our 100% New Zealand Wool 'Pearls' (wool knops is the technical term) easily retain their loft and shape. Crafted in Christchurch.
    • Lavender pouch included. We make these in-house from calico cotton and NZ grown dried lavender flowers. You can choose to either insert inside the pillow or leave out. Trouble sleeping? Studies have shown lavender can help you fall asleep and improve overall quality of rest. These are just a few of the benefits of lavender. 
    • Your natural wool pillow comes packed in a calico cotton drawstring bag. We make these in-house and like to think you might re-use it as a laundry bag, book bag, shopping bag, kids PE gear bag etc. Also perfect for holding your wool knops if you decide to launder the pillow case. 

    Firmness guide: Medium to Firm. Remember, you can easily adjust the comfort level by removing or adding wool fill. Give the pillow a good shake and fluff up to rebalance the fill.

    • Child = Low profile, suitable for ages 2 - 6 years.
      • 65cm x 45cm (pillowcase size)
      • Approx 9cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
      • 500grams (total weight) 
    • Standard = Suitable for Single through to Queen bed sizes.
      • 75cm x 48cm (pillowcase size)
      • Approx 12cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
      • 850grams (total weight) 
    • King = Suitable for King, Super King and larger bed sizes
      • 90cm x 48cm (pillowcase size)
      • Approx 12cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
      • 1100grams (total weight) 
    • Euro = Suitable as a decorative pillow, but also great for leaning against
      • 70cm x 70cm (pillowcase size) - to fit 65cm x 65cm cover
      • Approx 12cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
      • 1300grams (total weight) 
    • You might notice a slight scent. It is actually proof the natural wool pearls are as pure as possible, and this will air out in time or sooner if you remove the fill and allow to breath in the sunlight. During product testing we thought this feedback summed up the scent nicely "faint smell of a clean, healthy, warm barn... making for a healthy and loving feel to it.’’ Use the included lavender pack if desired. 
    • Kind Face™ products might have small imperfections due to the nature of being 100% handmade.
    • DO NOT machine wash the Wool Pillow.
    • We recommend removing the wool pearls and washing the 100% Japara Cotton cover as you would with any other white, cotton laundry. Washing in cold water will ensure no shrinkage.
    • Whilst the wool pearls are out of the cover, take advantage of letting them breath and catching some sun. Wool loves the sun as much as it loves the fresh NZ air. The rays will naturally deodorize, disinfect, and renew your bedding. Alternatively, you can hand wash them in warm water with a wool detergent and let drip dry.

      We use Aramex Couriers and aim to dispatch orders on the same day we receive them.

      For New Zealand deliveries

      FLAT RATE Nationwide STANDARD Shipping = $4.90

      FLAT RATE Nationwide RURAL Shipping = $11.90

      * We expect North Island deliveries to be delivered within 1 - 2 days and South Island 2 - 3 days. Rural deliveries should add an additional day.


      For Australian deliveries

      FLAT RATE Nationwide up to 0.5kg= NZD $19.90

      FLAT RATE Nationwide over 0.5kg= NZD $29.90

      * Please allow 3 - 7 days. Rural deliveries should add an additional day.

      Packaging is kept to a minimum – but where required this will either be home compostable, fully recyclable in NZ or at least reusable for another purpose.

      Benefits of NZ Wool

      • Temperature regulation - Wool is an exceptional insulator that keeps sleepers cool in summer and warm in winter. Temperature changes within wool are gradual, creating a stable microclimate which enables more restful sleep. If you are a 'hot sleeper', this is the pillow for you.
      • Moisture management - Wool’s naturally occurring proteins and microscopic pores attract and absorb water vapour. Wool can absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling damp, so sleepers are kept comfortable, not clammy.
      • Comfort and support - Wool is naturally springy and bouncy, which makes it a great fibre for use in pillows, providing soft comfort and effective support for your head and neck. You can easily adjust shape by reaching inside and fluffing up the wool pearls; or, if you feel the pillow is too full or not full enough, remove / add some fill. 
      • Non-allergenic - Wool fibres are covered in scales which trap dust, mould spores and other harmful allergens, removing them from the air and preventing them from being inhaled.
      • Fire resistant - The high keratin and moisture content of wool makes it naturally fire resistant, offering safety and peace of mind without the need for harmful chemicals.
      • We source our wool from local NZ farms where both the sheep and the environment are happy and healthy. Your purchase supports NZ industries, keeping profits in New Zealand.

        Features

        • The pillow case is made from premium Japara cotton, which is a finely woven natural waxed cotton. Highly durable, breathable, water-repellent and stain-resistant. We believe it is the best option for protecting the fill and ensuring you get a long life from your pillow.
        • Invisible zip allows for ease of laundering and adjustment to ensure comfort meets your preferences. Remove or add wool pearls, then give the pillow a good shake and fluff up to rebalance the fill.
        • Incredibly resilient, our 100% New Zealand Wool 'Pearls' (wool knops is the technical term) easily retain their loft and shape. Crafted in Christchurch.
        • Lavender pouch included. We make these in-house from calico cotton and NZ grown dried lavender flowers. You can choose to either insert inside the pillow or leave out. Trouble sleeping? Studies have shown lavender can help you fall asleep and improve overall quality of rest. These are just a few of the benefits of lavender. 
        • Your natural wool pillow comes packed in a calico cotton drawstring bag. We make these in-house and like to think you might re-use it as a laundry bag, book bag, shopping bag, kids PE gear bag etc. Also perfect for holding your wool knops if you decide to launder the pillow case. 

        Size Guide

        Firmness guide: Medium to Firm. Remember, you can easily adjust the comfort level by removing or adding wool fill. Give the pillow a good shake and fluff up to rebalance the fill.

        • Child = Low profile, suitable for ages 2 - 6 years.
          • 65cm x 45cm (pillowcase size)
          • Approx 9cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
          • 500grams (total weight) 
        • Standard = Suitable for Single through to Queen bed sizes.
          • 75cm x 48cm (pillowcase size)
          • Approx 12cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
          • 850grams (total weight) 
        • King = Suitable for King, Super King and larger bed sizes
          • 90cm x 48cm (pillowcase size)
          • Approx 12cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
          • 1100grams (total weight) 
        • Euro = Suitable as a decorative pillow, but also great for leaning against
          • 70cm x 70cm (pillowcase size) - to fit 65cm x 65cm cover
          • Approx 12cm high when filled, with light pressure applied
          • 1300grams (total weight) 

        Notes

        • You might notice a slight scent. It is actually proof the natural wool pearls are as pure as possible, and this will air out in time or sooner if you remove the fill and allow to breath in the sunlight. During product testing we thought this feedback summed up the scent nicely "faint smell of a clean, healthy, warm barn... making for a healthy and loving feel to it.’’ Use the included lavender pack if desired. 
        • Kind Face™ products might have small imperfections due to the nature of being 100% handmade.

        Care

        • DO NOT machine wash the Wool Pillow.
        • We recommend removing the wool pearls and washing the 100% Japara Cotton cover as you would with any other white, cotton laundry. Washing in cold water will ensure no shrinkage.
        • Whilst the wool pearls are out of the cover, take advantage of letting them breath and catching some sun. Wool loves the sun as much as it loves the fresh NZ air. The rays will naturally deodorize, disinfect, and renew your bedding. Alternatively, you can hand wash them in warm water with a wool detergent and let drip dry.

          Shipping

          We use Aramex Couriers and aim to dispatch orders on the same day we receive them.

          For New Zealand deliveries

          FLAT RATE Nationwide STANDARD Shipping = $4.90

          FLAT RATE Nationwide RURAL Shipping = $11.90

          * We expect North Island deliveries to be delivered within 1 - 2 days and South Island 2 - 3 days. Rural deliveries should add an additional day.


          For Australian deliveries

          FLAT RATE Nationwide up to 0.5kg= NZD $19.90

          FLAT RATE Nationwide over 0.5kg= NZD $29.90

          * Please allow 3 - 7 days. Rural deliveries should add an additional day.

          Packaging

          Packaging is kept to a minimum – but where required this will either be home compostable, fully recyclable in NZ or at least reusable for another purpose.

          Customer Reviews

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          Rachelle C (Christchurch, NZ)
          Comfy after removing some fill

          Definitely too much fill for my comfort levels when it arrived, but removing some has resulted in a pillow that's just right. Love the sheepy smell from it too.

          Thank you for your feedback Rachel. One of our original goals was to produce a pillow that can be easily adjusted ... and knowing this was something you valued means we can put a tick alongside that goal :)

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          Emily Nicolson (Christchurch, NZ)
          Amazing!

          Absolutely love our new wool pillows! We have struggled to find new pillows but the second we lay our heads on these both my husband and I knew they were going to be great! They don't smell like wool and we just love that we are using 100% wool pillows!! We literally made the comment that we should put them in our whole house! Keep doing what your doing Kind Face- amazing!!

          Thank you Emily for posting feedback. We will keep going an focusing on doing the best we can for NZ, thanks to great people like you and your husband. Please don't stop at filling your house with NZ Wool Pearl Pillows, lets aim to fill all NZ houses and remove the polyester fibre, foam and duck feather + down pillows from our environment.

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          Amy (Lyttelton, NZ)
          Fantastic!

          I was sold on the fact it was good for side sleepers. It's super comfy, gives great support and I no longer have a sore neck when I wake up. An excellent pillow made in NZ.

          Thank you for valuing and supporting New Zealand manufacturing Amy. Knowing you are getting a better nights sleep means so much to us.

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          Caroline Leader (Te Atatu, NZ)
          Best pillow ever

          I have neck problems and have found it difficult to find a pillow that would work for me. This is my fourth attempt to find a pillow and I wish i'd known about it earlier. I find the pillow to have just the right level of comfort and depth. It's soft but supportive. I'm now waking without pain and sleeping more consistently throuhout the night.

          You are so kind Caroline. We really appreciate you taking the time to post feedback, and knowing your NZ Wool Pearl Pillow is helping you sleep better makes our day :)

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          Mel S (Auckland, NZ)
          Comfort on a cloud

          My sons adore their NZ wool pearl pillows - they love the fact that they can adjust the filling to their liking and that the pillow keeps it’s shape. The lavender scent is even a hit.

          Thanks Mel for taking the time to post review. Personalising pillows makes so much sense to us and it is great to hear it works for your sons. As they grow they will be able to top-up the fill... (cheeky plug) I trust you noticed we sell top-up packs ;)