Micro cushions are specially made latex beads that have excellent resilience and ability to conform to body shape. Unlike memory foam they return to normal shape quickly and also free from all the toxic chemicals associated with memory foam pillow. Being so close to face the absence of chemicals give great benefit for healthy living. Some have reported it to make "life without head aches". The bamboo covering offers excellent cool surface, giving additional benefits to those sensitive to heat or hot flashes or sweat. Other benefits includes the pillow staying the same after years of use without flattening or loosing shape. A great choice for healthy and comfort living.