Lets get straight to it! Air Bubbles is the main difference, bigger bubbles in reflex and slightly firmer feel........also Reflex foam is a cheaper alternative to memory foam.
Air Bubbles in the foam hold heat! any mattress with the word "memory foam" or "reflex foam" will get hot even if words like "cool, blue, cold, miracle, gel in-fussed" in between the terms or before them in the description.
The world has moved on and you only have to look at the biggest manufactures like Sealy and Silentnight where once all the top models were memory foam or reflex have now been replaced by Geltex.
Memory Foam Vs Reflex Foam
Memory foam was first designed in the 1960s for NASA plane seats. The average memory foam mattress has millions of tiny holes, and air escapes from these as the foam moulds around the body. This action is activated by pressure and body heat, and results in a foam mattress that offers total independent support without pressure points.
Memory foam is hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant, creating a healthier sleeping environment.
Benefits of a memory mattress:
temperature sensitive material that reacts to body heat
helps to keep your spinge aligned
relieves pressure on joints
no need to turn
hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant
Reflex foam, like memory foam, is also high density but is construc