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It’s not a surprise that most people do a good amount of research when they’re considering what new mattress to buy. However, it’s rather surprising that very few people look into what kinds of pillows they should purchase.
Your pillow has almost as much influence over the quality of your sleep. Just because pillows cost less than mattresses do doesn’t mean they aren’t also a vital area to look into in order to ensure that you get the best night’s sleep possible.
There are all shapes and sizes of pillow, and a range of materials can be used for the cover or the stuffing. As a result, some people might feel overwhelmed when they are looking for the best pillow for them. That’s why we put together this guide to help you understand the importance of getting the right pillow and to understand the different pillow options available to you.
|Nest||Memory Foam, Natural Latex||Noodled Foam – Soft, Adjustable, easily molded||$99||A+|
|Nest||Memory Foam||Shredded Foam – comes with a phase change cover and is adjustable||$129||A+|
|Purple||Hyper-Elastic Polymer||Air loft adjustable, extremely responsive, has excellent cooling qualities||$99||A+|
|eLuxury Supply||Goose Down||Extra soft, medium loft, very moldable, best for those who prefer traditional-style pillows||$134||A|
|Slumber Cloud||Duck Down||Very traditional feel, higher-than-average loft, duck down can be somewhat pokey||$94||A|
|Malouf Fine Linens||Latex||Solid latex core gives customizable firmness and loft. Very supportive for foam pillows||$68||A|
|Spine Align||Memory Foam||Uses shredded foam filling, adjustable and optimized for spinal alignment||$99||A|
|Malouf Fine Linens||Memory Foam||Solid memory foam core. Excellent cooling pillow, medium loft with a tencel cover||$199||A|
|Tempurpedic||Memory Foam||Comes with shredded or solid core. Strongest “memory foam quality” out of pillow options||$99||A-|
|Bear Mattress||Polyfoam||Solid core offers a highly responsive feel. Has medium to low loft||$95||A-|
|I <3 My Pillow||Memory Foam||Comes in a number of different feels and loft levels, very balanced||$84||A-|
|Slumber||Different Option||Comes in many different firmness levels and offers a personalized pillow selection process.||$60-$225||A-|
|Coop Home Goods||Memory Foam||Shredded foam core. Adjustable and moldable||$52||A-|
|Comfy Comfy||Buckwheat||Best firm pillow option, adjustable and sustainable||$79||A-|
|Naturepedic||Organic Latex||Solid core pillow, offers great bounce and responsiveness from latex qualities||$99||A-|
|Naturepedic||Organic Cotton||Traditional cotton pillow, very moldable||$79||A-|
|Q Bedding||Buckwheat||Firm pillow featuring all-natural buckwheat. Sustainable||$41||A-|
|Everlay||Emory Foam||Shredded foam core, traditional feel, exceptionally moldable||$75||B+|
|MRSHMLW||Down Alternative||Offers great traditional feel with medium loft||$29||B+|
|Leachco||Pregnancy Pillow||Polyester-cotton blend with high flexibility||$50||B+|
|Nature’s Sleep||Down Alternative||Traditional feel with moldable design||$32||B+|
|Night||Memory foam with silk cover||Sheer and smooth, medium loft||$150||B+|
|Snugglepedic||Memory Foam||Adjustable and moldable, made from shredded foam||$50||B|
|Bedgear||Latex||Uses hybrid material for core, very cool with medium loft||$162||B|
|Nature’s Sleep||Memory Foam and Gel Layer||Offers more cooling than standard memory foam pillow||$60||B|
|Nature’s Sleep||Memory foam and Infused Gel||Solid core with greater cooling capacity, very dense||$70||B|
|Casper||Polyester||Traditional feel, high loft and medium softness||$75||B-|