Pillow Reviews

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Finding the right pillow is like finding the right spouse. It should comfort you, it should provide great support, and …quite frankly, sometimes it just takes some time to find the right one. Kidding aside, the right pillow is extremely important to your sleep. You can have a $5,000 mattress, but if you don’t have the proper pillow that compliments you, your sleeping style, and your mattress, it will not provide the restful sleep that it should.

Pillows comes in various sizes, are crafted from a litany of classic and modern materials, and can be as complicated to shop for as a new mattress. However, understanding the pros, cons, materials, and unique feel of each pillow will help to ensure you find the right pillow for you. The following pillow reviews have been individually sleep tested, researched, and vetted. If you’re looking for a pillow review that’s not on this list, but you think should be, please drop us a note via our contact form.

Want to just see our favorites? Check out the best pillow guide. Or if you have difficulties with neck pain, see our best pillow for neck pain guide.

CompanyDescriptionFeelPriceReview
Memory Foam or Natural LatexNoodled foam, adjustable, moldable$99Read Written Review!
Memory foamShredded foam, phase change cover, adjustable$129Read Written Review!
Hyper elastic polymerAir loft adjustable, responsive, cool, experimental$99Read Written Review!
Goose DownSoft, medium loft, moldable, traditional$134Read Written Review!
Duck downTraditional, high loft, duck down$94Read Written Review!
LatexSolid core, custom firmness / loft, supportive$68Read Written Review!
Down alternativeTraditional, high loft, good response$42Read Written Review!
Memory FoamShredded foam, adjustable, alignment optimized$129Read Written Review!
Memory FoamSolid core, great cooling, medium loft, Tencel cover$199Read Written Review!
Memory foamShredded or solid core, memory foam$99Read Written Review!
PolyfoamSolid core, responsive, medium-low loft$95Read Written Review!
Memory FoamMemory foam, varying feels / lofts, balanced$84Read Written Review!
Various TypesVarious feels, personalized pillow selection process$60-$225Read Written Review!
Memory FoamShredded foam, adjustable, moldable$52Read Written Review!
BuckwheatFirm, supportive, adjustable, healthy$79Read Written Review!
Organic latexSolid core, bounce, responsive$99Read Written Review!
Organic cottonTraditional, moldable$79Read Written Review!
BuckwheatFirm, supportive, adjustable, healthy$41Read Written Review!
Memory foamShredded foam, traditional, moldable$75Read Written Review!
Down AlternativeTraditional, medium loft, moldable$29Read Written Review!
Pregnancy pillowPolyester cotton blend, high flexibility / versatility$50Read Written Review!
Down alternativeTraditional, moldable$32Read Written Review!
Memory Foam + Silk CoverSilky, medium loft, adaptable$150Read Written Review!
Memory foamAdjustable, moldable, shredded foam$50Read Written Review!
LatexHybrid core, medium loft, cool$162Read Written Review!
Memory foam + Gel LayerSolid core, dense, supportive$60Read Written Review!
Memory foam + Infused GelSolid core, dense, supportive$70Read Written Review!
PolyesterTraditional, high loft, medium softness$75Read Written Review!
FoamSolid core, bounce, responsive$99Read Written Review!
PolyfoamShredded foam, traditional, cotton cover$50Read Written Review!

Looking for pillow protectors? We haven’t tested many yet, but we have tested the Slumber Cloud pillow cover (great for cooling and protection). We’ll have more pillow protectors coming over time.

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Logan Block

Logan Block

Logan is the content director of Sleepopolis, which means he not only reviews new mattresses every week, but also curates all the comparisons, best of pages, and video guides on the site. He takes a straightforward, honest approach to his reviews and endeavors to give viewers an objective look at each new product he tries out. Logan’s perfected his method over the course of personally testing over 100 different mattresses, so he’s not only able to discern the overall vibe of a specific bed, but to contextualize its feel within the bed-in-a-box market as a whole. Needless to say, his sleep knowledge runs deep, and he loves nothing more than sharing that knowledge with his readers. When he’s not hopping on a new bed or working with our editorial team to whip up an engaging sleep education guide, you can find him reading books on world history, walking his dog Pepper, or searching for the best cheeseburger in New York City.
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