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.

nest beddingv2Memory Foam or Natural LatexNoodled foam, adjustable, moldable$99Read Written Review!
nest beddingv2Memory foamShredded foam, phase change cover, adjustable$129Read Written Review!
purpleHyper elastic polymerAir loft adjustable, responsive, cool, experimental$99Read Written Review!
Goose DownSoft, medium loft, moldable, traditional$134Read Written Review!
slumber cloud2Duck downTraditional, high loft, duck down$94Read Written Review!
maloufLatexSolid core, custom firmness / loft, supportive$68Read Written Review!
Down alternativeTraditional, high loft, good response$42Read Written Review!
spinealignMemory FoamShredded foam, adjustable, alignment optimized$129Read Written Review!
maloufMemory FoamSolid core, great cooling, medium loft, Tencel cover$199Read Written Review!
tempurpedicMemory foamShredded or solid core, memory foam$99Read Written Review!
bearv2PolyfoamSolid core, responsive, medium-low loft$95Read Written Review!
i love my pillowv2Memory FoamMemory foam, varying feels / lofts, balanced$84Read Written Review!
slumbrVarious TypesVarious feels, personalized pillow selection process$60-$225Read Written Review!
coop home goodsMemory FoamShredded foam, adjustable, moldable$52Read Written Review!
comfycomfyBuckwheatFirm, supportive, adjustable, healthy$79Read Written Review!
naturepedicOrganic latexSolid core, bounce, responsive$99Read Written Review!
naturepedicOrganic cottonTraditional, moldable$79Read Written Review!
qbedding2BuckwheatFirm, supportive, adjustable, healthy$41Read Written Review!
everlayMemory foamShredded foam, traditional, moldable$75Read Written Review!
mrshmlwDown AlternativeTraditional, medium loft, moldable$29Read Written Review!
leachcoPregnancy pillowPolyester cotton blend, high flexibility / versatility$50Read Written Review!
natures sleepv2Down alternativeTraditional, moldable$32Read Written Review!
nightMemory Foam + Silk CoverSilky, medium loft, adaptable$150Read Written Review!
snugglepedicMemory foamAdjustable, moldable, shredded foam$50Read Written Review!
bedgearLatexHybrid core, medium loft, cool$162Read Written Review!
natures sleepv2Memory foam + Gel LayerSolid core, dense, supportive$60Read Written Review!
natures sleepv2Memory foam + Infused GelSolid core, dense, supportive$70Read Written Review!
casperv2PolyesterTraditional, high loft, medium softness$75Read Written Review!
yogabedv2FoamSolid core, bounce, responsive$99Read Written Review!
my pillowPolyfoamShredded 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.

Logan Block

Logan is the former content director of Sleepopolis. As content director, he reviewed new mattresses every week and curated the comparisons, best of pages, and video guides on the site. Logan perfected his method by personally testing over 200 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.