Achieving a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy. Busy schedules, frequent stress, and bad rest environments can be culprits for sleep troubles. And it’s more common than you think.
According to the
, 50 to 70 million U.S. adults have a sleep disorder. If your sleepless nights are taking a toll on your health, it might be time for you to buy a new pillow. American Sleep Association
Pillows nowadays come with many not-so-basic features, including hypoallergenic materials, anti-wicking fabrics, and memory foam technologies for head, neck, and shoulder support. With so many options, it can be hard to find the right fit. Before you buy a pillow, there are a few things you might want to consider.
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BEST OVERALL Coop Home Goods Eden Shredded Memory Foam Pillow
Breathability, comfort, and design make the Coop Home Goods’ Eden Shredded Memory Foam Pillow a top pick if you need to improve your quality of sleep.
Dimensions: Standard (17.9 x 6.8 x 6.1 inches), Queen (18 x 6 x 6 inches), and King (17.9 x 6.5 x 6.3 inches) Materials: Bamboo-derived viscose rayon and polyester Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers $129.99 from Amazon IMAGE: Amazon
BEST FOR SIDE SLEEPERS Brookstone BioSense 2-in-1 Shoulder Pillow
Dimensions: 28 x 20 x 6 inches Materials: Better Than Down microfill and BioSense memory foam core Sleep factor: Good for side sleepers $119.95 from Amazon IMAGE: Amazon
BEST FOR BACK SLEEPERS Nature's Guest Cervical Support Pillow
Dimensions: 18.5 x 9.5 x 7.2 inches Materials: Cotton fabric cover, microfiber filling, and silk gusset trim Sleep factor: Good for back sleepers $79.99 from Amazon IMAGE: Amazon
BEST FOR STOMACH SLEEPERS TruContour Super Thin Memory Foam Pillow
Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 2.5 inches Materials: Medical-grade memory foam and certified organic cotton Sleep factor: Good for stomach sleepers $39.99 from Amazon IMAGE: Amazon
BEST BANG FOR YOUR BUCK Triple Cloud Shredded Memory Foam Pillow
The Triple Cloud Shredded Memory Foam Pillow offers comfort perks and adjustable firmness at a fraction of the price.
Dimensions: Standard/Queen (15.9 x 5.6 x 5.2 inches), Queen (17 x 6 x 6 inches), and King ( 17.3 x 7.7 x 6.4 inches) Material: Bamboo-shredded memory foam Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers $39.95 from Amazon IMAGE: Avocado Green
BEST FOR SUSTAINABILITY Avocado Green Pillow
Dimensions: Standard (19 x 24 inches), Queen (19 x 28 inches), and King (19 x 35 inches) Materials: Certified organic cotton, kapok fiber, and natural latex Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers $79 from Avocado Green IMAGE: Amazon
BEST FOR HEAD, NECK, AND SHOULDER SUPPORT UTTU Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow
Keep head, neck, and shoulder pain at bay with UTTU’s Adjustable Memory Foam Pillow.
Dimensions: 7.9 x 7.9 x 14.2 inches Materials: Bamboo fiber, polyester, and memory foam Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers $69.99 from Amazon IMAGE: Amazon
BEST FOR ALLERGY SUFFERERS Pacific Coast AllerRest Double DownAround Pillow
Reduce congestion, coughing, sneezing, and other pesky allergy symptoms while you sleep.
Dimensions: Standard (20 x 26 inches), Queen (20 x 30 inches), and King (20 x 36 inches) Materials: AllerRest fabric, Barrier Weave down and feather proof fabric, cotton Sleep factor: Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers $62.99 from Amazon IMAGE: Leesa
BEST HYBRID OPTION Leesa Hybrid Pillow
Switch back and forth between a soft pillow top and a cooling, memory foam underside for multiple ways to catch some sleep.
Dimensions : Standard (16 x 24 inches), Queen (16 x 28 inches) Materials : Polyester microfiber, ventilated gel, Leesa's Tencel fabric, and nylon. Sleep factor: Best for back and side sleepers $109 from Leesa IMAGE: Amazon
BEST 2-FOR-1 DEAL Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow
You'll be getting two pillows with somewhere-in-the-middle support for the price of one.
Dimensions : Queen (20 x 28 inches) Materials: Cotton cover and poly-gel fiber filling Sleep factor : Good for back, side, and stomach sleepers $79.99 from Amazon
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BEST FOR DURABILITY Tuft & Needle Pillow
If you're looking for a durable pillow and tend to sleep on your back or side, the Tuft & Needle Pillow will have you catching z's in no time.
Dimensions : 25 x 16 x 5 inches Materials : Micro polyamide, polyester, and Tuft & Needle's proprietary Adaptive Foam Sleep factor: Best for back and side sleepers $75 from Tuft & Needle
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