Pillow Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons

Basic Info

In addition to a perfect mattress, a comfortable sleeping enviroment also require a pillow with proper height to provide ideal comfort and support.

Overthick or over thin pillows may lead to poor neck alignment, shoulder pain or some other discomfort.

Just like mattresses, pillows are also available in different materials and functions that allow users to choose according to their personla comfort and health needs.

Divided According To Material

Memory Foam Pillows, Latex Pillows, Down Pillows, Down Alternative Pillows, Feather Pillows, Buckwheat Pillows, Polyester Pillows, Water-Base Pillows.

Divided According To Function

1. Full Body Pillows: Full-body pillows refer to long pillows offering support and comfort for a person's whole body. Full-body pillows tend to be particularly friendly for side sleepers and pregnant women.

2. Wedge Pillows: Wedge pillows are designed to support one's upper body or elevate the legs in circumstances when someone has acid reflux, swollen ankles, fracture or back pain.

3. Neck/Travel Pillows: Neck pillows, also commonly used as travel pillows help to maintain a proper and comfortable neck alignment when people try to have a short rest on planes, trains, buses, cars and other transportations vehicles.

Overview of pillows divided according to material

Pros Cons Price Range Firmness Adjustable Loft
Memory Foam good pain relief
soft but supportive
no need of shaking
off-gassing problem
above-average weight
possible sleeping hot
$20-$70 med to med- firm yes
Latex excellent support and pain relief
don't develop hollow spots
can be pricy
often heavy
$40-$170 soft to med- firm no
Down good durability
light weight
soft and cuddly
above-average price
must be dry cleaning
need shaking constanlty
$75-$190 soft to med- firm no
Down Alternative reasonable price
soft and cuddly
lack adeaquate support
may become lumpy
$70-$180 mostly medium no
Feather affordable price
light weight
soft and cuddly
lack adeaquate support
may become lumpy
$18-$60 mostly medium no
Buckwheat good supportive and neck pain relief
adjustable height by adding or removing buckwheat
good air flow
over-firm for some
considerably heavy
need several experiments to find the ideal fill quantity
$20-$80 firm yes
Polyester affordable price
largely fit for all sleep positions
easy to care
below-average durability
may become lumpy
$10-$40 med-soft to firm no
Water-Base adjustable height and firmness
good pain relief ability
no odor or sleeping heat
considerably heavy
need several experiments to find the ideal waterl quantity
may produce noise
$35-$50 med yes

Ratings

Memory Foam Latex Down Down Alternative Feather Buckwheat Polyester Water-Base
Price
2
3
1
8
8
2
9
5
Durability
5
8
7
4
7
7
2
4
Supportive
7
8
4
3
5
9
4
7
Neck Pain Relief
7
8
6
4
4
8
4
8
Moldable
4
4
7
6
7
8
5
1
Scrunchable
5
1
8
9
6
5
3
1
Cuddly
6
5
8
8
7
1
6
3
Reduce Snoring
6
7
3
3
4
8
4
7
Fewer allergies
7
7
4
5
4
7
3
6
Short Break In
4
7
6
7
7
1
4
4
Easy To Use
9
9
4
4
3
1
7
1
No Clump/Shift
6
9
4
3
3
1
1
4
No Noise
8
9
7
5
1
1
4
2
Not heavy
2
2
8
6
8
1
6
0
No Odor
1
3
3
8
2
3
8
8
No Sleeping Hot
3
7
5
7
7
8
5
7
No Need To Fluff
7
9
1
2
1
4
6
8
Machine Washable
3
1
1
8
3
1
8
3
Availability
9
1
2
8
2
1
6
1

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