Lucid Mattress Review

Lucid Mattress

7.2

Motion Transfer

9.5/10

Affordability

9.7/10

Softness

5.0/10

Off Gassing

9.0/10

Trial Period

3.0/10

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Lucid Mattress Review

The Lucid Mattress is one of the most inexpensive mattresses sold on Amazon. The Lucid mattress review below is for the 10 inch gel mattress. Currently a queen size retails for $219.99. You would be hard pressed to find a cheaper memory foam mattress online. Lucid makes other depths of mattresses including a 5, 12, 14 and 16 inch. If you want to go extreme budget, you can go with the 5 inch Lucid mattress but I wouldn’t advise it for heavy people since there simply isn’t all that much material between you and the floor.  . This is a two layer mattress with a base layer followed by a top layer of foam. It is a firm memory foam mattress that will still give you some contouring. The top layer of foam is slow to react but will eventually conform.

Construction

Here’s a breakdown of cosntruction 10 Inch Lucid Mattress

  • Dual-layer mattress combines 2.5″ gel-infused, ventilated memory foam surface + 7.5″ high density foam base for excellent support with a medium-firm feel
  • Gel infused memory foam regulates temperature while conforming to the body to ease pressure points
  • Foam is CertiPUR-US certified for safety and performance
  • Compressed and boxed for convenient shipping and setup
  • Temperature-regulating, moisture-controlling TENCEL blend fabric cover creates a comfortable air layer
  • Queen size weighs 55 lbs.
  • Made in China

Ordering

You can order this mattress direct from Amazon. It is an Amazon Prime eligible mattress which means you can get free 2 day shipping. It comes in a box like the one seen below.

Lucid Mattress Box

Here’s a photo of it inside the box. This is a relatively light mattress so super easy to carry around.

Lucid Open Box

When you purchase from Amazon you get a 30 day money back guarantee for most items. However, please keep in mind that you would need to mail this mattress back to Amazon for a return and it isn’t going to go easily back into the box it came. You will have to send it in a box probably as big as the mattress fully expanded which can cost a lot of money, possibly more than the mattress itself so just be aware of that.

That said, it is so inexpensive that it may be a risk worth taking assuming you have a good sense of how it will feel.

Findings

This mattress is definitely on the firmer side even though it says to be a medium firm. If you want a true medium firm you may want to check out some of my other reviews for something softer.

This is what the inside of the Lucid looks like after taking off the tencel cover. In the video you can see how each layer reacts. This is a simple construction of just two layers so all the comfort will hinge on the top layer of foam.

 

Below is a video illustrating motion transfer on the Lucid mattress. You aren’t going to get much motion transfer at all on this mattress. It’s all foam but added to that it is firm so there’s little give all around.

Below is a video that shows how fast the mattress dissipates heat. I think this mattress will sleep cool for an all foam mattress. It performed well in the test below compared to other memory foam mattresses.

Conclusion

If you want a firm, no nonsense mattress at a rock bottom price, the Lucid mattress may be what you are looking for. Although it is a firm mattress, the foam is not all that dense. This is a bit concerning as I think this will affect the longevity of the mattress. However you could buy 10 of these for the same price of a high end competitor.

The Lucid mattress also comes with a 25 year warranty but if you read the fine print you will see that it only covers manufacturer defects and indents over 1.5 inches. That’s a considerable indentation. That means it has to sag somewhere in the mattress over 1.5 inches without you on it. That’s 15% of the height of the mattress.

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3 thoughts on “Lucid Mattress Review”

  1. Motion Transfer

    9.30

    Affordability

    10.00

    Softness

    6.90

    Off Gassing

    10.00

    Trial Period

    0.00

    I have Lucid mattresses in all 4 bedrooms. I bought the first one for my 14 year old because of the price and kids are light so why not try. I laid on it before he did and fell in love with it so I replaced every mattress in the house with them. It’s been a year and they are still amazing. My husband has back issues and this has helped tremendously. We had a house full of guests last weekend and everyone asked about the mattresses saying they hadn’t slept so well in years. This is well worth the money and just goes to show that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a quality product.

  2. Motion Transfer

    10.00

    Affordability

    10.00

    Softness

    3.20

    Off Gassing

    2.00

    Trial Period

    0.00

    We have had our Lucid 3 weeks now. One day late arriving but there were epic snows all over the country so we still got it in good time. I sleep like a rock. No noticeable improvement in the husband’s back issues yet but we are still hoping….he does sleep better though. Excellent mattress for the money. Didn’t notice much off-gassing but left the bedroom door closed after we positioned it. This is not an extra firm bed but it is firm and if you or your partner is heavy, it will create a dip but fluffs back out when you get out of bed. If you sleep close together, you will notice it, if you each sleep on your own side you probably won’t notice it. I am more than happy with the purchase.

  3. Motion Transfer

    1.50

    Affordability

    1.40

    Softness

    4.10

    Off Gassing

    9.10

    Trial Period

    0.00

    LUCID 10″ FULL MATTRESS STINKS. The mattress emits an asphalt/chemical odor
    which will NOT seem to dissipate.
    I have 1. left the mattress out to air – stunk up the whole room. (2) Sprinkled baking soda on mattress and left soda on for ~ 3 days. Vacuumed it off and mattress till stinks. (3) the cat went up to mattress, took a sniff and will now not go near it. (4) LUCID customer service stinks. like its mattress. Keep telling me to air it out. Like a broken record.

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