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Choosing the right pillow or finding the best pillow can be a headache! It’s not only time consuming but expensive. Each night of lost sleep means more potential purchases to find the best pillow. At The Sleep Sherpa, I intend to put forth the pillows that I find to be of the best quality and most comfortable. Below you’ll find pillow reviews from some of the best brands in the industry. It’s not surprising that the best pillow reviews are from smaller, locally owned companies that put quality of quantity. You’re unlikely to find a pillow for life at Target or Walmart. You will also likely pay a bit more for a quality pillow but in the end, you will reap the rewards of a better nights sleep and overall better health and well being.

 

DOWN PILLOWS

Down pillows are the most popular pillows and are the most familiar feeling. Look for pillow with a higher concentration of down vs. feathers.

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Cassiopeia

Slumbr Pillow
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Price
80
Down Quality
96
Weight
97
Feel
95
Slumbr
2

Parachute

Parachute
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Price
90
Down Quality
90
Weight
92
Feel
90
Parachute
3

Brooklinen

Brooklinen
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Price
95
Down Quality
80
Weight
85
Feel
90
Brooklinen
4

Slumbr

Slumbr Pillow
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Price
60
Down Quality
78
Weight
85
Feel
96
Slumbr

DOWN ALTERNATIVE PILLOWS

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Sleepgram

Sleepgram
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Firmness
90
Cuddly
95
Neck Support
90
Price
90
Sleepgram
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Pillow Guy

Pillow Guy
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Firmness
91
Cuddly
94
Neck Support
91
Price
88
Pillow Guy

MEMORY FOAM PILLOWS

Memory foam pillows conform nicely to your neck. This is their main advantage over other pillows.However they can be known to trap heat more than a traditional pillow. New advancements in cooling technology such as gel and shredded foam have alleviated this problem considerably.

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Coop Eden Pillow

Coop Eden Pillow
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Firmness
68
Cuddly
95
Neck Support
90
Price
94
Off Gassing
85
Coop
2

My Pillow

my pillow
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Firmness
70
Cuddly
90
Neck Support
95
Price
80
Off Gassing
90
Sleeps Cool
90
My Pillow
3

Snuggle Pedic Pillow

snuggle pedic
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Firmness
75
Cuddly
83
Neck Support
89
Price
93
Off Gassing
85
Snuggle Pedic
4

Pacifica Pillow

Pacifica Pillow
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Firmness
65
Cuddly
97
Neck Support
85
Price
90
Off Gassing
65
Sleeps Cool
95
Pacifica Pillow
5

Easy Breather Pillow

Easy Breather Pillow
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Firmness
55
Cuddly
100
Neck Support
85
Price
80
Off Gassing
90
Sleeps Cool
83
Easy Breather
6

Pancake Pillow

pancake pillow
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Firmness
74
Cuddly
81
Neck Support
82
Price
75
Off Gassing
95
Pancake Pillow
7

Eight Sleep Pillow

Eight Sleep Pillow
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Firmness
78
Cuddly
90
Neck Support
85
Price
78
Off Gassing
70
Eight Sleep Pillow
8

Tempur Symphony Pillow

Tempur Symphony Pillow
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Firmness
79
Cuddly
77
Neck Support
81
Price
80
Off Gassing
70
Sleeps Cool
79
Tempurpedic
9

Zoned Dough Pillows

malouf logo
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Firmness
70
Cuddly
75
Neck Support
75
Price
70
Off Gassing
75
Sleeps Cool
90
Malouf
10

Coop Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

Coop Shredded Memory Foam Pillow
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Firmness
78
Cuddly
79
Neck Support
80
Price
95
Off Gassing
45
Sleeps Cool
70
Buy Now
11

Sleep Number

sleep number
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Firmness
80
Cuddly
50
Neck Support
80
Price
55
Off Gassing
95
Sleep Number
12

Comfort & JOY MemoryCloud

joy
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Firmness
75
Cuddly
60
Neck Support
60
Price
50
Off Gassing
75
Aesthetics
60
Joy Mangano Pillow

PERFORMANCE PILLOWS

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Layla

layla logo
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Firmness
75
Cuddly
90
Nect Support
93
Price
85
Off Gassing
90
Layla
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Bear Pillow

Bear Pillow
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Firmness
79
Cuddly
80
Neck Support
89
Price
87
Off Gassing
88
Bear Pillow
3

Muse

Muse
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Firmness
85
Cuddly
79
Neck Support
87
Price
88
Off Gassing
83
Muse
4

Purple Pillow

Purple Pillow
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Firmness
72
Cuddly
70
Neck Support
95
Price
80
Off Gassing
93
Purple Pillow

HOTEL PILLOWS

If you’re looking for that pillow you slept on at your recent hotel stay, below are some of the most popular hotel pillows and where to buy them.

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Ritz Carlton Pillow

ritz
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Firmness
75
Cuddly
85
Neck Support
90
Price
65
Off Gassing
90
Ritz Carlton
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Hilton Hotel Pillow

Hilton Hotel Pillow
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Firmness
75
Cuddly
80
Neck Support
80
Price
70
Off Gassing
95
Hilton
3

Hampton Inn PIllow

hampton inn logo
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Firmness
80
Cuddly
70
Neck Support
80
Price
90
Off Gassing
77
Hampton Inn
4

Marriot Hotel Pillow

marriot
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Firmness
30
Cuddly
90
Neck Support
40
Price
80
Off Gassing
90
Marriot

LATEX PILLOWS

Latex pillows are very resilient and bounce back into shape instantly. The advantage of a latex pillow is resiliency, pressure relief and sleeping cooler than memory foam. A disadvantage is that they don’t offer as good of pressure relief as memory foam.

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Brooklyn Bedding

Brooklyn Bedding
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Firmness
60
Cuddly
80
Neck Support
85
Price
95
Off Gassing
85
Brooklyn Bedding
2

Savvy Rest

savvy rest logo
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Firmness
70
Cuddly
75
Neck Support
82
Price
40
Off Gassing
77
Savvy Rest

BUCKWHEAT PILLOWS

The main advantage of buckwheat pillows is that they offer unparalleled neck support. You can conform them to cradle your neck and you won’t lose support overnight. This means much less switching of positions. The biggest disadvantage is that the hulls inside can be noisy when settling and buckwheat pillows are much firmer than standard pillows.

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Hullo

hullo
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Firmness
90
Cuddly
20
Neck Support
100
Price
70
Off Gassing
70
Hullo
2

Bucky Pillow

Bucky Pillow
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Firmness
90
Cuddly
20
Neck Support
100
Price
65
Off Gassing
20
Bucky

TRAVEL PILLOWS

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Huzi

Huzi
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J Pillow

jpillow
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SPECIALTY PILLOWS

Some pillows are designed for a dual purpose. I keep those separate from my regular pillow reviews since they take some getting used to at first. Below are pillows that have added benefits. They take some practice to get used to but if you are dedicated, you can learn new sleep habits.


Mediflow Pillow
Mediflow Pillow
Do you want a waterbed for your head? Check out the Mediflow pillow. There’s nothing else like it on the market and there’s some good research behind this pillow that it could be the one you’re looking for. Read our full Mediflow Pillow Review or Shop Here.
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DreamPad Pillow
The Dreampad is more than just a pillow, it has proprietary technology that plays music from your phone through vibrations to your skull. The sound is only audible to the person sleeping on the pillow. It comes with a free app that has amazing sounds that will put you right to sleep and give you an amazing rest. Check out my full review.
 
Spine Align Pillow
The Spine Align pillow was invented by a chiropractor to ensure you have optimal alignment while you sleep. Get the full review.