The right set of pillows makes all the difference in a good night's sleep. Every night of sleep should be your best night a sentiment you don't truly appreciate until you're laying atop a stiff pillow and smothering sheets wondering how long you can last without sleep .
Need the perfect place to rest your head? The right pillow does the job, providing equal parts support and softness. It's no easy task, but these are the five pillows that find the balance with options for every preference on each end of the scale. Time to get comfortable.
1. Tulo Pillow
Somewhere on the supportive side, the Tulo pillow ensures you'll never wake up in a sweat. Its AquaCool technology means you're not going to end up parched from a night of rest and relaxation.
2. V&R Naturals Latex Kapok Blend Pillow
For a more natural and sustainable pillow option, V&R Naturals has the Latex Kapok Blend Pillow. If you struggle with support for your neck or often wake up achy, this can help solve those problems, depending on the support level you choose.
3. Sleep Number ComfortFit Pillow
Sleep Number is known for putting comfort first and that's the case as well with their ComfortFit Pillow. It conforms to your shape while providing softer, gentler support for your neck and head as you lay.
4. Nest Bedding Easy Breather Pillow
Breathe easy with the help of the Nest Bedding Easy Breather Pillow. It's not only made entirely in the United States, it also uses materials that mimic the textures of down and feather pillows.
5. Dreampad Medium Support Pillow
Consider this the pillow of the future. Dreampad uses tiny transducers to play "deep-sleep music" that signals to the body and mind to relax for bed. Its accompanying app can help track and adjust based on your preferences.
6. Eden Coop Home Pillow
Neck support is key is youre a side sleeper. The Eden Coop Home Pillow has a gusseted design to stop it from sloping together and putting pressure on your neck. Its made from both bamboo-derived viscose rayon and polyester-giving you some extra breathability. All that, plus the memory foam will help draw out heat if you tend to run hot. If youre not a fan, you have 100 days to return it. Not a bad deal. $70
7. Malouf Z Zoned Memory Foam Pillow
The doughy memory foam in this pillow will help create a natural arch in your neck, giving you a lighter-than-air sleeping experience. Its pin-core design will give you zoned support, so no matter how you adjust, youre good, and youll still have plenty of breathability with the open-cell tech. The Malouf Z Zoned Memory Foam Pillow verges into medium-soft-just the right balance for someone who sleeps on their back. $80
8. Bluewave Bedding Gel Memory Foam Pillow
First of all: try not to sleep on your stomach. It puts a lot of pressure on your neck. But if you must, the Bluewave Bedding Gel Memory Foam Pillow is for you. It has dense foam and a low profile, so your neck wont raise and cause too much pressure build-up. Dont worry about getting too hot-its made with gel and ventilation holes to help you regulate your temperature throughout the night. $45
9. Pillow of Health Pillow
Were sure you hate the fact that you snore almost as much as your S.O. does. So swipe the Pillow of Health Pillow , which is made from hypoallergenic CertiPur Certified Foam thatll give you a soft, adjustable sleeping experience. Were big fans of the OptiAir Fiber filling, which you can remove or add to adjust the firmness, so if youre still snoring, you can do a little experimenting. Its all medical-grade stuff-right in your home. $85
10. Nest Bedding Activ-X Cool Pillow
Sleeping hot can really be torture. This Nest Bedding Active-X Cool Pillow is the answer to your woes. Its made from a fabric that gives it a cool feel on the outside, and on the inside, youve got an adjustable gel foam-add or remove to change the height-that improves breathability. Youll stay chill all night. $129