Best Pillows for Every Type of Sleeper iMore 2020

Sleep is the most important thing you do on a day-to-day basis, and choosing the right pillow can ensure you're getting the quality rest and rejuvenation you need. If you still haven't found the one, then check out our favorite pillows for every type of sleeper. Whether you're pregnant or a stomach, back, or side sleeper, you're guaranteed a good night's rest with these excellent pillows.

Supportive & comfortable: Coop Home Goods Adjustable Loft Pillow

Staff Pick

This premium pillow is made of 60% polyester and 40% rayon derived from bamboo. It contains a mix of memory foam and microfiber that provides you with just the right balance of support and comfort. It features an adjustable design that allows you to access the memory foam fill so you can add or remove to suit your nighttime needs. It's made in the USA and is hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant.

From $60 at Amazon

Just gelling: Sleep Restoration Gel Pillow

This pillow is full of gel-filled fiber that is expertly tailored for maximum comfort in any sleeping position. It has a 100% cotton cover and 100% polyester fill. It's mold and mildew resistant and completely allergen and chemical-free. These pillows are machine washable and designed to feel like new after every wash.

From $33 at Amazon

Keep it cool: Tempur-Pedic Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling Pillow

This cooling memory foam pillow was designed with an exclusive layer of gel on both sides to keep you comfortable and cool throughout the night. It was designed with Tempur-Pedic's signature pressure-relieving material that adapts to your head, neck, and shoulders for personalized comfort. It provides a restful night's sleep for back, side, and stomach sleepers. It's durable and reliable and guaranteed never to lose its shape.

From $62 at Amazon

Orthopedic: EPABO Contour Memory Foam Pillow

This luxury sleeping pillow provides therapeutic relief for all sleepers with neck pain. It's made of premium fabric to keep you cool and comfortable throughout the night. It's contour design perfectly supports and aligns your head, neck, shoulders, and back encouraging you to fall asleep faster and gives you orthopedic support throughout the night. Its breathable memory form provides air circulation to keep you cool and dry, and its hypoallergenic, rayon, polyester blend pillowcase feels silky and soft while providing dust mite protection.

From $40 at Amazon

Best budget: Milemont Shredded Memory Foam Pillow

This premium luxury pillow offers hotel-quality softness and is designed to align your neck, spine, and upper body. This pillow is great for all sleepers and contains firm memory foam that contours to your body and provides a personalized fit. It's filled with CertiPur-US memory foam that's affordable and green and is breathable, environmentally friendly, and harmless.

$30 at Amazon

Great value: Beckham-Hotel Collection Gel Pillow

This pillow is crafted with super plush gel fiber that's expertly tailored to ensure maximum comfort for all sleeping positions. These 100% gel, down-like fibers provide the lift needed to support your neck while also providing cooling properties to leave you feeling fresh and rejuvenated. It's dust mite, mold, mildew, fade, and stain-resistant so you can rest assured this pillow will always feel new and fresh.

From $34 at Amazon

For the side sleepers: Mkicesky Side Sleeper Contour Pillow

This 100% low rebound, memory foam, contour pillow was ergonomically designed to allow neck and shoulder muscles to relax completely. Its contoured shape promotes proper alignment for side sleepers, relieving neck and back discomfort, and rejuvenating the body while you sleep. Its CertiPur certified memory foam reshapes to the perfect desired position to cradle your head and relieve pressure points to help improve circulation.

From $40 at Amazon

For expectant mamas: PharMeDoc Pregnancy Pillow

This C-shaped body pillow was designed to replace the need for multiple pillows and helps support the back, hips, knees, neck, and head. Its flexible polyfill material adapts to your belly and back when you want to sleep, read, nurse, or watch TV. It can help ease you into better sleep, reduce interruptions throughout the night, and help relieve back pain associated with pregnancy. This pillow was designed with pregnant women in mind but can be used by anyone looking for more support for their head, neck, legs, and back. It comes in five different colors with a lifetime warranty.

From $40 at Amazon

For the stomach sleepers: Belly Sleep Gel Infused Memory Foam Pillow

This belly sleep pillow is a flat, thin pillow that was designed and made with the needs of tummy sleepers in mind. Its curved edges reduce head and neck rotation, ensuring the uniform pressure and neutral positioning of the head, neck, and spine to improve breathing, reduce pressure points, and ensure that you wake up feeling rested. It features a moisture-wicking case that naturally wicks away moisture, is odor resistant, and even possesses antibacterial properties. It's made of polyurethane foam that contours to your body and reduces snoring, and gel particles that absorb heat and regulate body temperature.

$50 at Amazon

Best down: Puredown Natural Goose Down Feather Pillow

This pillow shell is made of 100% cotton and is stuffed with 85% goose feathers and 15% goose down. It provides recyclable and environmentally friendly, supportive comfort that molds to the head, neck, and shoulders. It's double-layered cotton shell fabric and plush polyester peach skin inner layers are designed to avoid potential feather pricking. The stuffing for these pillows has been expertly selected, cleaned, and disinfected.

From $42 at Amazon

Totally custom: PineTales Designer Pillow

You can choose between cotton, bamboo, high performance, or cooling fabric for your pillowcase material and between water, organic buckwheat, millet hulls, or natural latex/and or lavender for your stuffing with this custom designer pillow. It comes with a super-soft designer pillowcase equipped with a Japanese YKK zipper. It's extra thick and durable, hygienic, and machine washable. All buckwheat and millet hulls are heat treated and triple screened for maximum safety.

From $26 at Amazon

Goodnight, sleep tight

Quality sleep is so important and imperative to the rest and rejuvenation of your body. Choosing a pillow that suits your sleep type and needs can ensure that you're getting a good night's rest. Whether you like to sleep on your stomach, back, or side, you can't go wrong with any of the excellent pillows on this list.

Our favorite is the Coop Home Goods Adjustable Loft Pillow because it's highly rated and provides just the right balance of support and comfort. If you're looking to customize your pillow completely, try the PineTales Designer Pillow, where you can choose the stuffing and the pillowcase material. Or maybe you're pregnant and want to eliminate the need for five pillows at once; the PharMeDoc Pregnancy Pillow is your best bet. Whatever your sleeping style is, you're guaranteed a great night's rest with the fantastic pillows that made this list.

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