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Getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy, but buying dreamy bedding, like pillows, can be. That’s where Amazon comes in: The retailer has a variety of pillows to suit a wide range of sleeping needs and preferences. And with Prime Day coming up (July 11 and 12), you may be able to find one at a discounted price.
Below, we’ve highlighted the best pillows on Amazon right now, with options for everyone (including side sleepers and sweaty snoozers). For other deals worth adding to your cart, check out our Prime Day page here.
Best for All Sleeping Positions
These pillows should please most people out there, and that’s thanks to their clever designs. The options from Snuggle-Pedic and Coop Home Goods featured here are adjustable, so you can add or remove their filling to find your ideal height. If you want to avoid neck pain, your pillow should keep your shoulders and neck aligned, without causing them to scrunch or strain. Meanwhile, the best-selling Elviros Cervical Memory Foam Pillow is lower in the middle to accommodate back and stomach sleepers and higher around its edges for side sleepers.
Best for Side Sleepers
If you’re a side sleeper, you need a pillow that can help you lay comfortably on your shoulder all night and save you from waking up feeling hunched and stiff. That means finding one that’s on the taller side, and all of these pillows tick that essential box. Some of them have additional features that side sleepers will appreciate, like Eli & Elm’s U-shape that conforms to fit your upper body. And Ostrichpillow’s memory foam pillow feels pleasantly firm, according to SELF’s senior commerce editor, who noted that it didn’t cause her head to sink.
Best for Back and Stomach Sleepers
Softer, lower-profile pillows are better for folks who sleep on their backs and stomachs, as anything that’s too high could crank their necks into an uncomfortable position. And some of these pillows are as thin as it gets: Elite Rest’s clocks in at 2.25 inches high, the gel memory foam pillow from Bluewave sits at 2.75 inches.
Best for Hot Sleepers
If you’re tired of waking up in a sweat, give these cooling pillows a try. The Purple Harmony is made with ventilated latex to help keep air flowing, Nestl’s uses a silky cover to keep it cool to the touch, and Casper’s Foam Pillow kept one SELF staffer cool through the night.