I flipflop between this and the side sleeper pillow to change it up a little bit. This one is nice I just wish it was a tiny bit thicker. The cooling aspect is nice though -- I can most certainly tell a difference from a regular pillow.
This pillow is so comfortable. It is the right thickness and firm/soft combination for the way I sleep. The pillow maintains mild coolness and does not heat up. It stays comfortable and helps me stay asleep. I really like the texture of the gel foam.
If you find yourself waking up at night because the heat build-up causes your pillow to become uncomfortable you need this pillow. After unpacking and airing the pillow for the 24 hours that is recommended you will never sleep without it. No more flipping the pillow to find that cool spot, just sleep away in comfort.
This pillow is listed as medium-soft and that is really what it is. I have this and another very soft memory foam and I switch between them depending on how I feel. This one stays cool (important for me) and is not so soft that it is squishy. It seemed quite firm at the outset but with some time, it has softened so that it is perfect. It is a great balance between too firm and too plushy, so if that is what you want, you have found I here! I love mine!
I have a similar pillow that I ordered feom Overstock, which I LOVE~!! So, I figured my husband was overdue for a new pillow, and he is impossible to please, believe me. I took a shot. He prefers a thinner pillow, and likes a cool pillow, so I searched & searched, as there are so many options. I dis not want a shredded foam pillow. And unlike mine which is a bit firmer and thicker & has only one side with cool gel, this one is gel infused, so it's cool all around. I can't believe it , I haven't removed his other pillows yet. He is using just the new one and loves it~!!! Wahoo~!! He is more rested, not feeling the usual neck & upper back & shoulder pain so much. I could not be HAPPIER~!!! The first gift I have bought him in what seems like forever that he TRULY likes~!! It's just amazing to me. Thank You Overstock for making it that simple~!!
Individual preferences and needs in a memory foam pillow seem to vary widely. For me, this one is Baby Bear's bed -- "just right." For you ... check the detailed description for the pillow's height. Too high, and back sleepers will have your neck kinked forward. Too low, and side-sleepers will have your neck kinked sideways. Advice: check out such pillows in person at a Tempurpedic store, and write down the specs for the one you like best; then pick one with those specs on O.co.