MyPillow Mattress Topper Review
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If you spend much time watching TV, you’ve probably heard of MyPillow. The brand launched in 2004 and rose to fame thanks to infomercials featuring the company’s founder, Mike Lindell. As the name suggests, MyPillow started out as a pillow company. After the success of the pillow, MyPillow started selling other products including sheets, pillowcases, dog beds, a mattress, and mattress toppers.
The original MyPillow was designed to adjust to each sleeper to provide ideal neck support regardless of sleeping position. The MyPillow Mattress Topper applies the same idea in its aim to provide support and comfort to many different types of sleepers.
The MyPillow Mattress Topper is available in two thickness options. One is two inches thick, and the other is three inches thick. Both mattress toppers are constructed with three layers. Two layers are composed of foam, and the third layer is a cover made from phase change material (PCM) designed to effectively regulate temperature.
In this review, we’ll describe the construction of the MyPillow Mattress Topper and how we expect it to perform. Understanding the unique characteristics of the MyPillow Mattress Topper will help you decide whether it can improve your nightly sleep.
MyPillow Mattress Topper Quick Overview
- Two thickness options
- Features corner straps to secure the topper
- Washable topper cover
- 10-year warranty
- 60-day money-back guarantee
In-depth MyPillow Mattress Topper Review
MyPillow Topper Sizing and Pricing
Both thickness models of the MyPillow Mattress Topper are available in all standard mattress sizes. An RV Queen size topper is also available.
The materials and construction determine the price of your mattress topper. Thicker toppers are often more expensive than thinner ones, and this is true for the MyPillow Mattress Topper. The prices below are from the manufacturer's website, periodic promotions may alter these prices.
|Dimensions||Price for 2"||Price for 3"|
|Twin||37.5" x 74.5"||$199.99||$249.99|
|Twin XL||37.5" x 79.5"||$199.99||$249.99|
|Full||53.5" x 74.5"||$228.56||$299.99|
|Queen||59.5" x 79.5"||$257.13||$369.99|
|King||75.5" x 79.5"||$285.70||$424.99|
|California King||71.5" x 83.5"||$285.70||$424.99|
MyPillow Mattress Topper Performance
To help you understand what to expect from the MyPillow Mattress Topper, this section addresses its performance for most sleepers in key categories that affect the overall sleep experience. Individual preferences and experiences may vary, but our reviews can help you gain a basic understanding of what you might anticipate from the MyPillow Mattress Topper.
What Type of Sleeper is Good for a MyPillow Mattress Topper?
While the materials and construction play a significant role in how a mattress topper performs, your weight and sleeping position can impact how you experience the mattress topper.
Because lightweight sleepers put less pressure on the sleep surface, they may prefer softer mattress toppers that allow them to sink in and experience more contouring. Heavier weight sleepers put more force on the surface, so they frequently appreciate a firmer mattress topper that prevents them from sinking in too far.
Side sleepers are prone to pressure points created by wider parts of the body exerting more pressure on the sleep surface. They may prefer a softer, thicker mattress topper that distributes body weight while cushioning key areas like the shoulders and hips. Back and stomach sleepers often like a firmer mattress topper that provides good support to prevent areas like the midsection from sinking in too far.
|Lightweight Sleepers (Less than 130lb)||Average-weight Sleepers (130-230lb)||Heavyweight Sleepers (More than 230lb)|
|Side Sleepers||Good||Very Good||Good|
Materials and Construction
A mattress topper’s construction and materials determine how it is likely to perform when you sleep on it. This section explains how the MyPillow Mattress Topper is constructed and what materials it features.
MyPillow’s Mattress Topper is constructed of three layers. First, the topper features a cover that uses a phase change material. This type of material regulates temperature, including by helping dissipate heat from around the body. The other two layers of the mattress topper use foam. The top layer is a proprietary polyfoam that aims to provide contouring and support. The next layer uses transitional foam, which is designed to deliver stability and further relief at pressure points. Each corner of the topper has a strap that is made to go under the mattress and keep the topper securely in place.
Delivery, Trial and Warranty Information
|TRIAL PERIOD||60 days|
|SHIPPING INFORMATION||Shipping generally costs $29.95 and takes 2-5 business days. MyPillow ships within the United States and Canada.|
How to Use a Mattress Topper
If your MyPillow Mattress Topper arrives with setup instructions, following the company-provided instructions could help your setup go smoothly. If no instructions are included, here are some steps you can use to set up your MyPillow Mattress Topper:
- Move the packaged topper to the room you want to use it in. Because unpackaged mattress toppers can be cumbersome, moving it while it is still packaged should make it more maneuverable.
- Carefully unpackage the topper. Keep sharp objects as far from the mattress topper as possible to avoid inflicting accidental damage to the materials.
- Place the topper evenly on your stripped mattress. The topper should be placed directly on top of the mattress.
- Use the MyPillow Mattress Topper’s corner straps to anchor the topper in place. These corner straps are unique to the MyPillow Mattress Topper and can help prevent it from shifting during the night.
- Make your bed as usual. The fitted sheet can be applied directly on top of your new mattress topper and will also help to hold the topper in place.
To clean your topper, follow any instructions that come with it. The cover is zippered and removable. It can be washed and dried to keep the surface of your mattress topper clean. In general, foam usually cannot be washed. However, light spot cleaning with gentle substances may be possible. Reviewing the information that comes with your mattress topper can help you ensure you follow the best cleaning procedures specific to the MyPillow Mattress Topper.
Customer Service: Reviews on MyPillow’s customer service are mixed. While some customers are satisfied, there are a number of reports of customers who have been frustrated with the company’s customer care. This is reflected in the company’s poor rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Reputation: MyPillow’s reputation is based largely on its infomercials. Many consumers are already familiar with the company’s pillow thanks to the infomercials, but MyPillow’s other products are not as well known.
BBB Rating: MyPillow receives an F from the Better Business Bureau.
Years in Business: MyPillow launched in 2004.
Physical Stores: MyPillow products are sold at many major retailers, including Bed Bath & Beyond and Walmart. However, the mattress topper is not yet as widely available as the pillow. MyPillow also has over 500 stores.