The P is known for its base and that provide sleepers with or those sleepers that may not find the to be the right fit for them, here are some alternatives.
For those who aren’t overly fond of the feel of the or can’t afford to buy a new , here is a list of toppers that can provide you with the same comfort. but still need the provided by
The Ghostbed is a 3-inch-high cooling that’s made to target pressure points for every . Perfect for the , its contoured shape promotes airflow which keeps you cool throughout the night. Your sheets will have to be a little deeper to make room for the extra 3 inches added to the height of your , but the extra height is perfect for eliminating pressure off of your hips and shoulders if you’re a side . Rated one of the toppers of 2022 by Architectural Digest, it makes the list due to its removable and washable waterproof cover and its 2-inch elastic band that allows you to fit it into your without fear of it sliding off.
Rated by the Foundation as the overall for back pain, the Saatva has three different options to choose from. The 1.5-inch high-density is perfect for those that want something that contours to their body but that is more solid than traditional . The 3-inch graphite is 1 inch of graphite-infused on top of 2 inches of polyfoam, which cools you while you . Each of their toppers has an organic cotton cover that can be spot cleaned, and an elastic anchor band to help keep your in place. is perfect for weight distribution and helps with and support. The 1.5-inch
The Viscosoft Active Cooling
Rated the overall by New York Magazine, the Viscosoft Active Cooling copper- is a 4-inch-high copper infused that draws heat away from your body and allows it to dissipate into the environment around you, cooling you as you . Wrapped in “phase-change material” the adapts to your body temperature and will trap in heat if you’re warm. Known for eliminating the transfer of motion as you , this also relieves pressure points and helps with spinal alignment.
This is also covered with an ultrasoft cover, which deflects moisture, is removable, and is washable. It comes with elastic straps to help secure the to your bed and is made for stomach, back, and side sleepers.
Number DualTemp Individual Layer
The Number DualTemp Individual Layer is an electric with temperature controls that have individual settings on both sides for sleepers that share a bed. You can choose between six different levels of warm and cool temperatures, and it comes with a timer for personalized shut-off times to help save energy. This uses active air technology — it uses the air in a room to warm and cool, meaning that exactly how warm or cool it gets is based on the room temperature. It sits below the fitted sheet easily as it is just 1 inch thick, though it weighs 30 pounds which can make setting it up a little difficult. This is expensive, however, at around $900 per side. Though this is easily the price of a new , some sleepers are warm or cool no matter what they rest on and need the extra boost from an air bed system.
The Tempur-Pedic Supreme is made of 3 inches of breathable polyester blend materials and TEMPUR Material that adapts to your weight, temperature, and body shape. The cover is removable and washable. The itself responds slowly to pressure, similar to the Tempur-Pedic mattresses, in the way that contours to your body to provide a feeling similar to that of being cradled. This is made for sleepers of all types that weigh less than 230 pounds. Unlike other brands, Tempur-Pedic does not allow a trial or returns on their .
Birch Living Plush Pillow
The Birch Plush Organic by Helix is a handmade, organic cotton, birch wool, and natural latex pillow top . The latex allows for body contouring, and the birch wool maintains shape and makes this perfect for side and back sleepers. The organic cotton cover allows for temperature regulation and cooling and is both breathable and soft to the touch. The wool also helps with temperature regulation by drawing heat away from your body and is sourced from farms that promise their sheep are free-range and pasture fed.
Avacado Green Organic
Avocado’s Organic is made of certified organic latex, wool, and cotton, and is available in plush soft or medium-firm. Their latex is harvested from their personal tree farms, and the rubber has excellent support and conforms to your body without sinking. Avocado also offers a completely vegan made of just cotton and latex that is also available in plush and firm. naturally created from it gives the resilience and durability while helping with temperature control. Their wool comes from their personal sheep farms, and is antimicrobial, resistant to dust mites, wicks away moisture, and offers another natural temperature control material. This
PlushBeds Natural Wool
The PlushBeds Handmade Natural Wool is made of completely chemical- and cruelty-free, ethically sourced, hypoallergenic cotton and wool. Made with natural materials, this topper’s fibers are highly breathable allowing for temperature regulation, and is great for side sleepers due to their dense shape-maintaining materials that provide but still want to feel enveloped, the plush nature of this allows you to rest comfortably with unencumbered movement. The natural materials also help keep moisture away, keeping your skin dry. This is 3 inches thick with a 400 thread count and is handmade in California.. Great for sleepers that don’t like the conformity of
Alternatives to the
For those that would prefer or can afford an entirely new , here are some alternatives. but do not like the
The Ghostbed Classic
The Ghostbed Classic is made for stomach, side, and back sleepers. Eleven inches tall, this , and a 1.5-inch top layer of synthetic latex. This dense helps with spinal alignment, and the latex combined with cools you while you . is a mix of 7.5 inches of high-density support poly- , 2 inches of gel-infused
This . It is perfect for back and and helps relieve back pain. It is not recommended for side sleepers or people who dislike firm mattresses. The Ghostbed Classic is said to have great edge support, so sleepers who prefer to rest near the edge of their will be just as comfortable as those who lay in the middle. is great for motion isolation and pressure point relief, though it does not conform as closely to the body as traditional
The Nectar Premier
The Nectar Premier is 13 inches high: 7 inches of which adjusts to your temperature. If you’re normally a , this top layer will adjust to cool you down. If you’re a cool it will release heat to warm you up. That being said, this is limited to how much it can regulate temperatures due to the . for the base, 3 inches of for support, and 3 inches of gel-infused Active cool
It’s topped with a quilted cover that assists with cooling, has a Nectar Smart Layer that was intentionally designed to react to rises and drops in body temperature, and is followed by a support layer and a stable base layer. Together they adjust for maximum support. On the very bottom is a lower cover that prevents your from sliding. This is good for motion isolation and contouring to your body; however, it is not suggested for
The was made for athletes. This bed is wrapped in Aircloth, a ventilated fabric that was made to breathe so that you stay cool all night long. With and special zoned support, the helps relieve pressure point pain in the shoulders, hips, lower back, and legs. This 12-inch contours to your body, and its low-density keeps it from being as snug as other mattresses. This is best for lightweight or average back and side sleepers but is not ideal for heavier people or sleepers that rest on their stomachs. This also falls midway on the firmness scale, so if you’re looking for something in the middle this is a perfect fit.
The Luxury Winkbed
Rated the best overall for , the Luxury Winkbed supports up to 230 pounds. With a Euro-top quilt and a polyfoam layer infused with cooling gel, it absorbs body heat to help it dissipate and to help keep you cool along with coils that allow for maximum air circulation. The polyfoam support layer prevents sinking and helps with back pain. The thick coils around the perimeter of the allow for nice edge support, but the hybrid nature of this means that it’s not great at hiding motion transfer.
The Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Cloud comes in two forms. The medium has a premium base, followed by a firm support middle layer, and a soft comfort layer on top. Over it all is a premium stretch cover that allows airflow for cooling. The Medium Hybrid has over a thousand spring coils nestled between the base and support layers for extra support. Firm at first, the TEMPUR Material adapts to your specific weight, temperature, and body shape to support you while you . This is made with NASA-developed pressure-relieving material. This comes in a shipping bag where it can be removed, unrolled, and ready to use after a few minutes.
This is made for side sleepers and is great for motion isolation. It is known for its body conformity — it shapes tightly to individual bodies. The TEMPUR-Cloud helps with the promotion of spinal alignment and has high ratings for for people below 230 pounds. However, due to the strength of the is slow to change shape. It’s also said to have weak edges as is common with mattresses. in this , it rates low in ease of movement because the
The Helix Luxe is a luxury with six layers available in soft, medium, or firm. It is made for sleepers of all types: side, stomach, and back. It has two cooling cover options: a TENCEL cover which is said to be soft and naturally breathable for cooling, and the Silky GlacioTex Cooling Cover that actively draws heat away. This also relieves back pressure, as it contains over 1500 individually wrapped steel coils for support that target the lumbar area to help with spinal alignment. There are several Helix Luxe mattresses to choose from.
For their soft mattresses, they have the Helix Sunset Luxe, which has pressure point relief specifically for the side , and the Helix Moonlight Luxe, which provides support specifically for stomach and back sleepers. These mattresses have Helix Dynamic for . For medium feel mattresses, they have the Helix Dusk Luxe for back and , and the Helix Midnight Luxe for side sleepers. While both of these mattresses have Memory Plus for , the Helix Midnight Luxe has Gel Visco for cushion and body support, whereas the Helix Dusk Luxe has Helix Dynamic like the softer mattresses. For firm mattresses, there is the Helix Twighlight Luxe for side sleepers and the Helix Dawn Luxe for stomach and back sleepers, both of which contain GEl Visco for cushion, as well as Helix Dynamic and polyfoam for maximum support. In order to find the for you, they have a quiz where you can choose the number of sleepers, your height and weight measurements, the size of you’re considering, your individual positions, your firmness preference, and how often you wake up with back pain. After, they allow you the option of adding on a cooling cover, a , and a weighted blanket.
The Nolah Original
The Nolah 10” Original uses Cooling AirFoam and Tencel Cover Technology to keep you cool all night long. It contours gently to the body to not be overly snug, and has billions of air bubbles to help with bodyweight distribution for , the Nolah AirFoam is said to resist sagging over time while maintaining its medium feel. This is three layers high: a 7-inch high-density base sits at the bottom for support, followed by a 1-inch support layer for bounce, then two inches of Cooling Nolah Airfoam for and cooling. All of this is wrapped in a cellulosic Botanic Origin Tencel Cover.. Unlike
This is suited for side and back sleepers, those who overheat during the night, sleepers that weigh less than 230 pounds, and people who deal with back pain and pressure point issues. This rates high in motion isolation, and medium in , ease of movement, and edge support.
Avocado Organic Luxury
If you want to stay green but need more than just a , Avocado also makes an Organic Luxury . Over 13 inches thick with 17 layers and more than 3,000 , made from the same materials but in medium-firm and firm. made from recycled steel, this is also made from organic latex, organic wool, natural alpaca and silk, organic hemp, and organic cotton. It is also needle tufted by hand to bind the layers in a way that makes this durable. For a more Avocado also has two versions of its
For those that like the P but need a little bit more, the 4 is a , but better.
Made with a 4-inch deep GelFlex Grid and their signature pressure-relieving gel that was made for hospitals, this is also their deepest overall . One of the issues people have had with previous Purple mattresses is that they could feel the grid when they lay on it. The extra-thick grid on the 4 allows for better weight support, and because it’s made of elastic rubber this is resistant to breaking down, unlike most mattresses on the market. The coils beneath the GelFlex grid give the buoyancy, allowing for quick adaptation to movement. This offers noticeable and is great at regulating your temperature. Thirteen inches thick with a 600-pound total weight limit, this will evenly distribute your weight allowing for major . This is extremely costly however with the full size coming in at $3499.