Best Bamboo Pillows for a Relaxing Nights Sleep

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Here is my guide to the best bamboo pillows for a restful night’s sleep.

In the past, you may have been disappointed by the pillows you have bought. They become thin and lumpy after a few months of use.

These pillows all have a memory foam filling and a cool and comfortable bamboo cover.

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Also, bamboo viscose has a reputation for being durable and easy to care for.

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Here are my top selections and options of the best bamboo pillows.

✅ Bamboo Pillow with Shredded Memory Foam Filling

This would be my top recommendation to you if you like to have a thick and firm pillow. It provides plenty of support.

It would however not be suitable for people that like a thinner and softer pillow with a fiber filling.

The features that I like about this pillow

  • the bamboo fabric will help to keep you cool
  • the pillow is hypoallergenic
  • perfect for side or front sleepers
  • ideal for people that like a firm pillow to sleep on
  • the case of this pillow is washable
  • good support for your head and neck

What I didn’t like about this pillow

  • some people that bought these pillows felt they were too firm
  • for some customers, these pillows were too thick
  • one reviewer maintained that they didn’t like the smell of a freshly opened pillow but this smell faded with time

 Bamboo Pillow With Shredded Memory Foam PillowBamboo Pillow With Shredded Memory Foam Pillow


✅ Memory Foam Gel Pillow With Adjustable Firmness

This would be the ideal pillow for people looking for a soft comfortable pillow where the stuffing in the pillow can be adjusted to the firmness they are most comfortable with.

Features I like About This Pillow

  • should never go flat
  • machine washable cover
  • 120 night love it or send it back for free warranty
  • dust mite resistant
  • pillow stuffing can be adjusted to the perfect firmness for your needs.

What People Didn’t Like About this Pillow

  • some reviewers though the pillow lost it fluffiness with use.
  • some reviews said they didn’t think the pillow offered enough support.

 Shredded Gel Infused Memory Foam Pillow with Adjustable FirmnessShredded Gel Infused Memory Foam Pillow with Adjustable Firmness


✅ Bamboo Pillow for Side and Stomach Sleepers

This pillow is recommended for people that like to sleep on their sides or stomach. It is a memory foam pillow that is specially contoured for comfort.

Some reviewers reported a reduction in neck pain, giving them a great night’s sleep.

Features I like About This Pillow

  • the manufacturers say this pillow is made from a dense memory foam that is reported to remain firm even after years of use.
  • the bamboo cover is cool to sleep on, easy to remove and wash
  • the ergonomic design is said to help support the neck during the night

What people didn’t like about this pillow

  • on unpacking the pillow smelt funny and this smell lingered for quite a while despite airing
  • one reviewer though the pillow was not as firm as they hoped

 Memory Foam Pillow With Bamboo Pillow CaseMemory Foam Pillow With Bamboo Pillow Case


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Frequently Asked Questions About Bamboo Bedding Materials

Is bamboo bedding better than cotton?

It is difficult to beat really good quality hotel standard cotton percale sheets that are well laundered.
However bamboo is miles better than cheap cotton bedding and cotton blends.
Bamboo is easy to launder and will last many years.
Bamboo is considered a good choice for people that suffer from allergies. Whereas cheap cotton sheets with a loose weave {more room for mites to live!} are not recommended for allergy sufferers.

Are bamboo sheets worth the money?

Good quality bamboo sheets will give you years of service. So although they may be expensive initially that will be a good investment.

Are bamboo sheets better than microfiber?

A lot depends on your own personal circumstances.
If you are a hot sleeper then, choose bamboo.
Microfiber is cheaper and comes in a wide range of patterns and colors. So perfect for guest rooms and children’s bedrooms.
Bamboo is generally more expensive than microfiber but is more long-lasting and durable.
Microfiber is great for people that love to snuggle in a warm cozy bed.

Do bamboo sheets make you sweat?

Bamboo sheets have the reputation for being cool to sleep on. The material will wick away moisture from sweat leaving you feeling cooler.

How long do bamboo pillows last?

If used daily I would consider changing the pillow after 18 months to 2 years. Over time the filling will become compressed and the pillow will be less comfortable than a new one.

Are bamboo pillows hypoallergenic?

Of course, anyone can be allergic to anything, but bamboo bedding material is considered to be naturally hypoallergenic.

This means that very few people are allergic to the actual fabric made from bamboo.

Also, bamboo does not harbor as many mites as say a cotton sheet. As mites are the main reason for allergies in the home this is something to consider if you or your family members suffer from dust mite allergies.

You can find out more HERE.

Can bamboo pillows be washed in the washing machine?

Always refer to the manufacturer’s recommendations, for washing these pillows.

Although fabric made from bamboo is washable there may be special instructions on how to launder the memory foam filling.

This is an important consideration as the pillow casing can’t be detached.

What are the benefits of bamboo bedding for sleeping?

Fabric made from bamboo is cool to the touch and draws away moisture from your skin.

For this reason, it is a great choice for hot sleepers.

It also has the added benefit of being a great choice for people that suffer from allergies.

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Finding the perfect pillow is a very personal journey, your sleeping experience is so subjective. A pillow that you love may be hated by another.

I hope you have found the perfect pillow for your own circumstances.

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