The Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Bed Pillow from Sleep Better is specifically designed for side sleepers, as its name would tip you off. In this position, the Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow will provide you with good support and comfort, because of its synthetic down and wide gusset filling. However, you should bear in mind the fact that there’s a slim chance you won’t receive the support you need if the pillow compresses more than usual. At a significantly lower cost, the side sleeper pillow possesses the feel of down, but unfortunately sometimes it might not offer the same level of durability.
Features of the Product
- Made in the USA and Imported
- Hypoallergenic and machine washable
- Filled with luxurious micro denier gel fiber
- 100% Cotton
- Double needle corded edges
- 300TC 100% cotton cover
The design of the pillow resembles a plush brick. The extra neck support needed for side sleepers is provided by a specifically designed 4.5 inch gusset. The Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow, King provides excellent support to the neck despite being not too firm. In addition, the side sleeper pillow can be described as soft without being too yielding. There’s no doubt that the main advantage of this pillow is that it’s comfortable for the larger part of side sleeper customers. Another great advantage of the pillow is that it’s machine washable and hypoallergenic. In comparison to the down pillows, the Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow, King costs less and in most of the cases it has a higher quality than the rest . Last but not least, the side sleeper pillow comes with a warranty period of 5 years, so if something happens to it you have sufficient time to replace it with a new one.
Unfortunately, there are some cases in which under the weight of the sleeper’s head, the Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow, King flattens down to nothing. There are some disputes about whether the pillow can sustain its condition over the years. There are some suggestions that the pillow’s loft will disappear after a few months or even a couple of weeks, including extensive drying and machine washing. To sum it up, the main disadvantages of the pillow include some complaints about the level of durability provided by the side sleeper pillow and also it does not provide the necessary neck support for some users.
Usage and User Reviews
According to the majority of customer reviews, the customers have not expected the side sleeper pillow to be that soft but at the same time so thick. The users state that their back and neck pain has gone completely after they have started using the side sleeper pillow and also they have noted that the Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow, King does not only provide support for the side sleeping position but it also helps when you sleep onto your back. In comparison to down pillows, this reviewed side sleeper pillow does not get hot and in addition the heat it not bouncing back to your body or head. The pillow is always cool, because it includes gel fiber. For a decent number of users, the reviewed pillow is just too hard for them and instead of helping them in eliminating the neck and back pain it increases the pain and prevents them for having a good night sleep. There are some reviews that have put the durability of the pillow under serious question. Some of the users claim that pillow has lasted just for a couple of months before it flattened down and there are people who have written that the pillow was good for usage only for a week.
In conclusion, we can safely say that the Beyond Down Gel Fiber Side Sleeper Pillow, King has its fair share of pros and cons. The pillow has predominantly positive reviews among customers, but the negative ones should not be overlooked. The bottom line is that the pillow does help in situations when you are feeling strong pain in the neck and back, but you need to check first whether this pillow suits your neck and body before you decide to purchase it.