• Follow us


The Best Cooling Pillows for Hot-Blooded Sleepers | Digital Trends

The warm-blooded among us know that kicking the covers off isn’t always enough to keep cool when you’re trying to sleep. Even with modern air conditioning, the higher ambient temperatures and humidity that come with summer can make your nightly rest a sweatier ordeal than it should be.

Your head can get especially hot at night due to contact with your pillow and the fact that your noggin is a big vector for body temperature regulation through heat escape — an important process that traditional pillows might actually be preventing, causing your body to sweat more in an attempt to cool itself through evaporation.

A poor night’s rest can ruin your whole day, so if you’re among the many hot-blooded sleepers who wake up every summer morning to a damp pillow, we’re here to help. Below, we’ve picked out a handful of the best cooling pillows available today that can provide some much-needed sweat relief and help you get the cool, restful sleep you deserve. You may also want to look into picking up a set of Brooklinen sheets to get the full cooling effect.

Kool-Flow Micro-Vented Bamboo Cooling Pillow — $55 best cooling pillows

Bamboo-derived fabric is a material you’ll see pretty often when shopping for cooling pillows thanks to the its natural breathability and moisture-wicking properties (in contrast to more common fibers like cotton, which absorb moisture, get damp, and aren’t as well-ventilated). The U.S.-made Kool-Flow memory foam-filled cooling pillow is also hypoallergenic, warding off allergens like dust mites, and is CertiPur-certified to be free of toxic materials. You can grab the Kool-Flow for $55 from Amazon.

Classic Brands Gel and Memory Foam Cooling Pillow — $25 best cooling pillows

Gel is another popular material used in cooling pillows, and this one from Classic Brands combines a gel surface on one side (which absorbs and dissipates heat from your head) with a memory foam body for heat relief and proper neck support for back sleepers and stomach sleepers. The pillowcase is made of a ventilated CoolPass fabric, which breathes and wicks away sweat. This Classic Brands cooling pillow is available for just $25. There are also quite a few shredded memory foam options on the market that might be a bit more comfortable for stomach sleepers and side sleepers.

Comfort & Relax Ventilated Memory Foam Contour Cooling Pillow — $28 best cooling pillows

Side-sleepers are all too familiar with the perils of standard pillows, which all too often go flat and fail to provide enough support for your head. Newer materials like memory foam can help with this, but a contoured memory foam pillow like this one (also ideal for back-sleepers) is even better – and its ventilated AirCell memory foam is perfect for side-sleepers who run hot. The outer cover is comprised of polyester, tencel, and cooling gel, so it provides some extra sweat relief and won’t get damp. This contoured cooling pillow for side sleepers can be yours for $28 from Amazon.

Perfect Cloud Ventilated Memory Foam Cooling Pillow — $50 best cooling pillows

For a ventilated cooling pillow with a more standard design, check out the Amazon-exclusive Perfect Cloud. The Perfect Cloud cooling pillow features a ventilated memory foam core and a soft, moisture-wicking cover with mesh trim for improved airflow compared to most other pillows. It’s CertiPur-certified to be free of toxic materials and comes with a 10-year warranty. Even better, it’s currently on sale, letting you score it for $50 after a $40 discount.

Malouf Z Travel Cooling Pillow — $25 best cooling pillows

Traveling can be enough of a hassle even without trying to find a way to comfortably catch some Zs. Whether you’re going by plane, train, or automobile, a good travel pillow is a must for long trips. You can take your vagabond game to the next level with a compact cooling pillow like this one from Malouf. It’s small and compressible, and it features cooling gel-infused foam covered by a soft and breathable bamboo cover — which is also hypoallergenic. If you’re looking for the perfect side sleeper pillow that will give you that nice cool feeling as you travel, the Z travel cooling pillow is exactly what you need.

Tempur-Pedic Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling Pillow — $150 best cooling pillows

Tempur-Pedic has become a household name in the world of memory foam, and it’s the brand that originally popularized this material (no doubt we’ve all seen the company’s late-night mattress infomercials). The Cloud Breeze cool pillow pairs this patented memory foam technology with Tempur-Pedic’s own Tempur-Breeze cooling gel on both sides. The American-made Cloud Breeze is expensive at $150, but if you’re the type of person who wants the best, then this is the last cooling pillow you’ll ever need to buy.

Best Cooling Add-ons Coop Bamboo Cooling Pillowcase — $17 best cooling pillows

Maybe you’ve got a pillow that you really like, and the only real problem with it is that it doesn’t help your nightly sweating situation. In that case, a simple change of the pillow case might be all you need. This pillow cover is made in the U.S. from bamboo-derived rayon and polyester and is available for standard-, queen-, and king-sized pillows. If you don’t want to toss your current pillow, then you can grab the Coop bamboo cooling pillowcase for just $18 instead.

Cooling Pillow Mat — $25 best cooling pillows

Another alternative to a new pillow is a simple cooling pillow mat like this one from Penguin. This 22-inch by 12-inch mat contains an even layer of Japanese-made cool gel; just lay it on top of your pillow or slide it underneath your pillowcase and enjoy a cooler, more relaxing sleep. It’s also useful for fevers, headaches, hot flashes, neck pain relief, and more. The Penguin cooling pillow mat comes in at $25 from Amazon and can turn any pillow into an awesome gel pillow.

Looking for more great stuff? We’ve found mattress toppers, white noise sound machines, and blackout curtains to help you sleep.

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and choose what we cover carefully and independently. If you find a better price for a product listed here, or want to suggest one of your own, email us at dealsteam@digitaltrends.com.

Digital Trends may earn commission on products purchased through our links, which supports the work we do for our readers.

Editors' Recommendations Read More

Leave A Comment

More News

Digital Trends

Netgear’s new Nighthawk AX4 router brings Wi-Fi 6 2019-04-09 07:30:50Available later in April, Netgear's new Nighthawk AX4 router sets out to bring Wi-Fi 6 speeds for all the demanding needs of consumers, but for the v

The 2020 Hyundai Venue will prove small and 2019-04-09 04:57:00Hyundai has announced it will travel to the 2019 New York Auto Show to unveil the 2020 Venue. Positioned below the Kona as an entry-level model, the V

Now is the time to pick up and 2019-04-09 04:53:50Mobvoi is running a promotion on two of its desirable smartwatches, the TicWatch C2 and the TicWatch Pro, where you can get 20-percent off the usual p

Movie muddle: Toddlers’ animation kicks off with trailers 2019-04-09 04:30:33A fun trip to the movies turned into the stuff of nightmares for children at a theater in the U.K. on Saturday. They were there to see a cartoon for k

There is no spoon: An MIT computer scientist 2019-04-09 04:00:57The simulation hypothesis, which was famously probed in the 1999 film The Matrix, is the subject of a new book by Rizwan Virk, a computer scientist an

We rode Yamaha’s beefy 3-wheeled motorcycle, and now 2019-04-09 04:00:52Somehow, Yamaha managed to build a 3-wheeled motorcycle (not a tricycle!) that rides and leans just like a traditional 2-wheeler -- but with the added

Snapchat finally releases rebuilt Android app with superior 2019-04-09 02:00:35If you've been struggling with a slow and buggy Snapchat on Android, then we have some good news for you. A new version has just been released that p

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey received an annual salary 2019-04-09 01:15:45Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey received an annual pay check of just $1.40 in 2018, an amount that would only get you one item at a dollar store, with 40 cent

Don’t sweat a thing with the best cooling 2019-04-09 00:24:06Even with air conditioning, higher ambient summer temperatures can make sleeping at night a sweaty ordeal. If you're a hot-blooded sleeper, we've ro

The best iRobot Roomba deals to make cleaning 2019-04-08 20:49:42Keep your home clean without lifting a finger using a robot vacuum cleaner. These nine iRobot Roomba deals not only help you keep your home tidy, but

UFC 236: How to watch Max Holloway vs. 2019-04-08 19:45:37One of the most highly anticipatedpay-per-view events of the year is happening this Saturday, April 13. You can get exclusive access to this fight thr

The best Oculus Rift games available today 2019-04-08 19:45:01The Oculus Rift brought back virtual reality and put a modern twist on it. Grab your Touch Controllers, put on your VR headset, and jump into the fun

Engadget RSS Feed

Tesla's Sentry Mode has already caught a suspected 2019-04-09 07:19:00At the start of the year Tesla teased Sentry Mode, a security feature for its EVs that leverages a 360 dash cam to record damage and attempted break-i

The Morning After: The ISS is filthy 2019-04-09 06:30:00Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's time to get up to speed on an intriguing 5G rumor and an expensive way for you to watch movies at home wh

Microsoft says FCC data on improved broadband coverage 2019-04-09 05:45:00It's a well-known fact that large swathes of the US remain without broadband connectivity -- indeed, some $22 billion has been poured into closing th

'Fallout 76' update adds contentious 'pay-to-win' item 2019-04-09 04:54:00Bethesda started the microtransactions controversy on consoles with horse armor, and since 2006 it has extended to every annual sports game, Battlefie

J.J. Abrams will turn Stephen King's 'Lisey's Story' 2019-04-09 03:33:21Apple promised us ad-free original shows when its TV service debuts this fall, and one of them will apparently be the Stephen King novel Lisey's Stor

Digital music may not have saved the environment 2019-04-08 23:38:00Logic would suggest that music downloads and streaming are good for the environment. You're not buying physical copies, right? Not so fast -- there

What's on TV: 'Game of Thrones' and 'You 2019-04-08 21:58:00Winter is finally here. In the spring. Wait. Alright: Game of Thrones is back, ready to run off its final few episodes that we've been waiting years

Rocket Lab's Photon platform makes it easier to 2019-04-08 20:27:00Rocket Lab isn't content with just carrying satellites into orbit... it wants to power the satellites, too. The company has unveiled a satellite pla

Google opens a pop-up learning center in New 2019-04-08 19:39:00While Amazon opted not to move into New York City, Google is setting up shop -- albeit for entirely different reasons. The search giant announced that

Amazon Alexa provides more detailed news briefings in 2019-04-08 18:24:00Voice assistants usually only give you brief summaries of the news -- helpful if you're in a hurry, but that's about it. Amazon is betting that you

AMD's latest Ryzen Pro chips bring Vega graphics 2019-04-08 17:36:00Now that AMD has unveiled second-gen Ryzen chips for everyday laptops, it's turning its attention to the pro crowd. It's releasing a new wave of Ry

The EU releases guidelines to encourage ethical AI 2019-04-08 16:51:00No technology raises ethical concerns (and outright fear) quite like artificial intelligence. And it's not just individual citizens who are worried.


Best Fermenting Gear: Masontops, Pickle Pipes, Pickle Pebbles, 2019-04-02 07:00:00This is the stuff to buy if you want to start making your own pickles, kimchis, and sauerkrauts.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Review: A Good Reason to 2019-04-01 09:00:00The third time is a charm for Samsung's completely wirefree earbuds.

Things We Loved in March: iPads, AirPods, Fitbits, 2019-03-30 09:00:00These are the best products we tested, handled, and carried with us this month.

Apple AirPods (2019) Review: Little, Better, Not That 2019-03-30 08:00:00You’d think the new AirPods would be leaps and bounds better. That’s not the case.

5 Best Rain Jackets for 2019: Lightweight, Hiking, 2019-03-30 08:00:00We test-drove more than a dozen rain jackets to get you outside this spring. These heavy and lightweight waterproof jackets kept us cool and dry in th

17 Best Deals on Laptops, 4K TVs, and 2019-03-30 07:00:00Peruse our picks from Dell's March Madness sale, along with cheap workout headphones, smart tablets, and more.

Apple's AirPower Gets the Ax, Rickshaws Get a 2019-03-29 20:43:57Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

RIP AirPower: Apple Kills Its Elusive Wireless Charging 2019-03-29 17:52:13The iPhone charging accessory was announced in September 2017 but failed to materialize. And now it never will.

Gadget Lab Podcast: The Case for Male Birth 2019-03-29 15:54:18Contraceptives for men have been explored in some way since at least the 1950’s, but there haven’t been many viable options. A new sperm-r

Twitter's Dark Mode Interface Is Getting an Update 2019-03-28 13:00:00The service is updating its Dark Mode settings, making the color palette more forgiving to users who lurk at all hours.

Best iPhone for 2019: Which Model Should You 2019-03-28 09:00:00Picking the right iPhone has become an increasingly difficult choice, but this breakdown should help you figure out whether you want an iPhone XR or a

13 Best Tablets for Every Budget (2019): iPad, 2019-03-27 09:00:00Whether you prefer Android, iOS, or Windows, these are the best tablets we've tried.

Gear & Gadgets –

Hands-on: First public previews of Chromium-based Edge are 2019-04-08 12:25:34It's out now for Windows 10, with other operating systems coming later.

Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor defeated by a 2019-04-08 11:24:33Need to fool a 3D fingerprint sensor? Use a 3D printer.

Hello world: Shining a light onto the culture 2019-04-08 08:07:30Ars chats with tech journalist Clive Thompson about his new book, Coders.

Android Q Beta 2, a deep dive 2019-04-07 08:45:02Android's Bubbles feature can actually completely replace the notification panel.

More people pay for Apple Music than Spotify 2019-04-05 12:40:12But the Swedish music streaming company still has more active users globally.

Game Pass “Ultimate” and Game Pass for PC 2019-04-05 12:26:55No more hunting for a special offer each time you want to renew Gold.

Email chain prompts Microsoft to investigate reports of 2019-04-04 18:48:3390 pages of emails provoke response from head of HR.

Apple slashes HomePod price and introduces Powerbeats Pro 2019-04-04 17:44:32New headphones and a cheaper smart speaker help Apple push Apple Music.

Android TV update puts home-screen ads on multi-thousand-dollar 2019-04-04 15:53:14Users are reportedly not enjoying Google's "pilot program."

Microsoft going to extreme lengths to ensure May 2019-04-04 12:30:19There'll be a month-long release preview phase, less aggressive end-user deployment, and more.

Watch a Verizon 5G phone hit speeds faster 2019-04-03 18:15:45It was under ideal conditions, but Verizon finally puts real numbers to mobile 5G.

Google’s second Android Q Beta brings us “Bubbles” 2019-04-03 15:14:12Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble.

Gadgets – TechCrunch

Apple sells wireless charging AirPods, cancels charger days 2019-03-29 16:54:18“Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. It looks to me like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard&rdqu

Mars helicopter bound for the Red Planet takes 2019-03-28 18:23:21The Mars 2020 mission is on track for launch next year, and nesting inside the high-tech new rover heading that direction is a high-tech helicopter de

Canon takes on Fuji with new instant-print CLIQ 2019-03-28 14:53:13Instant print cameras have been popular for a long, long time, but they're seeing a renaissance now — led by Fujifilm, whose Instax mini-films

Ocean drone startup merger spawns Sofar, the DJI 2019-03-27 15:22:08What lies beneath the murky depths? SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive wants to help you and the scientific community find out. He’s just led a $7

This self-driving AI faced off against a champion 2019-03-27 14:01:36Developments in the self-driving car world can sometimes be a bit dry: a million miles without an accident, a 10 percent increase in pedestrian detect

FarmWise turns to Roush to build autonomous vegetable 2019-03-27 08:59:36FarmWise wants robots to do the dirty part of farming: weeding. With that thought, the San Francisco-based startup enlisted the help of Michigan-based

Game streaming’s multi-industry melee is about to begin 2019-03-26 12:48:46Almost exactly 10 years ago, I was at GDC participating in a demo of a service I didn’t think could exist: OnLive. The company had promised high

Huawei announces smart glasses in partnership with Gentle 2019-03-26 10:47:03Huawei is launching connected glasses in partnership with Gentle Monster, a Korean sunglasses and optical glasses brand. There won’t be a single

Huawei unveils the P30 and P30 Pro 2019-03-26 09:30:05Huawei unveiled its brand new flagship phone — the P30 and the P30 Pro — at a press conference today in Paris. In many ways, this year&rsq

Mobileye CEO clowns on Nvidia for allegedly copying 2019-03-25 16:29:19While creating self-driving car systems, it's natural that different companies might independently arrive at similar methods or results — but t

Apple introduces its own credit card, the Apple 2019-03-25 13:40:07Today, Apple announced… a credit card. The Apple Card is designed for the iPhone and will work with the Wallet app. You sign up from your

How to watch the live stream for today’s 2019-03-25 12:57:38Apple is holding a keynote today on its campus in Cupertino, and the company is expected to talk about new services. Don’t expect any new device

Geeky Gadgets

Honor 20 Lite smartphone leaked 2019-04-09 07:15:51There are three new Honor smartphones in the works, the Honor 20 Pro, Honor 20 and the Honor 20 Lite  and now the last one has leaked. Some photo

Last Minute Deal: Save 96% on the Ivacy 2019-04-09 07:01:50We have a great deal on the Ivacy VPN: Lifetime Subscription + NAT Firewall in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 96% off the normal pr

Twitter tries to combat spam by limiting the 2019-04-09 06:30:57Twitter has announced that it is introducing a new measure in an attempt to combat spam, the company will now reduce the amount of people you can foll

Red Hydrogen One Titanium version starts shipping 2019-04-09 06:05:06The new Red Hydrogen One Titanium has started to ship out to customers, the handset costs $1,595, it was originally due to ship last September but end

Ikea and Sonos launch new lamp and bookshelf 2019-04-09 05:41:45Ikea and Sonos have teamed up and are launching some new devices, the companies are launching a new Ikea lamp with Sonos and a new bookshelf speaker.

New 31.6 inch Apple iMac with Mini LED 2019-04-09 05:29:08Apple recently launched its new iMacs with the same design as the last models, now we have some details on a new 31.6 inch Apple iMac. The iMac is ava

Mercedes AMG CLA 35 4MATIC comes with 306 2019-04-09 05:05:41The new Mercedes AMG CLA 35 4MATIC has been unveiled, the car will make it debut at the New York Motor Show later this month. The new AMG CLA 35 4MATI

Reminder: Enter the Samsung Galaxy S10 Giveaway 2019-04-09 05:01:51Just a quick reminder about the contest for our readers in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Giveaway. As usual the contest

PentaCarry is a stylish gaming backpack 2019-04-09 04:41:45Sponsored Up until now limited options have been available for gamers who want to carry all of their gaming kit around and still look stylish, this is

iOS 12.3 beta 2 vs iOS 12.2 speed 2019-04-09 04:19:39Apple just released their second beta of iOS 12.3 and now we have some speed test videos of iOS 12.3 beta 2 vs iOS 12.2 . In the videos we get to see

Mouzen is the World’s most beautiful ergonomic armrest 2019-04-09 04:07:23Sponsored Using an ergonomic armrest can make a big difference to the way you use your computer, they are designed to provide comfort and support you

The Samsung A Galaxy Event will be live 2019-04-09 03:56:08Samsung is holding a press conference tomorrow, the ‘A Galaxy Event’ where the company will unveil some new Galaxy A series smartphones. T

NDTV Gadgets - Latest

The Tiny Deals Behind Mukesh Ambani's Bid to 2019-04-09 07:03:11Asia's richest man is sharpening his focus on e-commerce with a string of tiny acquisitions and stake purchases to face the world's largest online r

Snapchat's New Android App Is Claimed to Be 2019-04-09 07:00:04Snapchat has finally released its rebuilt app for Android users in a bid to bring performance for the Android version up to par with the iOS version.

Watch Dogs 3 to Be Set in London: 2019-04-09 06:59:45The location for Watch Dogs 3 may be London. While Ubisoft had patched the ending of Watch Dogs 2 to suggest this, it appears that a recent report has

Huawei Said to Be 'Open' to Selling 5G 2019-04-09 06:52:21So far, Huawei has refrained from selling the advanced processors and modems it uses on its mobile portfolio to other competitors.

EU Data Supervisor Probes EU Bodies' Software Deals 2019-04-09 06:40:31The probe will look into the Microsoft products and services used by the institutions and whether the contractual agreements between them and it are G

PS5 and Next Xbox Launch to Have Assassin's 2019-04-09 06:39:00The PS5 and next Xbox launch may see a new Assassin's Creed game which could feature vikings. Codenamed Kingdom, Ubisoft's next Assassin's Creed ga

Realme 2 Pro Price in India Slashed, Now 2019-04-09 06:37:43Realme 2 Pro can also be availed with an additional Rs. 1,000 discount on prepaid transactions made through Flipkart.

China Says It Wants to Eliminate Bitcoin Mining 2019-04-09 06:24:39The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Monday it was seeking public opinions on a revised list of industries it wants to encour

How Flawed Software, High Speed, Other Factors Doomed 2019-04-09 06:18:04A complicated picture of what happened in the cockpit of Flight 302 on March 10 is emerging.

AMD Ryzen Pro 3000-series, Athlon Pro CPUs Launched 2019-04-09 05:45:37AMD's latest CPUs for business laptops bring integrated Radeon Vega graphics to the thin-and-light commercial laptop segment.

Opera 60 for Desktop Brings Dark Theme, Web 2019-04-09 05:27:00Opera has released Opera 60 aka Reborn 3 and it comes with a slew of improvements to the UI as well.

How Voot Plans to Grow to 100 Million 2019-04-09 05:25:33Viacom18-owned Voot has surpassed 100 billion minutes of watch-time on its ad-supported streaming service, as it plans to launch Voot Kids, freemium,

Disclaimer and Notice:WorldProNews.com is not responsible of these news or any information published on this website.