We've reached peak mattress fatigue: blame the paradox of choice or the fact that most of us are completely exhausted in general, but choosing a bed — or even a mattress topper — is tiring. Given the overwhelming number available, we decided to actually try out the top-rated options from the biggest brands first hand — by sleeping on them for a full 30 days to see which were really the best mattresses of the heavily advertised bunch.
We all have unique bodies and quirks that contribute to our snoozing preferences — but, ultimately, a good mattress should allow us to sleep happily and soundly. Regardless of if you are a side, back, or stomach sleeper, there's one factor to look for when buying the right mattress: one that keeps your spine aligned while applying supportive pressure evenly to your body (kind of like a hug). The rest, like size and material preference, is pretty variable. Each of the R29 testers ahead used their own unique set of parameters to judge their chosen foam to hybrid, cooling, and sustainably made mattresses.
Scroll on for their honest reviews that will hopefully help you feel a little less restless when buying the mattress of your dreams.
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