TempurPedic Pillows – Worth the Price or Comfort?

by Samantha D on December 1, 2011

in Tempurpedic Pillows

Are TempurPedic Pillows for You? Are they Worth the Investment?

First, Quick Video on TempurPedic Pillows


Before we tackle these questions, let’s get some background on Tempurpedic Pillows. Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. is a manufacturer and supplier of mattresses and pillows made from viscoelastic memory foam. The company’s headquarters is located in Lexington, Kentucky. It was early 1970 when NASA developed a pressure absorbing material to help cushion and support astronauts during lift-off. The material was temperature-sensitive and it evenly dispersed body weight. NASA released this material to the public in the 1980’s. In 1971 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in an effort to discharge astronauts of the G-force was experienced during lift-off, developed a viscoelastic pressure-relieving material that would be placed in space shuttles. After completion, this formula was made public by NASA. Although useful, it proved that it was unstable to use. But after many years of research, it was developed and proprietorially manufactured into a stable, durable and commercially feasible product. The idea was soon acquired by Fagerdala World Foams, a Swedish technical foam firm. Fagerdala also spent years perfecting their formula and named their consumer version of the foam ‘TEMPUR’. The breakthroughs led the way for Fagerdala to develop a commercially useful product, and then successfully introduce the first ‘Tempur-Pedic Swedish Mattress’ in 1991. In the early 1990s, Vice President of Fagerdala Mikael Magnusson and owner Dag Landvik met Kentucky businessman Robert B. Trussell, Jr. for a mutual interest in the horse racing industry. They successively granted him the North American distribution rights. Trussell and a partner founded Tempur-Pedic, Inc. in 1992 to bring the brand to the United States.

TempurPedic Pillows as a Brand!

Tempur-Pedic is still the #1 strongest selling pillow brand, even with recessionary spending declines, due to the quality standards and perceptions of value. Tempur-Pedic has sponsored studies related to sleep and sleep habits. Most recently, this included a survey showing the average hours of sleep for American adults. Overall, in Tempurpedic reviews, Tempur-Pedic mattresses are three times less likely than a traditional spring mattress to suffer from sagging or other durability issues. Tempur-Pedic is offers a varied line of pillow for every type of sleeper with different lifestyle. The right pillow can do wonders for your sleep. All TempurPedic Pillows are designed for comfort and style. These are contour-forming pillows made from memory foam.

With nearly a dozen to choose from, TempurPedic Pillows are available for every preference and sleep position. Below are those pillows that get the most TempurPedic reviews:

TempurPedic Pillows

A Few TempurPedic Pillows

  • Contoured Pillows- NeckPillow, SidePillow, ClassicPillow, SuprimaPillow, SymphonyPillow
  • Filled Pillows- GrandPillow, TEMPUR-Cloud Pillow, ComfortPillow, RhapsodyPillow, BodyPillow
  • Travel Pillows- All-Purpose Pillow, ComfortPillow – Travel, and NeckPillow – Travel
Tempurpedic Pillow - Countoured NeckPillow

Tempurpedic NeckPillow

Some Very Popular TempurPedic Pillows that Show up Frequently in TempurPedic Reviews:

The NeckPillow has a firm feel and is for sleepers who want a more controlled sleep posture to help alleviate neck or back pain. It helps align your head, neck, shoulders, with their contoured design to give you a more relaxing sleep. It has an ergonomic shape developed by doctors that relieves shoulder, neck, and back pain as the contoured TEMPUR material maintains shape for correct support. It is also dust-mite and allergen resistant. They have traveling Neck Pillows in a smaller format designed for your travel needs. The NeckPillow is recommended for those who desire not only a better night’s sleep but a more therapeutic sleep. This is one of the most popular pillows in many TempurPedic Reviews.

Tempurpedic SymphonyPillow

Tempurpedic SymphonyPillow

The SymphonyPillow has a medium-firm feel. Its gently arched side works for back sleepers, while the flatter side works well for side and stomach sleepers. It also provides similar features as the NeckPillow in terms of neck, shoulder & head support as it uses the same TEMPUR material as well. This is the new favorite in many TempurPedic Reviews for those who prefer a medium to firm feel.

Tempurpedic Cloud Pillow

Tempur-Cloud Pillow

The Tempur-Cloud pillow combines the patented design of Tempur-Pedic’s most popular pillow with TEMPUR-ES, an incredibly soft and supportive material. This patented design features individually formed TEMPUR-ES micro cushions that fill a specially designed inner sleeve also made of TEMPUR-ES material. This ultra-huggable pillow can be shaped or fluffed easily to fit your needs, and provides plush and pressure-relieving comfort to help improve your sleep. It has a soft feel. This is quickly becoming a favorite in many TempurPedic Reviews for those who love a very soft feel.

Which Pillow is Ideal for You?

Only you can judge based on the types of Tempurpedic pillows you’ve tried in the past and the firmness you desire in them. Personally, I don’t like anything too soft or too hard. The Medium-firm type works good for me. Either way, you can’t go wrong with one of the Tempurpedic Pillows above. You can pour through tons of TempurPedic Reviews online, but only after trying one will you know for sure which TempurPedic Pillow is right for you.

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