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 most popular options from the biggest brands first hand — by sleeping on them for a full 30 days to determine which were really the best mattresses of the bunch.
We all have unique bodies and quirks that contribute to our snoozing preferences — but, ultimately, the best mattresses 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 our honest reviews of the best mattresses you can buy online — hopefully, it'll help you feel a little less restless when buying the bed of your dreams.
We often run into products that not only have to be seen to be believed but also put to the test. Tried & True is where we suss out these trending goods & services by taking them for an IRL spin to discover if they're up to snuff.
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