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Purple Pillow Review

Purple is an online sleep brand that uses their innovative Purple Polymer™ in the Purple pillow and mattress.




Sizing and Pricing

The Purple pillow comes in one size:

  • Standard/Queen: $99


  • Comfort: The smart-grid technology add a nice supportive level
  • Temperature: The purple pillow does hold on to heat
  • Smell:  The smell of the Purple pillow was overpowering upon unboxing and didn’t dissipate over an extended period of time

The Purple pillow is made entirely of their Purple polymer which is arranged in a head-specific Smart Comfort Grid™, perfect for cradling your head all night long. The Purple Polymer can also be found in the top layer of the Purple mattress which is optimized for pressure relieving comfort. The pillow cover is an artificial blend that is stretchy, soft, and won’t trap heat. It has the feel of mesh athletic attire and will stretch and bend with the pillow as it moves.



The smell of the Purple pillow is extreme. Like diesel fuel. It was so overpowering even after a few weeks of airing it out, the smell did not let up. Although, it has a innovative grid design and uniquely comfortable feel the smell was too overpowering.

The Smart Comfort Grid™ is specially designed to provide perfect support for you head and neck. When resting on the Purple pillow it really feels like it is holding your head in place. The Purple pillow short, at only 3 inches in height its not so ideal for side sleeping unless your mattress is super soft. Back and stomach sleepers would better suited on the Purple pillow.



The Purple polymer is super flexible. The 10 pound weight was placed in the center of the pillow the Smart Comfort Grid™ evenly distributes the weight without bottoming-out the rest of the pillow. The Purple pillow is definitely a high-performance pillow that was designed to perfectly support your head during sleep, the only oversight is the powerful smell of the Purple polymer.

Loft: 3”

10lb Kettlebell: 1.5” indentation, 3” loft



Even though the Smart Comfort Grid™ has air channels running through the plastic polymer does trap heat. After the hand was removed the highest recorded pillow temperature was 88° which dropped to 79°.

For the infrared test a hand was placed on the Purple pillow for one minute and off for one minute.

Sped up at 3x.



  • Trial Period: 100 night trial
  • Shipping: Free shipping within the continental US
  • Returns: Returns accepted within 100 night trial
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty


The Purple pillow Smart-Grid technology is thoughtfully engineered. Though, the smell of the plastic polymer was too overpowering to sleep on. If you can get past the smell, this pillow may be a good match if you like a flat, but supportive pillow.


  • Purple head-specific Smart-Grid Technology
  • Durable polymer
  • 10 year warranty