Helix NightFall for Plus Sized Sleepers: Our In-Depth Review

Helix Nightfall

The Helix Nightfall mattress is one of 9 mattresses that Helix sells. But only the Nightfall is made specifically for taller and heavier sleepers.

Helix describes the Nightfall as,

“a Taller 12 inch mattress with an extra layer and higher density materials to provide the right comfort, support, and durability.

The only other online mattress I’ve reviewed that is designed specifically and exclusively for plus-sized individuals and couples is the Big Fig. I briefly cover the differences between these two mattresses at the end of this review.

For more plus-friendly mattress choices and recommendations, read my guide to the best mattresses for plus-sized sleepers.

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Casper Essential Mattress Review

About Casper Essential mail order mattress

The Casper Essential is one of the best online mattresses you can buy for less than $700. The Essential is Casper’s attempt to make a budget mattress without sacrificing comfort and support. While it comes with a simpler design, the Casper Essential is still a comfortable mattress with good support for your back. If you … Read more…

Puffy LUX Mattress: My 10-Minute In-Depth Review

Puffy Mattress

If you are looking for a more luxurious memory foam mattress and don’t mind paying a little more for it, then the Puffy Lux is a great choice.

The Puffy Lux uses softer foams which feel plush and contour more easily around your body. And their use of Cooling Cloud foam ensures you sleep cool.

Puffy is so confident about the quality and longevity of their soft foam mattress, they stand behind it with a lifetime warranty – a rarity among memory foam mattresses.

In this 10-minute review of the Puffy Lux, I’ll cover what I learned during my two weeks sleeping in a Queen-sized Puffy Lux.

NOTE: If the Puffy Lux is not what you are looking for, then check out my reviews of other top-rated online mattresses.

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Puffy Mattress Review

Puffy Mattress

If you are looking at Casper and Leesa but want a better-quality mattress with the assurance of a lifetime (forever) warranty, then Puffy is a great alternative.

Puffy’s 3-layer design uses high-quality gel memory foam and a firm base layer to provide a nice balance of soft comfort with firm support. Their gel foam ensures you stay cool at night while providing excellent contouring.

There are no comfort level choices – this one is designed for the 80-percent of us who like a medium-firm bed.

Heavier sleepers should upgrade to the new Puffy Lux, which increases the thickness to 12″ and is more comfortable (see my recent review of the new Puffy Lux here).

NOTE: If you are looking for something different than Puffy, check out my complete list of mattresses in my online mattress guide.

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Big Fig Mattress Review: For Plus-Sized Sleepers

Big Fig Mattress

Big Fig mattress is the first online mattress designed specifically for plus-sized folks (up to 500 lbs per person).

The Big Fig was designed from the ground up for larger sleepers. It incorporates resilient foam, steel coils and a sturdy design to ensure you get maximum support and 20 years of use.

At the same time, the Big Fig is very comfortable with a soft/plush top that stays cool and feels surprisingly luxurious.

Big Fig is built extra-strong, too, which explains their market-beating 20-year warranty.

The only major downsides: Big Fig only comes in one comfort level (medium firm) – and it isn’t a budget buy.

If you’re not in the market for a mattress like this, please check out our other top picks.

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Casper Wave Mattress Review

Casper Wave Mattress

If you like your mattress on the firmer side, sleep on your stomach or suffer from back problems – you’ll love the Casper Wave. Casper Wave is a uniquely-constructed mattress that uses separate firmness zones to improve spinal alignment and provide exceptional back support. The Wave is a relatively new, upmarket, addition to Casper’s lineup … Read more…

Lucid 12-Inch Gel Foam Mattress Review

Lucid Mattress Review

Lucid’s gel memory foam mattress is one of the lowest-priced mattresses sold online.

You may have seen Lucid’s incredibly low-priced beds on Amazon and Walmart.com. Lucid actually sells a wide range of affordable mattresses and sleep products.

The 12-inch gel memory foam mattress reviewed here is one of their most popular products, with over 1,000 reviews posted online. It is a single-comfort level, medium-firm mattress with decent lumbar support and just the right level of firmness for most people.  It’s not a revolutionary product, though.

Except for the price: at only $575 for a Queen, you get a lot of value for your money. And with a 25-year warranty, you can sleep easy.

But is this bargain gel foam bed worth buying?

Keep reading to learn about how Lucid’s 12-inch gel foam mattress performs in terms of support, comfort and warranty.

To see how it stacks up against other gel memory foam mattresses, check out our mattress buying guide

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Brooklyn Bedding Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding Mattress Review

Brooklyn Bedding just made its Signature mattress even better.

The Brooklyn Signature mattress is known as #bestmattressever (BME). The original marketing campaign worked well to make it this one of the most popular and affordable latex mattresses sold online.

Now, Brooklyn Bedding has updated the BME in a major way.

First off, it is no longer an all-foam latex mattress. They swapped their foam foundation with a layer of support springs, which makes the Signature now technically a hybrid mattress.

So: is the #bestmattressever still as supportive and comfortable as before? and how does it compare to other hybrid mattresses?

Read my full review below to learn more.

If you are looking different type of mattress, then check out my list of 30+ mattresses sold online, rated and ranked

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Nolah Mattress Review: Built to Last

Nolah Mattress

According to Nolah’s test lab, their new high-resilience (latex-like) foam AirFoam provides four times the pressure relief of memory foam. Nolah has proven it to be more durable than memory foam and older types of latex foam – and, it’s better at cooling.

The result is an extra-durable mattress that provides good support, exceptionally good pressure relief and minimal motion transfer.  It’s one of the best mattresses for heavier side sleepers due to its great pressure relief properties.

Our only quibble is with Nolah’s edge support (keep reading to learn more).

If this is not the kind of mattress you are looking for, then check out these other great leading online mattresses.

But if it sounds like Nolah might be the kind of mattress for you, then keep reading for my in-depth 10 minute mattress review.

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