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25 Best Mattress Toppers For The Best Night Sleep Ever

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Best Mattress Toppers

Many of us get to the point where our bed really needs an upgrade, but a new mattress just can’t happen at the moment. For those instances, a mattress topper can be a great purchase. Mattress toppers are often a fraction of the cost of a new mattress, yet upgrade the comfort and support you get from your bed.

Whether your mattress is aging or is just not as great as it once was, a mattress by itself isn’t always enough support. The best mattress topper can help with everything from comfort to muscle soreness, and give you a better night’s sleep and a refreshed start to the day.

1. Tempur-Pedic Tempur-Topper Supreme

This topper is designed with the same pressure-relieving material found in Tempur-Pedic mattresses. The material conforms to your body to deliver a deeper, uninterrupted sleep. Unlike other mattress toppers, this one is 3 inches thick and more durable than ordinary memory foam.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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2. Linenspa 2 Inch Gel Infused Memory Foam Mattress Topper

Two inches of ultra plush memory foam conforms to your curves and hugs you to sleep. It's infused with temperature regulating gel beads that capture and dissipate heat to help prevent overheating.

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3. AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Quilted Mattress Topper Pad Cover 

Lightweight quilted mattress pad with hypoallergenic fill is ideal for allergy sufferers. Knitted fabric sides stretch to ensure the perfect fit, and poly-cotton fabric on both sides ensures breathability and easy care.

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4. Restonic 3" Memory Fiber/Memory Foam Hybrid Mattress Topper Collection

This supportive mattress topper features a combination of memory foam clusters and hypoallergenic fiber fill. Cover features Nanotex Coolest Comfort Technology designed to provide a cooler night's sleep through advanced moisture wicking.

(Macy's, starts at $170)

5. Nest Bedding Alexander Signature Cooling Mattress Topper

This topper is covered in the same luxury cooling fabric found on Nest Bedding’s Alexander Mattresses. It attaches with straps at all 4 corners to hold it in place.

(Nest Bedding, $199)

6. Mellanni Microplush Mattress Topper

Mellanni’s Microplush Mattress Pad maintains its shape, is luxury-made, and brings a velvet softness to any mattress. The mattress pad is easy to care for, machine wash friendly, hypoallergenic, and protects your mattress from dirt and dust.

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7. OOLER Sleep System

OOLER Sleep System is a device that functions like an air-conditioned mattress pad to help lower the body's core temperature and help users fall asleep faster. It enables users to have a deeper sleep cycles that last longer to help maximize their energy in the morning.    

(Chili Technology, $699)

8. Brooklyn Bedding Luxury Cooling Mattress Protector

Brooklyn Bedding's luxury line mattress protector features a premium smooth top knit delivering ultimate cooling and protection for your best sleep experience ever. It has a super conductive material that draws heat out and away from your body, creating a cooler sleep environment.

(Brooklyn Bedding, $99-$129)

9. Sleep Number DualTemp Individual Layer 

Add the DualTemp individual layer to any bed and sleep up to 35 percent cooler or warmer. Plus, half sizes allow each sleeper to individualize their side.

(Sleep Number, $899.99)

10. Authentic Comfort Mattress Topper

The memory foam adds a layer of comfort and breathability. The open cell design provides enhanced airflow, allowing heat to escape for cool, comfortable sleep.

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11. SensorGel CoolFusion SensorElle Memory Fiber Mattress Pads with Cooling Gel Beads

This mattress topper has an embossed quilted twill microfiber fabric for added softness, and SensorElle memory fiber fill cradles and supports to entire body. The CoolFusion cooling gel beads provides cool, therapeutic relief.

(Macy's, starts at $100)

12. Lucid Memory Foam Mattress Topper

Special memory foam formula is extremely soft, airy and responsive. Ventilated design improves airflow for a more comfortable sleep climate. Memory foam is infused with a plush gel material that captures heat to control temperature.

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13. Sleep Innovations 4-inch Dual Layer Mattress Topper

A 4-inch California king pillow top mattress cover ideal for side, back or stomach sleepers. A machine-washable cover holds both layers perfectly in place for unbeatable comfort that feels like you’re sleeping on a cloud.

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14. Duck and Goose Co. Synthetic Down 2-inch Mattress Topper

An easy solution to a too-firm mattress. Enhanced new features for extra plumpness, anchor bands and stitching ensure secure fit and adapts to mattress depths.

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15. Malouf Isolus 2-Inch Ventilated Memory Foam Mattress Topper

ISOLUS memory foam formula offers superior comfort and pressure relief. Ventilated to increase air flow and regulate sleeping temperature.

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16. Sealy Luxury 100% Cotton Mattress Pads

This machine washable mattress pad is made of 100 percent cotton. Its 300 thread count gives a luxuriously soft top layer.

(Macy's, starts at $100)

17. Red Nomad Ultra Premium Memory Foam Mattress Topper

Memory foam is loved for its adaptability to our bodies and the way it cradles the pressure points, releasing ache that might otherwise build up during the night.

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18. Avocado Green Mattress Latex Topper

This mattress topper is medium firmness. Great for anyone who wants pinpointed support from a somewhat firm topper, and is made of natural latex.

(Avocado Green Mattress, $349)

19. Parachute Down Feather Bed

This power feather bed adds three inches of luxury to your mattress. Its dual-chamber design provides two layers of down and feathers for snug, enveloping comfort and uses three-dimensional baffle box stitching to keep the fill evenly distributed. 

(Parachute Home, starts at $269)

20. Natural Latex Topper by Sleep On Latex

This one is made of latex, which is known for being extra breathable. According to John Breese, a Sleep Science Coach and founder of HappySleepyHead, "This particular model is soft, so it can be perfectly used to make a firm mattress softer. However, there are two more firmness options available: medium and firm. You can also choose between three levels of thickness, based on how much you want to alter the feel of your bed."

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21. Tempur-Pedic TEMPUR-Protect: Mattress Protector

The Tempur-Protect Mattress Protector is a lightweight, water-proof cover to help protect your mattress from spills and stains. The temperature-balancing ThermalSense fabric helps maintain even sleeping temperature. Side panels adapt to securely fit even the deepest mattress.

(Macy's, $298)

22. Beautyrest Memory Foam/Fiber Mattress Topper

This mattress topper features a 1.5” blended fiberfill cover combined with 2” of premium memory foam. The removable, washable fiber cover features a 17” stretch-to-fit bed skirt.

(Target, starts at $82.50)

23. Lavender Memory Foam Topper by LUCID

Starting with a nice light violet color and up to zoned support, this mattress topper offers great value for money. Says Breese, "Costing a little more than $50 for a Queen, it is thin enough not to alter the firmness level of your mattress but still can add up some comfort. Its textured surface may provide a massage effect and enhance the pressure relief properties of your mattress."

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24. Gel Memory Foam Topper by Sleep Innovations

This model is unique in a way that it consists of two separate layers, which can be pretty much used independently. Adds Breese, "These two layers are made of different materials (quilted fiber and memory foam) so they have a different feel, allowing you to experiment a bit to find what feels most comfortable for you. It maintains neutral temperature through the night, not providing much cooling and not making you hot either."

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25. Reversible Down Alternative Topper With Sherpa by Yorkshire Home

This one is like two toppers in one! Use the cool side of Microfiber for warm nights, or the soft warm side of Sherpa for cool nights. Breathable Microfiber keeps you cool and dry. 

(Target, starts at $37.46)

Bonus sleep tip: To keep that good sleep going all night long, top your mattress with these Ettitude bamboo lyocell sheets. Feathery soft, smooth, hypoallergenic, and a sustainable textile made from renewable plant material. It's soft as a cloud, and a touch that's light as air.

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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