I live in Phoenix, which is known for being, oh, a bit warm during the summer. We had 118 degrees back in June. It was only the fourth hottest day on record. I'm someone who requires a relatively cool environment for sleeping. As a result, it's vital to me to have a sleeping surface that doesn't retain heat when I'm sleeping. I already had a Sleep Innovations 10-inch Sure Temp Memory Foam Mattress - Queen Size, and that does the trick for that, but I was using a pair of Ikea pillows which were reasonably comfortable, but retained quite a bit of heat.
Happily this pillow, by the same people who made my mattress, does not. It's cool and it's comfortable! I fluffed it up once and didn't have to mess with it at any point during the night and, unlike with my other pillows, I didn't wake up with a big damp spot on the pillowcase from sweating (I shave my head, so the sweat has nothing to hold it back!). That alone was a nice thing.
Really I'd say this is a great little pillow! It's inexpensive and it more than gets the job done! Highly recommended!
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Allow yourself to completely rest and relax with the Gel Memory Foam Micro-Cushion Pillow by Sleep Innovations. This generously filled pillow contains a unique combination of gel memory foam and memory foam micro cushions that gives you the soft, plush feel of a down pillow with the cradling support and therapeutic comfort of memory foam. It gently conforms to your head and neck, while remaining workable for those who like to fold and fluff. The rectangle panel shape is designed for all sleeping positions while the gusset comfortably fits between your head, neck and shoulders for extra loft and support. Exclusive gel memory foam technology provides enhanced air flow to keep heat away from the head and neck throughout the night for an optimal sleep temperature all night, every night. Pillow measures 24-inch long by 18-inch wide by 2-inch high.