Puffy Mattress Review

Our Puffy mattress review takes a look at this new company that recently came onto the market promising great sleep at a great price. Puffy just released amazing updates to their flagship mattress as well as their luxury Puffy Lux mattress and we take a look at it in this updated review.

The founders of Puffy wanted to come up with a mattress that felt like you were sleeping on a cloud, and thus the Puffy was born.

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This in-depth review of the Puffy mattress evaluates all of the criteria we use to determine what constitutes a good mattress, which includes firmness / support, comfort, sleeping hot, and other features as outlined below.

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Puffy Mattress, King size

Read our review of the Puffy mattress and see what we think about this new entrant into the online mattress industry!  Review updated Aug 19, 2019 @ 3:13 pm

Construction and Materials

The Puffy is a 10″ mattress made of 3 layers of proprietary designed memory foam:

  • 2″ Top Cooling layer – The top layer is made of 2″ of patent pending Cooling Cloud gel-infused memory foam designed to disperse heat away from your body by using convection and conduction and allow more effective airflow through the mattress for better cooling and comfort.
  • 2″ Climate-Adaptive Regulation foam layer – This layer is made of 2″ of special Climate-Adaptive Regulation foam that provides extraordinary pressure relief on all temperature and humidity levels which makes it resistant to contractions and expansions that often occur from extreme temperatures.
  • 6″ Bottom layer – This foundation layer is made of 6″ of dense support foam, that is designed to be responsive and the company claims 4x the support of traditional support foam layers.
Puffy mattress layers

Puffy mattress layers

The new, upgraded Puffy comes with an all-new Stain Resistant cover that allows you to easily wipe up all the spills. It is extremely soft and works together with the foam layers to provide a cool surface and comfort as well as wick way heat and moisture.

Besides this, their Zip-N-Wash cover allows for seasonal deep cleaning to remove dirt and germs that build up from regular use.

Puffy mattress cover

Puffy mattress cover

Firmness & Support

The Puffy is a universal comfort type memory foam mattress, designed to appeal to a wide range of sleepers.

We felt that the Puffy is a medium soft mattress, coming in around a 5/6 out of 10 on the firmness scale (10 being firmness.) Puffy has their own firmness scale on their site, which they rate a little firmer, in the range you see below.

As always, firmness is largely weight dependent, as I compressed the top comfort layer more than Kaye did since I weigh considerably more than she does (230lbs vs. 115), and felt more of the firmer support layers. She felt it was a little softer than I did, but much less so than other similar mattresses. 

For me personally, the Puffy is on the softer side, due to my weight quickly pushing through the top comfort layer and compressing quite a bit, but not too much 

My weight was fairly distributed when lying on the mattress, and I didn’t “bottom out” and feel the foundation of the bed like I do with some lower quality foam mattresses when sitting up.

The foam layers do a good job of providing support during sleeping, and worked well for us as side sleepers by supporting our hips and shoulders without causing numbness or stiffness which often is the case with firmer mattresses.

Comfort

The new upgraded Puffy is a rather comfortable mattress, and has a nice comfort layer which makes it on the softer side as mentioned for lighter sleepers. The top comfort layer of foam provides a bit of responsiveness and bounce without causing too much sinkage as expected.

Again, this is highly dependent on sleeper weight, as my heavier weight pushed down into the mattress much more than Kaye with her lighter weight, but not enough where I couldn’t enjoy the comfortable upper layers of the mattress, which provide good hug and body contour, without making you feel like you are “trapped in foam” like some mattresses. 

puffy mattress review corner view

Puffy mattress, corner view

The exterior of the Puffy is very soft and comfortable, and the top comfort layers do a good job at providing a comfortable sleeping surface.

The softness of the cover combined with the initial soft response from the memory foam layers did make for a comfortable nights sleep, and this was shared by both of us.

Sleeping Hot

The Puffy mattress does an excellent job of sleeping cool from the thin cover and presence of the gel-infused foam layer designed to provide airflow and breathability.

We did not feel any discomfort or stickiness that is often the case with all memory foam mattresses, and the Puffy does well in this respect.

We would rate the Puffy as above average in terms of not sleeping hot, better than most memory foam mattresses in this regard, and not causing us to wake up sweating and sticky.

Sinkage and Motion Transfer

In terms of sinkage and motion transfer, again with many of these mattresses it is highly dependent on sleeper weight.

As I weigh considerably more than Kaye, around 230 lbs, I tend to sink a lot more into the mattress when sitting up or on the edge. It is true that I compressed the softer top comfort layer of the Puffy quite a bit, but the slightly firmer Climate-Adaptive Regulation layer and dense base layer below lifted my body weight with ease and stopped me from sinking even further into the mattress and feeling enveloped by it. 

Kaye did not experience the same amount of sinkage as she weighs half of what I do. Nor did we experience the common phenomenon of her “sinking in a hole” or rolling towards me from the unequal weight difference on the mattress.

Puffy mattress profile

Puffy mattress profile

So, the new upgraded Puffy does a great job of minimizing the amount of sinkage. I compressed the soft top comfort layer to a certain degree, but it was nothing too extreme.

This tends to be the case with most 10″ mattresses with only a few layers and is more a function of my heavier weight, as mentioned, which tends to compress the softer top comfort layers of many 10″ mattresses when sitting up on the bed, or sitting near the edge.

Edge support when sitting near the edge was good too. Due to my heavy weight (230lbs), I tend to compress most beds when sitting directly on the edge, but this wasn’t the case with the new Puffy. I didn’t compress the edges too much at all and I also didn’t experience that feel like I was “rolling off the edge” of the mattress.   

As for motion transfer, there was a minimal amount of it when I adjusted positions during the night. A unique combination of various foams in the construction of this mattress did a great job of bringing the amount of motion transfer between the partners to the minimum, so we didn’t feel much disruption in our sleep. 

All in all, the Puffy mattress does a good job with sinkage and motion transfer, on par or better than most memory foam mattresses in its class.

Smell / Off-Gassing

There was a small degree of off-gassing / smell but nothing overpowering compared to some other mattresses we have reviewed. We give the Puffy good marks in this category, and any smell that was present dissipated quickly.

Customer Service

The Puffy mattress is pretty standard when it comes to their warranty and support offerings. Most mattresses in this category share about the same offerings in terms of sleep trials and warranty, and Puffy is no exception here.

  • Shipping – free shipping, arrives in 2-7 days
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • 101 Night Sleep Trial Period
  • Made in the USA
  • Save $300 by clicking here.

Price

The Puffy is reasonably priced, with a queen selling for $1150 which given the comfort and quality of materials, is a rather reasonable price, but now you can get it for only $850.

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SizePuffy LuxPuffy
Twin$1145$495
Twin XL$1195$525
Full$1295$695
Queen$1495$850
King$1695$1050
Cal King$1695$1050

Summary

The new upgraded Puffy mattress does an excellent job of appealing to a wide variety of sleepers with a medium firmness feel on average depending on sleeper weight.

Their patent pending gel infused memory foam construction combined with their Climate-Adaptive Regulation foam layer and foundation layer does a good job of providing balance and pressure relieving support as well as a comfortable night’s sleep.

The Puffy sleeps fairly cool and is a good choice for couples that may have different firmness preferences. There was a minimal degree of motion transfer and sinkage, and all these features make the new Puffy a great mattress for the money and materials included in the design.

All in all, the Puffy is one of the best universal comfort mattresses currently present on the online mattress market, and a great choice if you are looking for a 10″ foam mattress that sleeps incredibly cool and at a more than a reasonable price.

Hopefully our updated Puffy mattress review helps you make your next mattress purchase decision, and if you have any questions, feel free to let us know!

Puffy

9.6

Construction / Materials

9.6/10

Firmness & Support

9.6/10

Comfort

9.6/10

Sleeping Hot

9.7/10

Sinkage & Motion Transfer

9.6/10

Smell / Off-Gassing

9.5/10

Customer Service

9.5/10

Price

9.7/10

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Sleeps cool
  • Great Price

6 Comments

  1. I bought this mattress about a month ago. It came in a large box and was super easy to install on my bed. I had been having trouble with a backache on my old mattress so needed a new one. I absolutely LOVE this mattress. It is super comfortable and gives me just the right amount of support to give me a wonderful nights sleep. I often hate to get up in the morning. I highly recommend this mattress.

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  2. I love this mattress! I am not picky about a lot of things in life, but a mattress is one of those things. I do not sleep well if it sinks too much, moves around, is too soft (the firmer the better. This mattress would work for me for many years!

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  3. Hello there! I simply want to give you a huge thumbs up for your great info you’ve got here on this post. I’ll be coming back to your blog for more soon.

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  4. I bought this mattress two months ago and it does not live up to the hype about coolness. It is hot, hot. I wake up several times a night because I am hot. I only have a poly/cotton sheet over the mattress, so I don’t understand why they say it is cool.

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    • Hmm.. well, return it and get your money back. We like Nectar as our favorite personally, it sleeps really cool

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    • I agree, it sleeps very hot to me. I love the puffy way it feels, but wake up burning hot. Unfortunately I am returning it.

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