NOLAH SQUISHY PILLOW REVIEW
An adjustable pillow that sleeps cool, you ask? Yes please! Meet the Nolah Squishy Pillow – the shredded foam adjustable pillow with a bamboo cover and ideal for all sleeping styles!
When our favorite mattress brand rolls out a new bamboo pillow, we test it and tell you everything we feel and think about it!
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- 30-day at-home trial
What's Inside The Nolah Squishy Pillow
In a nutshell:
- Breathable bamboo cover
- Cubed cooling foam
- Adjustable firmness
- Two pillow-pack
In more detail...
Breathable Bamboo Cover
The closer layer to your head, the Nolah Quishy Pillow cover is made of bamboo. Being naturally moisture-wicking and antibacterial, bamboo sleeps cool and clean. It is also machine washable and can be thrown in the dryer. The bamboo cover ensures that your head lays on a cool surface and you don’t find yourself sweating at night.
Cubed Cooling Foam
The fill inside the Nolah Squishy Pillow is made of cubed cooling foam. Nolah is known for engineering mattresses and bedding products that sleep cool and this is no exception. The memory foam inside the pillow is infused with gel beads, which purpose is solely to keep the foam cool. You will love the airy feeling this cubed memory foam gives to the pillow.
The Nolah Squishy Pillow is made of the outer bamboo cover and an inner insert filled with the cubed memory foam. Both cover have a zipper that make it very easy to open in the inner insert and remove as much foam as you deem comfortable for your preferred sleeping position.
The Nolah Squishy Pillow comes as a pack of two – ideal for his and hers or to be used as sleeping and decorative pillows, up to you! Because the height and firmness are adjustable, each partner will love customizing the Nolah pillow to his/her favorite comfort level.
Nolah Squishy Pillow Sleep Tests
Everything we felt in one box
The Nolah Squishy Pillow is a customizable pillow that can be adjusted to each individual's specific needs and firmness preference. It comes slightly over-stuffed for most sleepers, to allow each person to adjust the firmness to their own preference. You can make the Nolah Squishy Pillow as firm or soft as you desire.
WIth a bamboo pillow cover and airy shredded cooling gel memory foam inside, the Nolah Squishy Pillow sleeps temperature neutral. You will not get hot, nor overheat, while sleeping on the Squishy Pillow. The bamboo is highly breathable and naturally moisture-wicking, helping your body regulate its own temperature. And the shredded cooling foam does not trap the heat, as regular memory foam does.
Because the Nolah Squishy pillow cover is made of bamboo, you can machine wash it in warm water, and low tumble dry it! This is the easiest way to ensure you are sleeping on a clean pillow night after night. The inner insert and the foam cannot be machine washed. Instead, in the rare occurrence that you would need to clean the insert, simply blot the stain with a cloth and clear water and let air dry away from the sun.
Because the Nolah Squishy Pillow is 100% adjustable in firmness and in height, it caters to all sleeping styles. If you are a side-sleeper, remove a bit of foam to adjust the pillow to your neck height. Back sleepers will want to remove at least 1/3 to 1/2 of the shredded foam, while stomach sleepers will remove 1/2 or more of the foam to ensure a lower loft and optimal spine and neck alignment.
Nolah has launched a new line of bamboo bedding accessories and the Squishy Pillow is part of that launch. The washable pillow cover is made of bamboo, which naturally sleeps cool and clean. Inside the pillow, the insert is filled with shredded cooling foam. That memory foam has been infused with cooling gel beads to ensure that you do not overheat at night.
Soft —————- Firm
Hot —————- Cool
Non-Washable – Washable
Nolah Squishy Pillow Prices & Discounts
Nolah’s Squishy Pillows come in just one size at the moment – Queen. It makes it very easy to order and we have been using the queen-size on our king-size bed and it has not been a problem. If you decide to do so, note that your king-size pillow cover will have a little extra material on the side, but it is a nice size pillow to lay your head on.
Note that the Nolah Squishy Pillow comes in packs of 2, so you are getting two pillows for the price below.
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Price List updated: November 2023 – pre-discounted prices
Detailed Nolah Squishy Pillow Review Conclusion
Nolah makes absolutely beautiful bedding products and we love testing out their mattresses and bedding accessories every time we are given the opportunity. The quality speaks for itself in all of their products and the Nolah Squishy Pillow is no exception.
We love the Squishy Pillow for all sleeping styles, as well as for cold and hot sleepers alike. With its bamboo cover, you are sleeping on a very soft surface, laying your head on a naturally moisture-wicking and anti-bacterial material.
Inside the pillow, remove as much shredded gel memory foam to reach the perfect thickness and firmness for your own preferred sleeping style.
And because the Nolah Squicky Pillows come as a pack of two, it works great for couples, even if your sleeping styles differ. Each partner can adjust to their preferred firmness level and sleep on equally high quality pillows.
Who Is Nolah?
Nolah calls itself a “sleep technology company.” It is an online bed-in-a-box company that launched in 2015. All of their products are designed in Denver, CO, and made in the USA. Yet, they are able to keep their prices down and pass on their savings to their consumers – you!
Nolah’s aim is to create tomorrow’s mattress. After realizing that latex was invented in the 1920’s and that the memory foam we still use in mattresses today, had not evolved since the 1970’s, they decided to design superior mattresses by leveraging the latest technologies.
AirFoam™ was born. The Nolah AirFoam™ is 100% temperature neutral, as it does not contain viscoelastic chemicals commonly found in memory foam. It sleeps so cool that it does not require the use of cooling gels in its layers, and has been scientifically-proven to be more durable and provide more pressure relief than its older sister, the memory foam. You will find AirFoam™ in the Nolah Original, Signature, and Evolution.
In August 2021, Nolah came out with its first natural Talalay Latex mattress and added a kid Latex mattress as well – the Nolah Nurture 10 – which is flippable to grow with the child!! The Nolah Natural uses 11 inches of natural, organic, and recycled materials to protect your body and our planet.
Lastly, Nolah cuts the middle man and truly passes on the savings to its buyers, with all Nolah Original 10″ mattresses well below $1,000 after discount and Signature 12″ mattresses in the low to mid-$1,000 range in larger sizes, it has come out with a luxury hybrid mattress – the Evolution – in November 2020, priced in the mid-$1,000 range after discounts, and the natural Latex Nolah Natural in August 2021, priced a little lower.
Find all of our Nolah Reviews here.
What Is Inside The Nolah Squishy Pillow?
The Nolah Squishy Pillow is made of 2 parts – its cover and the inner insert. Let’s look at both independently:
The Nolah Squishy Pillow Cover
Made of bamboo and matelassée, it is one of the softest pillow covers on the market. Feeling thick and luxurious, we love the many natural properties of bamboo. Our two favorite are the moisture-wicking and anti-bacterial properties.
Because bamboo is more moisture-wicking than cotton, it allows your body’s moisture to be wicked away from your body and evaporate to leave you feeling cool and refreshed. The anti-bacterial properties of bamboo mean that you are laying your head on a clean surface – no mold, mites, or mildew.
Shredded Cooling Memory Foam Insert
Inside the bamboo cover, you will find a zippable insert filled with cooling shredded memory foam. The foam is infused with cooling gel beads, which prevent the it from trapping heat.
Because the foam is cubed in small cubes, it remains airy, allowing fresh air to constantly flow in and out of the pillow, ensuring that you do not overheat on this pillow.
How Does The Nolah Squishy Pillow Sleep?
The Nolah Squishy Pillow allows for full customization of firmness and thickness. Depending on your sleeping style, remove as much shredded foam as you need to, in order to align your neck and spine in a healthy position.
Note that the Squishy Pillows come slightly over filled to allow all sleepers to adjust to their exact preference. You can make this pillow as firm or soft as you’d like, without loosing on the soft and plush feel of the bamboo cover.
Because of its bamboo cover paired with shredded cooling memory foam, the Nolah Squishy Pillow sleeps very cool. We like to call it temperature neutral, where you will neither be cold nor warm laying your head on this pillow.
Thanks to the natural moisture-wicking properties of bamboo and the airy cooling gel memory foam, you will find that your head rests on the perfect temperature pillow. The bamboo allows your body to self-regulate to its best temperature, and the cooling memory foam shredded to small cubes means that your body heat does not get trapped inside the pillow.
The Nolah Squishy Pillow is made of two pieces. The bamboo cover can be unzipped and machine washed in warm water. You can further dry it on low tumble or let it air dry. This is the most convenient way to maintain a clean pillow night after night.
The inner insert, filled with cubed cooling memory foam, needs to washed by hand when necessary. There shouldn’t be much of a reason to need to clean it, unless a large spill was to stain the inner insert. If so, simply blot the stain as quickly as possible with a clean cloth and clear water, and let air dry away from the sun.
Because you can adjust the Squishy Pillow to your desired height and firmness, we can recommend it for all sleeping styles.
Remove just a bit of memory foam if you are a side sleeper, until you reach the desired thickness to align your spine in the neck area.
Back and stomach sleepers will want to remove a lot more foam. Back sleepers will probably be removing as much as 1/3 to 1/2 of the shredded foam, while stomach sleepers will remove at least 1/2 of the foam.
Make sure to keep the extra memory foam in case you ever need to adjust the pillow.
How Do I Care For My Nolah Squishy Pillow?
Nolah makes it easy and convenient to care and maintain your Squishy Pillow. The outer bamboo cover can be machine washed in warm water, and dried in your dryed on tumble low. You can also decide to hang it dry.
The inner insert filled with cubed cooling memory foam should NOT be machine washed. Should you need to tend to a stain, hand wash it or blot the stain with a clean cloth and clear water, then let air dry away from the sun.
Nolah sent us this Squishy Pillow for testing purposes. This review is not sponsored and all opinions expressed in this review are my own.
No, but fortunately it has a 30-night sleep trial so you can test it at home.
It is made in China and designed in Colorado
Yes, Nolah currently offers 4 adult mattresses and 1 kids mattress. Nolah’s mattresses are very varied, offering all-foam mattresses, a hybrid mattress, and a latex mattress. The kids mattress is latex. Find all of our Nolah mattress reviews here.
Yes. Nolah has a wide variety of bedding accessories, from mattress protectors, sheet sets, mattress toppers, as well as three different kinds of pillows. Nolah also offer three bases, two of which are adjustable.