Best for: Back and side sleepers
Very durable and less likely to harbour allergens such as dust mites or mould. Memory foam pillows conform to your shape, offering good support for you head and neck.
Try: Original pillow, from $249, from Tempur.
Best for: Back and side sleepers who will require medium-firm head support.
Latex pillows are durable, resilient and naturally anti-microbial. They offer good support for the neck and head. Heveya® natural organic latex pillows are made of the sap of rubber trees grown with no pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
Try: Heveya Natural Organic Latex Pillow, $198 from European Bedding
Best for: Side sleepers and those with allergies, and neck, shoulder and back problems
These pillows are durable, hypoallergenic and firm to better support the contours of your head – but add a natural fibre pillow liner if you tend to overheat or sweat a lot.
Try: Reflex latex standard pillow, $149, from King Koil.
FEATHER & DOWN
Best for: Stomach sleepers who will need soft support to reduce pressure on both the spine and neck.
These natural materials provide comfort and good circulation.
Try Snowdown Firm Feather Pillow, $39.90 from TANGS at Tang Plaza, TANGS VivoCity and TANGS.com.
FEATHER & DOWN
Best for: Tummy sleepers and those with smaller frames
Stuffed with goose or duck feathers, these are the softest pillow type, are very long-lasting and can be easily moulded for comfort. However, they might trigger allergies.
Try: Snowdown Premier soft pillow, $109, from Robinsons.