Purple was founded by two brothers, Tony Pearce and Terry Pearce, in 2013. They combined their 20 years of experience and knowledge and came up with what they call “The world’s best mattress”. While people really started loving Purple, their goal was to make purple available around the globe, keeping it as affordable as they could. Comparing Purple with other mattresses is very difficult as it is made of a very unique material called Hyper-Elastic Polymer™. Purple is the fastest growing brand in the mattress industry with all the catchy advertisements and the raw egg test which we will talk about later in this article. First lets take a look at the construction of this mattress.



It is comprised of 3 layers that stack up to 9.5 inches.

  • The first layer is 2 inches of hyper-elastic polymer designed to relax pressure points, while firmly supporting rest of the body. It is soft and it cushions your shoulders and hips, but at the same time supports the body’s natural shape for a comfortable sleep. This layer is responsive to pressure which provides the mattress some bounce. You can easily change positions through the night without any discomfort. The mattress is designed with air pockets in this layer that keeps it cool through the night.
  • The second layer is 3.5 inches of poly foam with a density of 1.8 lb. This layer provides additional support to the sleeper and is meant to act as a transition layer of the mattress from the comfort layer to the base layer.
  • The third layer is 4 inches of poly foam with a density of 2 lb. This is the base layer and is meant to act as a foundation for the above layers and to provide shape to the mattress.



Firmness of a mattress cannot be described accurately as it highly depends upon the weight distribution and personal preferences of every individual. Different people will rate a same mattress differently due to their weight. But, on an average users have rated The Purple mattress as 6-6.5 on 10 on the firmness scale (10 being the firmest). This places the Purple mattress in medium firm category. Purple claims that this mattress has different firmness at different places which contours to the body and provides pressure relief at the required places. They claim it as the ‘feel right’ mattress. It is firm enough to prevent the feeling of sinking into the mattress and provides the feeling of laying on top of a mattress.


Motion Isolation

If you’re planning to share your bed with your partner, then this is very important for you. If you or your partner keeps turning and twisting through the night then you would want a mattress that will provide you motion isolation to it’s best. Purple claims that due to their unique design, this mattress is able to dramatically reduce motion. If you compare this mattress with other foam mattresses, it is just average at containing motion. While you will not be disturbed by light twists and turns of your partner, but it will not contain heavy movements as efficiently.


Edge Support

If you share your bed with someone, then you would want to use full surface of the bed without the fear of rolling out of the bed. With purple mattress, you don’t to be scared about accidentally rolling out as it provides good support in the center as well as the at the edges. You will notice a little amount of compression when you roll towards the side, but you will still have enough support from the mattress to feel secure and move around easily.


Other Features

  • Purple offers 100 nights free trial wherein you can test it at the comfort of your home and if you don’t like it, you can return it within 100 days.
  • It also offers free shipping and returns in case you don’t like it.
  • Purple mattress comes with 10 years warranty.
  • A few people have reported strong off-gassing while most of the users don’t have any such complaint.


All in all, Purple mattress is something you should definitely give a shot. It is not very expensive and if you compare it with other luxury beds, its less than half their price. If you’re looking for a new mattress, then try this mattress once as it offers you a unique feeling which you cannot experience on any other mattress.


Purple Mattress Ratings
  • 91%
    Comfort - 91%
  • 94%
    Motion Isolation - 94%
  • 92%
    Doesn't Sleep Hot - 92%
  • 80%
    Warranty - 80%
  • 90%
    Price - 90%