Everyone loves to take a hot, relaxing bath after a long, hard day, right? Well there are always exceptions, but the statement stays true for vast majority of us! There are multiple accessories that can make your bathing experience even more relaxing and enjoyable, but one of the best ones, if not the best are bath pillows! It feels so much better to rest your head against a soft pillow that provides support to your head, neck and shoulders instead of just letting it rest against hard porcelain. Most of the bath pillows in this list are orthopedic and alleviates neck and back pain. Some are long enough to support your whole back so you don’t don’t feel your bones, like tailbone, touching against the tub which can be painful.
#1 Soothing Company Bath Pillow
Soothing Company bath pillow manages to be soft yet firm at the same time somehow. It conforms to your body contour and provides nice support to your head, neck and spine. It’s super comfortable and cushy, the shape is very nice.
It has quilted 3D mesh fabric that’s breathable – the constant airflow makes the bath pillow hygienic and fast drying. Its dimensions are 16″ by 16″ (at widest points) and it’s 2-3 inches thick (thickness varies in different spots). Has six suction cups which work pretty well, they stay in place and the pillow fits any type/shape of bathtub. It’s machine washable and comes with a protective wash bag. It also has a hook so you can hang the pillow and let it dry.
Material is soft and isn’t scratchy, however if you have very sensitive skin you might find it a bit itchy. If that’s the case your skin will most likely get used to the fabric after a while or you can just return the bath pillow if you don’t want to take the risk.
#2 Viventive Luxury Spa Bath Pillow
Viventive Luxury Spa bath pillow has 2-panel design and it supports your head, neck, shoulders and lower back – It’s orthopedic. The pillow is very cozy and improves the comfort of your bathtub by a lot. It really is very comfortable. It’s of nice thickness too – 4″ in area that supports your head and neck, 2″ for area that supports shoulders. It’s constructed from 3D air mesh which makes it breathable – air and water can flow through it. It doesn’t get all soggy and gross from water. Pillow fabric is non-slippery, however if you have sensitive skin the fabric can be a bit irritating to you though.
It has 4 suctions cups – they are big and hold the pillow pretty well but they could be stronger. It comes with hanger for hang-drying and it dries relatively quickly.
#3 Soothing Company Full Body Bath Pillow
Soothing Company full body bath pillow is 49 inches long and about 15 inches wide. It’s not very thick – only about 0.75″ but despite that it manages to be very comfortable and prevents any tailbone pain. Despite being thin, it manages to feel very soft and provides great comfort. It feels almost like sitting on a thick cloud, it’s really that good! Don’t be surprised if you find yourself not wanting to leave the bathtub with this pillow.
Soothing Company full body bath pillow is made with quilted 3D mesh fabric makes the pillow breathable and therefore allows it to dry fast. It’s machine washable and comes with a washing bag. It also has a hook for dry hanging, but it’s very small so you might struggle to find where to hang it and the hook also feels flimsy. However you can easily dry the pillow by hanging it up vertically and letting the suction cups hold it, this way it does dry fast! It has 13 suction cups however they are not very strong and you might experience some slippage.
If you are looking for a full body bath pillow then this is probably the one to choose!
#4 QuiltedAir BathBed Luxury Bath Pillow
QuiltedAir BathBed Luxury bath pillow measures 50-inches long to give comfort and relief to your shoulders, spine, hips, and tailbone. It’s made with 3D air mesh technology – silky soft layers are quilted together with vertical fibers. Mesh fabric is very soft to touch and anti-mildew, however some find it a bit scratchy. Supports head nicely to read a book or watch a movie on tablet whilst in the bath if you are into that kind of thing.
Suction cups work very well, almost too well – you can’t just detach the pillow from tub by pulling the pillow, the suction cups work so well they can actually rip the fabric this way. So you have to pull the suction cups themselves, there are multiple ways to do so for example detaching then with your nail or with thin knife. It doesn’t dry as fast as some other pillows but it doesn’t take terrible long either. It’s machine washable and comes with mesh wash bag.
#5 Shengsite Bath Pillow for Tub
Shengsite bath pillow two panel design and supports neck, shoulders and back. It’s made with 3D air-mesh technology which makes the pillow breathable and allows airflow. This breathability also helps pillow to dry faster and prevents mildew. Pillow is dense, super soft and has a memory foam feel to it, it certainly feels well made. It’s 2.5 inches thick. Of course it’s also very comfortable, which is why it’s included in this list. It’s made from materials that are PVC free odorless and environmentally friendly.
Shengsite bath pillow has six suction cups and they make pillow stay in place. It’s machine washable and it’s suggested you wash it in cleaning mesh bag. It also has a hook so you can hang it for drying and it dries pretty fast too.
#6 GORILLA GRIP Original Spa Bath Pillow
GORILLA GRIP Spa bath pillow has a 2 panel design that provides orthopedic support to your neck, shoulders and back. It measures 14.5 by 11 inches. It has 2” thick padded foam and the fabric is waterproof and nonporous. The has airtight design prevents mold and mildew.
GORILLA GRIP Spa bath pillow is quite comfortable and although it’s a good bath pillow it’s not quite among the best. Then again it’s also very inexpensive and the value for money is pretty good. Despite not being among the very best bath pillows it’s still better than vast majority, especially at this pricing.
It has 7 suction cups – they work reasonably well but they can be finicky at times. It’s easy to clean.
#7 COMFYSURE Bathtub Cushion
COMFYSURE Bathtub cushion is 4 feet long so it covers all of your back, it’s also 15 inches wide. Cushion is plush and very comfortable. It’s made with 3D air mesh technology which make the cushion breathable. Fabric is anti-mildew & anti-bacterial.
It has 8 suctions cups – they stick very well and you have to be careful removing them because otherwise they might rip through fabric. So pulling the cushion is not suggested, you can pluck out the suction cups with a thin knife or nail, one you lift a small portion the air goes in the cup and it immediately comes out.
It has quick drying hanging hook for, you guessed it – quick drying. Cushion is machine washable so keeping it clean won’t be hard.
#8 WATSONSHOP Spa Bath Pillow
WATSONSHOP spa bath pillow is owl shaped and it measures at 17″ by 17″, it’s is 2.4 inches thick. It’s made from polyester fiber and has 3D double layer textile mesh which is breathable and allows air and moisture to flow through which lets the pillow to dry faster. The pillow is very soft and comfortable and is surrounded by soft foamy mesh that provides nice support to the shoulder area.
Pillow is well made and it weighs 1.1 lbs. It has five suctions cups and they work well – the WATSONSHOP spa bath pillow stays securely in its place. Comes with laundry bag and hang hook.
#9 Blue Coast Collection Bath Pillow
Blue Coast Collection bath pillow consists of two sections – the round top provides support to your neck and head, whereas the main sections provides support to your shoulders and back. Only soft fibers are used to make this pillow, no rubber of plastic. The pillow is soft and very comfortable, supports your shoulders well too!
It has 6 suction cups – they could work better though, they aren’t horrible but you might experience some slippage. Little tip: getting a bit of moisture on them helps getting a tight seal. Another not so great thing is that the pillow suck up water and takes longer to dry than other bathtub pillows.
#10 Epica 2X-Thick Luxury Spa Bath Pillow
Epica 2X-Thick Luxury spa bath pillow has two panel design that bends around the edge of the bathtub and gives support to your head, neck and shoulders. It’s comfortable, but not as comfortable as other bath pillows in this list. The material also feels a bit like plastic, it’s not as high quality as other pillows. When the warm water touches it, it feels a bit soft but it’s noticeably harder than other pillows and isn’t as thick.
Suction cups sometimes stick very well, sometimes get loose easily. Epica 2X-Thick luxury bath pillow is waterproof and measures at 14″ by 12.5″. It’s very easy to clean.
Overall it’s not a bad bath pillow, but it’s not as good as the other ones.