The Puffy Original is ideal for side sleepers.
Those who sleep on their side will need pressure relief around their shoulder and hips—the centers of gravity while sleeping. If your mattress is too firm, you’ll wake up with back, shoulder, and hip pain. Side sleepers will be hard-pressed to find a mattress that’s too soft for them, but some exceptions can be made. For example, heavyweight side sleepers could sink too deep into the mattress and wind up looking like the letter “U” (which isn’t good for your back).
The medium firmness of the Puffy Original will promote spinal alignment in light to average weight side sleepers. Those on the heavy side could give the Puffy Original a try, but they are better suited for something a little firmer.
Lumbar support is the most important thing for Back Sleepers. Without enough lumber support, they’ll wake up with serious back pain in the morning. That being said, light to average weight back sleepers will get everything they need out of the Puffy Original. It’s especially suited for lightweight back sleepers (<130 pounds).
However, heavyweight back sleepers will want to find something on the firmer side. In general, the soft comfort layers common with all-foam mattresses, such as the Puffy Original, tend to pose issues for heavier sleepers. As was the case with side sleepers, sinking too deeply into the Puffy Original when sleeping on your back can throw off your spinal alignment.
The only class of stomach sleepers who will find comfort in the Puffy Original are lightweight stomach sleepers. People who sleep on their stomachs, in general, require a firmer mattress. Too soft, and their midsection will sink into the bed, leading to backaches and pain. Strict stomach sleepers should keep shopping and may be more interested in Puffy’s hybrid mattresses.
Combo sleepers or anybody who might roll over on their stomach should ask themselves, “How do I fall asleep and wake up?” If the answer to either is “on my stomach,” you may be a predominant stomach sleeper.
Lightweight stomach sleepers might find enough support on the Puffy Original, but that will be up to your personal preference.