Helix Bed Review

Overall Rating



A mattress designed for every body.

Life Span7.8
Support & Comfort8.5
Motion Isolation8.8
Value for Money8.3


As one of the first companies to offer an entirely customizable sleep experience, the Helix mattress is a personalized product made from layers of polyfoam and micro coils. Given the quality of the mattress and the fair price, Helix will be the primary choice for people who want a comfortable night sleep experience based on their preferences.

It has varieties of firmness, great comfort and support level, all of which makes Helix an excellent brand for consumers. With its cover built from 100% polyester, Helix is made for people based on their specific requirements, needs, and desires. It provides multiple feels for different types of people including all positions, lighter, heavier and more else.

The Good
The Not So Good
Highly customizable
Weak edge support
Little motion transfer
Heat trap products
Zero hassle returns
Difficult to maintain
Multiple comfort levels
Limited availability
Less off-gassing Fair longevity

Detailed Evaluation


What kind of mattress would you get from Helix? The following table summarizes the specifications of Helix mattresses in general, such as size, mattress type, price, thickness, firmness, and comfort layer.

Size Mattress Type Price Thickness Firmness Comfort Layer
Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, Cal King Foam hybrid $600 - 1,190 10'' Med-soft to med-firm
Foam, pocketed minicoils

Lifespan & Firmness

Helix has about a 6-year average lifespan which is rated as fair. The firmness of Helix can be customizable, ranging from the medium-soft to medium-firm.

Conforming Ability

Being more conforming than the mattress with innerspring but less conforming than that with memory foam, it performs ok when it comes to conforming ability due to its customized configurations.

Motion Isolation & Edge Support

Similar to most mattresses, Helix can prevent movement of one person transferring to another. However, it would be difficult to remove it entirely. In general, the mattress that is foam-based has unsatisfactory edge support. Similarly, it will be inadequate for people to sit or sleep near the edge of the mattress.

Couple Friendly & Break-in Period

With a limited degree of bounce, Helix is not so friendly for couples. Compared to most mattresses, it needs no extended break-in period for the Helix mattress.

Initial Odor & Sleeping Hot

People seldom report that it has some of the unpleasant smell during the use of Helix mattress. Most owners reflect that Helix has severe heat retention, which is improper for people who like to sleep cool.

Topper Usage & Convenience to Move

Some people choose to add a topper to the Helix mattress to increase its comfort degree. With no handles but much lighter than the average mattress, Helix will be convenient for customers to move.

Person Size & Sleep Position Suitability

As a brand that provides customizable mattresses for customers, Helix, surely attempts to satisfy all the needs of sleepers who like to sleep in various positions and weigh different. The table rates Helix mattress based on person size and preferred sleep positions, which indicates that the mattress almost performs well on all users.

Sleep Position Ave-sized People (130 - 230 lbs) Large-sized People (230 + lbs)
Small-sized People (Under 130 lbs)
Back Sleep Friendly Excellent Good Good
Side Sleep Friendly Good Good Good
Stomach Sleep Friendly Good Good Good

Customer Service

Return Policy & Warranty

Customers can enjoy full refund in 100 days with no questions being asked. And it provides a 10-year non-prorated warranty, similar to most competing mattress brands.