A pile of three sex pillows

Have you ever found yourself looking to explore new sex positions but aren’t quite sure how to achieve them? Or maybe you really want to have longer, sustained sex, but can’t seem to get through it without back pain.

Sex pillows are the heroes of the sex toy world. A sex pillow may be the key to a whole new world of pleasure.

There are many sex pillows to choose from. We considered a number of factors to narrow down our list to the 10 best options.

  • Support: Since sex pillows are designed to provide support, this was a huge consideration. Each pillow on this list is firm enough to support different body weights and accommodate different heights in various positions.
  • Price: Because everyone has different budgets, we included a wide range of price points from under $20 to close to $200.
  • Customer reviews: Firsthand experience is important, so we took customer reviews into account and only chose highly rated options to include on our list.
  • Material: When you’re in the heat of the moment, the last thing you want to worry about is scratchy fabric or ill-positioned zippers digging into your skin. When choosing the best sex pillows, we considered the comfort of the material and how easy it is to wash.

Pricing guide:

  • $ = less than $50
  • $$ = $50–$100
  • $$$ = over $100

Best overall sex pillow


  • Price: $$$
  • What it’s best for: switching between multiple positions during sex

If deeper penetration is the name of your game, then you may want to check out the Ramp. Touted as the original sex ramp, this pillow almost looks like something from your middle school gym class, but is way more fun.

The middle of your back is located on the skinner edge if you lie back. This will allow for a new, deeper angle and more leverage for thrusting as your feet can remain on the bed or ground without any additional energy.


  • can be used for more than one position
  • anti-slip design
  • There is a more than one size option.


  • It is It is It is It is expensive….
  • It may not work for everyone.

Best for G-spot access

Dame Pillo

  • Price: $$
  • What it’s best for: bedroom activities and aftercare

“Dame’s Pillo is a soft pillow that is firm enough to provide good support.”

“The reverse plow position may be helped by this pillow. The person being penetrated lies face up on the edge of the bed with the Pillo under their lower back, if you want to make it look like it’s happening. This should allow for better back support and easier access to the G-spot.”

The placement of the pillow can help you find your ideal spot. The Pillo can be used to support the person on the bottom during sitting-up sex.

The Pillo has a cover that is easy to clean up even if you get messy.


  • It was soft, yet firm.
  • blends in with other pillows
  • can accommodate many positions


  • It can be difficult in the missionary position.
  • on the narrow side.

Best combo sex pillow

Liberator Ramp and Wedge Combo

  • Price: $$$
  • What it’s best for: experimenting to find the perfect angle for you and your partner(s)

Can you tell me what pillow will fit my needs? The Liberator Ramp and Wedge combo is a good choice. You can find the angles that work for your body by mixing and matching the two different shaped pieces.

“This one may be useful for the legs-on-shoulders position. Place the bigger part of the pillow under your shoulders and use the bottom wedge to hold your legs up as you lay them over your partner’s shoulders. This should allow for more pleasure and less strain on the back.”


  • Very versatile combo.
  • velvet covers are soft.
  • The cushion is designed to be firm for all positions.


  • on the larger side.
  • “Sections don’t attach.”

Best inflatable sex pillow

EMPHY Inflatable Magic Sex Pillow

  • Price: $
  • What it’s best for: dipping your toe in the sex pillow world

Sometimes you want a sex pillow that fits perfectly on the bed and is an investment. You want something that is more functional.

The inflatable sex pillow is called the EMPHY. The sex pillow is small and can fit nicely in a travel bag. It can double as extra back support, perfect for long-haul flights.

It’s also on the less It is It is It is It is expensive…. side of the spectrum, so it’s a great way to experiment with a sex pillow without breaking the bank.


  • inIt is It is It is It is expensive….
  • It is It is easy to deflate and store..
  • Can be inflated or deflated to your liking.


  • Users say it can leak air.
  • “It won’t likely stand up to long-term use.”

Best travel sex pillow

Evercharm Half Moon

  • Price: $
  • What it’s best for: solo or partner play

Do you not like holding yourself on all fours for extended periods of time? The Evercharm Half Moon is made for sex from behind.

“If you drape the pillow over your partner’s body, you can potentially get a better angle for G-spot or prostate stimulation. If the angle isn’t quite right, you can stick a normal pillow underneath the Half Moon.”


  • inIt is It is It is It is expensive….
  • Comes with a case for easy storage.
  • It can be used for solo play as well.


  • on the smaller side.
  • The materials are not the best.

Best for solo play

Humphrey Pillow

  • Price: $$$
  • What it’s best for: hard-to-hold solo play positions

The Humphrey Pillow is designed to help you hold onto your positions for as long as possible. Humphrey secures your device in position while you move around it with a holder for your sex toys.

This pillow is large enough to make you feel like you are humping. The Humphrey can be used to keep an anal sista in place during sex.


  • The design is not well-known.
  • high quality materials
  • works for both.


  • It is It is It is It is expensive….
  • Some users say it is too low.

Best for bondage

Obeir Spanking Bench

  • Price: $$$
  • What it’s best for: handcuff play

The Obeir Spanking Bench is for people who want to take their sex life to the next level. This bench has built-in bondage tools. You or your partner can be cuffed while exploring new positions.


  • can be used for bondage endeavors
  • There are ring attachment for the restraints.
  • Sturdy and well-built.


  • “Customers say it’s too big for people living in smaller bodies.”
  • Some users think the knee cushion is too short.
  • It is It is It is It is expensive….

Best for leg support

Preiswerta Wedge Pillow

  • Price: $
  • What it’s best for: multiple positions

“The firm cushion and machine-washable design make it a sensible option for sex, even though it isn’t specifically made for it. You can use it to support your body in multiple positions.”

You can either store it away completely or blend it in as a leg elevation pillow.


  • Good for multiple positions.
  • inIt is It is It is It is expensive….
  • It is It is easy to deflate and store..


  • It may not be as comfortable as others.
  • “Some users say it doesn’t hold air well.”

Best for full body support

Contour BackMax Wedge Pillow

  • Price: $$$
  • What it’s best for: supporting a zero gravity position

The backMax is designed to deliver all-over support. The full-body wedge pillow can be used for many different positions. You can either use it as a single piece or detach the wedge pieces.

There is a micro-grip fabric on the underside that prevents it from moving.


  • can be used as a single wedge
  • There is an anti-slip surface.
  • There are nine different ways in which to set it up.


  • It is It is It is It is expensive….
  • Not all positions are suitable for sex.

Best for customizable positions

Fanwer Wedge Pillow

  • Price: $
  • What it’s best for: easily customizable positions

If you are looking for a sex pillow that gives you options, this 3-piece set from Fanwer may be the one for you. You can find the one that works best for you by using the different angles. You can combine the pillows in different ways as you explore what feels good.


  • Comes in a set of three.
  • It should work for all heights.
  • can be used in multiple positions


  • It was softer than expected, which may make it harder to hold positions.
  • The material is flimsy.

Products Price Best position How to clean Customer rating
The Liberator Ramp $$$ multiple machine-washable cover 5 stars
Dame Pillo $$ reverse plow machine-washable 4.8 stars
Liberator Ramp and Wedge Combo $$$ legs on shoulders machine-washable cover 4.6 stars
EMPHY Inflatable Magic Sex Pillow $ high hips hand wash/wipe down 4.1 stars
Evercharm Half Moon $ doggy style hand wash/wipe down 3.9 stars
Humphrey Pillow $$$ hard-to-hold solo-play positions machine-washable cover 4.4 stars
Obeir Spanking Bench $$$ multiple; spanking and BDSM machine-washable cover 4.5 stars
Preiswerta Wedge Pillow $ multiple hand wash/wipe down 3.6 stars
Contour BackMax Wedge Pillow $$$ missionary and doggy style machine-washable cover 4.3 stars
Fanwer Wedge Pillow $$ multiple machine-washable 3.8 stars

The way you use a sex pillow is the most important factor in choosing one. Some are good for one or two positions, while others can work with multiple. Some can be converted into different configurations, while others are fixed. You should first decide what support you want and then narrow it down.

You will also want to consider storage. Do you want to leave your pillow out or do you want to keep it? Some are large and obvious, while others are more discreet and can be deflated when not in use.

Price is another consideration. The prices range from $20 to $200. If you are trying out a sex pillow for the first time, you will find it is a lower upfront commitment.

Why should you use a pillow during sex?

Sex pillows can help make you more comfortable during sex and prop your body into various positions that can enhance pleasure.

Sex pillows can help alleviate some of the pressure on your back, making the experience more enjoyable.

How do I use a pillow during sex?

It is easy to use a sex pillow. You simply slide it into the right spot and adjust your body until you feel comfortable. There are no rules to using a sex pillow and it might take some experimentation to determine what works for you.

Can you use a regular pillow as a sex pillow?

A regular pillow can help you up to a degree, but most are too soft to support your body and get you into the right position. A firm pillow is the best for sex pillows.

Sex pillows are as diverse as sexual preferences. If you’re looking for a sex pillow that can handle multiple positions, consider the Liberator Ramp or the Liberator Ramp and Wedge Combo. If you want something that’s a little more discreet and easier to store, you may want to opt for something like the inflatable EMPHY Inflatable Magic Sex Pillow instead.

Hannah Rimm is a writer, photographer, and generally creative person in New York City. She writes primarily about mental and sexual health, and her writing and photography has appeared in Allure, HelloFlo, and Autostraddle. You can find her work at HannahRimm.com or follow her on Instagram.