MOLECULE Reflex Mattress Review

Based on Q&A session with our Chief Sleep Science Editor, www.SmartMattressBuy.com

Last updated | January 31, 2024

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Molecule Reflex Hybrid X 14 inch Mattress
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MOLECULE Reflex Hybrid X 14 inch Mattress

By Brand: Molecule
4.63 out of 5.0
$2999 $2999
           


Product Description

Molecule Reflex™ offers a range of memory foam and hybrid mattresses designed to provide support, comfort, and airflow for a better sleep experience. The sleep mattresses incorporate two key technologies: LiftCOR™ Support and CoolVENT™ Airflow. The collections of Molecule Reflex™Mattresses include:

1. Reflex™ 10″ Mattress

Molecule Reflex™ 10″ Mattress is a memory foam mattress designed to offer recovery-focused sleep at an affordable price. It comes with a cool-touch cover to enhance comfort and promote a refreshing sleep experience.

2. Reflex Boost™ 12″ Mattress

Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″ Mattress is a latex-like foam mattress that provides a responsive sleeping experience. It delivers an additional pushback that promotes balanced and uplifting support, all while ensuring a pressure-free feel.

3. Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress

Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress is a hybrid sleep mattress that brings together the benefits of responsive, innerspring support, targeted back alignment, and comprehensive pressure relief.

4. Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress

Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress is a hybrid mattress that incorporates layers the same as Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattresswith an additional zoned support foam.

Q1. What is unique about Molecule ReflexMattresses? Does it provide superior cooling, comfort, back support, and pressure relief?

1. Pressure Relief

  • Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Reflex Boost™ 12″ Mattresses incorporate latex-like, open-cell foam designed to offer optimal pressure relief. This specialized foam helps minimize the risk of pressure points caused by improper spinal alignment by limiting excessive sinking into the mattress.
  • Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress incorporate open-cell foam that delivers heightened support and improved pressure relief. Additionally, AirTEC™ Responsive foam, resembling latex, effectively redistributes body weight, creating a sensation of being free from pressure.
  • The individually wrapped coils in both hybrid sleep mattresses offer personalized comfort and targeted pressure relief. Additionally, Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress is equipped with zoned support foam featuring 3 zones. This zoned support system is designed to offer targeted pressure relief.

2. Comfort

  • Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Reflex Boost™ 12″ mattresses feature an Instant Cool Cover that offers a soothing sensation and longer-lasting sleep comfort.
  • Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ mattresses both boast a Cool Plush Cover, which is designed to offer long-lasting sleep comfort. This cover provides a cool and plush sensation, promoting a comfortable sleep environment throughout the night.
  • Both mattresses feature individually wrapped coils, which contribute to adaptive and customized comfort.

3. Superior Cooling

  • All the variants of Molecule Reflex™: Molecule Reflex™ 10″, Reflex Boost™ 12″, Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″mattresses feature covers crafted with a blend of cool fibers. This blend creates a pleasantly cool environment for your body, promoting immediate relaxation as you settle in for sleep.
  • All sleep mattresses incorporate CoolVENT technology, which ensures exceptional cooling comfort. This innovative technology facilitates 4.5 times greater airflow, allowing heat to continuously escape while you sleep.
  • Molecule Reflex Boost 12″, Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″mattresses additionally feature AirTEC™ responsive foam, which provides advanced breathability and enhances cooling comfort.

4. Back Support

  • All Molecule Reflex™ Mattresses incorporates LiftCOR™ Body Boost technology. This technology is designed to provide hyper-targeted support precisely under your core, ensuring that your back is well-supported and does not sink excessively. This helps in recovering from back pain.

Q2. How firm is the Molecule ReflexMattress?

Molecule Reflex™ Mattress is available in four different variants, each offering a distinct firmness level. The Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Reflex Boost™ 12″ mattresses are all classified as medium-firm mattresses. They feature a supportive base with firm support provided by CONTOURFLO™ foam.

Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses fall within the medium firmness to firmness range. It offers a slightly firmer feel compared to the other models due to its firmer core support.

Q3. How thick is Molecule Reflex Mattress?

Molecule Reflex™ Mattress is offered in four different variants, each varying in thickness to provide distinct options. Here are the details of the thickness levels for each variant:

  • Molecule Reflex™ 10″ Mattress is 10 inches thick.
  • Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″ Mattress offers an increased thickness of 12 inches.
  • Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress measures 13 inches in thickness.
  • Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress is thehybrid X model. It is the thickest variant, measuring 14 inches in thickness.

Q4. Is Molecule ReflexMattress safe?

The entire Molecule Reflex™ Mattress collection features mattresses manufactured with CertiPUR-US® foam. This certification ensures that the foam used in the sleep mattresses meets strict standards for content, emissions, and durability.

Q5. What sizes are available for Molecule Reflex Mattresses?

Molecule ReflexMattress is available in six standard sizes: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, and Cal King.

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Q6. Briefly discuss Molecule’s policy on shipping, delivery, risk-free trial, and warranty.

Shipping and Delivery

  • The order fulfillment process for Molecule Mattresses typically takes approximately 7-10 full business days. During this time, the tracking information provided in the email will continuously update to reflect the most accurate estimated delivery date.
  • The transit time for delivery varies depending on your region and location. Generally, it can take anywhere from 1 to 5 days for the sleep mattress to arrive at your doorstep.

Risk-free trial

  • Molecule provides a 100-night sleep trial with complimentary shipping and hassle-free returns. Additionally, Molecule offers a range of sleep-enhancing products, such as sheets and pillows, each including a 30-night sleep trial. To initiate a return for a Molecule mattress, a 30-night trial period is required.

Warranty

  • Molecule Mattress provides a 15-year limited warranty to customers.

Pros & Cons

Q1. Who would you recommend Molecule Reflex Mattress to?

Molecule ReflexMattress is specifically designed to offer enhanced alignment and breathability, ensuring a restorative rest experience.The sleep mattress offers a diverse range of collections, encompassing both foam and hybrid sleep mattresses. It is recommended for sleepers who

  • Are hot sleepers
  • Require proper spinal alignment
  • Require pain relief and pressure relief
  • Prefer a responsive mattress

Q2. Who should avoid Molecule Reflex Mattress?

Molecule ReflexMattress is not recommended for sleepers who

  • Who prefers mattresses in an affordable price range
  • Want a light-weight mattress

Firmness

Mattress Firmness

The level of firmness of a mattress significantly affects its performance for various types of sleepers. Finding the appropriate firmness is crucial as it promotes proper spinal alignment and provides necessary support to sensitive areas of the body. However, it is important to note that a mattress that is excessively soft or firm can potentially lead to discomfort and strain over an extended period of time.

Firmness of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress

  • The variants of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress feature revolutionary LiftCOR™ BODY BOOST TECHNOLOGY, offering hyper-targeted support to prevent your back from sinking thus preventing back pain. Furthermore, the advanced CONTOURFLO™ system provides firm base support, fostering healthy spine alignment for enhanced well-being.
  • The two variants of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress: Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Reflex Boost™ 12″ Mattresses are medium-firm mattresses designed with open cell foam.
  • Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress and Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress cater to a range of firmness levels from medium-firm to firm. Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress is equipped with an innovative MOLECULE edge™ system featuring 800 Series individually wrapped coils.
  • For those seeking an even higher level of precision support, Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress introduces the ZONED MOLECULE Edge™ technology. This advanced system incorporates targeted low-gauge coils strategically placed throughout the sleep mattress, providing exceptional support.

Material & Construction

Q1. What are the unique technology, design, and materials used in the construction of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress?

Molecule Reflex™ mattress presents an impressive selection of four distinct variants: Molecule Reflex™ 10″, Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″, Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ mattress.

Each variant is equipped with the innovative LiftCOR™ Support system and CoolVENT™ Airflow technology, ensuring optimal ventilation and breathability for a cool and refreshing sleep environment. Given below is a detailed mattress review of the construction of the four variants of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress.

Cover

Molecule ReflexMattress is designed to provide a cool and relaxing sleep experience, and this is evident across all its collections with the inclusion of instant cool covers. These covers are crafted using a blend of cool fibers, creating a soothingly cool environment for your body to unwind instantly.

In the case of the Molecule Reflex Hybrid X 14″ Mattress, its responsive and plush cool mattress cover offers latex-like support for responsive comfort.

1. Molecule Reflex™ 10″ Mattress

  • Layer 1: This layer features ultimate cooling comfort with the innovative CoolVENT TECHNOLOGY. The exceptional airflow, which is 4.5 times greater, ensures a refreshing and breathable sleep environment.
  • Layer 2: The next layer of the Mattress showcases the remarkable LiftCORBODY BOOST TECHNOLOGY, which offers hyper-targeted support to prevent your back from sinking. Within this layer, highly resilient gel bands work diligently to gently lift and align your body, promoting optimal spinal alignment.
  • Layer 3: Molecule Reflex™ 10″ Mattress features a final layer that offers firm base support. TheCONTOURFLO foam utilizes breathable materials that facilitate increased airflow and efficient heat transfer.

2. Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″

  • Layer 1: Incorporating advanced CoolVENT™ TECHNOLOGY, the first layer of the Mattress ensures exceptional cooling comfort. With 4.5 times greater airflow than traditional memory foam, this innovative technology allows heat to escape continuously while you sleep.
  • Layer 2: The Mattress’s second layer features AirTEC™ Responsive foam, which exhibits latex-like qualities and offers an impressive 6x increase in airflow. The innovative open-cell matrix design not only ensures advanced breathability but also amplifies the cooling comfort provided by the top layer.
  • Layer 3: The exceptional third layer of the Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″ mattress, showcasing the remarkable LiftCOR™ BODY BOOST TECHNOLOGY. This cutting-edge feature provides hyper-targeted supportpreventing your back from sinking.
  • Layer 4: TheMattress features a final layer of CONTOURFLO™ foamthat promotes increased airflow and healthy spine alignment.

3. Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress

  • Layer 1: TheCoolVENT™ TECHNOLOGY is featured in the first layer of this hybrid Mattress. It ensures exceptional airflow, boasting an impressive 4.5 times greater ventilation than a traditional memory foam mattress.
  • Layer 2: The second layer of the Mattress features AirTEC™ responsive foam, which features a latex-like feel. The open-cell matrix of this innovative foam promotes advanced breathability but also an overall cooling comfort of the top layer.
  • Layer 3: In Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ Mattress, the third layer features the cutting-edge LiftCOR™ BODY BOOST TECHNOLOGY.This innovative technology offers hyper-targeted support, effectively preventing excessive sinking. The incorporation of highly resilient gel bands further enhances this support, catering to different parts of the body.
  • Layer 4: The fourth layer features the MOLECULEedge™ system that consists of 800 Series of an American-made innerspring. The individually wrapped coils provide personalized support and reduce pressure points. The MOLECULEedge™ also includes a foam perimeter. This foam perimeter serves to enhance the edge support of the mattress.
  • Layer 5: CONTOURFLO™ foam used in the fifth layer of the Mattressplays a crucial role in fostering healthy spine alignment. It promotes increased airflow throughout the Mattress, which helps to create a cooler and more comfortable sleep environment.

4. Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″

  • Layer 1: Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress incorporates CoolVENT™ TECHNOLOGY in its first layer, delivering a significant boost in airflow compared to traditional memory foam.
  • Layer 2: The second layer of the Mattress incorporates AirTEC™ foam that allows for six times more airflow compared to traditional memory foam. The open-cell matrix structure promotes advanced breathability and significantly enhances the cooling comfort of the Mattress.
  • Layer 3: In the third layer, ZONED SUPPORT FOAM offers precise and targeted benefits for the back. This layer utilizes specialized Precision-contoured gel memory foam that incorporates a 3D geometric surface with three distinct zones.
  • Layer 4: In this Mattress, the fourth layer incorporates LiftCOR™ BODY BOOST TECHNOLOGY. It offers hyper-targeted and zoned support for specific areas of the body.
  • Layer 5: Beneath the gel bands and precision-contoured foam, you’ll find the ZONED MOLECULEedge™ featuring targeted low-gauge coils. This innerspring system is part of the 800 Series, made in America, and provides a firmer core support with its individually wrapped coils.To further enhance the edge support, a foam perimeter is incorporated into the design.
  • Layer 6: Like other collections of Molecule Reflex Mattress, Molecule Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattress incorporates CONTOURFLO™ foam in its last layer. It fosters spinal alignment and enhances airflow.

Rating

(4.63/5)
MOLECULE Reflex Hybrid X 14 inch Mattress
Materials & Construction (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.75/5)
Repositioning (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.50/5)
Comfort (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.75/5)
Cooling (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.50/5)
Motion Isolation (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.75/5)
Edge Support (1=Least, 5=Best) (4.50/5)
Overall Rating 4.63/5
Rating Scale: 1 = Average, 2 = Good, 3 = Very Good, 4 = Excellent, 5 = Winner

Repositioning

(4.50/5)

Q1. How would you rate Molecule Reflex™ Mattress from a repositioning & responsiveness perspective?

Repositioning

  • Mattresses alleviate pressure by distributing body weight evenly. This prevents the formation of sore spots.
  • The cover of the Molecule Reflex™ Mattress offers a soothing sensation that contributes to prolonged sleep comfort. Furthermore, the Molecule Reflex Mattress incorporates CoolVENT™ TECHNOLOGY across all its collections, ensuring exceptional cooling comfort and pressure relief.
  • In the Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″, Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses, the AirTEC™ responsive foam provides advanced breathability and pressure relief. It elevates the cooling comfort of the top layer.
  • The Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses are two hybrid models that incorporate individually wrapped coils to offer personalized comfort and pressure relief.

Responsiveness

  • Responsiveness pertains to the Mattress’s capacity to respond and conform to the specific body weight and movements of an individual.
  • The incorporation of LIFTCOR™ TECHNOLOGY in different mattress collections features precision-contoured foam to deliver responsive and targeted support to different areas of the body.
  • The open-cell foam used in the sleep mattress has a latex-like quality that enhances its responsiveness. This type of foam is designed with an open-cell structure, allowing it to respond quickly and adapt to changes in pressure and movement.
  • The AirTEC™responsive foam in Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″, Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses redistributes body weight for a pressure-free feel.

Comfort, Back Support, Pressure Relief

(4.75/5)

Q2. How would you rate Molecule Reflex™ Mattress for providing comfort and pressure relief to sleepers?

  • Mattresses that distribute body weight evenly and prevent the formation of sore spots are known for their ability to alleviate pressure.
  • The cover of the Molecule Reflex™ Mattress offers a soothing sensation that contributes to prolonged sleep comfort. Furthermore, the Molecule Reflex Mattress incorporates CoolVENT™ TECHNOLOGY across all its collections, ensuring exceptional cooling comfort and pressure relief.
  • In the Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″, Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses, the AirTEC™ responsive foam is utilized to provide advanced breathability and pressure relief. It elevates the cooling comfort of the top layer.
  • The Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses are two hybrid models that incorporate individually wrapped coils to offer personalized comfort and pressure relief.

Cooling & Temperature Control

(4.50/5)

Q3. How would you rate the cooling and overall temperature control characteristics of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress?

  • Molecule Reflex™ Mattress is designed to deliver a collection of cooling properties throughout its various product lines. Each Mattress in the collection features an instant cool cover that creates a pleasantly cool environment through the use of specialized cooling fibers.
  • To enhance the cooling experience, the Molecule Reflex™ Mattress incorporates CoolVENT™ TECHNOLOGY. This innovative technology ensures exceptional cooling comfort by enabling 4.5 times greater airflow compared to traditional memory foam mattress.
  • Furthermore, the base of the Molecule Reflex™ Mattress is equipped with CONTOURFLO™ foam, which serves to foster even more airflow and heat transfer.
  • Among the four collections available, three mattresses – the Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″, Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″, and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ – feature an extra layer of AirTEC™ foam.
    This unique foam layer plays a significant role in providing exceptional cooling benefits, surpassing traditional memory foam in terms of airflow by a remarkable six-fold increase.

Motion Isolation and Sharing a Bed

(4.25/5)

Q4. Does Molecule Reflex™ Mattress provide reasonable motion isolation when sharing a bed with others?

  • Motion isolation pertains to the Mattress’s capacity to absorb and minimize the transmission of motion when an individual moves or changes positions on the bed
  • The layer of latex-like open-cell foam in all the variants of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress is designed to be highly responsive, quickly adapting to the body’s movements for enhanced comfort. Additionally, in hybrid sleep mattresses, the coil system adds an extra level of bounciness to the mattress surface.

Edge Support

(4.50/5)

Q5. How would you rate the edge support of Molecule Reflex™ Mattress?

  • Edge support pertains to the capacity of a mattress to uphold its shape and offer stability along its edges.
  • Molecule Reflex™ Mattress offers two hybrid collections: the Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and the Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattresses. Both collections include the innovative MOLECULEedge™, which incorporates a foam perimeter to enhance the edge support of the mattresses.

Recommendation based on sleeping style

The sleeping position plays a vital role in promoting a restful and comfortable sleep experience. There are three primary sleep postures: side sleeping, back sleeping, and stomach sleeping.

The following mattress review provides insights into how Molecule Reflex™ Mattress collections can accommodate different sleep positions to help you identify your optimal sleeping posture.

Side Sleepers

Side sleeping provides various health benefits, including enhanced breathing and a decreased risk of acid reflux. It can be the best side to sleep on and often exert the most pressure on their hips and shoulders, which can lead to discomfort and potential misalignment. Thus, selecting an appropriate mattress is of utmost importance for individuals who primarily sleep on their side.

Molecule Reflex™ Mattress and Side Sleepers

  • Molecule Reflex™ Mattress offers an exceptional balance of conforming and support, particularly suitable for side sleepers weighing between 130 to 230 pounds. Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and the Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ Mattressesare suitable for heavy sleepers as it adds adaptive support with individually wrapped coils.
  • Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″ Mattresses offer medium firmness and are suitable for average-weight side sleepers. The hybrid models, Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″, are designed specifically to cater to heavy-weight sleepers and offer increased firmness for optimal support.

Back Sleepers

Back sleeping is widely acknowledged as one of the best sleepingpositions and recommended sleeping positions due to its numerous benefits. When you sleep on your back, the weight of your body is evenly distributed, which helps maintain the natural alignment of your spine. This balanced distribution of weight allows your head, neck, and spine to rest in a neutral position throughout the night.

Molecule Reflex™ Mattressand Back Sleepers

  • Molecule Reflex™ Mattress collections incorporate LiftCOR™BODY BOOST TECHNOLOGY, which provides zoned support tailored to different parts of the body. This technology ensures that specific areas receive the appropriate level of support, promoting optimal spinal alignment and overall spine health for the back sleepers.
  • For a lightweight back sleeper, foam sleep mattress models like the Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″ mattresses can be a suitable choice. On the other hand, for heavy-weight sleepers, hybrid mattress models like the Molecule Reflex Hybrid™ 13″ and Reflex Hybrid X™ 14″ would be more suitable. These hybrid mattresses combine foam layers with a support system such as coils and springs, offering enhanced firmness and support.

Stomach Sleepers

Stomach sleepers have specific needs when it comes to choosing a suitable mattress. It is crucial for them to prioritize sufficient firmness to adequately support the hips and promote a neutral alignment of the spine.

Molecule Reflex™ Mattress and Stomach Sleepers

  • Molecule Reflex™ Mattress is specifically designed to provide zoned support through LiftCOR™ Body Boost Technology. This technology focuses on providing additional support to the midsection, aligning the spine, and promoting a more comfortable sleep position for stomach sleepers.
  • Thus, if you’re a stomach sleeper weighing up to 130 pounds, foam mattresses like the Molecule Reflex™ 10″ and Molecule Reflex Boost™ 12″ can be a suitable choice for you. However, if you’re a stomach sleeper weighing more than 130 pounds, you may benefit from the additional support provided by hybrid mattresses.

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Size Price Sale Price Discount
Twin XL $2649 $2649 0%
Twin $2649 $2649 0%
Full $2899 $2899 0%
Queen $2999 $2999 0%
Cal King $3599 $3599 0%
King $3599 $3599 0%
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