Puffy Lux Hybrid vs Original: The Puffy Original is the most affordable mattress in the Puffy family, coming in at about 50% cheaper than the Puffy Lux Hybrid. How the Puffy Lux Works. Now we’ll take a deep dive into how the Puffy Lux feels and performs by going into detail on important factors like cooling and mattress firmness.. The Mattress Nerd’s Take: If there’s one word to describe the Puffy Lux hybrid mattress, it’s “marshmallow-esque.”The bed is made with three plush foam layers and a support layer of base coils, all of which will provide pressure relief for side sleepers and those with medical conditions that affect the joints. Despite having three layers as opposed to the Lux’s four, the original purple still received higher marks in categories like responsiveness and edge support . In this review we take a look at the Puffy Lux Hybrid, another great Puffy mattress that the company has recently released and that comes with an extraordinary design and many special features. Puffy Lux Firmness Level.