Some Great Reasons to Choose Silk Pillowcases

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Silk Pillowcases & Some Great Reasons to Buy One

Are Silk Pillowcases right for you?

Silk is good for skin

With most people spending around 8 hours a day in bed. A quality pillow is important for a quality night sleep and a great pillowcase helps. A Silk pillowcase has a smooth surface of silk discourages ‘face creases’, assisting with the prevention of wrinkles and fine lines forming on the face. Silk has the same PH level as human skin. The amino acids present in silk help to keep your skin looking good.

Silk is good for hair

Importantly silk fibers have a very similar structure to that of human hair. Containing around 97% amino acids and 3% fat fibers. This helps reduce hair damage, such as split ends.

Silk is hypo-allergenic & chemical-free

Silk is a hypoallergenic material, because it is highly resistant to dust mites and deterioration. It is excellent at drawing the moisture away preventing bacteria’s growth. Conversely cotton is a great place for bacteria to grow as the fiber absorbs this moisture.

Silk or Cotton, What Right for You?

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Silk or Cotton, What Right for You?

Silk or Cotton Bedding? Choosing Between Them

The material of bedding is enormously important. There are many factors that can impact on this chose. Sometimes we need to keep these in their mind when choosing silk bedding or cotton bedding.
Factors to consider when choosing between silk or cotton bedding:

Allergens

Silk is a hypoallergenic material, because it is highly resistant to dust mites and deterioration. It is excellent at drawing the moisture away preventing bacteria’s growth. Conversely cotton is a great place for bacteria to grow as the fiber absorbs this moisture.

Care

Whilst silk is luxurious and seemingly delicate material. Silk has outstanding strength and is resistant to a number of factors responsible for causing deterioration. These characteristics ensure silk bedding can last longer compared to cotton with minimal maintenance, making it one of the most convenient bedding choices. It also less frequently washing and stays fresh longer compared to cotton bedding.

Cost

The up front cost of silk bedding is more than cotton bedding. Silk bedding tends to be replaced less frequently then cotton. In the end providing more value due to be being replaced less compared to cotton.

Temperature Regulation

Regulating temperature is a key thing to consideration when deciding between cotton and silk bedding. Generally speaking, silk provides better insulation. This means your keep warmer in winter and cooler in summer no matter your local climate.

Benefits of Sleeping on Silk?

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Benefits of Sleeping on Silk?

Silk is a luxurious fabric that looks fabulous but why would we choose it for our bedding over other fabrics?

Silk Hypo-allergenic?

Silk is all natural and hypo-allergenic which makes it suitable for people with allergies to down and feathers, or who just want to know that they are having the healthiest sleep possible. The skin is the body’s largest organ so whatever is directly touching our skin is of upmost importance.

The smooth texture of silk means less lines, creases and crinkles when you wake up. Silk is so gentle that it will not pull hairs out from your head at night when you sleep. It also helps to retain moisture of your hair and can assist in keeping the shape of an up-do or blow-dry for longer. Many hairdressers recommend silk pillowcases to their clients.

Repels Mite and Mould

Another quality of silk is it ability to repel mites, bed-bugs and mould. Silk is a wonderful mix of lightweight and soft yet it is comparable to steel in tensile strength. Allowing for the fabric to last for a long time when properly cared for. It also less frequent laundering than other fabrics because of it’s repellent nature.

Silk Cost Effective Bedding

Silk is great at regulating the body temperature. It keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

Clients use the same bedding year round and report that it is suitable for all weathers, without having to have multiple duvets or blankets to accommodate each season.

Finally silk feels wonderful to the touch and most people can never go back to other fabrics after sleeping on it.

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