Jersey Cotton? Man-made fibers?Flannel? Egyptian Cotton?
When it comes to choose materail to make pillowcases, some peopel first determining which season their pillowcase will serve. Spring and fall are more temperate seasons, perfectly suited to making pillowcases of Egyptian cotton. Jersey cotton is a relatively new material that works well during summer. Flannel is the best material to use for pillowcases you and your guests will sleep on during winter.
However, do you ever think of there is a kind of materail which can be used in all seasons? That is 100% pure mulberry silk which makes you feel cool at summer and keeps you warm in cold winter.
What is 100% pure mulberry silk?
Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons.Silk has a smooth, soft texture that is not slippery, unlike many synthetic fibers.Silk is one of the strongest natural fibers, but it loses up to 20% of its strength when wet. It has a good moisture regain of 11%.
Silk's absorbency makes it comfortable to wear in warm weather and while active. Its low conductivity keeps warm air close to the skin during cold weather. It is often used for clothing such as shirts, ties, blouses, formal dresses, high fashion clothes, lining, lingerie, pajamas, robes, dress suits, sun dresses and Eastern folk costumes.
Why we choose silk to make our pillowcase?
Decrese Hair and Skin Damage
Over time, the cotton or fiber pillowcases cause damage to hair and delicate facial skin. silk allows your skin to glide, whereas cotton scratches and tugs on delicate facial skin, resulting in premature stretching and sleep-crease.
Minimize Sleep Crease
Ever woken up with a 'sleep-crease' on your face and the creases usually go away later even when you go for work? The creases are an indication of the damage done to your face when sleeping on a cotton pillowcase. However, if you sleep on a silk pillowcase, things will be totally different.
Silk is a kind of gentle and smooth materail. Unlike other fabrics, silk comes from an animal and contains amino acids that are compatible with and friendly to human skin.
Sleep on it, your face can slide on it without any wrinkles or creases. Meanwhilw, silk is great for people with hair extensions, curly hair, fragile hair and anyone wanting to maintain the integrity of their hair.
Make you look more Glamorous
Silk is skin-friendly, natural, hypoallergenic, dust mite-resistant, and allows skin to breathe, silky fabric is so soft and silky,it allows skin to glide across the surface—protecting and hydrating skin, which is great for preventing face wrinkles.
Silk fiber is enriched with hydrophilic groups such as many amino groups (-CHNH), amino (-NH2), and because of its porosity, easy to diffuse water molecules. It absorbs water or disperses moisture in the air and help the skin to maintain a certain amount of water. It is believed that your face skin will be white and tender and you will be glamorous and charming.
Sweet Dream at Night
Silk can make you warm in winter and cool in Summer. Sleep on this kind of gentle and soft fabric, you will have a sweet dream and nice sleep. After a tired working day, a nice sleep will be of great improtant to keep you healthy and in great mood.
Buy a silk pillowcase on mommesilk now. Your outlook and mood will be different. We promise every penny you spent on pillowcase will be costeffective and you will be silk pillowcase fan forever!