Why choose a silk pillowcase to take care of your skin and hair?
About 99.9% of the population is sleeping on pillowcases, cotton. The problem with cotton is that it does not slip and the fabric rubs and pulls continuously on the difficult parts of the face and neck.
Only pillowcases made from a fabric very soft and little abrasive as silk natural mulberry limit the friction of the fabric on the skin and the appearance of the folds of sleep.
What are the properties of the silk?
It contains 18 amino acids and natural proteins that nourish your hair and skin and it is an organic material and natural.
It is naturally hypoallergenic and antibacterial, It is suitable for people with skin irritations, allergies and asthma, or excessive sweating.
Silk is also thermo-regulating. The silk will keep you warm in the winter and will refresh you in the summer.
The benefits for the skin:
Anti-wrinkles by the soft texture, natural proteins, and maintains hydration
Acne: The antibacterial properties are beneficial for limiting superinfection
Eczema: Hypoallergenic natural
The maintenance of hydration of the skin:
One of the properties of cotton is its ability to absorb up to 30% of its weight in liquid. The silk does not, its absorptivity is only around 11%.
It dehydrates so much less in the epidermis of the cotton and keeps the natural hydration of the skin during the night.
Regulation of impurities from the skin
The enzymes present in the silk to prevent the appearance of small imperfections and participates in the regulation of acne
Benefits for the hair
Maintains hydration of the hair fiber because the pillow absorbs less oil
Lowers the forks and the loss of hair caused by friction because the weaving of silk is soft instead of cotton.
Less static electricity and keeps the hair soft
What is “Momme”
You may have heard of ‘momme’ when you purchase items on the silk. Momme is the unit of the weight per square metre of the silk. The greater the number momme is high, the more the silk fabric is thick and durable. The mommes range from 10mm (longer end) 25mm, our pillows are of the superior quality 22mm for their strength and efficiency on the hair and skin.
What is "Oeko-Tex Standard 100"?
Our pillowcases are the standards certified Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is an international standards which assures you that our products are free of harmful substances for the health and for the skin.
It is easy to demonstrate the benefits on the appearance of the skin of the face you sleep on a pillowcase made of silk. But it is sufficient to lay the head on a pillow case in silk in order to convince themselves of their comfort and of their freshness during the hot season and adopt them permanently.
• Hand washing: the water temperature should be less than 30 degrees
• Washing machine: setting silk / wool, or setting the warmer at 30 degrees.
• Do not wash the silk with a detergent containing bleaching agents, or detergent powder, prefer a laundry liquid.
• A detergent for silk is recommended
• Do not use bleach, Do not wring
• To keep the colors bright, add a few drops of white vinegar to the rinse water.
• Do not wring especially not for the products in silk, roll in a towel, then lay them flat on a dry towel.
Do not wring out especially not for the products in silk, roll in a towel, and lay it flat on a dry towel.
NEVER dry in the dryer, in the sun or on a radiator
Iron silk on the reverse, at a low temperature or on a cloth.
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