If you are up to date on your celeb news, then you will be well aware that many of them swear by sleeping with a silk pillowcase.
Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lopez are all strong believers in getting a good nights sleep with their trusted silk pillow, and heres why…
Sleeping every night with your head rested on silk has huge benefits for your skin, hair and health - so take a look at all these amazing reasons you need to be getting on this trend and investing in a good quality silk pillowcase.
Silk is produced from the silkworm and this can be made into everything from dresses to nightwear, scarves to bedding and everything in between. Because it is produced naturally it has many properties that make is so unique.
It is produced from the silkworm so doesn’t require the use of any harmful pesticides for it’s production, therefore it reduces your exposure to, and support of, these harmful chemicals.
Because it is naturally produced it has some hypoallergenic properties; it has a natural resistance to dust mites, mildew, fungus and mould - another reason it is great for your health.
When it comes to your hair and skin, if you lay your head on a cotton pillowcase, cotton can be ultra absorbent and rather rough against you. When you sleep on silk, this friction is reduced hugely, allowing your skin and hair to glide over the surface. This will reduce split ends for your hair and irritation to your skin.
Silk helps your skin to retain moisture as you sleep so you will wake with healthy glowing skin that is super soft and smooth.
Natural silk is a very good thermal insulator; helping you to stay warmer in winter months and cooler in the summer, which supports healthy skin and hair.
Silk is the celebs top secret to anti-aging; when you sleep with a cotton pillow it is the quickest way to iron wrinkles into your face, silk doesn’t do this, it is luxuriously soft and doesn’t cause abrasions or reactions to your face with the added benefit of keeping your skin looking young and wrinkle free.
It is important when choosing your silk pillowcase, that your keep in mind that not all silks are created equal. It is important to get 100% silk for maximum benefit and choose a Mulberry Silk to give you the smoothest finish.
Some silks can be hard to care for, for ease of caring make sure you check the washing instructions before you purchase.
Don’t be fooled by the label ‘Satin’. Satin is a type of weave; so you can get silk satin and polyester satin. Make sure you know the difference with what you are purchasing. If someone calls it satin, it is just referring to the weave not the type of fabric!
Be sure to check out out fantastic range of Mulberry Silk Pillowcases to make sure you get your best nights sleep and are able to wake up looking and feeling great with smooth hair and skin.
Also, check out our beautiful Mulberry Silk Eye Masks, which are great for travelling.
Have you ever tried a silk pillowcase before? Will you now be investing in the best kept anti-aging secret?
Elm & BlueFollow