Silk pillowcases are beneficial for your skin & hair. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase can help your skin stay healthy and smooth and can help reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles.
1. Silk fabric is a smooth textile, reducing friction against hair
Silk pillowcases are smooth so that it significantly reduces friction against hair. Silk weaves are much tighter than most textiles you can find, which makes silk fabric, especially silk Charmeuse fabric very smooth, your hair will have less split ends, less broken hair strands & less pulling and stress on hair roots.
2. Silk fiber is the best natural fiber which has much less chemicals than others
Silk is a natural protein fiber made from silk cocoons. Silkworm spins a thread out of material from its own body, and winds around itself, forming a cocoon. If the cocoon are not disturbed, in the ordinary life process of the silkworm a moth would come out. The moth would lay eggs and die, and the process would start over again. Silkworms live in very clean room and eat mulberry leaves which is 100% organic food for them. Thus, the living environment of silkworm, and the production process of silk is 100% clean and chemical-free. No pesticides at all.
Compared with other textiles like cotton surrounded by pesticides to ensure the living of cotton plant, and polyester which is made from oil, silk is indeed the best natural, chemical-free fabric we can find nowadays.
3. Silk pillowcases absorb less of your hair’s natural oils or hair care products like conditioner
Human body produces natural oil, including skin & hair, this kind of oil is a natural protector of human body, very good for health and beauty. Most textiles like cotton & polyester will absorb the oil and make your skin rough and dry after one night sleep. It’s totally different when it comes to silk pillowcases, for silk won’t absorb your body oil due to its natural properties.