Silk Properties & Benefits

Besides its luxurious softness and lustrous beauty, there are a variety of other benefits that silk offers that other fabrics.

All About Silk

Silk, a natural protein fiber, is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori. And these bright yellow cocoons can provide up to 500 meters of silk thread per cocoon. Silk fabric was first developed in ancient China. And, about 5,000 years ago, China began to cultivate silkworm, and silk
From its discovery, in about 2650 B. C., until today, silk has been known as the “queen of the fibers”. Japan and China are the word’s major sources of silk,although minor quantities come from India, Italy, and Korea. Silk is a natural protein secreted by the larvae of several different moths. The two main categories
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. Silk fabric is a smooth textile, reducing friction against hair Silk pillowcases are smooth so that it significantly reduces friction against hair. Silk weaves
Silk pillowcases are naturally hypoallergenic. Hypoallergenic or Anti-allergy means the item is intended to prevent or minimize an allergic reaction. Silk fiber’s hypoallergenic properties include a natural resistance to dust and house mites, mildew, mould, and rot that attacks other fibres. Sufferers of asthma, blocked sinuses or other hay fever symptoms, can find relief in
Satin is a type of weave that has a lustrous front and a dull back. Charmeuse is a lightweight fabric woven with a satin weave. Both Satin and Charmeuse can be made from natural & synthetic fibers, like silk, polyester, and nylon. Charmeuse Satin Definition A soft, smooth lightweight fabric woven with a satin weave
Silk and polyester are two widely used fabrics in textile industry. Silk is often used in high-end bed sheets & delicate clothing like silk nighties; while polyester is often used in outerwear because of its high tenacity and durability. Polyester is a strong fiber and consequently can withstand strong and repetitive movements. The main difference

Differences Between Silk and Wool

Both silk and wool are natural fibers obtained from animals. Silk from silkworm cocoons and wool from furry animals like goats. They both keep warm and are used in bed sheets and high-end clothes. Yet, they have many difference, the following chart displays their differences in many aspects. Silk Wool Origin Silk is produced from
People all want to wake up with perfect skin and hair, but in real life, it often turns out to be weird grooves etched across faces and less shiny hair than last night. The easiest way to keep skin and hair in good condition after a long night sleep is sleeping on silk pillowcases. Why?
There are different types of bed sheets, including microfiber, cotton, bamboo & silk sheets. There are two most popular types: silk sheets & Egyptian cotton sheets. Both of them have their advantages and disadvantages in different aspects. Silk Sheets Egyptian Cotton Sheets Source Natural protein fiber from silkworm cocoons, primarily sourced from China in Asia

Types of Bed Sheets

There are mainly four types of bed sheets: microfiber, cotton, bamboo & silk sheets.  Below are some of their pros and cons, which will help you make the right decision when buying bed sheets. Pros Cons Microfiber Sheets Synthetic fibers, like polyesters, nylon Microfiber is and tightly woven, it repels stains and water, making them
A comforter is made up with a duvet cover & comforter fillings. Duvet Cover: Cotton or Silk? Duvet covers are either cotton or silk.  They both have their advantages and disadvantages. Pros Cons Cotton Duvet Cover Naturally temperature regulating ability keeps you cool in summer and warm in cold winter. Quality cotton duvet cover improves
Almost everything has advantages and disadvantages, so does silk comforters. Cons of Silk Filled Comforters High Cost: Making silk is a time-consuming, accurate and demanding process. Difficult to Care: Silk is very delicate. We cannot treat them like cotton. To remove some stains from silk, you had better send it to dry cleaning. Besides, frequent