Silk Is Worth Buying: Benefits of Silk
1.Silk is good for skin and hair
- Silk comes from an animal and contains natural cell proteins that help to reduce signs of aging. Silk wicks moisture and keeps you cool in summer, warm in winter.
- There is almost no friction between your skin and your silk bedding because of silk smoothness.
- And, silk won’t bind or catch hair.
2.Silk is considered hypoallergenic
Silk is entirely natural and therefore hypoallergenic. The sericin residue is a natural repellent that keeps the silk away from bugs, bacteria, and mold.
3.The durability of silk
Silk fibers are the strongest natural textile fibers in the world, and our silk is made from especially high quality silk fibers with a denser weave up to 750 threads per inch.
In fact, with proper care, our best quality mulberry silk bedding can be used for 15 – 20 years.
Silk cocoons contain natural protein. If you apply silk cocoon on your face, it will release sericin which can promote an active metabolism, nourish the skin to leave it feeling soft, supple and radiant. What’s more, it is particularly effective for the pores around the nose and forehead oily T zone.
5.Silk-filled duvets Vs. down-filled duvet
Duvets filled with silk floss weight for a mere fraction of a feather/down filled duvet of the same heat-insulating capabilities. With Silk-filled duvets, you can freely move as you like. And, the lighter weight helps blood circulation and arthritis and other healthy issues.
Two Tips For Buying Silk Product
1. Looking for Long Strand Mulberry Silk
When buying silk comforters, you had better check the percentage of silk filling and see the length of long strand Mulberry silk.
Many manufactures like using a small amount of long chain mulberry and a lot of cheaper staple fibers to make comforters. However, they will advertise that the whole thing as 100% Mulberry silk.
2. Pay Attention to The Color Of The Silk
Silk is a nature fiber with ivory hue and slightly iridescent.
To make the silk look nicer and remove some of the remaining serecin order, manufactures always bleach their silk. This method indeed can enhance silk’s look, it will damage the fiber thus silk becomes brittle and easy to break.