What are the benefits of silk?

Mulberry silk is one of the oldest types of silk. It comes from the Morus Alba tree and was made popular in China over 5,000 years ago.

Mulberry silk is the highest quality silk available for purchase. In addition to its unique softness, its beautiful appearance, and its strength, it draws its popularity from the many benefits it confers.

The benefits of silk on the skin

Mulberry silk fibers contain 18 amino acids and proteins that our skin nourishes. This is why mulberry silk bedding is one of the best there is.

When we use silk pillowcases and sheets, which are in contact with our skin for several hours, the skin will benefit from the benefits of silk's amino acids and regenerate during sleep.

Mulberry silk pillowcases prevent the appearance of wrinkles, fight acne, and promote skin hydration.

  • The anti-wrinkle properties of silk

What promotes the appearance of wrinkles are the folds that are created on our face when we sleep.
Over time, the skin loses its ability to eliminate these wrinkles and bounce back.
Mulberry silk pillowcases are very smooth and soft. They create less friction with the skin compared to any other material.
You will therefore have fewer wrinkles on your face when you wake up.

  • The moisturizing and anti-acne properties of silk

We tend to immediately think of serums and creams to care for our skin. But, we forget that prevention is the key.

The creams can be excessively expensive and the results unimpressive. Mulberry silk textiles are a safe and lasting investment.

The majority of other materials (cotton, wool, polyester, etc.) absorb moisture from the skin.
We may apply the most expensive treatments on our skin, but these treatments will be absorbed by these textiles.
Mulberry silk, on the contrary, helps the skin retain its natural moisture and will not absorb your creams, which allows you to benefit 100% from their effects.

If our bedding is not washed regularly, it will retain germs. These germs affect the skin. They are often the cause of pimples and irritation.
Mulberry silk is antifungal, it does not absorb or retain germs. Your skin is thus protected against any kind of inflammation.
Thanks to its natural fibers, silk, unlike cotton, will not clog your pores.

The benefits of silk on hair

Just like the skin, hair is nourished by the proteins contained in silk.

Sleeping on mulberry silk helps beautify the appearance of hair while making it less sensitive and less prone to breakage.

  • Mulberry silk to combat frizz, tangles and split ends

Mulberry silk is a material that produces much less friction than any other material.
A silk pillowcase or a silk nightcap, for example, will produce 43% less friction compared to a cotton pillowcase or a cotton nightcap.

Using mulberry silk will therefore significantly help reduce frizz, tangles and split ends and will prevent hair loss.

  • Mulberry silk to maintain hydration and beautiful appearance of hair

Mulberry silk helps hair fibers better retain their natural moisture. The hair will therefore retain its hydration.

Hydrated during sleep, hair will be silky and shiny when you wake up.

The benefits of silk on sleep

Sleep quality is strongly impacted by body temperature and allergies.
If you have a stuffy nose or are too hot or too cold, you will likely wake up and may have trouble getting back to sleep.

Mulberry silk is very soft, extremely comfortable, but also thermoregulatory and hypoallergenic.
Mulberry silk fabrics have this impressive ability to adapt to human body temperature and are naturally inhospitable to dust mites.

  • Mulberry silk is hypoallergenic and antifungal

Mulberry silk is the most hypoallergenic of all materials. It contains sericin, which is a natural protein that fights allergic reactions.
Mulberry silk is also inhospitable to dust mites, fungus, and bedbugs.

Mulberry silk bedding is therefore extraordinary for people with sensitive skin or noses.

  • Mulberry silk is thermoregulatory and has the ability to absorb and emit moisture

The fibers of mulberry silk are those which constitute the cocoon of the Bombyx Mori. The role of this cocoon is to maintain optimal thermal conditions for the caterpillar, protecting it from cold and heat in order to facilitate its transformation into a butterfly.
The thermoregulatory magic of silk also benefits humans: When the body heats up, silk cools, and when it cools, it warms up.
Mulberry silk textiles will therefore keep your body at a perfect temperature.

In addition to being thermoregulatory, mulberry silk is an excellent insulator while being breathable. It is capable of retaining up to a third of its weight in moisture, then releasing it without producing an odor.
Mulberry silk fabrics will therefore absorb sweat and then emit it without producing the slightest unpleasant odor.

Mulberry silk sheets and pillowcases are the ideal solution for people who suffer from night sweats and hot flashes.

In addition to its many properties that promote restful sleep, mulberry silk is an unrivaled beauty treatment.
For all these reasons, mulberry silk is one of the top-of-the-range materials, and is undoubtedly one of the best in the world.

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