Silk is well known for its soft, delicate and luxurious properties, but did you know it can help to boost your health and wellness routines as well?
Silk is perfect for hair, skin, sleep and even allergy prevention and management! Read on to find out more!
The Benefits of Silk for Hair
Silk has long been prized for its luxurious feel and smooth texture, but did you know that it can also work wonders for your hair? Using silk products, such as pillowcases or hair accessories made from Mulberry silk, can offer a range of benefits for your locks.
Silk is a natural fiber that has a similar structure to human hair, which means it can help to reduce friction and minimize hair breakage caused by rubbing against rough surfaces. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase can prevent hair from getting tangled or knotted during the night, reducing hair breakage and frizz.
Partnering your Silk Pillowcase with a tool like the Anti Aging Beauty Pillow can help to support your skin and hair care routines at the same time. The Pillow’s patented design prevents excessive facial contact, minimizing friction and pulling on the skin and hair. The head cradle helps to position the head, so there’s less tossing and turning in the night, reducing tangles and scalp irritation.
Silk hair accessories, such as scrunchies or headbands, can also be gentle on the hair, preventing hair from breaking or snagging. The Pure Silk Scrunchie and the Celebrity Scrunchie are perfect for long hair, short hair, curly hair, straight hair… you name it! These chic scrunchies are designed to secure hair, without excess tension on the hair and scalp, for relaxed comfort overnight or on the go.
Silk is also known for its moisture-wicking properties, which can help to retain the natural oils in your hair, preventing dryness for the hair strands. This can be especially beneficial for those with dry or brittle hair types, as silk can help to maintain the hair's moisture balance, leaving it softer, smoother, and more manageable.
Partnering Silk Pillowcases with Silk Scrunchies or Headbands is a simple and easy way to maintain your hair health year round. Check out the range of glam colors today, for everyday glam night and day!
The Benefits of Silk for Skin
Adding Silk to your nighttime routine isn’t just about your hair care routine! Silk is also beneficial for your skin. Silk pillowcases or sleepwear made from Mulberry Silk can be a game-changer for your skincare routine.
Just like hair, your skin can easily slide across the soft surface of your Silk Pillowcase. In hair, this means less breakage and irritation, for your skin, this can mean reduced redness and inflammation thanks to the reduced friction from moving throughout the night.
Thanks to the coating of the protein sericin, Mulberry Silk is much less likely to cause friction against the skin when compared to other fabrics, which helps to prevent skin irritation, redness, and inflammation. This is especially beneficial for those with sensitive or acne-prone skin, as silk can minimize skin irritation and potential breakouts caused by rubbing against rough materials.
Silk is also a moisture wicking fabric, meaning that oil, sebum and products from your face and hair won’t get trapped into the fibers only to transfer back to your face and neck. Traditional pillowcases absorb dirt and oil from your skin and hair and transfer them back to your face and neck as you move in the night. This nightly transference can lead to an increase of build up on the face, increasing the likelihood of breakouts.
Silk is also naturally resistant to dust mites, mold, and other allergens, making it an excellent choice for people with allergies or respiratory issues. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase can help to reduce exposure to allergens, providing a cleaner and healthier sleep environment. Better sleep means better skin, with less disturbed sleep, you’re more likely to wake up looking and feeling fresh!
As an added bonus: Silk has a unique ability to regulate temperature, which can help to keep your skin cool and comfortable throughout the night. This helps our bodies and faces stay cool year round, reducing the build up of perspiration that can cause breakouts. Silk pillowcases wick away excess moisture from the skin, preventing sweat and oil buildup, and helping to maintain a fresh and clean complexion.
Why not add the Beauty Pillow Rejuvenating Night Serum to your bedtime routine? This active skin serum is the perfect accompaniment to your existing skincare routine. The Rejuvenating Night Serum uses Bio Bifida complex to gently smooth and exfoliate, Hyaluronic Acid to plump and Arnica Extract to soothe.
The Benefits of Silk for Sleep
Silk has long been praised for its ability to promote better sleep quality. The luxurious feel and gentle texture of Mulberry silk can create a conducive sleep environment, leading to improved sleep. Leveling up your bedroom with Beauty Pillow’s Silk Collection and Well Aging Support Pillows can help create an inviting space to wind down and switch off before bed.
Relaxing with journaling, mindful mediation or a relaxing bath is great when you have the time. After a long day, it can be hard to switch off from our busy lives. Adding a light spritz of the Beauty Pillow Pillow Mist is an easy way to set the mood for a deep, restful sleep. The Pillow Mist uses soothing Lavender to create an atmosphere of calm and relaxation, for at home aromatherapy.
We know that the smooth surface of silk pillowcases can help to reduce friction against the skin, preventing bed head and frizzy hair. It can also minimize the formation of sleep lines on the face, which can contribute to wrinkles and premature aging.
Adding a Silk Pillowcase to your Beauty Pillow is the perfect way to support your skincare routine. Silk Pillowcases prevent skin and hair pulling, while the Beauty Pillow elevates the head and neck, stimulating lymphatic flow and preventing sleep wrinkles that form from nightly compression.
Adding a Beauty Pillow to your nightly routine can help to position the neck and spine correctly, for better posture and a more comfortable sleeping position. Silk's temperature-regulating properties can also help to keep you comfortable while you sleep. Silk pillowcases can help to wick away excess moisture from the skin, preventing night sweats and helping to regulate body temperature, so you can enjoy a restful night's sleep without feeling too hot or too cold.
The Benefits of Silk for Allergies
Silk's hypoallergenic properties make it an ideal choice for people with allergies or respiratory issues. Silk is naturally resistant to dust mites, mold, and other allergens, making it a healthier option for bedding and clothing.
Using silk pillowcases and bedding can reduce exposure to common allergens that can trigger allergies or asthma, providing a cleaner and healthier sleep environment. Silk's moisture-wicking properties can also help to prevent the buildup of sweat and moisture that can attract allergens, helping to keep your sleep environment fresh and clean.