Silk FAQ

Find out the latest information on silk and the best practices when using it. We have a range of information available to help you improve your silk pillowcase maintenance & how you can get the most out of your silk.

If you want to know more about silk pillowcase benefits or find out how silk is made, you’ve come to the right place.

Silk Pillowcase benefits

Silk is a unique fabric that is used by many to help improve aspects of their life.

Silk is one of the most expensive fabrics due to it’s unique texture, which is able to help improve hair quality, reduce skin breakouts & help reduce wrinkles. Find out more about the other silk pillowcase benefits.

How is silk made?

Silk is a natural material that is produced by Silkworm by cultivating mulberry trees.

You can find out in detail about how silk is produced, the benefits of silk & the drawbacks of silk by reading the how silk is made page.

What is mulberry silk?

You may hear the term ‘mulberry silk’, but you’re not quite sure what it means. There are different types of mulberry silk based on weight, for example 19 momme silk pillowcases are thinner and less dense than 22 momme silk pillowcases.

Learn more about mulberry silk by visiting our what is mulberry silk page.

Silk vs Satin Pillowcases

People are often asking about the differences between silk & satin. From a distance the materials look very similar, when in fact they perform completely differently.

Silk is an eco-friendly, safe product in comparison to satin. Find out the differences between silk vs satin pillowcases & the potentially harmful effects of satin on your body.

How to wash silk

Silk is an extremely delicate material, it is important to wash your silk by using a mild detergent that doesn’t contain bleach. Always use cool water & the lowest temperatures when drying.

Find more detailed information on temperatures of your washer & dryer, please see our how to wash silk page.

How iron silk

There are different ways to iron silk. It’s always best to use the lowest heat setting possible on your iron or steamer while having your silk product from the opposite side. For example if you have a silk pillowcase, it’s best to turn it inside out before you start to steam or iron it.

Find more detailed information on this process, see our how to iron silk page.

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