Silk despite it’s delicate appearance is actually a tough material, which because of its smooth surface can resist odours and soiling quite well. It is also easy to wash and dry quickly as well as being wrinkle and tear resistant!
Silk has a luxurious softness and beautiful feel along with countless benefits that are just not matched by man-made fabrics.
As it’s a 100% natural material, silk is ideal for any climate because it has natural temperature regulating properties these provide the ability to provide comfort during any season – warm & comfy during the winter months and comfortably cooling in the summer. It is also got the unique ability to absorb up to 30% of it’s weight without leaving the material feeling damp, helping to keep the body cool and dry during sleep by removing moisture and perspiration.
With Silk being 100% natural it is also hypoallergenic and because of its protein structure and the fact it contains many amino acids in common with the human body, these acids help moisture penetrate the skin and aid in skin healing as well as assisting with sensitive skin conditions.
Some examples of issues / conditions that the use of silk products is good for:
- Asthma – As silk is resistant to dust mites
- Allergic rash
- Post surgery sutures
- Post-chemotherapy sensitive skin
- Sensitive skin
- Skin inflammations (psoriasis)
Silk also has great cosmetic qualities for hair and skin. Hair can become shiny through contact with the silk and wrinkles in skin can be visually reduced by regular usage