Types of silk pillowcase
There are mainly two kinds of pillowcase-pillowcase with envelope closure & pillowcase with hidden zipper. They have their own strengths.
Envelope pillowcases are more easy to wear into and remove from your pillows, which reduces friction. But leaving one side open, only one side of such pillowcases can be used. If you are used to using one side, such pillowcases are quite convenient.
Pillowcases with hidden zipper, however, are smooth on both sides. Therefore, you can also put such pillowcases in living rooms so that you can lining on the pillows. It’s beautiful with its luxurious luster and your guest will speak highly of them.
Momme of pillowcases
You may always head of “momme” when you are choosing silk products. Then what is “momme”? Momme, the weight per square meters, is usually used to measure the quality of silk(1 momme= 4.3056 grams per square meter). The higher the momme value is , the thicker the silk is. Therefore, it is generally known that silk products with higher momme value are better. But it’s not exact. Different products have different momme value range and the temperature and aims should be taken into consideration. Generally, the momme values for pillowcase are 19 momme 22 momme and 30 momme. 30 momme pillowcases are the best pillowcases at present and their price is a little bit higher.
Pure silk pillowcases vs. Cotton pillowcases
Comparing with cotton pillowcases, silk pillowcases feature in breathable and hypoallergenic fabric, temperature regulating function. It’s also because of these features that silk pillowcases perfectly help you to say good-bye to wrinkles and hair friction.
Suggestions for pillowcases cleaning
Don’t know how to clean your pillowcases? Try the spot-cleaning.
Firstly, mix 2 tsp. of mild laundry detergent with 1 cup of warm water;
Secondly, soak a soft, line-free cleaning cloth into the mixed solution above and put it on the stain of your silk pillowcases until the stain is damp;
Thirdly, wet a new and clean cloth with warm water and use it to wipe the stains
Fourthly, wet a clean cloth to remove sope residue.
Finally, wipe the wet spots with a dry and clean cloth and dry it naturally.
Some accessories to match your pure silk pillowcases
Collocating with pure silk sleep cap and silk eye mask, a good sleep is guaranteed. Pure silk sleep cap can perfectly protect your hair by reducing friction and retaining moisture of your hair. You’ll find your hair is as smooth as the day before and few hair strands are left in your pillowcases. Pure silk eye masks can block out light without irritating your eyes.