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The advantages of sleeping on a silk pillowcase

The special properties of silk

Silk allows you to enjoy a beauty treatment while you sleep! Many stars, dermatologists and hairdressers swear by sleeping on a silk pillowcase. The special properties of silk offer many advantages. We’ve listed them for you:

1. Sleeping on a silk pillowcase helps prevent wrinkles

Our experts at De Nachtwacht (and many others) believe that a good night's sleep is the greatest secret to a youthful appearance. But did you know that with a silk pillowcase you can get even more out of your beauty sleep?

 

Silk does not crease. Instead, it always feels smooth. A silk pillowcase and silk sheets are so smooth that your skin glides over them. After sleeping on a silk pillowcase, you will get up without sleep lines on your face, thus avoiding wrinkles in the long term. And let’s be honest... Isn’t that what we all want?

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2. Beautiful and healthy skin thanks to a silk pillowcase

A silk pillow case is filled with proteins, amino acids and antioxidants which nourish your skin and maintain its moisture levels while you sleep. Unlike other fabrics, silk doesn’t absorb moisture. In fact, it has moisture-regulating properties. That is an important advantage, because dry skin is more likely to develop wrinkles.

 

Even after the silk has been washed, the amino acids, proteins and antioxidants remain intact! Not sure how to wash your silk pillowcase? Then don’t hesitate to contact one of our experts at De Nachtwacht. We have all the right products in store and will be happy to help you. Emperior Silk's special silk detergent, for example, is entirely tailored to the characteristics of silk fibres.

3. A silk pillowcase helps prevent acne and spots

Silk is hypoallergenic (bye bye, house dust mite!), antibacterial and also regulates sebum production in the face and hair. Since silk causes less friction on the skin, less sebum is automatically produced. That’s very beneficial for people who have oily skin or greasy hair. Silk feels smooth, so sleeping on a silk pillowcase and silk sheets is often recommended for people with sensitive skin, acne, psoriasis or eczema.

4. Your hair too benefits from sleeping on a silk pillowcase

Silk not only makes your hair less greasy, it also keeps it well hydrated, making it the secret to smooth and shiny hair! Do you often get up in the morning with tangled hair? To avoid a bad hair day, sleep on a silk pillowcase! Your blow dry will also stay in shape longer.

5. Silk upgrades your room to a 5-star hotel

Silk has been considered the ultimate luxury product for over 4,500 years now. Did you know that in China, where silk originated, only the emperor used to be allowed to wear silk! So a silk pillowcase is not only good for your skin and hair, but it’s also the perfect pampering treat. And who doesn’t love that?

 

Do you have any more questions? Feel free to contact us or drop by our showroom in Kortrijk and discover the silk pillowcases by Mikmax and Emperior Silk!