5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Sleeping on a Cotton Pillowcase

Posted by Faye Veugelers on

It's easy to overlook the negative effects of cotton pillowcases on our health and beauty. But when you consider the following, you might want to think twice before choosing cotton over silk:

1. Damages your skin

Cotton fibers can cause friction and tugging on your skin, leading to wrinkles, fine lines and other signs of aging. This can damage your skin, leaving it dry and dull.

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2. Ruins your hair

Cotton fibers are rough and can cause friction and tugging on your hair, leading to tangles, breakage and split ends. This can damage your hair, leaving it dry and dull.

3. Absorbs moisture

Cotton is a natural material that absorbs moisture, oils, and bacteria from your skin and hair. This can lead to acne, infection, and other skin problems. It can also dry out your hair, leaving it brittle and prone to breakage.

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4. Allergenic

Cotton is not hypoallergenic, which can be a problem for people with sensitive skin or allergies. Dust mites and other allergens can thrive in cotton fibers, leading to allergic reactions and asthma symptoms.


5. Bacteria-friendly

Sleeping on a cotton pillowcase can have negative effects on your hair, skin, and overall health. To avoid this, cotton pillowcases have to be washed frequently to maintain hygiene, which can be time-consuming and costly.

A better alternative would be to switch to a mulberry silk pillowcase. This Dore & Rose "Skin Recovering Silk Pillowcase" is an anti-bacterial silk pillowcase that eliminates 99.7% of all bacteria before they can reach your face. An excellent investment for anyone who cares about their health and beauty. Click the link below to shop yours today. 

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