Besides its luxurious softness and lustrous beauty, there are various other benefits of silk that other fabrics, whether natural or man-made, simply cannot match. These advantages of silk have rightly earned silk its reputation as the queen of fabrics. If Why Silk is still a question in your mind, the following benefits of silk should remove any doubts. It is not just a question of comparison with other fabrics, some of these benefits and advantages place silk in a league of its own.
Silk contains natural cellular albumen, which helps speed up metabolism of skin cells - thus helping to reduce signs of aging. Silk is a natural heat regular Maintaining body temperature -Silk does not conduct heat or static electricity like other fibres - heat is retained during cold temperatures and redundant heat is shed during summer temperatures. Keeping your skin cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Because our process of turning those cocoons into silk is a gentle one that does not strip away those natural substances, the benefits of them are still in the silk when you purchase Lily silk bedding product. Dust mites, mold, and funguses all do not like those substances and stay away from silk.
Our best quality mulberry silk duvets can easily last upwards of 15 - 20 years. Because all Lily Silk filled duvets are used Grade A long fibre mulberry silk. The long threads in mulberry silk along with its natural tendency to adhere and bond with itself creates a fabric that is very durable and long lasting.
Silk is a naturally thermal fibre. Our silk filled duvet will keep you gently warm but not overheated. A pure silk scarf is recommended by some doctors to wear around your neck if you have neck pain. Why? This is because silk constantly keeps you warm, regulates your body temperature and is gentle to your skin.
Silk is the most hygienic material to be used as bedding. So if you are like me and had to get rid of your down comforter because of dust mite allergies, getting a silk comforter instead is the perfect choice.