A question people often ask is, which is better for your hair and skin, silk or satin? There’s a reason why many people swear by silk. Silk is known for its hypoallergenic properties that makes it a great fabric for your skin and hair. Silk is the strongest of natural fibers and has many benefits.
Silk is breathable so that means it’s a natural body temperature regulator, it retains the heat or cold keeping your body at a comfortable temperature. Silk is also known to have anti-aging properties so it’s great on your skin. A smooth surface equals less friction. Choosing silk means putting less stress on your hair and skin, allowing you to get the perfect night of rest without the irritation. Read on below to see the benefits between silk and satin!
Silk vs Satin:
Types of Materials: Silk doesn’t involve synthetic materials (polyester, rayon acetate, cotton), it’s all natural which means only 100% silk.
Less Friction: Less movement on your hair and skin while you are sleeping so it helps with preventing wrinkles and prevents hair from frizzing, minimizes split ends/hair damage.
Naturally Hypoallergenic: Silk is resistant to mold and other allergens.
It Breathes: Silk does not absorb natural oils and moisture from your hair and skin.
Different Feel: While they both have distinct textures, silk is softer in feel while satin is slippery and glossy.
Price: Satin is cheaper because it is easier to produce in large quantities while silk is harder to produce and is labor intensive.
We hope these silk vs satin facts will make it easier to shop for a pillowcase that will benefit your needs. Silk is an investment but investing in a great night’s sleep will be well worth it. Check out our varieties of silk pillowcases on our website so you can start getting better sleep!