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Incredible Health Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep, Chapter 2

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Incredible Health Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep, Chapter 2

A few weeks ago, we brought you our blog describing a few of the ways that getting enough sleep on a regular basis can increase your cognitive function, give your immune system a turbo boost, and provide you with a higher mood and better productivity! But those were just a few of the wide range of benefits you can get from giving yourself enough time to snooze every night, so we thought we’d bring you a chapter two, stuffed with even more reasons to knock back your alarm for those extra Zzzs! Healthy Heart This may not be a secret...

Different Uses for Silk

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Different Uses for Silk

Silk production first began thousands of years ago in China, and was a closely guarded secret for many years! Now silk is produced around the globe, but remains one of the most luxurious materials money can buy. Silk has a variety of unique properties which make it coveted for a wide range of uses. Clothing The most obvious (and popular) way to utilise silk is to make apparel from it, as China has done for since well become the common era began! From long flowing silk gowns with exquisite detailing to silk ties to accentuate a clean sharp suit, silk...

Benefits of Silk for Haircare

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Benefits of Silk for Haircare

Silk is one of the more luxurious materials on the market and is coveted for its unique properties. Silk is used in the creation of opulent goods from apparel to bedding, drapes, and tapestries. Silk is well-known for its smooth and cool-to-the-touch texture and its iconic rainbow shimmer in natural light – caused by the triangular structure of its threads. Now many are discovering silk’s amazing uses in haircare and how it can help you avoid frizzy and unruly locks. Let’s take a closer look at that various ways silk can aid your haircare routine: Silk has a much smoother...

The Incredible Health Benefits of Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

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The Incredible Health Benefits of Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

It’s no secret that getting a sound night of sleep can boost your health and immune system! Especially in these tumultuous times, maintaining our physical and mental health is vital for wellbeing. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, global anxieties have been at an all-time-high and many of us have lost sleep over the crisis. The lockdowns have also left us isolated and made it more difficult to keep on top of our mental health. So, making sure you maximise the length and quality of your sleep has never been more important! Getting enough rest can benefit your health in a...

Silk Care: How to Keep Your Silk Clean and Fresh

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Silk Care: How to Keep Your Silk Clean and Fresh

For anybody with silk products, learning about proper silk care is essential. Silk is an opulent and expensive material, but it is also quite fragile and delicate, so ensuring you employ the highest standards of silk care is absolutely vital for maintaining the quality and prolonging the longevity of your silk clothing, bedding, or upholstery! Silk care requires decent knowledge of the material you’re maintaining and its properties, so we’ve broken down the top tips for silk care here for your convenience! Silk doesn’t require dry cleaning! A common misconception is that you cannot clean silk properly by hand washing...

Five Reasons to Buy a Silk Face Mask

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Five Reasons to Buy a Silk Face Mask

Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck early last year, face masks have gone from being almost completely absent from Western society to being everywhere you look. It is vital to give yourself the best personal protection against infection, but with so many different mask options available, how can you know which is best? Most opt for disposable medical masks and cheap nylon or polyester fashion masks, but many do not realise that silk is one of the best materials available! Let’s take a closer look at five of the reasons to opt for a silk face mask: 1.    More effective than...

Pros and Cons of Silk Pyjamas

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Pros and Cons of Silk Pyjamas

There’s no better feeling than putting on a clean set of your comfiest pyjamas and jumping under a crisp set of sheets. But what material do you opt for, cotton, linen, or maybe even polyester? How can you be sure you’re choosing the best fabric for a sound night’s sleep? Silk could offer you some unique benefits when it comes to sleeping through the night. Most people aren’t aware of the pros and cons of silk, let’s take a quick look! Advantages Breathable but durable: Silk is known as a light material that hangs loosely from your skin, allowing your...

3 Reasons to Use a Silk Face Mask

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3 Reasons to Use a Silk Face Mask

Forget about leaving your phone, wallet or keys at home - these days it's all about remembering your face mask! Even as the COVID-19 rules begin to relax and we start to get a taste of normality once again, a lot of people are still choosing to cover their face with a mask in order to protect themselves and others from the spread of the virus. The majority of people will opt for single-use medical grade masks (although who knows whether they’re being disposed of each time!) or cotton masks from supermarkets and clothing retailers, however these are known for...

How to Protect Curly Hair As You Sleep

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How to Protect Curly Hair As You Sleep

Curly hair can be notoriously difficult to tame and a lot of people struggle to control frizz and flyaways after a peaceful night's rest. The last thing that anybody wants to do every morning is reach for a detangling conditioner in the shower, however frizzy locks can be the bane of every curly haired girl and guy's life. Luckily, it only takes a few simple steps to change your life as it is possible to protect your curls and prevent frizz by taking control as you sleep. Read on to find out more... Protective Hairstyles Curly hair can be a...

Understanding the Different Properties of Silk

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Understanding the Different Properties of Silk

There is a reason why silk is considered one of the most luxurious materials on the market as it offers a number of amazing benefits. In fact, it can be crafted into a wide range of attire from pillowcases to pyjamas which makes it incredibly versatile and allows you to reap the benefits in whichever way suits your needs the best. Read on as the DREAMSILK team goes over some of the different properties of silk that give it the outstanding reputation it has today... Softness Silk is coated by a protein known as sericin which acts a ‘glue’ and...

Can Silk Improve Allergy Symptoms?

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Can Silk Improve Allergy Symptoms?

It goes without saying that allergens can cause debilitating symptoms for those who suffer from certain conditions like allergic rhinitis, dust allergies and even sensitivities to certain chemicals that are used in the manufacturing process of textiles. The popularity of silk has increased considerably in recent years as people finally begin to understand how the uber soft textures can help protect the hair and prevent frizz, but did you know that silk also has another hidden property? As a certified hypoallergenic, it’s been brought to our attention that silk could be the answer that every allergy sufferer has been looking...

How to Prevent Overnight Hair Tangles

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How to Prevent Overnight Hair Tangles

Waking up with a morning bedhead is every girl's worst nightmare, and if you have curls then there’s no hope for rescuing those locks without the help of a detangling conditioner! In fact, we’d bet that all those curly haired men with long tresses out there can relate to these scenarios too. Tangles can be caused by a number of different factors such as hair type and texture as well external factors, however these can be altered in order to improve your routine. Read on as we go over three top tips that should help prevent your hair from tangling...

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