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A Quick Guide to Understanding Mulberry Silk Pillowcases


Pink Mulberry silk pillowcase lays on pillow on white bed

You put a lot of thought into finding the perfect mattress. Did you put just as much effort and energy into the rest of your bed? Each and every aspect of your bedding affects how you sleep, feel, and even look. This extends right down to the pillowcases! If you haven’t ever thought of whether you’re sleeping on the perfect pillowcases, we encourage you to do so now. When you learn more about mulberry silk pillowcases, you may realize you’re missing out on some pretty exciting benefits!

What is mulberry silk?

There are many different types of silk. Mulberry silk is the best of them all! Mulberry silk is made using the secretions of domesticated silkworms that feed on the leaves of the mulberry tree. Pure white in color and made up of individual long fibers, mulberry silk is more refined than other types of silk. Because it is both fine and light, it is the highest-quality silk that can be manufactured into pillowcases. Thanks to its gorgeous appearance and soft feel, mulberry silk is the ultimate benchmark for luxury bedding.

Why is mulberry silk famous for sleep accessories? 

As briefly stated above, mulberry silk is more refined than other types of silk. It’s more than just beautiful and silky soft. What may surprise you is that mulberry silk is just as practical as it is luxurious. For one, the fabric is famous for its exceptional strength. A strand of mulberry silk is stronger than a strand of steel of the same diameter! As well, mulberry silk is a natural substance with no odor whatsoever, making it well-suited to the needs of consumers who are prone to suffering from allergies. 

Mulberry silk is strong, beautiful, soft, and hypo-allergenic. No wonder it’s so popular! When you look further into the benefits of mulberry silk pillowcases, you’ll be amazed you haven’t made the switch sooner. 

Benefits of mulberry silk pillowcases 

This is no ordinary silk! Beyond the fact that these pillowcases help you feel better by providing a cool, soft, and allergy-free sleep surface, they actually help you look better. Seriously!

We know that a good night’s sleep can make us look and feel rejuvenated, but can a pillowcase actually help you wake up with clearer, smoother skin and lustrous hair? Yes! If you want a luxurious treat for your skin and hair as you sleep, you’re looking for a mulberry silk pillowcase. 

The slick texture of silk may be better for your skin, especially if you battle acne. You don’t need to take our word for it; it’s backed up by science. A recent clinical trial showed that people who slept on silk pillowcases had less pimples when compared to those who slept on cotton covers. Don’t forget about wrinkles! A mulberry silk pillowcase also reduces facial creasing. This is why mulberry silk pillowcases are recommended by beauty experts and dermatologists. 

They provide a skin-friendly sleep surface, as well as reduce pillow-induced hair breakage. The smooth surface means less friction on your hair, which prevents damage. Mulberry silk’s frictionless surface has been known to mitigate damage. It may even prolong the sleek look of a blowout or prevent snarls in your curls.

How to wash mulberry silk pillowcases

Simply put, mulberry silk is the best! Something this fancy must be difficult to properly care for, right? Not at all! If you’re wondering how to wash a mulberry silk pillowcase once you buy it, Madison Parks has the answer. Madison Parks says it is as simple as hand washing inside out in cold water.

When you’re ready to buy a mulberry silk pillowcase, be sure to double check the description. Some less-than-stellar companies may try to bypass your filter by using terms like “silk-like” to get on your radar but not actually provide real silk, or high-quality materials. We would never do this to you! 

We encourage you to shop our entire collection of pillow cases to find the perfect one for your bedding! As you shop, be sure to pay special attention to the Madison Park Mulberry 100% Silk Pillowcase. These silk pillowcases feature a pure, high-grade 25-Momme ensuring a silky-smooth charmeuse texture. ‘Momme’ is a Japanese form of weight measurement constituting quality. This is similar to thread count in cotton products, as it describes the silk’s weight and density. Momme can range anywhere from 11-momme to 25-momme. The higher momme number, the better- so these are really great pillowcases! We carry this product in four colors, Ivory, Grey, Pink, and White. Be sure to grab two for a matching set!