About Bamboo Sheets & Pillowcases
Bamboo linens have become increasingly popular within the past few years, partly due to its eco-friendliness. When you’re looking for new bedding, your top concern is how comfortable it is. Bamboo bedding has a phenomenal advantage over other types of bedding in this area. Bamboo linens are incredibly soft to the touch. In fact, bamboo bedding is even softer than cotton! This is because it is more breathable. Bamboo bed sheets won’t trap excess heat under the covers with you. You’ll always stay cool and comfortable, no matter what season it is.
Bamboo Sheets & Pillowcase Materials
Bamboo linens are made from premium bamboo that is stretched across the entire length of the sheet. Since long fibers are stretched the entire length of the sheet, rather than short fibers being interwoven together, bamboo bed sheets are less likely to tear and pill than traditional cotton sheets. Bamboo linens are also healthier. It is naturally hypoallergenic and antibacterial. These linens also reduce allergies because they reduce the number of allergens and dust mites living in your bed. Bamboo is also non-absorbent, which means bamboo bed sheets won’t absorb the oils from your skin.
Your Options with Bamboo Sheets & Pillowcases
We carry bamboo linen options from top brands like PureCare and Malouf. Dress your bed in sustainable comfort with PureCare’s premium bamboo sheet set from the Elements® line. Luxurious, soft, and durable, these natural sheets made with a premium sateen weave and long-staple cotton fibers provide a high-quality feel. You can also opt for Malouf Bamboo Duvet Cover Set. You'll experience a cloud-like feel every time you slip into bed.
What Else You Should Know About Bamboo Sheets & Pillowcases
The advantages of bamboo linens are fantastic if you are sensitive to allergies and other respiratory diseases. Since bamboo linens won’t absorb the oils from your skin, they won’t discolor or breakdown over time like traditional bed sheets. Bamboo linens will look brand-new for years to come!
Learn More About Bamboo Sheets & Pillowcases
Are bamboo sheets better than Egyptian cotton?
This is a personal decision based on exactly how you like to sleep, but bamboo sheets can be as soft as high thread count cotton without as high a number. Bamboo fibers tend to be more durable and more comfortable.
How to wash bamboo sheets?
Always wash your bamboo bedding in cold water on a gentle cycle. You'll want to use mild, liquid, biodegradable detergent. Put them in the dryer when they’re clean.
Do bamboo sheets keep you cool?
No one wants to get hot and sweaty as they sleep! Cotton retains heat more than bamboo. On the other hand, bamboo sheets are naturally breathable and wick away moisture.
What are bamboo sheets made of?
Bamboo sheets are made from premium bamboo that is stretched across the entire length of the sheet. The woody part of the bamboo is crushed mechanically before a natural enzyme retting and washing process, which is done to break down the walls and extract the fiber. This fiber is then spun into yarn. This yarn makes the sheets.
How long do bamboo sheets last?
These eco-friendly sheets can last up to many years. When cared for properly, bamboo sheets typically last 5 or even 6 years.
Do bamboo sheets pill?
Slight pilling is normal for natural fibers, especially in response to friction and isn't a fault or defect. Bamboo is a completely natural fabric, so you may notice slight pilling with initial use. This can be reduced or removed during the washing and drying process.
What are the benefits of using a bamboo pillowcase?
Bamboo is incredibly soft and has often been compared to cashmere and silk in feel. It also helps keep you cool, which means you won't sweat onto your pillowcase and breakout.
When should I replace my bamboo pillowcase?
If bamboo pillowcases are used on a daily basis and washed once every few weeks, they should last about a year or two before requiring a replacement. Of course, how long it lasts is actually subject to how much oil, dirt, and stains it accumulates.
Are bamboo pillowcases good for hair and skin>
Yes! It is very soft, so your hair won't break and frizz and your move your head around at night. It's also very cool, so you won't get acne and blemishes from sweating.
Do bamboo sheets shrink?
Bamboo sheets do have shrinking at their first wash. Because of this, top brands design their sheets at 4% oversize to accommodate for shrinkage, making for a perfect fit once washed.
Will bamboo sheets and pillowcases wrinkle?
No, they won't! Bamboo sheets release wrinkles easily and are also breathable and soft.