I converted to a silk pillowcase and this was the outcome
After a dermatologist recommended converting to a silk pillowcase to help with dry skin, I was hesitant. Aside from the costly price, it was hard to believe that a pillowcase would make that significant of a difference. After doing tons of research on cotton fabrics and receiving this pillowcase as a gift, I tried it out for one month and was shocked at the outcome.
1). Hydrated skin
Within the first two weeks, I felt a major difference in my skin. It was much more hydrated in the morning than it ever had before. Cotton pillowcases have a rougher exterior and retain moisture. Because the material is very absorbent, cotton pillowcases tend to soak up your skin's natural oils and moisture, causing breakouts and dry skin.
2) Fewer split ends and reduced bed head
I saw the biggest difference in the morning with my hair after sleeping on silk. Cotton cases create friction within your hair and after just a couple of weeks, I noticed way less breakage. The most exciting part about sleeping on the silk pillowcases was how long my blow-outs stay in tact for.
I was initially recommended to switch to the silk pillowcase because I suffer from extremely sensitive skin under my eyes. Your face has more direct contact with your pillowcase than any other
item, so making sure the fabric is hypoallergenic is a must. Hypoallergenic fabrics naturally fight off dust and other allergens
Converting to a silk pillowcase completely changed my beauty regime, and now I am completely obsessed. Shop my favorite cases by 'Slip' along with some affordable options in the list below, and I promise you won't regret it!