Do you have 100% mulberry silk pillowcase, or are you planning to get your hands on one? If your answer is yes, here are some tips to extend your silk pillowcases’ lifespan.
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Hand Wash Only
Step 1 – Use cold water and mild detergent/ your shampoo.
Step 2 – Turn your pillowcase inside out.
Step 3 – Soak your pillowcase for 3 – 5 minutes. Do not soak overnight.
Step 4 – Gently rinse the pillowcase after soaking.
Step 5 – Rinse well in new fresh cold water.
Step 6 – Gently squeeze out excess water. Do not wring it.
Step 7 – Hang it up to dry. Avoid direct sunlight.
Tackling Creases and Wrinkles
- Wrinkles can be removed by steaming and ironing.
- Iron on low heat setting with a press cloth place on top of your pillowcase.
- Do not iron on damp silk.
- Do not spray or wet silk while ironing. This may cause damage the silk and may leave permanent water stains.
It is true that silk pillowcases are expensive but they are an investment, caring for them shouldn’t scare you or stop you from purchasing them. Benefits of having silk pillowcases outweighs everything else. Check out the benefits of silk pillowcases here and check out what White Trousseau offers here!