A good night's sleep is essential for anyone, so the right pillow is one of the key ingredients. Just imagine a perfect combination: the right mattress, the best pillow, and you - like a natural pair, right? There are quite a few pillows to choose from, so you need to make sure to do your research before making the right choice.

The pillowcase prevents dirt from clinging to the pillow and provides a better fit. Just like pillows, pillowcases can be made of different materials.

Percale pillowcase - it's extremely fine and silky cotton that grows in Egypt. It has a crisp, smooth and refreshing cooling sensation.

Sateen pillowcase - it is made of long-staple cotton and woven with satin. Pillowcases like this have a delicate sheen, smooth and durable.

Cotton pillowcases - these pillowcases are lightweight, feel incredibly cozy, and are as soft as butter.

Linen pillowcase - natural linen fiber, durable and long-lasting. It is one of the best materials for pillowcases of all.

When choosing a pillowcase, you need to pay attention to the pros and cons of the particular material, as it will touch your face all night. This article will tell you about the advantages of linen pillowcases and why this is the best choice for you and your family.

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How to measure pillowcases?

We know that throw pillows or decorative pillows can come in a variety of sizes. The same applies to sleeping pillows. All in all, pillows complete the look and feel of your bed. It helps improve your sleep, providing a comfortable balance and support to your head and neck.

Standard pillow - 20" x 24" (50 cm x 60 cm). The pillow is the perfect size for sleepers who don't change positions too often. A standard pillow is a perfect fit for a double bed. You can place a queen pillow in the back and two standard pillows if you want a fuller effect.

The pillowcase prevents oil or dead skin cells from coming into contact with the pillow. Many people do not know how to choose the pillowcase size for their pillow. Most manufacturers recommend buying a slightly smaller pillowcase if you want the pillow to look fuller inside the pillowcase.

Linen pillowcases - benefits for your health and skin

Flax has grown globally and has been used for fiber for over 6000 years. Since it is an all-natural textile, it is considered a luxury textile because of its unique structure. So, flaxseed fabric, called linen, is a very popular textile that everyone loves.

That's why more and more people tend to choose linen pillowcases for their pillows because they give a luxurious feel, more suitable for them, their lifestyle or their home. Linen can be used in all seasons; The reason behind it is that it can help with temperature control - keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.

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Let's say we compare linen to cotton, which is typical for pillowcases - linen is heavier than cotton. In addition, the texture of linen appears to be more brittle, although, with time and use, such as washing, linen becomes softer and more supple to the touch.

There are many great benefits to linen pillowcases; linen yarn is thicker than cotton yarn, so less yarn count is needed to ensure quality and long life. Additionally, linen is a very absorbent fabric that bends, which means it can absorb moisture up to 20% of its weight. Linen pillowcases are a popular choice because of the following benefits:

  • Eco-friendly - linen is all natural and made from flaxseed. This is why linen is the most eco-friendly fabric. The loveliest thing about linen pillowcases is their longevity; they can last a long time. If you accidentally throw away a linen pillowcase, the material is biodegradable.
  • Durability - linen pillowcases are some of the most durable pillowcases you can find on the market, and with proper care, they can last for many years.
  • Hypoallergenic - linen pillowcases are recommended by healthcare professionals because they are naturally hypoallergenic. It is very beneficial if you have acne-prone skin or sensitive facial skin as it will not cause you discomfort, and you will have a good night's sleep. Read more about the benefits of linen for problem skin in our blog.
  • Breathable - Another remarkable thing about linen pillowcases is that linen is a breathable fabric. This ability helps to cool down your body and keep you relaxed in the best possible way. The amazing thing is that these materials are absorbent, keeping cool longer thanks to their excellent absorbency.

Heavy-weight Blue Striped Floral Vintage for Pillow.

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