Switching to a silk pillowcase is the best option when it comes to taking care of your hair and skin while you’re asleep.
Celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian, Victoria Beckham and Sophie Turner swear by these silky pillowcases, and hair experts can’t recommend them enough.
But the endless choices can make it difficult to choose the right silk pillowcase; as it’s an investment in both hair and skincare, this isn’t something to take lightly.
When shopping for a silk pillowcase it is important to consider the metric momme, which is equivalent to that of a thread count. They vary from 13 – 25, depending on the quality of the material. Higher the momme count, the smoother the fabric. It will also hold up much better when you wash it (something that should be done periodically, in order to avoid breakouts and dull skin.) It’s also important to note silk pillowcases are resistant to dust, mold and allergens, and they tend to be good heat regulators for those of us who “glisten” while we sleep.
Bazaar has rounded up some of the best silk pillowcases, so you can spend more time hitting the snooze button than with your straightener in hand in the morning.
By Dariia - Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
Sewn from soft mulberry silk, the natural composition of this silk pillowcase is soft and gentle. It will restore your hair's shine, and can prevent the formation of both wrinkles and fine lines.
ounass.com - Dhs761
Slip - Pure Silk Pillowcase
Made from the highest grade long fibre mulberry silk, this case has a 22 momme thickness for the optimum shine, thickness and durability.
Iluminage - Skin Rejuvenating Pillowcase (Set of 2)
Infused with skin-enhancing copper oxide, this pillowcase works overnight to minimise visible signs of aging and supports the skin's natural renewal process.
Nisnass.com - Dhs583
The White Company - Silk Pillowcase
Treat your tresses right when you sleep on this gorgeously smooth, sleek pillowcase cut from pure silk—it'll help keep locks strong, shiny, healthy and soft.
shop.nordstrom.com/ - Dhs275
Shhh Silk -White Marble Silk Pillowcase
This 100% pure 22 momme high grade 6A mulberry white marble silk pillowcase comes with our unique zip-closure, so it won’t slide off your pillow in the night and will leave your hair fizz-free in the morning.