There’s recently been a boom in rave reviews of silk pillowcases on beauty blogs. Claims that they have improved people’s skin; reduced visible lines in the face and have benefits for the hair too – it all sounds absolutely magical doesn’t it? Is it too good to be true though? I’ve been trying the Beauty Box Pure Silk Pillow Case by Gingerlily for a month so far, and here’s what I think…
I really love using this silk pillowcase. It’s cool on the skin during warm summer nights, and it definitely helps my hair stay less frizzy and tangled overnight too. But other than that, I haven’t seen any other demonstrable benefits from it at this stage. As I’ve been using this for 30 days, I would have thought all benefits to using it would be clear by now, but if any more do materialise then I’ll write an update.
At £39.00, the 100% Mulberry silk pillowcase is a luxury purchase, but it’s pitched at an ‘affordable luxury’ price point. I would certainly buy one as I’ve found that my very dry hair keeps it’s bounce and seems to break less – in fact, I don’t think I’ve seen any hair breakage overnight since I’ve been using this), and if I take the time to curl my hair before bed, it does hold for the next day. As someone with really thick and wavy hair, this is worth the money alone! Plus, let’s not forget it’s a lovely looking addition to your bed linen, it certainly feels luxurious and a bit of a treat.
I’d be interested to see what you think about the beauty benefits of silk pillowcases. Do you swear by yours? Have you had a similar experience to me and not really seen any change in your skin? Let me know in the comments.
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