11 Silk Pillowcases to Prevent Wrinkles and Fight Frizz
Swap cotton for silk for brighter skin and smoother hair.
February 26, 2016
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Forget coffeea quick glance at your creased cheeks, sallow skin, and wild hair may be enough to jolt you awake in the AM. But you can wake up looking fresh and frizz-free with one simple swap: your pillowcase. Cotton and polyester pillowcases can pull at and suck moisture from your skin and hair throughout the night, leaving you a hot mess in the morning, said Debra Jaliman, MD, a New York City-based dermatologist in an earlier interview with. Enter silk: âWith a silk pillowcase, your skin slides on the pillow,â explained Dr. Jaliman, who is the author of Skin Rules ($14; amazon.com). Sleeping on silk may also help slow visible signs of aging. These nine silk pillowcases will have you looking like a million bucks from sunrise to sunset.
This 100% silk pillowcase promises to prevent unsightly creases and bedhead, and the company says that using it is like getting "an eight-hour beauty treatment every night." The case is machine-washable and available in four colors.
This pillowcase has the lowest price on our list, but it does not sacrifice quality. It's made from 100% Mulberry silk—the highest quality available for purchase. The case features a back flap to prevent your pillow from sliding out, and comes with a handy travel case so you can sleep on silk no matter where you go.
Silk weight is measured in a unit called momme; this one's 19 momme, which the company says equates to a luxurious 600 thread count. The hypoallergenic case is machine-washable, available in eight colors, and comes in queen or king sizes.
We admit: This pair of pillowcases is a splurge at a whopping $375. But if you're looking for luxury, you can't beat this set. Lightweight sand-washed silk ensures you'll keep cool through the night—no need for a pillow flip!—and they'll look as gorgeous on your bed as your face will look the morning after sleeping on them.