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How to Wash and Care for Your Peace Silk Pillowcase?

As we embrace the beauty of spring, it's essential to ensure that your silk pillowcase receives the care it deserves. Not only does proper upkeep prolong its lifespan, but it also enhances your sleep experience. Here, we'll share some eco-friendly tips on how to wash and care for your peace silk pillowcase, including how often you should wash it.

How to wash your peace silk pillowcase?

Few fabrics feel as luxurious as silk. Our 100% natural, organic peace silk can be easily washed, dried, and ironed by following our step-by-step guide:

1. Hand wash your pillowcase inside out: Fill a basin with lukewarm water and add a small amount of silk-friendly detergent. 

2. Lightly agitate and swirl the pillowcase in the water for three to five minutes, avoiding harsh scrubbing, wringing, or twisting.

3. Rinse thoroughly: Drain the soapy water and refill the basin with clean water to rinse out the detergent. After rinsing, gently squeeze out excess water. Never twist or wring out silk garments; doing so can damage the fabric.

4. Air dry: Lay the pillowcase flat on a towel to air dry, avoiding direct sunlight or heat sources. 

5. Ironing: For best result use a low or silk setting on your iron and iron on the reverse side while the garments are still slightly damp. You can place a cloth between the iron and the silk to prevent direct contact.

How often should you wash your silk pillowcase?

Silk pillowcases should ideally be washed every 1-2 weeks to maintain their luxurious feel and hygiene. However, if you use skincare products or have oily hair, washing it more frequently may be beneficial. Remember, less is more when it comes to washing silk, as excessive cleaning can damage delicate fibres.

Can I put a silk pillowcase in the washing machine?

It is generally recommended to hand wash silk pillowcases to preserve their delicate fibres and maintain their quality. However, if you choose to machine wash your silk pillowcase, use a gentle cycle with cold water and a mild detergent specifically designed for silk. Additionally, it is advisable to place the pillowcase in a mesh laundry bag to protect it from snagging or tangling with other items in the wash. We ask customers to always refer to the care label on their silk pillowcases for the manufacturer's recommended washing instructions.

What are the silk care general precautions?

Silk is a natural protein fibre. Do not use chlorine bleach or brightener to clean silk; these will damage the silk fabric.

Avoid drying silk in direct sunlight, as sunlight for a prolonged period will damage and fade the silk fabric.

Substances containing alcohol will damage silk fabric. So let your perfume and hairspray dry before use.

By following these sustainable tips for washing and caring for your silk pillowcase, you can enjoy a luxurious and eco-friendly sleep experience this spring. Remember, investing in high-quality sleepwear is not only a treat for yourself but also a commitment to sustainability.

Let us know if you need further assistance or have any questions about caring for your silk pieces at