What’s So Special about Silk Material?

Silk is an ideal 'second skin' because it’s a protein fiber, meaning that is chemically quite similar to human skin and hair. A pure silk pillowcase is the secret of your beauty. It can pamper your skin & hair beautifully and bring a good night’s sleep to you, it’s one of the smartest beauty products you can invest in.


Silk is made up of two primary proteins(fibroin and sericin) and a small amount of  fat and wax. Sericin is a glue-like layer coating two singular filaments of fibroin. Fibron is a fibrous protein acts as the inner core and provides mechanical strength. Silk has five type of structures (coiled coil, β-strand, cross β-sheet, collagen triple helix, and polyglycine) and each type of structure has a specific sequence of amino acids.


Silk is luxury and more expensive than other fabric as it’s production is slow and labor-intensive.  It’s time consuming that requires various manufacturing processes such as farming cocoons, spinning fibers, weaving cloth, dyeing, and treatment. Some steps still can’t be replaced by machines even in this modern world. The productivity of silk each year is limited. That's why silk prices are high.

Mulberry silk is the highest quality silk and it’s the most expensive type of silk.  It is made from silkworms that are raised in captivity under exacting conditions. SPOIL ME silk pillowcases are made of 100% pure mulberry silk instead other silk.

Hydrate skin & hair

Silk sericin is a sticky protein which has a high hydroxy amino acid content which regulates the skin's moisture content and give it a high affinity for bonding to adhering proteins resulting in a tightening, anti-wrinkle effect. In addition, because of its high molecular weight, it leaves a substantive semi occlusive film that persists even after washing, and can increase the skins permeability. The moisturizing power and antioxidant activity is also used as for wound healing, stimulating cell proliferation, protection against ultraviolet radiation, and formulating creams and shampoos and other medical field.



Silk pillowcases are very breathable and can regulate temperature. Silk threads allow for a 33% to a 38% space in between them in their structure, being able to keep humidity and air. That is the reason why silk can keep the body cold in summer and warm in winter and make your sleeping environment stay at a more constant temperature. You won’t  get sweaty during summer and you will feel cosy during winter.


Silk is very soft and breathable which helps reduce aggravating areas of your skin that are already irritated or inflamed. The natural protein structure makes it a naturally hypoallergenic textile and it is less likely to cause allergies. It causes less body static compare other artificial materials contain polyester and prevent anxiety or discomfort caused by static. This natural material is suitable for people with sensitive skin and also ideal for kids.

Fine texture

Silk is considered one of the finest fiber, it’s smooth and soft. It feels sleek but not as slippery as polyester satin. The shimmering appearance of silk is due to the triangular prism-like structure of the silk fiber, which allows silk material to refract incoming light at different angles. Most of the time the silk fabric we talk about it silk charmeuse which is used to make silk pillowcases. Silk charmeuse is soft and light weighted with a nice drape to it. It has a lustrous shine on one side and a dull matte finish on the other. Silk can also be made to be other textures like chiffon, georgette, organza which are not shining or smooth.






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