Satin fabric dates back to the Middle Ages.
The finish or surface effect is achieved by the weaving technique.
During the early part of the last century it was made mainly
from Cotton,before the introduction of Man-made fibres. Nowadays it is mainly made from polyester, which gives it an easy care finish.
However, not all Polyester satin fabrics are equal!
The information below was taken from various publications and will give you some idea of the advantages of using Satin bed sheets
Cosmetic surgeons to the stars, twin brothers Dr. Roberto and Dr. Maurizio Viel, passionately believe you can reverse the aging process without going under a knife. “Sleep your way to beauty-avoid skin wrinkles by switching your pillowcases to silk or satin, as they minimize wrinkles.” Belfast Telegraph. Feb. 10, 2007. Daily Features article – “Discover a Younger You
.... To prevent premature wrinkling, use satin or silk pillowcases which will also protect your hair from breaking if you do a lot of tossing and turning.” Fit Magazine. Mar. 2005.
Skin expert Dr Dennis Gross, who also founded the company MD Skin care, said: 'Persistently pressing our faces into a pillow causes trauma to the skin. Over time, this is aggravated by the friction of a cotton pillowcase and can create permanent creases as our collagen breaks down..Metro UK -Satin sleep will ‘beat age’ Monday, December 3, 2007
Satin benefits hair also. Two very important elements are needed for healthy hair - air and moisture. By sleeping on satin pillowcase your scalp will breathe and allow hair to retain moisture. Frictional damage while sleeping will be minimized. Ladies hair salons in America, unlike UK, always stock Satin Pillowcases.
Satin sheets are good for people with movement difficulties in bed, as the smooth surface makes it easier to turn over.
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