A Buyer’s Guide to Silk Pillow

silk pillowA perfect silk pillow is the key to a good night’s sleep. Find out how to choose the best silk pillow for your bedroom with this essential guide.

Your first question should be: What’s my sleeping position? Certain silk pillow offers better support. Softer silk pillow suits those who sleep on their stomach, while medium silk pillow is good for back sleepers. If you sleep on your side, choose a firmer make. If you have allergy concerns, take care of your silk pillow. “A common misconception is that the silk pillow’s filling causes allergic reactions. But it’s the dust mites that get in there over time,” says Tom Adair from Abode Living.

Filling will ultimately define your silk pillow’s ability to go the distance. Silk will last between two to three years, while a mix of down/silk will last five if will cared for. Mulberry silk pillow on the other hand should be replaced after 10 to 12 months as they don’t hold their shape.