Bacteria Eliminating Pillow Cases for a Fresh Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is so important to your overall health. Not only mentally, but physically as well. But something else could be happening while you sleep. Depending on the fabric of your sheets and pillow cases, you could be doing your skin some harm at night.

Be honest, how often do you wash your pillow cases? If you cringed or looked at the floor, don’t worry, you are in company a-plenty. It’s not something that is usually on our to-do list. But it should be.

Have you found that one side of your face has become riddled with acne? Is that the side you usually sleep on? Bingo. There’s a reason for that.

 Not only could your pillow cases be tugging and rubbing roughly on your skin and irritating it, but it can be letting bacteria build up on the same spots. Which is being transferred to your face. Which is causing your acne. Make sense?

What A Bacteria Eliminating Pillow Case Does

Well, just that. It kills dirty, gross microbes from growing on your pillow case. When you are sleeping, you are breathing in all of those germs and who knows what else that is on your pillow case. A bacteria eliminating pillow case will help prevent those germs from sticking, so you don’t inhale them.

While killing and preventing the gross bits from forming or growing is great, the other great benefit is the reduction of face acne. Have you found that one side of your face has become riddled with acne? Is that the side you usually sleep on? Bingo. There’s a reason for that.

 Not only could your pillow cases be tugging on your skin and rubbing roughly on your skin and irritating it, but it can be letting bacteria build up on the same spots. Which is being transferred to your face. Which is causing your acne. Make sense?  

Acne is mostly caused by dirt. The dirt that is hanging out on your pillow case is going right back on your face. A bacteria killing pillow case will get rid of that dirt, making your skin less clogged.

What Fabrics to Look For

Okay, so we know that it’s the fabric that is messing with you. What fabrics should you be looking for then?

  • Silk

Silk (and satin) are great. They won’t pull at your hair and skin. The lack of friction is what you want. Silk also is perfect for anti-microbial pillowcases because of the beneficial natural properties silk has.

  • Bamboo

Bamboo is another good one because something in its fibers. Bamboo has Lignin in it, which makes it resistant to bacteria. The anti-microbial benefits of bamboo are natural, so you should look into bamboo pillowcases, a bamboo doona and bamboo bed sheets.

  • Silver or copper threaded

This one might sound a little weird, but it’s true. These two metals have amazing anti-microbial properties that will help rid your pillow case of that unwanted bacteria. You might be wondering if that’s safe, and yes, it is. It’s been documented on how well these metals attack fungi, bacteria, and some viruses.

You may have seen athletes wear those silver or copper braces. There were some infomercials about the benefits of wearing silver or copper bracelets all of the time because of their bacteria riding properties. It’s a good thing.

Other Benefits

Also, just really quickly, if you have allergies or trouble breathing, you should switch to a bacteria eliminating pillow case anyway. The reduction of germs and bacteria will help you be able to sleep better at night and your allergies will be calmed down for the start of your day as well.

The cooler temperature that your pillow will be is going to be good for you. Your body sleeps better in a cooler environmemt, so a silk pillow case will help with that too.

We could go on and on about the benefits of a bacteria eliminating pillow case. But we want you to go try one for yourself. So get moving and pick one out for a more refreshed night’s sleep. You can thank us in the morning.