Silk filled duvets vs down feather filled duvets

When it comes to the place you lay your head at night, only the best will do. 

When shopping for a new duvet, you may find yourself torn between the different types on offer. Two of the most popular choices are silk filled duvets and down feather filled duvets, commonly referred to as simply “down duvets”. But which is better for you, and why?

In this post, we take a look at the differences between the two and delve into some of the reasons why we love silk filled duvets here at Gingerlily. 

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Is Silk Bedding Better for Your Health?

Silk Bedding Health Benefits

The right bedding is crucial to getting a good night’s sleep.

Whilst the composition of our bedding may not even cross our minds, what your bedding is made from can have a huge impact on your sleep quality. Put simply, better sleep means better health. Most duvet covers, sheets and pillow cases are made from synthetic fibres, which not only damage easily or quickly lose their quality through washing, but don’t do your skin and overall health any favours, either. 

In this blog we delve deeper into how our choice of bedding impacts our health, and the benefits of all-natural, silk bedding in comparison to man-made fabrics. 

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Can a sleep mask help you to get better sleep?

Busy schedules and lengthy to-do lists can mean we often put a good night’s sleep on the back burner. However, sleep is integral to productivity, mental well-being and our overall health. 

If you’re tired of tossing and turning all night long, you may be wondering: how can I improve my sleep quality?

Sleep masks have been around for decades, but are perhaps most commonly seen in Hollywood movies on the faces of glamorous actresses, often thought of as more of a fashion accessory than an actual sleep aid. But can a sleep mask help you to get better quality sleep?

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Tips for bedding to stay cool at night during summertime

As we’ve just welcomed the hottest day of the year (so far!) we have very few complaints about the weather, but when it comes to night time, the heat can become a real struggle for many. Tossing and turning, pulling the duvet off and then on and then off again, noisy fans, street noise when opening windows, the list of things that negatively impact our sleep in summertime goes on. 

That’s why we thought now is a good time to give you our best hints and tips for bedding and bed linen that works to keep you cool through the night when the weather is hot. 

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5 reasons why sleep is your skincare saviour

Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? It gives us the rest we need, not to mention the health benefits that come with it, such as reducing stress and inflammation, and improving productivity and memory. Not only that but getting a good night’s sleep also has health benefits for your skin (it’s called beauty sleep for a reason), making it a win-win. With a bit of help from natural skincare experts Jurlique, here are five reasons why sleep is your skincare saviour – and how to make sure you get the most out of your nightly rest.

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