oday we'll solve bedtime's biggest mysteries - How to buy sheets? There are countless different types of bed sheets available in the market, so it can be a little overwhelming. Plus, the jargon used in the markets, namely thread count, momme, etc., can make shopping even more difficult.
But no need to worry, for we are here. We have explained how you can choose the best bed sheets for yourself.
Material: Cotton, a natural fiber, is the most common fabric for bedsheets due to its durability, breathability, and softness.
Advantages: It's excellent at wicking moisture away, is breathable, and becomes softer over time with washing. Its durability allows it to withstand repeated washing.
Disadvantages: Lower quality cotton can pill over time, becoming uncomfortable. It also wrinkles easily. Since cotton is short plant fiber, it is easy to generate dust, which is not friendly to people with asthma and allergies.
Best For: People who appreciate affordable material. Due to the wear resistance of cotton, it is suitable for various living environments, so it is the best choice for
tourism or outdoor camping.
Material: Linen is a luxurious, natural fabric made from flax fibers.
Disadvantages: Linen sheets are more expensive and wrinkle easily. They also may feel coarse before they're broken in.
Best For: Those living in warmer climates who don't mind a little luxury. It is suitable for fresh and clean bedroom decoration.
Material: Bamboo sheets are made from the pulp of the bamboo plant. They're known for their softness and sheen.
Advantages: Bamboo sheets are extremely breathable, moisture-wicking, and are known for their softness. They're also hypoallergenic.
Disadvantages: They can be expensive and require more careful washing to prevent damage.
Best For: People who sleep hot or have allergies. It is suitable for natural and Eco-Friendly Bedroom Looks.
Material: Polyester is a manmade fiber produced from the same polymers used to make plastic drink bottles. So bed sheets made of polyester can be stiff and scratchy. For this reason, it’s often blended with other fabrics like cotton to create a smoother feel.
Advantages: It's durable, wrinkle-resistant, and affordable.
Disadvantages: Polyester is less breathable and may not be as soft or cool as other materials. Because it contains chemical ingredients, it is not friendly to people with acne or allergies.
Best For: Budget-conscious buyers looking for a low-maintenance, durable sheet. Because polyester fiber is very malleable, it can have a variety of printing patterns. Therefore, colorful print designs are more suitable for children's room decoration.
Material: Flannel is a blend of wool, cotton, and synthetic fibers, offering a warm and cozy feel.
Advantages: It provides excellent warmth, making it perfect for colder climates or those chilly winter nights.
Disadvantages: Flannel sheets can pill over time and may feel too warm during the summer months.Because flannel has synthetic fiber components and poor air permeability, it is not friendly to people with acne on the face and back.
Best For: Those living in colder climates or who prefer a warmer bed.
Material: Microfiber is made from finely woven synthetic fibers.
Advantages: These sheets are durable, soft, and wrinkle-resistant. They're also usually more affordable than natural fiber sheets.
Disadvantages: Microfiber is not as breathable as cotton or linen and may be less suitable for those who tend to sleep hot. Because it contains chemical ingredients, it is not friendly to people with acne or allergies.
Best For: Those looking for affordable, low-maintenance bedding. And suitable for disposable bed sheets.
Material: Satin is a silky, smooth finish resulting from very thin, high-thread-count synthetic materials (such as nylon, polyester, or acetate) woven or knitted tightly together. Because of its silky feel, it is often mistaken for real silk. But since it is made of polyester, it is much cheaper than real silk, which often confuses customers.
Advantages: Satin sheets feel smooth. They're also known for being cool to the touch.
Disadvantages: They're less breathable and can be slippery. Because it contains chemical ingredients, it is not friendly to people with acne or allergies.
Best For: Those looking for a silky feel and appreciate affordable material. Can be used as a substitute for silk in terms of touch feel.
Material: Silk is a natural protein fiber produced by silkworms. It's renowned for its luxurious feel.
Advantages: since Silkworms feed on mulberry leaves, Brunswick Laboratories has tested that mulberry leaves contain a lot of antioxidants and can be compared to super-fruits such as blueberries, blackberries, and cranberries. Antioxidants play a major role in the cellular repair process in the body. In addition, their breathable, and hypoallergenic features make them an excellent choice for people with sensitive skin or allergies, and who have skincare or hair care needs.
They can also help regulate temperature, keeping you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Disadvantages: Silk sheets are one of the most expensive options and require special care to maintain their texture and sheen.
Best For: Those looking for luxury and who have allergies or sensitive skin, and pursue high-quality life.
Thread count is the number of threads woven into one square inch of fabric. It is the sum of horizontal and vertical lines. It is used to measure the fineness of
the fabric. The higher the thread count, the finer the fabric.
In general, paper with a higher thread count is considered to be of better quality, but this is not always the case. While thread count does determine fabric quality,
it's not the whole story. The quality of a bed sheet depends on other important factors such as fabric quality, fiber length, weave type, number of layers, etc.
But real silk is different. The quality of silk fabrics is usually measured by the momme number. The higher the momme number, the better the gloss of the fabric
and the more wear-resistant it is.
It is generally considered that fabrics below 14m/m are light and thin fabrics, 14-28m/m are medium-thick fabrics, and above 28m/m are heavy fabrics.
Promeed's silk bed sheets are available in 22mm, 23mm, 25mm, and 30mm.
In terms of the production process, Prommed adopts the latest technology of the third generation, adding an extra warp yarn to the inherent warp and weft of satin, which not only makes the structure of silk products more stable but also has higher softness and luster. Silk bed sheets look stunning and luxurious whether illuminated by bedroom lights or in the first rays of the morning sun.
How to take care of it is also an issue that must be considered when buying bedding.
Bamboo and silk are made from natural fibers, while hand washing is recommended for longer life.
However, due to the fast-paced life of modern people, hand washing will inevitably be complicated and time-consuming. Therefore, Promeed has newly generated
the third-generation technology, adding one more warp thread than the usual weaving method when weaving the fabric, which greatly increases the texture of the fabric. The gloss and smoothness also make the fabric structure more stable, which is convenient for quick machine washing.
Plus, the Promeed package comes with a free laundry mesh bag and laundry detergent sheets for safer machine washing.
1. Look at the label
2. Hand touch
3. Eye view
4. Burn Test
In order for customers to know directly whether they are buying real silk, Promeed provides each package with a fabric card for customers to conduct a combustion test to identify the authenticity. So that customers can use it with confidence.
A typical bed sheet set comes with both - a fitted sheet and a flat sheet. Both of these sheets are designed for different purposes.
Flat sheets are also known as top sheets, and fitted sheets are sometimes referred to as bottom sheets.
The significant difference between a fitted sheet and a flat sheet is the fit. A fitted sheet has four elastic corners which wrap around the mattress for a snug fit.
And it covers the mattress, and a fitted sheet stays tucked under the mattress even if you move around a lot. And the importance of the fitted sheet is its depth,
Promeed silk fitted sheets with 16" pocket depth, fit most American standard mattresses. So, a fitted sheet is the basic sheet for a sheet set.
The functions of the flat sheet and the duvet cover are similar, they are both used in the middle of the quilt and the fitted sheet, but the flat sheet is used for
the ready-to-use quilt (quilt with non-removable cover), the duvet covers are used for the Duvet Insert. If it is dirty, just need to wash the quilt cover directly.
So, basically, there are two kinds of sheet sets:
1. Silk flat sheet set 4pcs, which includes silk flat sheet + silk fitted sheet + two silk pillowcases
2. Duvet cover set 3 pcs, which includes silk duvet cover + two silk pillowcases
Now, it is easy for you to choose, right?
This is a lovely silk pillowcase. I first tried a silk pillowcase a couple of years ago, thinking it would just a one-time splurge and fun to try. But, I liked it so much, that I now have several of them and I have purchased them for my daughters and granddaughter and given some as gifts, too. They are just so nice to sleep on and my hair just glides over them.
The pillowcase is easy care, hand or machine wash in the included free laundry bag on a gentle cycle. Do remember to use ph-neutral liquid detergent and NEVER use dry detergent. Hang to dry. These pillowcases are more durable than common silk pillowcases and remain smooth after many washes. I absolutely love this pillow case! Zips with an invisible zipper and feels amazing on my face.
The pillowcase itself is fantastic, and I’ve ordered quite a few silk pillowcases. The ‘extras’ make me want to give this a sixth star! At 23 mommes, this is a nice durable weight silk that will stand up to the frequent packing and unpacking of the pillow. It’s as luxuriously silky smooth as you would expect. The zipper closure is absolutely the right option for the travel size too, with the convenience of knowing the pillow will stay put in the case.