Linen has been prized as one of the most luxurious fabrics in the world, and for good reason. Linen bedding is renowned for its durability, fresh feel and many unique health benefits that promote a comfier night’s rest. Read on to discover the benefits of sleeping in pure linen sheets, and get ready to become a linen lover for life.
Linen is breathable and thermoregulating
Linen sheets make for the perfect year-round bedding. The natural fiber and light weave of linen allow for maximum breathability, while its natural body temperature regulating properties will keep you cool and sweat-free in summer, and warm and cozy in winter.
Linen is moisture-wicking
Linen has a natural ability to wick moisture away from the skin which helps reduce sweat and significantly improves overall comfort. For those unfamiliar, moisture wicking fabrics pull moisture away from your body by absorbing it into the fibers and wicking it to the outside of the fabric to evaporate.
Linen is anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic
Naturally anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic, linen has a unique ability to kill bacteria and stop the spread of certain germs and dust mites. That makes linen sheets ideal for those who have sensitive skin and suffer from asthma or other allergies.
Linen is earth-friendly and sustainable
The flax plant of which linen is made is resilient and can grow in poor soil, using little energy or water in its consumption. Neither does it require any chemicals and pesticides to grow. Unlike other fabrics, linen is also carbon neutral and biodegradable, so when the time comes to dispose of your old sheets, you can be sure they won’t end up making a negative impact on the environment.
Linen bedding is made to last
Linen is one of the strongest fibers on the planet. In fact, studies have shown that it’s twice as durable as cotton. Even after many washes your linen sheets won’t lose their appealing softness and appearance, meaning they are made to be an investment.
Linen is low-maintenance
Contrary to popular belief, linen is super easy to care for. All April Notes linen items are machine washable and will only get softer with each wash. Read our full linen care guide here.
Linen brings the feeling of ease
It may sound obvious to say that of all the places of the house, the bedroom should be the coziest. By that we mean calm, welcoming, and intimate. The best sanctuaries lack grandeur, luxurious details and polished designs. Rather, they are effortless, serene, lived-in with soft beds we want to curl into, and a feeling of ease. For us, linen is all about that.
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