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What is Linen Clothes? 5 Amazing Features of Linen Fabric.

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What is Linen Clothes? 5 Amazing Features of Linen Fabric.

Linen clothing has been a growing trend in the last year. What is Linen Clothes? Linen is one of the most amazing fabrics to use for clothing. It is long-lasting, light to the touch and breathable. Linen fabric feels amazing on the skin and is also known to have healing properties! Here are 5 interesting features of Linen Clothing. 1. Linen is VERY eco-friendly. Linen clothing is one of the most healthy natural fibres that you can wear. It is made from the flax plant. The plant is not heavily processed to make the fibre for clothing, and it left very...

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Is Bamboo Clothing Better Than Cotton?

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Is Bamboo Clothing Better Than Cotton?

Bamboo and cotton are both very popular materials for making clothes. But, is bamboo clothing better than cotton? Or is cotton better? Let's compare some facts. Sustainability Cotton is only able to be grown in certain areas, and is extremely susceptible to disease and insect infestation. For this reason, almost all cotton fields are heavily saturated with chemicals and pesticides, up to 1/3 lb per pound of the plant! Some companies have started growing organic cotton, however the crop loss rate is very high and it must be replanted every year. Bamboo on the other hand is grown without pesticides,...

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Is Linen a Good Fabric for Clothes?

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Is Linen a Good Fabric for Clothes?

Throughout ancient history a large majority of clothing was made from linen, especially for kings, priests, and other royalty. In fact, up until the past hundred years or so, it was still a very popular fabric. But is linen a good fabric for clothes today? Why did it stop being as popular in modern times? Linen is Comfortable and Versatile Linen is lightweight and breathable, making it a favorite in tropical or otherwise hot areas. It is soft, and softens more and more with time and washings. It is also quite versatile, being a great option for dress-attire to casual...

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Is Bamboo Clothing Good for Skin? 4 Great Reasons it Might Be.

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Is Bamboo Clothing Good for Skin? 4 Great Reasons it Might Be.

Bamboo clothing has many benefits- but is bamboo clothing good for skin? There is compelling evidence that says "Yes!" If you have sensitive skin, bamboo fabric may be the clothing solution you are looking for.  1. Bamboo is Hypo-allergenic Bamboo contains a naturally occurring component known as bamboo kun, which is what protects the plant against insects, microbes, and bacteria. When wearing fabrics spun from these fibers, you are reaping the benefits of this protection as well! Bamboo gives you an extra layer of protection against not only germs and allergens, but odors as well!  2. Bamboo is Chemical and...

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Why Is Bamboo Clothing so Popular?

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Why Is Bamboo Clothing so Popular?

Bamboo clothing has been all the rage lately. It can be found used to make anything from dresses, to leggings, to socks and underwear. But the question remains- why is bamboo clothing so popular? Extreme Softness Nothing quite beats the softness of bamboo fabric! It can be compared to the feel of cashmere, or even silk, and is sure to have you feeling nice and cozy. Just imagine curling up drinking hot cocoa while wearing a pair of bamboo fleece sweatpants! Dry and Breathable Most synthetic fabrics make you feel pretty hot and stuffy, but you won’t find that with...

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