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Is Bamboo Good for Underwear?

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Is Bamboo Good for Underwear?

Bamboo clothing has been growing in popularity over the last 10 years. The fabric is known for it's soft texture and ability to hold colour well. Is bamboo good for underwear? Let's look at the key features of bamboo underwear fabric to find out.

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Is It better to use Natural Laundry Detergent?

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Is It better to use Natural Laundry Detergent?

Is it better to use natural laundry detergent? Have you ever paid attention to the type of detergent you are using when it comes to doing laundry? I get it, it’s easy to pick the one that’s on sale and has that wonderful freshly washed scent to it. I was guilty of this for years. I never thought about the impact that chemical detergents have against my skin, the environment and especially the longevity of my clothes! Here are a few facts about natural and unnatural detergents. 1. Ingredients Natural detergents only use 100% certified and eco-friendly ingredients. Making the...

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What are the benefits of Bamboo Clothing?

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What are the benefits of Bamboo Clothing?

Have you ever wondered what are the benefits of Bamboo Clothing? Bamboo clothing has taken off as one of the most popular types of clothing. Fabric made from bamboo feels soft and amazing on the skin but are there any other benefits that we can expect from it? Bamboo clothing is usually made from bamboo fiber that is turned into a viscose, unlike other types of viscose fabric bamboo fabric has some unique properties that makes it beneficial for making into clothing. 

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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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