Sleep Organic Blog — Sustainability

Dr. Chris Murphy
Feeling the heat? Breathe easier, sweat less, sleep better

Feeling the heat? Breathe easier, sweat less, sleep better

Struggling with night sweats? Choosing quality organic sheets will ensure you stay cooler, as air can circulate much better due to the higher grade, long staple and single ply cotton fibres used to create your bed linen. If you suffer from allergies, asthma, or skin reactions, going organic will dramatically improve your condition. This is because organic cotton uses none of the pesticides or chemicals used in ordinary cotton growing - ingredients that have been linked to severe irritation of the airways, and painful skin complaints like dermatitis and eczema. Furthermore, organic cotton fibres are of a much higher quality,...

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Nisa Shah
What does thread count mean?

What does thread count mean?

Thread count (TC) is a measure of the coarseness or fineness of a fabric. Let’s see the technical side of thread count, which means the number of threads woven together in a horizontal and vertical orientation per square inch. You count both lengthwise (warp) and width-wise (weft) threads. So, 100 length-wise threads woven with 100 width-wise threads produce a TC of 200. While 150 lengthwise threads woven with 150 width-wise threads make a 300TC. Thread count is a highly used phrase for describing luxury bed linen. The idea is the finer you can weave the threads together, the softer and...

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Nisa Shah
Why Should You Sleep Organic?

Why Should You Sleep Organic?

You spend approximately 8 hours in your bed linen, fully wrapped around and hugging it, loving it! It’s a very intimate and personal space in your daily life. You surrender yourself to the care of your bed for the whole night! It is true that conscious eating is growing - organic good consumption is on the rise. More and more people know about health benefits of buying organic food and using organic cleaning products. And now Organic fabric is getting popular faster than ever too! Why? People are getting to know that ‘Non-Organic Cotton’ contains chemicals such as formaldehyde, azo dyes,...

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Nisa Shah
How to care for organic cotton with love

How to care for organic cotton with love

I would like to share things to consider when caring for your beautiful organic bed linen! WashingYou can rest assured that organic bedding is machine washable, so you don’t have to put a huge amount of extra effort when cleaning it.We recommend using a natural, plant-based laundry detergent and ideally washing at 30-40ºC. Although less environmentally friendly, if you need to wash your sheets at 60ºC, then that is fine too. As with any material, repeated washing at higher temperatures will shorten the lifespan of your bedding.Using bleach or whiteners is not recommended because it can damage fibres over time...

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