The health benefits of silk pillowcases have long been heralded—namely, less damaged and frizzy hair, as well as the prevention of the dreaded bedhead, through reducing friction. Some claims go as far as promising less wrinkles, regulated body temperature, and more hydrated skin. We’re not doctors, but it sounds appealing.
The TL;DR is this: A silk pillow feels good. When it comes to whether or not to invest in one for yourself, this seems to be the strongest, most substantiated promise. Swapping the ratty cotton pillowcases you never upgraded after undergrad is an easy way to feel grown up. Don’t expect magical results, but do expect a feeling of comfort and smoothness. We’ve rounded up eleven excellent options for silk pillowcases to inspire your most luxe night of beauty sleep yet.
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