11 Silk Pillowcases to Prevent Wrinkles and Fight Frizz
Swap cotton for silk for brighter skin and smoother hair.
Forget coffee—a quick glance at your creased cheeks, sallow skin, and wild hair may be enough to jolt you awake in the AM. But you can wake up looking fresh and frizz-free with one simple swap: your pillowcase. Cotton and polyester pillowcases can pull at and suck moisture from your skin and hair throughout the night, leaving you a hot mess in the morning, said Debra Jaliman, MD, a New York City-based dermatologist in an earlier interview with. Enter silk: With a silk pillowcase, your skin slides on the pillow,â€ explained Dr. Jaliman, who is the author of Skin Rules ($14; amazon.com). Sleeping on silk may also help slow visible signs of aging. These nine silk pillowcases will have you looking like a million bucks from sunrise to sunset.
Slipsilk Pure Silk Pillowcase
To buy: $110; nordstrom.com
This 100% silk pillowcase promises to prevent unsightly creases and bedhead, and the company says that using it is like getting "an eight-hour beauty treatment every night." The case is machine-washable and available in four colors.
Spasilk 100% Pure Silk Facial Beauty Pillowcase
To buy:starting from $19; amazon.com
If you want lots of color options to match your bedroom décor, this one's for you—you'll have 18 colors to choose from, all machine-washable.
100% Mulberry Silk Pillowcase for Hair and Facial Beauty
To buy: $50 for 2; amazon.com
This pillowcase has the lowest price on our list, but it does not sacrifice quality. It's made from 100% Mulberry silk—the highest quality available for purchase. The case features a back flap to prevent your pillow from sliding out, and comes with a handy travel case so you can sleep on silk no matter where you go.
Fishers Finery 100% Pure Silk Pillowcase
To buy: starting from $19 for a queen; amazon.com
Silk weight is measured in a unit called momme; this one's 19 momme, which the company says equates to a luxurious 600 thread count. The hypoallergenic case is machine-washable, available in eight colors, and comes in queen or king sizes.
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To buy: $60 for the pillowcase; bedbathandbeyond.com
Purchase this 100% silk pillowcase separately for frizz-free hair and smooth skin, or buy the matching duvet for a sleek bedroom transformation.
Donna Karan Silk Essentials Pillowcase
To buy: $300 per pair; bloomingdales.com
We admit: This pair of pillowcases is a splurge at a whopping $375. But if you're looking for luxury, you can't beat this set. Lightweight sand-washed silk ensures you'll keep cool through the night—no need for a pillow flip!—and they'll look as gorgeous on your bed as your face will look the morning after sleeping on them.
OOSilk 100% Mulberry Silk Pillowcase for Hair
To buy: starting from $17; amazon.com
OOSilk uses plant-based dye on its 19-momme mulberry silk pillowcases, ensuring a chemical-free night's sleep. A hidden zipper prevents the pillow from sliding out of the case.
Lily Silk 100 Pure Mulberry Silk Pillowcase for Hair with Cotton Underside
To buy: starting from $20; amazon.com
Some people who try silk pillowcases don't like that they can make your pillow slide around the best. This case solves that problem by making the side that lies on the bed out of cotton.
Sleep N' Beauty Silk Pillowcase
To buy: $75; ahalife.com
An AHA:Life exclusive, this pillowcase is packaged in a gorgeous box, making it a perfect gift for a beauty-obsessed friend. The un-dyed, chemical-free mulberry silk is machine washable.
Dreamsacks Silk Pillowcase With Silk Piping (Set of 2)
To buy: $105; amazon.com
This 15-momme silk case features lightweight habotai silk that will keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, as well as charmeuse piping. Available in black, ivory, pebble, and white.
Yala Silk Charmeuse Pillowcase With Silk Envelope Bag
To buy: $70; brookstone.com
Stash this case in your carryon—after spending your nights on a silk pillowcase, you won't want to go back to sleeping on cotton.