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Guide For Choosing the Best Bed Sheets for A Great Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is incredibly essential for your overall health and one of the ways to achieve this is sliding into a good and comfortable set of fitted bed sheets at the end of a long day.

If you’ve ever spent a night in a luxury hotel bed, then you know exactly how it feels. It’s one of the greatest pleasures in life.

We spend almost a third of our lives between our sheets, and so luxury bed linen can be really rewarding.

But let’s face it, choosing the best sheets can be an overwhelming and difficult task. Fortunately, we’ve made the processes a lot easier for you, and this is how to go about it.

Deciding on the type of fabric for your bed linen can be difficult customers are spoilt for choice when it comes to bed sheet materials.

 

What Are The Most Popular Bedding Fabrics:

 

·Silk

If you live in a cold climate region, then silk sheets might be an excellent option as it traps and contains a good amount of warmth. Soothing and luxurious, silk is gentle and comfortable on the skin. The only downside with silk luxury bedding though is that, you’ll either need to purchase a dry cleaner or prepare yourself for a dry cleaning service to keep sheets always functional and in good quality.

 

·Linen

First off, linen offers a light massaging effect. Also, it is stronger than cotton fabric. This material is more ideal for hotter climates than the cooler ones, as it has high heat conductivity and permeability properties. Unfortunately though, bed linen is prone to wrinkles.

 

·Cotton and polyester

Polyester is often blended with cotton fibers to make a more affordable fabric, which is both breathable and sweat resistant. You can get nice looking bed sheets of any color and design; however, they don’t feel as great on the skin.

 

·Egyptian cotton

Egyptian is the basically the gold standard when it comes luxury bedding fabrics. Unlike the normal cotton varieties, the authentic Egyptian cotton is a lot softer. However, the bed sheets come at a price, as they tend to have higher thread counts.

 

·Pima cotton

Just as with Egyptian cotton, Pima cotton also offers exceptional quality. They are both classified as extra-long staple cotton, producing a luxuriously and incredibly stronger soft fabric that’s resistant to tearing, fraying, wrinkling, pilling, and fading. Weave method

 

·Muslin and/ or percale

Percale is finer than muslin, and these bed linens can easily be differentiated using thread count. Percale has a thread count ranging from 180 to 300. Muslin, on the other hand, ranges from 140 to 180

 

·TShirt Bed Jersey Linen

Our TShirt Bedding is made from 100% cotton and woven instead of knitted, which gives it a real feel of 800 thread count. It helps you remain cool in the summer and warm in the winter months , as well as remaning crease free so no more ironing your bedding

 

You could also opt for the sateen, flannel, Oxford, or jersey knit. Sateen is silkier, flannel is the warmest, jersey knit is stretchy, and Oxford is heavier. Don’t ignore the thread counts! We’ve mentioned thread counts a couple of times, but what exactly does the term mean?

Well, simply put, it is the number of threads that are woven together in order to create one square inch of fabric. This one of the easy way to measure sheet quality, as higher thread counts indicate higher quality. More threads also mean bed linen that’s softer on your skin.

 

Extra Shopping Tips for Luxury Bed Sets

To help you make an informed purchasing decision, here are a few other tips you’ll need to consider.

 

·How often will you need to iron your bed sheets?

If you don’t like ironing your cotton sheet, then TShirt Bed sheet sets are for you.

 

·Always go for a variety of colors and designs

Thanks to the advancement of technology, getting great designs and colors of bed linen has become incredibly a lot easier.

With a variety of colors, you can easily add a great aesthetic appeal that completely transforms your bed and room. Decorative cushions and throw pillows can also add magic to the transformation.

However, don’t go overboard with this.

The idea is just to make your room peaceful for a great night’s sleep. If you want to transform your bed styling and colors but don’t have enough money for new bed linen, chucking a throw over the bottom of your bed can be an excellent and cheaper option. Fitted Sheets and duvet covers with a neutral color deliver the best results.

 

·100% Cotton woven bed sheets are the best!

If you want a naturally breathable fabric, the best choice is to look for bed sheets made from 100 percent cotton that are knitted and not woven, just like our TShirt Bedding.

There are a few other possible favourite sheets out there such as parachute linen sheets, sateen sheet set, brooklinen luxe core sheet set, supima cotton, sateen weave and casper sheets which are all worth a final mention.

Obviously though we are a little biased towards our own soft silky smooth, softness to the touch TShirt linen bedding to improve your sleep health and make your deep pocket sprung bed feel so much more luxurious.

There you have it!

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