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How are our vegan, all-natural, eucalyptus silk PJs made?

The story starts out in natural Eucalyptus forests in Austria, where the trees grow organically and pesticide free, soaking up natural rain water as the main source of water. From their our sourcing company transforms the tree bark into tiny wood chips. The wood chips are turned into cellulosic fiber through a closed loop system. This system uses a fraction of water used for cotton production, recycling most of it. It also prevents emissions from flowing into the atmosphere, and the processing solvents are 99% recycled to ensure they do not harm the environment.   Once processed, the cellulosic fiber can be used for many different applications including tissues, skin care, and apparel. At this point our fiber is spun...

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What is the best fabric to sleep in?

Good sleep depends on a number of factors including the sleep environment which includes temperature. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the ideal temperature for good quality sleep should be between 60 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit. Choosing the right fabric to sleep in can help your body maintain a good temperature, helping ensure minimal sleep disruptions and a refreshed feeling in the morning. So what fabrics exactly help and how?   First lets talk about what you should steer clear of. Synthetic fabrics generally have very little moisture absorption capability and tend to keep heat close to the body. This can create a ripe environment for bacterial growth and can lead to very hot and sweaty sleep. Polyesters and Nylons...

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3 Reasons to Switch to Organic PJs

Organic has been a buzz word for while - organic produce, organic makeup, etc. So whats the deal with organic clothing? And what are some benefits? 1.  Your skin will thank you. Synthetic fibers such as polyester and nylon have almost zero moisture absorbency or breathability.This can be extremely irritating on the skin and can lead to skin rashes and allergic reactions.  The body releases a large amount of toxins through the skin so blocking the natural breathability can pose other risks to the body, beyond skin deep.  Cotton is one of the most heavily sprayed and treated crops grown around the world.  All the pesticides, herbicides and fungicides used to grow cotton as well as process and dye it eventually...

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