Why choose Bamboo Fibre?

Here are our top reasons why you'll love Bamboo Cotton:

  • - Eco friendly and 100% Biodegradable
  • - Wonderful for eczema and allergy sufferers as it's soothing to the skin 
  • - Softer than the softest cotton imaginable 
  • - Durable, versatile and thermo-regulating material 

Bamboo… Isn’t it rough and scratchy?

A common question! The idea of home furnishings made from Bamboo creates an impression of scratchy, itchy fabric, however this couldn't be further from the truth! Bamboo fibre is actually soft, silky and luxurious. It can best be described as a cross between silk and cashmere, lightweight, yet clever enough to keep you warm in winter and cool in summer (thanks to its thermo-regulating qualities).

 

Why is Bamboo so good for the environment?

Bamboo is said to be the fastest growing plant on earth. And you may be surprised to find out that Bamboo is actually a grass, and not a tree. The type of Bamboo used for making fabric (Moso) can grow anywhere from 30cms to 1.2m in a day and is ready to harvest within 3-4 years. With sufficient rainfall, there is no need for additional irrigation. Bamboo improves soil quality and aids in preventing erosion. When your bamboo sheet has finished its life cycle, it can be returned to the earth as 100% biodegradable – a big plus for our planet!  

Is Bamboo antifungal and antibacterial?

Bamboo is more breathable than cotton, and is therefore ideal for eczema and allergy sufferers. Due to the naturally occurring antibacterial function, Bamboo fibre is hypo-allergenic, meaning it has a decreased tendency to cause allergies. Bamboo absorbs moisture, which also makes it great for sheeting and towels.

 

Caring for Bamboo products

Bamboo fabrics like our Bamboo Cotton Sheets, Bamboo Cotton Bath Towels and Bamboo Cotton Blankets, wash and iron beautifully; they will maintain their qualities when washed in hot or cold water with a gentle soap powder or liquid, free of bleach. Use the gentle cycle or hand wash. If necessary, bamboo fabrics can be dried in a clothes dryer on a cool setting.


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