Welcome to our FAQ page! Here you can find answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you were unable to find the answer to your query here, please don't hesitate to contact us at info@sylkys.com. We are always happy to assist you and strive to respond to all inquiries within 24 hours.


  1. What is a silk Momme?

A silk momme (often abbreviated as "mm" or simply "m") is a unit of measurement used to describe the weight or thickness of silk fabric. Specifically, it refers to the weight of 100 yards of silk fabric that is 45 inches wide. A higher momme weight indicates a thicker, more substantial fabric. The range of momme weight for silk fabric can vary widely, from around 6 momme (very lightweight and delicate) to 30 or more momme (very heavyweight and substantial). When purchasing silk products, the momme weight is an important factor to consider, as it can impact the durability, texture, and overall quality of the product. While 11-16 momme is considered good enough, 19 momme and above are the ones considered high quality, as it is more durable than other silk types. All of the SYLKYS products have a weight of 22 momme which has almost 20% more silk per square inch than 19 momme does. This denser weave protects the lustre and sheen that silk possess and results in stronger durability. It's estimated that 22 mm pure silk sheets have almost double the life of lower momme weights


  1. What is the thread count of your silk pillowcases?

Thread count is not applicable to silk as it is a single thread fabric. Our silk pillowcases are made with high-quality, 100% pure mulberry silk.


  1. What are the benefits of using a silk pillowcase for my hair?

Silk pillowcases can help to prevent hair breakage, tangles, and frizz. The smooth surface of silk helps to reduce friction and damage to your hair, keeping it looking healthy and shiny.


  1. What is the size of the silk pillowcases?

Our silk pillowcases are designed to fit standard-sized pillows (50x75cm) aka Queen size.


  1. Are your silk pillowcases suitable for all skin types?

Yes, our silk pillowcases are suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Silk is gentle and hypoallergenic, making it a great option for those with sensitive skin.


  1. Are your silk pillowcases hypoallergenic?

Yes, our silk pillowcases are hypoallergenic, making them a great option for those with allergies or sensitive skin.


7. Can I machine wash my silk pillowcase?

Yes, our silk pillowcases are machine washable. We recommend using a delicate cycle with cold water and mild detergent. Avoid using bleach or fabric softener, as these can damage the silk fibers.


 8. How long will my silk pillowcase last?

With proper care, our silk pillowcases can last for several years. We recommend following the care instructions provided with your purchase to ensure that your pillowcase lasts as long as possible.


9. How do I care for my silk pillowcase to ensure it lasts a long time?

To care for your silk pillowcase, we recommend hand washing or using a delicate cycle with cold water and mild detergent. Avoid using bleach or fabric softener, and do not wring or twist the pillowcase. Instead, gently squeeze out excess water and hang dry. Iron on low heat if needed.


 10. What is OEKO-TEX certification?

OEKO-TEX certification is a globally recognised third-party certification system for textiles that evaluates whether the fabrics and finished products meet certain environmental and social responsibility standards. The certification process involves testing textile materials for harmful substances such as pesticides, heavy metals, and chemicals that can be harmful to human health or the environment. The certification also ensures that the textile production process meets certain social and environmental standards, such as fair labor practices, waste reduction, and energy efficiency.

OEKO-TEX certification is designed to provide consumers with a way to identify textiles that are safe for use and have been produced in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. Products that are OEKO-TEX certified have been tested and verified to be free from harmful substances and produced using sustainable and ethical practices.


When you see the OEKO-TEX certification label on a textile product, it provides assurance that the product has been tested for harmful substances and produced in an environmentally and socially responsible manner, which can help you make more informed and responsible purchasing decisions.

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