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I wear silk scarf and this is why you should too!
How can you tell if a scarf is silk?
First of all, silk fiber that contains prints would stain water if you try to wash it. Regardless of the brand of the silk item, the print and a handmade canvas will faint and lose the bright colours. For that reason, it is always recommended to use mild detergents.
Rinsing can take a bit of time, but adding a few tablespoons of white vinegar to the water is recommended as it neutralizes alkali traces. Do not wring it out afterwards as this can damage the fibers.
You can also try burning a piece of a fiber with a candle. Genuine silk only burns while the source of the flame is touching it, and will stop burning as soon as the flame source is removed.
Are silk scarves good for your hair?
I am sure you have already noticed that after you wash your hair and wrap it up with a cotton towel, you hair becomes too dry in just after 15 min. It’s true, because a usual cotton wrap strips off all the moisture and oils from your hair.
A silk fiber doesn’t do such damaging to your hair and so it preserves the goodies your hair needs. After using the silk scarf your hair does not get electrified an for that reason its also good to use it while you sleep.
I use it every day since te place I live at is very windy and my hair is never perfect. Only the scarf can preserve it and keep in one place. Silk scarves can be costly at the luxurious brands. However those can still be affordable here: