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Why We Love Linen Fabric And How to Care for it.

by Michelle Gray on October 24, 2020

Go on, admit it; linen is like that really annoying friend that’s good at everything and gorgeous too but you just can’t help yourself, you need them in your life!

Seriously though, linen has to be one of those must have fabrics you need to have hanging in your wardrobe or on your bed. Whether you adore the feel of it on your skin, are captivated by its many beneficial properties or just love feeling comfortable and stylish in a material that’s soft and natural; adding a little linen into your everyday is a luxury you will enjoy for years to come.

What is linen? 
Linen is a natural material made from the fibres of a plant called flax, which is why linen is sometimes referred to as flax linen. The fibres are stripped from the plant, cleaned, woven together and sometimes dyed to create clothing, bedding and other types of materials.

It’s unique in that it’s highly sustainable as well as biodegradable and when treated well, becomes even more superior with time.
 

Benefits of Linen - 
This luxurious material carries a wide range of benefits making it highly versatile:  

  • While strong and durable, linen gets softer with each wash.
  • Resistant to bacteria and naturally repels insects.
  • Regulates temperature - it promotes airflow and is highly absorbent keeping you cool in even the hottest of summers.
  • Made with love – linen production is a little more complex than many other materials and as such, it’s luxurious to touch and worth its weight in gold.
  • All natural, sustainable and biodegradable.

How to care for linen - 
There’s no need to worry when it comes to washing your linens provided you use a gentle liquid wash; preferably one that’s specifically designed for linen and its precious properties.  

Bon Savvy’s specialist fabric wash, Linen Savvy is a gentle, pH-neutral laundry liquid created to provide all the love, care and nurturing that your linen needs.

The unique and naturally derived ingredients are thoughtfully blended to enhance the amazing natural properties of linen garments and bedding, without the use of unhealthy toxins and synthetic nasties. These not only damage the linen fibres but can be harmful to your health too. It’s also conveniently ideal for other sustainable and natural fabrics such as organic cotton, bamboo and hemp.

Linen Savvy is elegantly infused with the signature fragrance Charmant: a uniquely subtle and warming scent to add a hint of elegance to your day. It’s formulated using only natural and organic ingredients to ensure both your skin and linens are protected without any of the harsh chemicals found in many laundry washes on the market today. Feel confident knowing that this is a clean that’s good for both you and your favourite linen pieces, as well as the environment.

Bon Savvy’s, luxury eco Linen Savvy Fabric Wash is the most authentic way to give your linens the love and care it needs; while elevating your everyday living.

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