Benefits of bamboo clothing
Bamboo clothing has gained popularity in recent years. Especially people suffering from allergy, eczema or diabetics and new parents are happy with everything from socks and underwear to T-shirts. But what is making so many people prefer these garments?
Bamboo clothing have these advantages:
v The surface of the bamboo plant possesses antibacterial properties as well as a number of oils preventing the growth of microorganisms. These properties and oils, which make sure the bamboo plant does not require any fungicides or pest control, are preserved in the bamboo fibers when the bamboo is decomposed and transformed into textiles.
The antibacterial properties that degrade microorganisms, reduce the amount of bacteria that can live in garments and cause unpleasant odors. Bamboo clothing can also eliminate some of the odor-causing bacteria that live on the skin.
SWEAT ABSORBING AND TRANSPORTING
Bamboo textiles are highly absorbent and can absorb up to three times its own weight in moisture. So, if the clothes weigh 1 kg, the fabric can absorb 3 kg of moisture. This ability to absorb moisture helps transport sweat away from the skin.
In addition, bamboo is a quick-drying fiber. These properties are especially useful in clothing and garments worn closest to your skin, such as socks and underwear, but it also comes in handy in training and gym clothing.
"Advantages that benefit the environment and you"
Bamboo fibers have a very vibrant structure, which means that air pockets are naturally created between the fibers. These air pockets provide an insulating and temperature regulating effect, which keeps you warm in the winter and cool during summer.
he antibacterial properties described above vastly reduces dust mites and fungal spores in the clothing as the environment becomes unfavorable to them.
GOOD FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
Bamboo fibers are extremely soft due to the manufacturing method (read more here), and therefore they do not irritate the skin. Bamboo is made according to the same method as viscose and these fibers are created to be soft as silk. And bamboo is definitely that soft. You can read more about making bamboo fibers here.
Bamboo clothing is antistatic which prevents it from sticking to the skin.
The bamboo plant has natural UV resistant properties and that is why bamboo clothing keeps up to 98% of the sun's harmful rays away from your skin.
"Clothes designed for a comfortable everyday life"
STILL SOFT WASH AFTER WASH
Bamboo fibers are smooth and round, so they have no fibers sticking out or becoming tangled or torn out. This helps bamboo fabric stay soft even after many washes. In addition, the fabric does not wear out as easily at exposed areas.
The type of fabric that is used to produce T-shirts, socks and underwear for example, (Jersey), is virtually wrinkle free. This is due to the bamboo fibers and the type of weaving. Although our shirts should be ironed after each wash.
FREE OF CHEMICALS
Bamboo grows completely without the use of pesticides and fungicides, meaning that very few chemicals are transferred to the finished textile. Small amounts of pesticides may be needed in the planting of bamboo to enhance the growth at the very beginning. Read more about the bamboo plant here.
GOOD FOR YOUR FEET IF YOU HAVE DIABETICS
Diabetics often result in sensitive skin and that is why seamless socks and non-binding socks without elastic bands are particularly good. In addition, the sweat absorbing and temperature regulating properties are very beneficial for sensitive feet.
Read more about how to best care for your bamboo clothes here.