satin/silk pillowcase

where do you UK curlies get yours from?
uk curly - 3a
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Last edited by nickysymons@hotmail.com; 09-14-2008 at 11:30 PM.
I got mine from amazon for about 15 but I've also seen them in john lewis for about 20 Sounds like a lot for a pillowcase but it's totally made a difference... I'd guess ebay might be cheaper? Good luck!
curlyteachxx
3b or c? Very fine hair but lots of it!

Newly CG (ish) and loving it so far, currently using Original Source to Co-wash, Australian Organics to condition, Trevor Sorbie curl cream and shockwaves gel. Weekly sulphate free shampoo.
I made mine, it took 5 mins!
CG in London, UK.
Hair type: THICK 4a with hints of 3c, I think
Cleanse: Naked Shine Shampoo (SLS Free) & TRESemme Conditioner
DT: Homemade recipes involving shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil, honey, eggs amongst other natural products.
Curl products: KCCC with KT or homemade curly custard, Fantasia I.C Gel (for smoothing edges only)
Is it worth spending more money to get hold of not-polyester satin pillowcase or does it not really make a difference?
does it actually make much difference? I've been thinking of getting one but not sure what it'll do for me
I ordered silk fabric from cheapfabrics.co.uk in order to make my own silk pillow cases. Are they really worth using or not
GCG (Greek Curly Girl) since May 2010
3a/3b (although I have some really annoying straight pieces underneath), medium texture, normal porosity, medium to low elasticity

Condish: Korres Acacia Milk Conditioner
Styling: Korres Bamboo Styling Cream for Curly Hair
Currently experimenting with lots of organic cone-free & sulfate-free products

Skia ..means "The Shadow" in Greek
My mom made me some. :-)
3b/c. Fine, med-high porosity, normal elasticity. Hair loves oils in summer, protein in winter. Constantly battling the hard water monster.

Favourites:
CJ Curl Theory, Curl Rehab, Smoothing, Curl Fix, Daily Fix, CCCC, CIAB, CQ, SSCC, MC shampoo, Inecto Pure Coconut Oil, CP luscious curl creme (summer), DB Pumpkin Seed (summer), FD/MT, JCWDT, JCTS

American literature PhD student in the UK...
Yes, it makes a difference whether you use polyester or silk.

Silk breathes. It's warm in cold weather, and cool in hot weather. It doesn't pull on, or leach moisture out of your hair and skin.

Polyester can be hot and cause you to sweat. It can be overly slippery.
Peace,
Morgan

Baby Fine 3B, low porosity, normal density and elasticity
CGing since July 2008
U can get 1 quite reasonable on eBay. Just search satin pillowcase and/or sleep cap.

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Ontario, Canada
Mod CG to nearly full CG since Mar '13

2b/2c ~ Normal Thickness/ Normal Porosity
Co Wash - Suave, Vo5, Alberto Balsam
RO - Tresemme Naturals
LI - Tresemme Naturals, Mixed Chicks LI, Giovanni DLI (good for the summer)
Activator - AG Recoil
Clumper - Kinky Curly Curling Custard (though it is heavy for my hair)
GEL - LA Looks (Green), BRHG
DT - Coconut Oil (my hair's true love)
PT - Homemade randoms

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