If you’re looking for new sleepwear, you might want to skip the fleece, cotton, and even satin and silk. There may be something even better that may be more comfortable and even help you sleep better: bamboo pajamas.
So, what exactly makes pajamas made from bamboo fabric so great? Here are a few reasons why you might want to give these types of PJs a try.
Bamboo Pajamas Are Highly Breathable
Certain types of fabrics can easily make you sweat because they have minimal breathability, like polyester. Perspiring is the last you want to do while you sleep.
Bamboo pajamas, on the other hand, are very breathable, which allows sweat to evaporate without you even realizing it. That helps to regulate your body temperature and keep you cool and comfortable while in bed, making it easier for you to fall and stay asleep. 
Bamboo Pajamas Are Made of Eco-Friendly Materials
Bamboo is a natural fabric, and not synthetic like nylon or polyester. It doesn’t have to be treated with chemicals, so there are never any synthetic compounds released into the atmosphere. Bamboo is also a fast-growing tree, making it readily available for products like fabrics used to make pajamas and other clothing. 
Bamboo Pajamas Don’t Cause Skin Irritation
People with extra-sensitive skin may find that certain fabrics, especially synthetic ones, cause irritation and inflammation. Bamboo fabrics, however, are very gentle on the skin and do not cause such reactions, making bamboo pajamas the perfect choice for those who suffer from skin issues. In fact, bamboo may even have antibacterial and antifungal properties, which can be beneficial to the skin. 
Bamboo Pajamas Are Long-Lasting
If taken care of properly, high-quality bamboo pajamas can last for years. They don’t tear easily, and they’re resistant to shrinkage and stretching when washed. No matter how often they’re worn, bamboo PJs won’t break down as easily or as quickly as other lower-quality fabrics.
Bamboo Pajamas Can Be Tossed in the Washing Machine
While you might be able to throw your cotton or fleece PJs into the washer, other materials, like silk or satin, usually need to be hand-washed. Good-quality bamboo pajamas, on the other hand, are machine washable. They can be mixed with all your other items and are durable enough to withstand the aggressive spin cycles of the machine without getting stretched.
Next time you’re out shopping for sleepwear, consider opting for a pair of bamboo pajamas.
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