Silk vs wool

Silk vs wool
 Wool and silk - one of the oldest fabrics, which began producing people. Both fabrics are natural, both have indisputable advantages and some disadvantages.
 Doctors say that silk is very useful for the human skin. The fact that the thread of a silkworm comprising as much as 18 amino acids, which are capable of improving blood circulation and the digestive system. Almost 98% of silk thread is made up of protein. One of the silk proteins, fibrion, rejuvenates the skin and can retain moisture - it is used in the manufacture of cosmetics. Furthermore, the silk proteins are able to retain moisture, therefore they are often used in the manufacture of shampoos. In silk not zavedutsya dust mites that cause allergies, so allergic recommended silk bedding.

Wool is a specially treated animal hair - goats, sheep, camels, llamas, etc. Scaly structure of the hair helps them well bonded to each other, making a strong thread, in addition, wool has excellent thermal insulation. The coat is waterproof and does not transmit heat, so in the summer knitwear made of natural wool person will not be hot. Wool is very versatile - you can safely winter sport in a woolen coat and not be afraid of the cold, and in summer in a dress made of fine, "summer" wool you will not be hot.

But also silk and wool have their drawbacks.

Firstly, silk heavily wrinkled. However, this property is often considered almost chic, but in this sense, the silk is not too practical. Wool, for example, almost no creases, the thing is to keep the form as long as necessary. In addition, the liquid leaves on silk fabric stains, which can only be removed with alcohol.

The main drawback of wool - rapid wear fabric.

The general lack of wool and silk - a high price. Production technology is quite costly and time-consuming, unlike synthetic fabrics, in addition, sometimes fail to distinguish from natural fabrics quality fakes.

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