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Using teabags for the eyes

Using Tea Bags to Treat Eye Conditions Using tea bags to treat conditions like dark circles under the eyes have been practiced for decades, and it actually works. Tea bags are a cost-effective and proven method for reducing dark circles without any side effects. This is how and why tea bags work: The antioxidants in tea make it a good remedy for treating dark circles and reducing swelling or puffiness. The caffeine in tea shrinks blood vessels and reduces fluid in the tissues surrounding the eyes. Tea contains tannins which are what gives flavor and color to the tea, but they also promote blood circulation. Tea bags have anti-inflammatory properties. Tea contains alkaloids that promote healthy skin growth around the eyes. How to Use Tea…

Bedding materials that can improve mood

How Bedding Can Improve Your Mood In the grand scheme of things, bedding may not seem like an important issue, but the kind of bedding — texture, pattern, color — can make a big difference to the quality of sleep as well as how restful waking time spent in the bedroom can be. Do Colors Matter When Choosing Bedding? Many studies have been done on how colors affect people. The colors on walls and bedding have a great impact on sleep. Blue is the most calming color for the bedroom as well as for sheets. If your preference is using other colors, keep them neutral and less intense, choosing from the pale sections of the color palette. It is better to stay away from red-toned…

Buying Sheets: What Makes Sheets High Quality and why it Matters

Several things impact the quality of sheets including thread count, weave, and even where the sheets were made. But does it really matter, considering we’re not even awake for the majority of the time we spend between the sheets? The answer is yes. Knowing what makes sheets high quality can prevent you from spending too much money on marketing gimmicks like thread count alone. Good quality sheets are also more durable, less likely to shrink and lose their shape, and may affect your quality of sleep for the better. What Makes Bed Linen High Quality The Material. As in all things, the ingredients behind a product often determine the quality. In the case of sheets, high-quality materials or fibers may lead to less pilling, shrinkage, and…

World Bamboo Day 2014

As you may have already guessed it, “World Bamboo Day” is a day to celebrate the increase of the awareness of bamboo globally. World Bamboo Day was declared by the Thai Royal Forest Department on 18 September in Bangkok, during the 8th World Bamboo Congress held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel. On this special day, the World Bamboo Organization focuses to showcase the potential of bamboo. They also aim to highlight the obvious reasons to protect natural resources and the environment, and to ensure sustainable utilization. Another reason for this “Bamboo” day is to promote new cultivation for new industries around the world, and to market traditional uses locally for community economic development. Bamboo Uses Currently, there are so many everyday items made from Bamboo, for instance: Wood Paper…

10 Tips To Help You Sleep Better

Are You Looking For A Better Night Sleep? Everyone at some point in their lives has had problems falling asleep at night. Coming home from an exciting ballgame, watching a late night movie or partying with friends can keep the adrenaline pumping when, in fact, you want it to back down. It is when someone has trouble falling asleep on a regular basis that the lack of rest can take its toll on general health and well-being. If you regularly have difficulties connecting with the sandman, these 10 tips to help you sleep better at night may just do the trick. We’ve compiled a solid list of the 10 best sleeping tips:      1. Make and Follow a Daily Schedule. Humans are creatures of habit….

Bamboo Bedding vs. the Rest of the Organic Bedding Market

Everyone is trained to think that natural fibers are the best to use in clothing and bedding, but why is organic a better choice than non-organic? Is it a fad or are there real benefits? Let’s take a moment to break down the different organic bedding options Comparison of Organic Bedding  Organic Cotton Bedding – Organic cotton bedding is a soft fabric that is breathable. This means it allows your skin to breathe and keeps you cool in the warmer months and warm in the cooler months.  Organic cotton sheets are machine washable and ideal for people who suffer from allergies. Organic cotton is made from untreated seeds and those seeds have not been exposed to insecticides, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers that area used on standard…

Characteristics of Luxury Bedding

There is nothing better than sliding into your bed after a hard day, and feeling the soothing and warmth of clean, fresh, luxury bedding. On average, we spend one third of our lives in bed, so having the best luxury sheets is actually more than a luxury, it’s essential What is high quality luxury bedding? Characteristics of Luxury Bedding Luxury bedding can provide customers a whole new bedroom and sleeping experience. Luxury bed sets appeal to consumers  because they are extremely soft and silky. Bamboo sheet sets are considered one of the top luxury sheet sets on the market and offer everything that a high priced luxury sheet set does (and more) with a lower, more affordable price tag than pure silk or cashmere sheets. Bamboo sheets are extremely durable…

What Is a Duvet and How To Choose A Good One

Ever heard of a duvet? What is a duvet? A duvet is a sheet bag with buttons for closure, that a blanket or comforter is inserted into. A duvet’s two main objectives are to cover a bed and to protect a comforter. Benefits of A Bamboo Duvet and Duvet Cover In warmer months, especially in the summer, a single duvet with no comforter is warm enough to sleep under. A duvet and duvet cover are easier to maintain than a single blanket or comforter. Many comforters are hard to clean due to their size and bulk. Some people even recommend that comforters not be washed regularly but that is difficult to follow since the bed can be excellent homes for bacteria. Duvets are also very practical because they…

An Eco-Friendly Sheets Guide

It has been proven by so many studies that a good night’s sleep is essential for good health. The right nutrition, daily exercise and at least six to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep can be the catalyst of a great life. Can you imagine a fantastic night’s sleep in bedding that rejuvenates cells in your body, improves your thought process, your mood and decreases your stress? If that sounds like something you’d like, you should be taking it one step further by also helping the environment and purchasing eco-friendly bed sheets. This type of unbelievable bedding is made with natural fibers and is creating quite the buzz all over. 3 Different Eco-Friendly Bedding Options Currently Available: Organic Cotton Bedding: This bedding tends to be soft…

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