September 21, 2021
Let's Talk About Synthetics...
Synthetic materials are made through a process called polymerisation, which is the joining of chemicals, such as sodium hydroxide and carbon disulphide (derivates of coal, oil and gas) in a heat vacuum. Because harmful chemicals are used in the making of synthetics, they often produce poisonous gas when burned. Not to mention, when the end of their life cycle comes, they take an incredibly long time to degenerate as they are non-biodegradable. Beyond being horrible for our environment, synthetics are also terrible for our own health. The chemicals used in synthetic materials are damaging to your lungs while you sleep and can cause skin rashes and breakouts. When searching for bedding, it can be easy to choose the more “economical” pillow, without considering the disadvantages it holds. Synthetics don’t absorb moisture, nor do they allow air to circulate through the fibers, leaving you feeling either too hot or too cold. And though they may be cheaper
March 26, 2016
Luxury Brands for the Home
Everyone Deserves a Bit of Opulence in Their Life.
We now have our own Blog for Opulence of Southern Pines & DUXIANA of Southern Pines. Stay tuned each month for interesting posts on how to experience luxury living. We will discuss everything from restorative sleep and all the luxuries needed for the bed.
We will have topic discussions on how to choose the best luxury bath linens and table linens for your personal and family needs. We will explain the benefits and differences between Egyptian Long Staple Cotton versus traditional cottons.