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Choosing Cotton Percale Duvets and Tencel Inners for a Cool Summer Sleep

Cotton Percale Duvets and Tencel Inners

As the temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, it’s time to reconsider your bedding choices for a comfortable and refreshing night’s sleep. The right bedding can make all the difference in how well you rest during the summer months.

Two excellent options that stand out are cotton percale duvets and Tencel inners. Let’s explore why these choices are the best for a cool and comfortable sleep this summer.

1. Cotton Percale Duvets: Breathable Luxury

Cotton percale is a closely woven fabric known for its crisp and cool feel, making it ideal for hot summer nights. Unlike its satin counterparts, percale has a matte finish that not only looks sophisticated but also enhances breathability.

This woven structure allows air to circulate freely, preventing heat from getting trapped and ensuring a consistently cool and comfortable sleep experience. The lightweight nature of percale also adds to its suitability for summer, as it won’t weigh you down.

2. Tencel Inners: Natural Cooling

Tencel, derived from wood pulp, is a sustainable and eco-friendly fabric that has gained popularity for its exceptional moisture-wicking properties. When used as an inner filling for duvets, Tencel efficiently absorbs excess moisture from your body, helping you stay dry throughout the night.

This natural cooling effect reduces the risk of waking up sweaty and uncomfortable, a common concern during warmer months. Tencel’s smooth and silky texture also adds a touch of luxury to your bedding.

3. Breathability and Moisture Management

Both cotton percale duvets and Tencel inners share a common trait: they prioritize breathability and moisture management. This dynamic duo allows you to maintain a balanced body temperature as you sleep.

Cotton percale’s breathable weave and Tencel’s moisture-wicking ability work in tandem to regulate your body heat, preventing overheating and promoting a comfortable sleep environment.

4. Hypoallergenic and Easy Care

Cotton percale and Tencel are both hypoallergenic materials, making them suitable for those with allergies or sensitivities. Additionally, they are relatively easy to maintain.

Cotton percale duvets are machine washable and tend to become softer with each wash, while Tencel’s durability ensures that your bedding will last for summers to come. Tencel inners can typically be washed. However, it’s important to follow the care instructions provided by the manufacturer to ensure that you clean them properly without damaging the material.

In general, Tencel is known to be durable and easy to care for, but using the right washing and drying techniques will help maintain its quality and prolong its lifespan. Always check the label on your Tencel inner for specific washing guidelines and recommendations.

Embracing comfort

When it comes to selecting the ideal bedding for summer, cotton percale duvets and Tencel inners emerge as the top contenders. Their exceptional breathability, moisture-wicking properties, and luxurious comfort make them a perfect choice for warm nights.

By investing in these high-quality materials, you can transform your sleep experience and wake up feeling refreshed and revitalized throughout the summer season. So, embrace the comfort of cotton percale and Tencel, and enjoy a restful night’s sleep even on the hottest nights.

DuviBuddy Duvet Covers and Inners

View our range of linen that incorporates these functional element to regulate your temparature in bed. Whether you have a 3 quarter bed, or super king size, we accommodate any size with extra width on the sides for an even more comfotable nights sleep.

Duck-egg Blue

3-Way Zip Duvet Cover T200

R782.20R1,322.14 incl VAT
Duck-egg Blue

3-Way Zip Duvet Cover T300

R1,043.20R1,651.98 incl VAT

Inners – All Seasons

R1,434.50R2,460.68 incl VAT

Inners – Summer Ultra Light

R867.82R1,651.69 incl VAT

About Jolette Walters

Working for multi-national corporations and traveling the world for business, Jolette founded a company with the goal to improve on products around your house and for travel and adds a modern touch to the old way of doing things. Starting with DuviBuddy for the bedroom, and most recently Catcchii for the on-the-go business woman's hair, she develops product lines that is focussed on easy living.