Why you should try bamboo sheets!

Why you should try bamboo sheets! Here at Bamboo & Coconut we have been experimenting with different types of bedsheets to see which are the most comfortable and the coolest for hot nights. We previously did a bamboo v cotton test to see which fabric was the best for absorbency, softness and overall quality. Our…

The benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil What are the benefits of coconut oil? Today I’m going to look at why coconut oil is one of the healthiest foods in the world. There have been over 1500 scientific studies proving how healthy coconut oil is, so let’s look at the facts… The secret to this fruits health benefits is the…

A comparison review of bamboo vs cotton

Bamboo vs cotton We are going to do a comparison review of bamboo and cotton today to see what the main differences are between the two. Bamboo and cotton have been used for clothing and bedding for hundreds of years, but only recently has bamboo been gaining in popularity. The bamboo plant grows quicker than…

Bamboo fiber

Bamboo fiber Bamboo fiber is used in a variety of different items  from pillows, sheets, duvet covers, towels, underwear, t-shirts and even sanitary products. How do we get to bamboo fiber from the bamboo plant. The process starts with the leaves and stems beaten to a scarchy pulp and treated with alkaline hydrolysis then bleached,…

How green is bamboo?

How green is bamboo? Lots of people are talking bamboo and asking the question how green is bamboo? The bamboo plant and the fibers produced from it are well known to be versatile. Bamboo can be used for a variety of different items including, bikes, furniture, bedding, flooring and even scaffolding. The bamboo plant is…