We really love Merino wool
We really love Merino wool! Wanne to know why? Well, here are some information we like to share with you. Lets talk about our quality!
Merino wool is the perfect gift from mother nature, pure, soft, and delicate.
ThermoregulatingThermoregulation is a very good property when it comes to small babies that cannot yet regulate their body temperature during the first months of their life. Merino wool will keep them warm when it is cold, and cool their skin when it is warm in the air. When temperatures increase, wool fibers absorb the body’s moisture and evaporate faster than other fabrics. Merino wool can absorb up to 30% of its own weight in moisture and feel dry, as well as keep its good insulating abilities, your body stays nice and cool.
Radiation protection properties
Have you ever seen a sheep with a sunburn? Didn't think so! Merino wool has a natural UV filter, and will protect you from UV radiation up to UV Protection Factor 20 to 50+ depending on thickness and colours.
Wool is naturally fire resistant
Because of the way the wool fibers are structured it requires more oxygen than is available in the air to become flammable.
Wool has an excellent flame resistance, furthermore it does not melt or stick to the skin when in combustion.
Merino wool absorbs odours and releases them upon washing. Unstained wool can only be aired to restore freshness and washed only fair times.
Stains can be brushed with a cloth. The naturally protective outer layer of your merino wool garment will prevent stains from being absorbed. However, when your favorite item is dirty, just wash it on low temperature. Just make sure you have a good wool detergent available. Most eco shops provide these. Because merino resists odours, bacteria and stains, you don’t need to wash it as often or as rigorously as synthetics. A good organic stain remover will do wonders.
Merino wool fibers are six times stronger than cotton, pass on your favourite garment once you or your baby no longer fit in to it.Lilli & Leopold Merino wool basics tend to last for 3-4 kids... the least.
Merino wool does miracles for your babies sensitive skin, Research shows that wearing merino wool against ones skin over a period of time reduces adult and infant eczema symptoms impressively compared to other fabrics. Merino wool creates a healthy microclimate for the skin. The hypoallergenic soft wool fibers is a care for you skin.
And at the end, a little Sleep guide
Not only does it determine the way we sleep, it also determines the state in which we wake up. With all these qualities mentioned, you and your babyes sleep is proven to be better if it involved merino-wool. Wearing it as pyjamas, sleeping in Merino blankets, or being wrapped in wool will help your baby sleep longer, wake up less, and sleep soundly. Happy baby, happy parent.