The bed pillow should be washed every two to six months. For the polyester filling, the washing process is easy. Washing the high-end pillow like down, wool, organic cotton isn't easy like others. Here are some recommendations for washing the wool pillow.
Since wool fiber is an excellent choice for pillows because of its natural content, temperature regulating ability and ability to maintain its shape for long time, they need extra care. They cannot be washed with other loads as normal cycle. While we are working on making the wool pillows robust for home washing, this research is in progress. Until then it is recommended to wash wool pillows with extra precautions.
Basically, wool fibers will shrink and felt in a normal wash cycle. This phenomenon is known as wool felting. Hot water and hot drying accelerate this process making the fibers turn lumpy. Our eco wool fiber is made to reduce felting using specialized enzymes to wash off the wool scales and surface materials. This makes the pillows washable. Here are some guidelines to follow for washable wool pillows.
With some extra care wool pillows are excellent choice. It helps in deep sound and healthy sleep without the concern about the chemicals. They offer excellent support and are naturally flame retardant making them free from toxic fire retardants. Way to go for organic and natural products community.