Living in a Material World, But We Are Not Material Girls
No we are not talking about Madonna’s famous track, we are talking about the modern world of fashion and the technological advances in fabrics. Not that long ago, people purchased natural fibers: cashmere, wool, cotton, hemp, and linen.
Now, clothing labels are reading like a complex recipe list of materials like rayon, polyester, acetate, nylon and acrylic. Clothing, including fashion scarves, are now chemically treated to be stain-resistant and wrinkle free! Yes, this may help make our lives simpler, but does it really?
When you start introducing synthetic clothing into your wardrobe, you are bringing in harsh chemicals that can possibly irritate your skin, and if you are buying synthetic women’s scarves, it may cause a reaction around your neck where skin in extra sensitive.
To minimize your synthetic wardrobe, avoid these fabrics:
This isn’t to say that all fabrics, including natural fibres, don’t go under some sort of treatment. Some treatments include:
Yeah, you guessed it. These additives are often toxic to our bodies, they may contain heavy metals, and they do a number on our environment.
Don’t fret, there are fabrics that are less processed, they are your natural fibers such as:
So when you are looking at where to buy clothing, look for boutiques or stores that sell organic fabrics and/or clothing. Will it be a bit more expensive? Most likely, but it’s worth the investment! Trust us, your skin will thank you!
At My Signature Scarf, all our non-synthetic handmade scarves are used with the highest quality NATURAL fibers in the world. Handmade in India, our Wool scarves are the warmest, our spring scarves are colorful, our summer scarves are light and airy, our Silk scarves are the softest, and all of our fashion scarves are non-irritating and non-toxic to your skin. Bonus—we have a unique business model that allows us to sell our natural non-synthetic scarves at very cost-effective prices.
So, remember these three things:
And if you are looking where to buy a scarf, My Signature Scarf sells fashion scarves that are made from natural fabric, are cost-effective, and look beautiful.