Posted by Banika Smee on August 17, 2015
What a beautiful winter we are enjoying throughout Australia this year!
And yet, despite the gorgeous deep blue, cloudless skies we wake up to every morning, the low temperatures remind us that there’s no fooling around with Mr. Frost.
Many of us around the country struggle to keep toasty warm in and outdoors.
But you don’t have to.
Especially now that you are about to discover the many benefits of bamboo clothing.
Bamboo, a humble member of the grass family is in fact, one of the most resilient, warmest clothing materials available to us today.
Gentle to the touch, bamboo has breathable and thermo-regulating properties that help keep you cool in summer and warm in winter.
That’s why, wearing bamboo clothing to face the winter chill this year is one of the wisest decisions you’ll ever make.
Not convinced yet?
You will after reading these great tips on how to wear bamboo this year.
Here they are:
1) Be smart about the way you layer up
You might be forgiven for thinking that big winter jumpers are the way to go. Yes, they are extremely fashionable, I’ll give you that much.
But you will not necessarily be keeping yourself as warm as you could.
And that’s because wearing layers of thin clothes that trap body heat will keep you a lot warmer than the big trendy jumpers you so love to wear.
That’s why I encourage you to think Bamboo.
By trapping warm air in its cross-sectional fibers, bamboo clothing draws moisture away from the body. So, whether you are sleeping, exercising, or simply going about with your day to day business, bamboo will keep you warm day and night without the need for layers and layers.
Find out more about Witjuti’s range of bamboo clothing here.
2) Keep your feet toasty warm with bamboo socks
If you are like me, then no matter what you do, you’ll find it very hard to keep those toesies warm in winter.
And while it might just seem like a slight inconvenience, cold feet can make you irritable and very unproductive.
So, you can either do what someone suggested I did once - sprinkle some cayenne pepper in the socks! Honestly!
Or you could go for a much simpler and effective option and wear a pair of bamboo socks.
By trapping warm air in their fibers, bamboo socks will keep you warm day and night, regardless of the activity you perform. And you won’t have to put up with all that itchiness that comes with the very potent cayenne spice!
Check our range of colourful Bamboo Socks for men, women and children here.
3) Keep your neck warm
Did you know that in traditional Chinese medicine, covering one’s neck is considered to be very important when temperatures are low and the weather is windy?
It is said that wind is one of the six external pathogens - the other five being Cold, Damp, Heat, Summer Heat, and Dryness. The back of the neck is particularly vulnerable to a Wind-Heat or Wind-Cold invasion and when that happens, catching a cold is said to be imminent.
That’s why one of the first cold symptoms is a stiff neck.
Our body has been invaded by Wind-Cold. Or so are we told by Chinese traditional doctors.
And whether you agree with this point of view or not, there is no denying that your neck is one of the most vulnerable parts of your body in winter.
And you need to keep it protected at all times.
Preferably with Witjuti’s stylish 100% bamboo range of printed scarfs.
Find your favourite colour here.
Trust Bamboo’s temperature regulating ability to keep you warm at home and outdoors this winter and you will not only be protecting you and your family from the winter chill.
You will also be slashing that dreaded winter electricity bill.
And most importantly, you will be helping protect this beautiful planet of ours.
This is the perfect time of the year to explore the many benefits bamboo clothing can bring you and your family.
So don’t wait any longer banish that winter chill today with our range of stylish bamboo clothing.