Tencel


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Tencel

(ˈtɛnˌsɛl)
n
(Textiles) trademark a fabric made from wood pulp cellulose, having a silky texture
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Buhler Quality yarns specializes in yarns manufactured from Supima extra-long staple cotton, MicroModal Edelweiss and Micro TENCEL. We offer blends like MicroModal Edelweiss/Supima, along with exclusive Supima Cotton and high-grade yarn spun from organic cotton.
The pillows have a Tencel pillow cover, and they're filled with high-grade, hypoallergenic shredded memory foam.
Its yield comprises a wide range of blends straddling polyester, cotton, viscose, linen, tencel, modal and wool.
Recommended fabrics include light- to mediumweight woven fabric such as linen, chambray, tencel twill, rayon challis and similar drapey substrates.
For those of you who like to shop with a clear conscience, the 20-piece summertime edit is crafted in a range of sustainable materials, such as organic cotton, recycled polyester and TENCEL Lyocell, so you can be rest assured your fabrics are friendlier on the environment.
Florian Heubrandner will be leading Lenzing's global strategy and development across the textiles value chain, bringing to life Lenzing's transformation from a B2B fiber producer to a business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) brand following the rejuvenation of Tencel, Lenzing's textile specialty brand, earlier this year and the launch of Lenzing EcoVero, Lenzing's sustainable viscose brand, last year.
Summary: Designer is working with a biodegradable fabric called Tencel
Formulated with propolis and rice extracts to help brighten and purify the skin while sodium acetylated hyaluronate moisturizes the skin, the soft and thin texture of the tencel sheet closely adheres to the skin and helps essence absorption, said the company.
Natural materials such as wool, biodegradable fibres such as Tencel, or recycled fibres such as viscose, are used in shades of white, brown and aubergine within the new line.
Anti-odor, anti-microbial and anti-wrinkle are dominant traits with fabric treatments and blended fibers containing the likes of charcoal, copper and Vitamin E, while Tencel and Repreve (fibers originating from plastic bottles) were all over market.
Soft Touch cotton, pure Tencel and wool blends meet innovative non-cling and stretch finishes, for a collection that complements and flatters.