What are Bamboo Sheets?
Bamboo sheets are made from the fibers from the bamboo plant. These bamboo fibers are long, thin, and fine, that’s why bamboo sheets with lower thread count is comparable to cotton sheets with a higher thread count. With this, Bamboo sheets continues to provide the luxurious and soft feel that feels much like high quality cotton sheets.
*Thread count refers to the number of horizontal and vertical threads per square inch
What are Cotton Sheets?
Cotton is the most commonly used material for making sheets. With lower thread count (200-300), it can feel scratchy and it’s more likely to pill. While those made with higher thread count (400-700) can feel more luxurious and soft to touch. This is where the rule of thumb, “higher thread count means higher quality” comes from.
Egyptian Cotton, is known got be the highest quality amongst its cotton counterparts. It is finely made therefore, you can get soft set of sheets with a high thread count.
Bamboo Vs. Egyptian Cotton?
Now, let’s take a look at other factors such as Care & Durability, Comfort & Feel, and Price. We will even take a look at the Environmental Impact of both kinds of sheets.