Silky smooth and gently weighted, the comforting SALMEE lavender eye pillow is calming for body and mind. Ideal for yoga, meditation and to aid sleep.
Dimensions: L22xW9xD1.4cm. Approx. weight is 185g.
Care instructions: Pillowcase: Cool handwash only. Inner: Microwave low in 10sec increments to max. 30sec. Freeze 15-30min. Refill available.
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See other listings for matching items. Our founder Laura is "like a kid in a sweet shop" when she visits fabric trader Dhiraj who supplies our recycled saris. In this treasure trove of vibrant colours, intricate patterns, textures and sparkles, it can be very difficult to choose! With intricate printed patterns and luxurious smooth textures, saris are works of art, often passed down families through generations. Nepali culture is very waste-conscious and re-purposing fabrics that have reached the end of one stage of their lives is commonplace. We have given these fabrics a new lease of life, and another chance to tell their stories. Every piece is one of a kind. Please note that there is a high likelihood sari fabric may contain silk, so these products are not suitable for vegans. The pillow inner is made from soft woven cotton called kora in Nepal. It is filled, in our Hastings studio, with dried rice and flax seed (linseed), both UK sourced, and UK grown dried lavender. Lavender has been found to have positive impacts on mood, stress and anxiety, and to aid insomnia. Lavender is the traditional material for the 26th wedding anniversary gift.
The pillow can be used effectively at room temperature. To ease tension headaches and migraines, the pillow inner may be heated in a microwave: max. 700W in 10sec increments up to max. 30sec (approx. temperatures: 10sec = 28C, 20sec = 36C, 30sec = 42C). To soothe tired eyes or to aid hay fever symptoms, the pillow inner may be cooled in a freezer for 15-30min. Please gently remove the outer pillowcase before heating or cooling.
For fresh-smelling smalls, store in your undies drawer when not in use!
Handmade by artisans within a World Fair Trade Organization certified collective in Kathmandu, Nepal. These products are hand stitched in the WFTO member workshop which employs over 25 women, giving them opportunities through work. The workshop employs several deaf women who communicate with the production manager using sign language. Learn more about the World Fair Trade Organization here. AURA QUE products are individually handcrafted and the unique story behind each AURA QUE product enhances its charm!