Hi, it’s Molly, and I’m excited to finally share my review of the Cariloha Classic Bamboo Sheet set I got from Amazon.
This review will be a bit long and comprehensive. You can find a Quick review of the same sheets I posted a few months ago by following the link below.
But if you want the full details, including the Pros and Cons, of the Cariloha Classic Bamboo sheets, you’ve come to the right place!
Even though the Bamboo products I’ve been using lately are far superior to cotton, I did manage to find a flaw with these Bamboo Sheets from Cariloha. Some might not consider it a big deal, but I feel others might want to know what to expect when buying these sheets.
Topics Covered in this Review
Here are the topics I will cover in this Cariloha Classic Bamboo sheet set review. You can use the links below to go directly to the topics in this article.
- Pros of Cariloha Classic Bamboo Sheets
- Softness and Comfort
- Natural Qualities of Bamboo
- Value and Pricing
- Cariloha Lifetime Guarantee
- Cons of Cariloha Classic Bamboo Sheets
- Sizing | Availability
- Tips and tricks | Caring for bamboo sheets
- Conclusion – Are they worth it?
Pros | Cariloha Classic Bamboo Sheets
What are the Pros of the Cariloha Bamboo Sheet Sets?
Softness and Comfort
If you’re new to bamboo sheets, the first difference you’ll notice is the superior softness of these sheets compared to cotton or other sheets.
It’s difficult to tell from pictures, but bamboo fabrics are Softer than even 1000TC Egyptian cotton. The Classic Bamboo sheets from Cariloha are no exception. As a matter of fact I can even say they are softer and smoother than most other bamboo sheets I’ve owned.
Don’t let that surprise you!
Cariloha have always delivered when it comes to quality and softness. Their sheets are on the higher end in regards to quality and you’d expect them to be softer. I’d even compare the softness to silk or cashmere sheets. So if you want to cover yourself in silky soft sheets, these are an excellent choice.
Natural Qualities of Bamboo Fabrics
The next benefit of these sheets is the natural qualities bamboo fabrics have. I won’t go too much into details about the benefits of bamboo fabrics.
Bamboo sheets are Naturally Hypoallergenic. You’ll notice this almost immediately, if you suffer from allergies.
Odor Resistant. Bamboo fabrics “breathe” better and are wick away moisture more efficiently than other fabrics.
Bamboo fabrics are also Naturally Cooler than most other fabrics. As much as 3 degrees cooler than cotton which will provide a more comfortable night’s sleep. Many clothing companies are beginning to use bamboo’s natural cooling to make shirts, pants and activewear.
Environmentally Friendly. Bamboo is one of the most eco-friendly plant on Earth. When harvesting the bamboo, the stalks Regrow Naturally and will reach full maturity again in 2-3 years. Unlike maple trees that reach maturity in 40 years, or cotton that needs to be replanted after each harvest.
Value of the Cariloha Classic Sheets
The price point for most bamboo sheets found online range from $80 and can be as high as $500, or higher! I got my set for around $139 with free shipping.
When researching about bamboo fabrics, I stumbled upon an article posted on the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) site which states…
“Under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act and the Textile Fiber Rule, textile fibers must be labeled and advertised as provided by the FTC. Textiles can only be called bamboo if they are made directly from actual bamboo fiber” read more.
Unlike many foreign companies, Cariloha is located here in Utah and abides by the FTC rules and regulations. Avoid making the mistake of trying to save a few dollars and living with fake bamboo sheets. With Cariloha, you get what you pay for!
Cariloha Lifetime Guarantee
Last but not least, I’ll mention the Cariloha Lifetime Guarantee.
Cariloha is so confident in the sheets they make they are willing to back them up with an unrivaled “Lifetime Guarantee“! The guarantee covers many of the basics such as manufacturer defects and un-timely wear and tear. They will replace your bamboo sheets for as long as you own them.
Not sure if the Classic sheets are right for you? Don’t worry, Cariloha has a 90-night sleep trial with Free shipping, when purchased directly from Cariloha.com.
Backed by this awesome quality guarantee, the Cariloha Classic Bamboo sheets are a great investment you’ll enjoy for years and years to come. Be sure to check out their site Cariloha.com for further details.
Cons | Cariloha Classic Bamboo Sheet Review
Although none of the Cons were a big deal to me, they may help you in deciding which bamboo sheets are right for you.
Sizing | Local Availability
The sizing of the fitted sheets are a bit on the loose side. I used them on a queen size pillow-top mattress, about 12 inches tall. I had to use a few pins and and a bit of tucking to get them snug. Shouldn’t be a big deal if you don’t mind tucking them in every few days. Or if you’re mattress is a bit taller you should be fine as well.
Sizing is an issue we all face whenever buying new sheets regardless. Cariloha understands you may not have a retail store nearby to return/exchange your sheets. To give us peace of mind, they provide a “90-night sleep trial” with Free return Shipping.
Tips and Tricks | Caring for bamboo sheets
Care instructions are straightforward and easy to follow. I wash my sheets in a normal washing machine and hang them to dry on a sunny day.
Some Tips I would recommend you try when caring for your bamboo sheets…
- Bathe your sheets in the sun | Have dull sheets? I find hanging bamboo sheets in the sun, even if it’s for an hour, brings them back to life.
- Be gentle | Bamboo sheets are more delicate than cotton sheets, and I always wash them separately.
- Go light on detergent | Believe it or not, most of us tend to use more detergent than we need. Some may think the more bubbles the better, but that’s not true!
Be sure you read the care instructions and follow them carefully. If you have to, don’t hesitate to contact Cariloha and take advantage of their Lifetime Guarantee. Surprisingly, it covers more than you might think.
Conclusion | Are they worth it?
So, are the Classic Bamboo Sheets from Cariloha worth it? The simple answer is “Yes”!
They make an excellent choice for a first time bamboo sheet set or if you’re ready to move up from cheap chinese bamboo sheets.
You get high quality sheets for a mid-range price backed by an unrivaled Lifetime Guarantee from Cariloha. What more can you ask for?
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